One think I’ve come to realize is that some long distance trails are really for day hikers and not (officially) for long distance backpacking. Along the way, you can enjoy vibrant blue water, waterfalls, caves, beaches, meadows, … Almost all of the national parks have extensive trail systems with many multi-day backpacking trips possible, though only a few of those are mentioned. @Gaston They are actually trails I have never heard of – glad you took the time to comment and let me know about them. It is 885 km long, from Queenston Heights in Niagara Falls to Tobermory. Explore the map . I wish you great luck on whatever your next long distance adventure happens to be. It offers a variety of starting and ending points. This network of trails encompasses mix-wood forests, charming towns, vibrant birdlife, Canadian shield lakes, and historic sites, mixing in a little bit of everything for hikers to enjoy. There are wobbly ladders. The trail offers the best chance to experience Ontario’s wild boreal forest, though watch out for the bears and wolves. @Linda I definitely should have included that one. I always pack a buff as it’s a multi-purpose piece of cloth yet it takes up almost no room. This 265 kilometre (165 miles) trail is well-marked and maintained, making it a great trail for beginner hikers looking to test their abilities. Her blog: HikeBikeTravel is frequently cited as one of the top travel and outdoor adventure blogs in Canada. It runs along the Niagara Escarpment from Niagara to Tobermory, spanning more than 850km of main trail. Thanks for reading! The Long Range Traverse typically takes four days to complete. There are ladders with missing rungs. At lunch time I like something comfortable to sit on. @Susan I have included it in several other loops and in fact backpacked it solo so I do agree that’s it’s beautiful. I know these are highways but its the only way unless you want heli food drops and a few years. Lesser used trails can be dodgy. Ottawa-Temiskaming Highland Trail is a rugged wilderness trail approximately 100 kilometres in length. Built in 1907 to rescue survivors of shipwrecks, this trail is very isolated, meaning hikers need to be self-sufficient, physically fit, and mentally capable of tackling the trail. Most of the trip will be the most beautiful rewarding thing you will do besides marriage and children but you will have to earn it. @Andrew Thanks for that great information. However in my vast experience this is extremely difficult to achieve as you will find potential unexpected challenges along the way. What about the Rideau Trail between Ottawa & Kingston? @Ayngelina One of my favourite day hikes in Nova Scotia is going out to Cape Split. The Western Uplands Trail is the longest with three loops of 32 - 88 kilometres in length. Ladders. Long Sault Conservation Area is a 4.6 mile loop trail located near Clarington, Ontario, Canada that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. Numerous access points allow day long or weekend trips. has anyone done a trip like this? Meets up with the Quebec portion of the IAT. Over the years, I…, The Goat Lake hike in Waterton Lakes National Park reopened in the summer 2020. Some trails can be deceiving. I get emails from people from all over the world wanting to hike the Trans Canada Trail proper countless have tried and all have failed because they were ill prepared, unrealistic with their goals, and didn’t realise just how massive the commitment is. A spectacular trail for experienced hikers to try especially at the peak of fall colours. I’m not sure what your cut off is to be considered a long distance trail? Do you have any long distance and backpacking trails in Canada to add to this list? Thank you so much for all that great information. What have I missed? At 420 feet long, our suspension footbridge is southern Ontario’s longest and provides the best views of Georgian Bay and beyond. Silent Lake Provincial Park Loop Trail is a 13.8 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Highlands East, Ontario, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. It is Canada’s oldest and longest marked hiking trail. Couple Launches Three-Year Hike Along World’s Longest Trail . Today. These conjoining routes take one from Vernon in the north, down to Chute Lake (Naramata) in the south. Overall the West Coast Trail is a true bucket list hike. @Karen What part of Canada do you want to hike in? This is not a trail for the young or inexperienced backpacker. Waterfront Regeneration Trust , Admin 416-943-8080 Email. The West Coast Trail is one of the most popular long distance trails in Canada with up to 8,000 people per season tackling the strenuous 75 kilometre (45 mile) section of beach and rain forest between Bamfield in the north and Port Renfrew in the south. Don’t be fooled by this “short” hike – the West Coast Trail is one of the biggest and most challenging experiences a hiker can have in Canada. No matter how the day starts I always carry rain gear. Moose or elk tracks are common in the lower shrubby meadows. I suppose the term ‘long distance’ can be misleading. I noticed that you did not talk about Canada’s Great Trail which was unveiled recently and spans more than 24000km! I like using hiking poles, especially when a stream crossing is involved. Read: Hiking the Sugarloaf Path on the East Coast Trail and The Spurwink Island Path Hike in Newfoundland. Such impressive scenery. In 2012, the Ontario Society