Take advantage of the opportunity to soak up the quiet beauty on the trails, far from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life. Enjoy Provincial Parks (Bass Lake, McRae Point), The Simcoe County Forest Network, Copeland Forest, paved paths or professionally groomed trails to suit all types of trail uses. Visit Orillia & Lake Country and immerse yourself in nature this fall. Below are some additional hiking routes in the region.

Grant’s Woods

1.9 km loop, walking, stroller

Hug a tree! Within Grant’s Woods you can find trees that are up to 200 years old! Make sure you visit the Three Sisters, Climbing Vine and the two beautiful vistas along the loop. Portions of this trail are wheelchair and stroller friendly.

Matchedash Bay

2.0 km loop, walking

Explore the largest marsh in Orillia & Lake Country through this loop. Be witness to the ever changing scenery by taking in the view at the three vistas. Stay for lunch and learn about the history at the picnic area. For those interested in wildlife, Matchedash Bay is listed as an Important Bird Area!

Uhthoff Trail

22.0 km, walking, cycling

Discover the portion of the Trans Canada Trail that runs through Orillia & Lake Country. This scenic, picturesque trail crosses many streams and wetlands. Start from Wilson Point Road in Orillia and end your adventure in Downtown Coldwater.

Lake Country Oro-Medonte Rail Trail

28.0 km, walking, cycling, stroller

Hike the trail that is rich in history. The Hurons populated the region more than 2,000 years ago. In the 1600’s French Explorers, missionaries and fur traders travelled through, and in 1819, a Black Settlement was established. The last CN train passed through September 1996.

Orillia Millennium

9.5 km, walking, cycling, stroller

Bike your way from Wilson’s Point to the Narrow, from the North Ward to Tudhope Park! Take a rest at the Port of Orillia, Moose Beach or Portage Bay and enjoy the view on Lake Couchiching.

Ramara Trail

5.0 km, walking, cycling, stroller

Discover history! Start your trail at the Mnjikaning Fishing Weirs, a National Historic Site, then follow the abandoned CN Rail Line through countryside that once ran freight from Toronto to North Bay and passengers from Toronto to Vancouver.

Scout Valley

Algonquin Trail 2.0 km loop, walking, Sugarbush Trail 2.0 km loop, walking, Homestead Trail 2.0 km loop, walking

Within this 93 hectare nature park, you will find 3 loops – Algonquin Trail, Sugarbush Trail, and Homestead Trail. The scenery was formed by the retreating Ice Age Lake Algonquin, and is now a Provincially Significant Wetland where you can find remnants of majestic white pine.