Ontario is home to some of the most spectacular peaks in the country. Whether you're a seasoned adventurer or just starting out, there's a mountain for everyone to climb and conquer in the province.
Here are 6 stunning mountains you can hike in Ontario.
Blue Mountains is a 1,482-foot tall range that has several hiking opportunities available year-round. One trail in particular, called the Bruce Trail, offers beautiful views of Nottawasaga Bay and the rolling hills of the countryside.
Foley Mountain is a granite ridge that overlooks the Upper Rideau waterway and the quaint village of Westport. One of its summits, called Spy Rock, provides a great panoramic view of the surrounding area.
Ishpatina Ridge in Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater Provincial Park is the highest point in all of Ontario at 2275 feet. Challenging hiking trails with bumps and steep climbs lead to rewarding views of the vast Canadian Shield wilderness.
Maple Mountain is also in Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater Provincial Park and it stands at 2,106 feet tall. One of its scenic trails leads to an abandoned tower that offers some of the most breathtaking views of the Temagami forest.
Orr's Mountain overlooks the gorgeous Bass Lake in Sheguiandah Bay area. It has one 3.5-km trail that offers picturesque views and takes 2 hours to complete.
Silver Peak is the third highest mountain in the province, standing 1,768 feet tall. A canoe trip to the mountain is followed by a few hours hike on a challenging trail that leads to the top.
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