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9 Stunning Natural Wonders You Had No Idea Existed In Ontario

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9 Places In Ontario With Natural Wonders You Had No Idea Existed

Your bucket list is about to get so much longer. There are so many places in Ontario with stunning natural wonders you never knew existed.

When the warm arrives, there are so many outdoor locations to visit. Did you know you can hike to pictographs or cross a suspension bridge over a colossal gorge?

Here are the secret gems you'll want to see at least once in your life.

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Topaz Lake

Price: $10.84+ per vehicle

Address: 960 ON-637, Killarney, ON

Why You Need To Go: The crystal clear waters at this secret gem look like something you'd find in the Caribbean.

Agawa Rock Pictographs

Price: $10.84+ per vehicle

When: From mid-May to mid-September

Address: 96 Broadway Ave., Wawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: It is an outdoor paradise with lakes, waterfalls, and cliffs to visit. While here, make sure to hike to the 35 red ochre pictographs and swim at the beach.

Greig’s Caves

Price: $10.00 per person

When: From May to Thanksgiving

Address: 407 Scenic Caves Rd, Lion's Head, ON

Why You Need To Go: You won't believe your eyes as you explore the surreal limestone caves.

Sand Hill Park

Price: $10.00 per person

When: May 1 to Thanksgiving

Address: 930 Lakeshore Rd., Port Burwell, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can climb the sandhill to enjoy a stunning panoramic view of Lake Erie. While here, you can also go for a swim at the sandy beach.

Ouimet Canyon

Price: $10.84+ per vehicle

When: May 21 to October 31

Address: Greenwich Lake Road, Pass Lake, ON

Why You Need To Go: From the suspension bridge, you can enjoy a specular view of the 150-metre-wide gorge.

Smokey Hollow Waterfall

Price: Free

Address: 80 Mill St. S., Waterdown, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can go for a 3.5-kilometre to see this impressive 10-metre tall fall up-close.

Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Preserve

Price: Free

Address: Southwood Road, Gravenhurst, ON

Why You Need To Go: Far away from light pollution, you can see the Milky Way like you never have before. If you head here between the summer and early fall, you might even see the northern lights.

Bonnechere Caves

Price: $19.00 per person

When: From May 22

Address: 1247 Fourth Chute Rd, Eganville, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can go on a guided tour of the cave system and see fossils.

McGinnis Lake

Price: $10.84+ per vehicle

When: May 14 to October 11

Address: 2249 Northey's Bay Rd., Woodview, ON

Why You Need To Go: It is one of the few meromictic lakes in Canada and has water so bright turquoise it almost looks photoshopped.

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.

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