Listen, we have as much disdain for working out as the next person. And even if we buy our yoga pants with the best intentions, more often than not those pants are for lounging and lounging only. However, just one look at these gorgeous Ontario boardwalk trails and you’ll almost want to start running... almost.\nBoardwalks offer a flat and easy to navigate surface that’s perfect for anyone who hates hiking. \nAnd whether you want to walk on water or wander through whimsical wetlands, these Ontario trails have you covered. \nFrom hidden gems right here in Toronto to beautiful bogs in Ottawa, there’s no shortage of places for you to explore. \nThe best part? Most of these trails are just one or two kilometres long, so you can keep your trip short and sweet if you want to. \nSo if you’ve been thinking about taking up running, now might be the time to finally bust out that loungewear — a.k.a yoga gear — and hit the trails. \nWith views as good as these, maybe it won’t be so bad after all.\nGlen Stewart Ravine \nPrice: Free\nAddress: 351 Glen Manor Dr., Toronto, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This winding, multi-level boardwalk is a true hidden oasis that you won't believe is in Toronto.\n View this post on Instagram It’s a blessing to be out in nature all over again! ☀️ How was your weekend? . . . . #lifeincanada #dailytoronto #torontoliving #lifeintoronto #canadianblogger #torontoblogger #torontoliving #torontolife #dailyhivetoronto #torontodaily #torontoblogger #canadatravel #travelcanada #canadatourism #instadaily #instastyle #indianblogger #indianinfluencer #southasianblogger A post shared by Kreena Desai (@kreenadesai) on Jun 28, 2020 at 8:55pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\nMer Bleue Bog\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Ridge Rd., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This stunning 1.2 km. boardwalk will take you through magical wetlands and the second-largest bog in southern Ontario.\n View this post on Instagram don’t bog me A post shared by Brandy (@braandy9) on May 27, 2020 at 2:59pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\nSpruce Bog Trail\nPrice: $2 to $12.25\nAddress: Hwy. 60, Unorganized South Nipissing District, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This 1.5 km. trail is easily accessible from the highway and offers breathtaking forest views. Which is all the more reason to finally go for that run... eventually.\n View this post on Instagram Spruce Bog Boardwalk Trail. Super easy and stroller friendly. A post shared by Kate D (@katrindell) on Sep 5, 2019 at 2:21pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\nPoint Pelee Marsh Boardwalk\nPrice: $7.90\nAddress: 1118 Point Pelee Dr., Leamington, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: If you've always wanted to run on water, then this beautiful floating boardwalk is your ticket. And remember to keep your eyes open for painted turtles along the way.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Amanda Boulet (@_plant.ae) on Jun 28, 2020 at 11:41am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\nCyprus Lake Trail\nPrice: $7.90\nAddress: 469 Cyprus Lake Rd., Tobermory, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can soak up lake views on this 5 km. trail that has stunning boardwalk sections for you to run on. Or, you know, casually stroll.\n View this post on Instagram Solitude is creativity’s best friend, and solitude is refreshment for our souls. - Naomi Judd ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• . . . . . #splendid_shotz #depthofearth #earth_shotz #majestic_earth #awesome_earthpix #forestwalk #eclectic_shotz #colors_of_day #awesome_earth #ig_shotz #nakedplanet #hikingtrail #ig_world #ig_captures_nature #splendid_earth #visualsofearth #naturalwonder #discoverglobe #moodygram #shotzdelight #folkscenery #fiftyshades_of_nature_ #nature_brilliance #artsyheaven #folkgreen #earthofficial #roamtheplanet #tourtheplanet #fantasticearth #brucepeninsulanationalpark A post shared by Rajmy Sayavong (@rsayavong) on Jan 23, 2018 at 1:45pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\nCrawford Lake Boardwalk\nPrice: $6.50\nAddress: 3115 Conservation Rd., Milton, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can relax by the peaceful lake on this short and sweet trail. Other trails throughout the park feature giant wooden sculptures and scenic lookout points as well.\n View this post on Instagram Did an hour hike to end up having a massive burger right after. Balance 🤷🏽♀️ A post shared by Reva Saporta 🤓 (@revakins) on Jul 8, 2019 at 4:22pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\nMel Swart Lake Gibson Conservation Area \nPrice: Free\nAddress: Thorold, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: This little boardwalk gem is one of the most picturesque spots to watch the sunset in Ontario.\n View this post on Instagram Another sunset in lake Gibson🇨🇦 🖤 A post shared by Anhphi (@anhphi5899) on Jun 13, 2020 at 3:14pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\nHunters Bay Trail\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Huntsville, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can wander under railway tracks and over the water on this 4.6 km. trail\n View this post on Instagram The ☀️ and ☁️ are 😍 today! A post shared by Wild and Found (@wildandfound) on Oct 20, 2018 at 10:54am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\nPresqu'ile Marsh Boardwalk\nPrice: $2 to $12.25\nAddress: 328 Presqu'Ile Pkwy., Brighton, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: If we absolutely must go for a run, there a few prettier places than this to do it. You can enjoy whimsical marshlands and a canopy of trees on this boardwalk.\n View this post on Instagram Did you Know? Memory and attention increase by 20% after a walk in nature! #hphp . . . This Friday Ontario Parks is celebrating Healthy Parks Healthy People with free day use at all provincial parks! So #getoutside and #discoverontario A post shared by Presqu'ile Provincial Park (@presquilepp) on Jul 17, 2018 at 6:12pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.