Whether you’re looking for a week-long hiking adventure or a short, single-night escape, Ontario Parks has a rewarding hiking experience for you.
Appropriate route planning will make for the most enjoyable backcountry experience. For assistance planning your trip, visit the webpage of the park you plan to visit, or call the park for more information.
= General Park Location
|Park||Trail Name||Trail Rating||Trail Length (km)||Trail Type||Booking Type||How to Obtain a Permit|
|Algonquin||Eastern Pines||Intermediate||6-15||Loop||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
|Algonquin||Highlands||Intermediate||19-35||Loop||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
|Algonquin||Western Uplands||Intermediate||32-88||Loop||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
|Bon Echo||Abes and Essens Lake||Intermediate||17||Linear||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Charleston Lake||Tallow Rock Bay||Intermediate||1-10||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Frontenac||Arkon Lake||Beginner||11||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Frontenac||Big Salmon Lake||Intermediate||17||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Frontenac||Little Clear Lake||Intermediate||7||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Frontenac||Gibson Lake||Intermediate||9||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Frontenac||Tetsmine Lake||Intermediate||10||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Frontenac||Cedar Lake||Intermediate||14||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Frontenac||Slide Lake||Advanced||21||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Halfway Lake||Hawk Ridge||Advanced||15||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Killarney||La Cloche Silhouette||Advanced||80||Loop||Specific campsite||Reserve online|
|Lake Superior||Peat Mountain||Intermediate||11||Loop||First-come-first-serve||Register online|
|Lake Superior||Coastal||Advanced||65||Linear||First-come-first-serve||Register online|
|Lake Superior||Towab||Advanced||12||Linear||First-come-first-serve||Register online|
|Mississagi||MacKenzie||Advanced||22||Loop||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
|Sleeping Giant||Burma||Intermediate||11.4||Linear||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
|Sleeping Giant||Sawyer Bay||Intermediate||5.7||Linear||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
|Sleeping Giant||Twin Pine||Intermediate||4.4||Linear||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
|Sleeping Giant||Finlay Bay||Intermediate||5||Linear||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
|Sleeping Giant||Talus||Advanced||6||Linear||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
|Sleeping Giant||Kabeyun||Advanced||37||Linear||Lake zone/area||Reserve online|
Beginner: Requires basic map and compass reading skills. Generally, even terrain and few slopes. Campsites may be close together, and easily accessible.
Intermediate: Requires developed map and compass reading skills. Generally, some uneven terrain and some slopes. Campsites may be a greater distance apart and/or more remote.
Advanced: Requires developed map and compass reading skills. Generally uneven terrain or significant slopes. Campsites may be a greater distance apart and more remote. A hike may be classified as advanced purely based on its remoteness. These overnight hiking trips require significant advance planning.
Specific Campsite – You will reserve a specific numbered campsite for each night of your trip.
Lake zone/area – You will reserve a pre-defined lake or zone to camp in on each night of your trip. Within your lake or zone, campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you arrive at a site that is full, you will continue your journey until you find an available site.
First-Come-First-Served – All campsites are first-come, first-served. If you arrive at a site that is full, you will continue your journey until you find an available site.