of Artists will celebrate their 140th anniversary in the park paddling, hiking and painting plein air. Each Club manages a section of the Trail. The Jackpine and Sulfur rivers i flow to the north, and several fords are marked ‘dangerous crossing’, The more spectacular vistas are along the southwest border. It ranks up there as one of the hardest I’ve done in Canada – and I have done the West Coast Trail. Paulette’s Cove (if it’s still open) was kind of cool though a little flat on top. There are four sections of some length that are finished now: Rossport to Terrace Bay (52 kilometres), Pukaskwa National Park Coastal Trail (60 kilometres), Lake Superior Provincial Park Coastal Trail (55 kilometres) and Goulais River -Sault Ste. I would skip Keji national park, it’s 60k I think but flat and is serene and incredible by canoe instead. The loops from shortest to longest take about 1.5, 4 and 7hrs to complete and provide a great weekend getaway or a single overnight trip. […], Your email address will not be published. Wow! The Western Uplands Trail is in Algonquin Park, the oldest park in Ontario’s provincial parks system. Read: Muddy but Fabulous: The Cape Scott Trail. There were 5 huge ladders in the last 1 km of the hike at the north end. Keji I agree is better for canoeing & kayaking but the other two you mention are new. @Steven I have done Cape Chignecto as a solo 3 day backpacking trip – almost 3 years ago. Plan for a 7 day hike and you won’t be disappointed (or surprised). Jesse is a blogger and content creator who loves travel, the outdoors, and her dog, Molly. If you averaged 25kms every day it would take you 120 days that’s four months. I noticed you skipped over some of the more famous hikes in the mountain parks too- Skyline in Jasper and Rockwall in Kootenay. Distance: 300 km This is the longest trail in Eastern Ontario, spanning all the way from Kingston to Ottawa. Quebec’s section of the National Hiking Trail will eventually be close to 1,500 kilometres (930 miles) in length. Durham Outdoors Club The Durham Outdoors Club began with a small group of … This trail has to be added to your list. It can be hiked in summer and cross country skied in winter (I did the latter). So even low balling it your looking at 3000kms. I’ve canoed Killarney – many years ago – but had no idea about the Silhouette Loop. Although we have a lot of really nice day hikes. Instead of leaving it to disappear, however, islanders saw the opportunity to create something people could enjoy – and the Confederation Trail was born. There are six access points via road so it’s possible to break the trail up into day trips. Both require solid navigational skills and prior experience OR go with a guide. Demanding hike, but outstanding scenery! Wind your way through pretty villages, through hardwood groves and along many a river. I scanned through because I wanted to see if we had one in Nova Scotia and wasn’t surprised to see we didn’t – yet. 8° / 1° Rain starting tomorrow morning. @Josh Good points re the Manitoba trails. @Jennifer I have hiked Mt Assiniboine and agree it’s a great hike. From start to finish this trail offers an abundance of beauty so unique, you won’t experience it anywhere else. Great for mildly experienced hikers this trail has difficult aspects, but for the most part, is extremely manageable. we are interested in having a “home base” that we can leave each day to go out hiking ( loop trail or out and back) and return each day. The West Coast Trail is one of the most popular long distance trails in Canada with up to 8,000 people per season tackling the strenuous 75 kilometre (45 mile) section of beach and rain forest between Bamfield in the north and Port Renfrew in the south. We met some great people on the trip. You might see black bears, cougars, wolves and seals, sea lions and sea birds. Totalling a stunning 400 kilometres (249 miles) between Ottawa and Kingston, the Rideau trail is a popular hiking route for locals and visitors alike. Explore unspoiled back country on any one of 6 hiking trails ranging from 2 – 80 km. North of Jasper is Willmore Wilderness. @Stephen Funny I think of Killarney only in terms of canoeing but you’re right – that would be a fabulous trail to hike. There’s a 105 km hut to hut hiking trail near Baie St. Paul called the Traversé de Charlevoix. A big thank you to the Ditidaht Nation for their hospitality. Some routes that weave in and out of the boundary look possible. I’ve done an overnight on the wilderness bluff, there are no official campsites but many locations where you can pitch a tent. The Sunshine Coast Trail in the Powell River area takes you 180 kilometres (112 miles) from the Desolation Sound area in the north to Saltery Bay in the south. : 56 km. Ontario’s premier long distance trail has got to be the 800 kilometre Bruce Trail. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. The Sentier du Lac Kénogami is a 45 kilometre trail along the shores of Lake Kenogami. GPS strongly recommended. The trail links 32 historic communities and features spectacular scenery including cliffs, sea stacks, fjords, lighthouses, icebergs and even a caribou herd. But unless on a ridge or pass it is rare to not cross water at least once an hour. Situated in Ontario, The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada. Allow 6-8 days. On our previous trip, he showed no concern. @Pauline I have hiked out of Charlevoix but haven’t even heard of these others so thank you very much for the info. Kristine De Abreu . I have only once met people more than 1 day from the entrance in maybe 50 days total time in the park. It’s 55km long, takes you up over 3 passes: Rockwall pass, Tumbling Pass, and Numa Pass; not to mention Tumbling Glacier, and with a side trip, Wolverine Pass. There is an excellent lookout above Essen Lake providing a nice panoramic view. I have written extensively about the Great Trail: how it crosses Canada, province by province, and how it could be improved. The White River Suspension Bridge Trail is a full day hike which rises 15m over 18km, leaving from the Visitor Centre. Fatigue will also be a factor as you will find out so rest will be key but it also adds time. The Fundy Footpath is a rugged 41 kilometre (25 mile) trail that requires at least four days. Looking to relax, get away from it all and be active as well. For instance I do know that in Alberta you have omitted the two premier ‘long distance’ pursuits in Jasper National Park. In early 2019, Sonja Richmond and her partner Sean Morton from Ontario will embark on a three-year journey along Canada’s 24,000km Great Trail. Great info. The Trans Canada Trail, officially renamed The Great Trail in September 2016, is a cross- Canada system of greenways, waterways, and roadways that stretches from the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Arctic oceans. They offer a similar experience as what is offers in Europe for long distance walking. You can download a free guide here. It is 274 km’s long. Again not bragging I just want you to take me seriously and I hope you heed my advice. Follow her on Instagram, Facebook, or check out her blog. CONTACT THE TRAIL. Not technically hard but arduous 9 kms of boulders and some water shortages. The trail will run from the Ottawa/Gatineau Park area, head across the Laurentians and Charlevoix regions before crossing the St. Lawrence at Les Escoumins. Once we finished the hike, we caught the West Coast Trail Express bus from Pachena Bay to Sooke. Membership is required to walk the trails. You can grab a great seafood meal for $25-$30 before you catch the ferry across the narrows. The La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Ontario is also one for the books. @BEP I recently discovered the Cape Chignecto Trail and it sounds like a winner. We produced a high quality tearproof/waterproof map, useful as much for canoeists as for hikers. The Grand Valley Trail takes you 275 kilometres (171 miles) between Rock Point Provincial Park on Lake Erie and the town of Alton near Orangeville. Many, but certainly not all of the trails are designed for adventurous folks with expert navigation and wilderness skills. Akshayuk Pass in Auyuittuq National Park on Baffin Island is a 105 kilometre (65 mile) hike that showcases a wild landscape with the world’s tallest rock cliffs – Mt. Several are a work in progress. Assiniboine, B.C. The trail begins near Hébertville and the east end is south of Chicoutimi. Wildlife: Bears of multiple persuasions and hue are common. These things could also cause you to miss a food drop. Just found it. There are NTS maps too of course. I swear by my almost weightless inflatable seat cushion. Pre read up on the history at rufegee cove and eatonville which are along the way. Some sections of the trail traverse remote wilderness. HOURS OF OPERATION. See Also: Long-Distance Hiking Trails Around the World, Ranked by Difficulty. There is enough hunting they tend to be shy of people, but tracks are common. Grand Manan in New Brunswick has a great 41 km hike, mostly along the coast with some spectacular scenery. The 5 things that come with me on most every hike, A Hike on the Ganaraska Trail – Northumberland Section, A 3 Day Hike on the Cape Chignecto Coastal Trail in Nova Scotia, Hiking the Sugarloaf Path on the East Coast Trail, Backpacking the Long Range Traverse – Day 1, Discover Canada: 100 Inspiring Outdoor Adventures, http://www.SouthOkanaganTrailAlliance.com, 35 Top Day Hikes in Canada - Personally Tested - Hike Bike Travel. Mizzy lake trail is on of the longest trails in the park, and in my opinion the second best trail in the park (centennial ridges trail is the best). Have you attempted any of these hikes? Nine Bruce Trail Clubs support the Bruce Trail Conservancy. Monique is a wonderful person and the burger was a fantastic break from freeze-dried food. Part of Pukaskwa’s 60km Coastal Hiking Trail, this section takes you 23m above the roaring Chigamiwinigum Falls on the suspension bridge by way of … Many hikers opt to tackle the trail in sections at a time, completing the entire thing in a matter of months or years. I’ve hiked along the Bruce Trail many times over the years when I lived in that part of Ontario and enjoyed the scenery. For a look at a couple of backpacking trips in Banff, Jasper and Kootenay National Parks that are three to four days in length check out the following blogs. The Bruce Trail is easily Ontario’s most popular hiking trail. Easily the most famous hiking trail in Canada, the Bruce Trail follows along the edge of Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment, one of the 13 UNESCO World Biosphere Reserves in the country. This is another tough trail but it rewards with beautiful beaches and quintessential west coast scenery. A few to add to my list. The Mantario Trail traverses 66 kilometres (41 miles) through the Canadian Shield and boreal forest, near the Manitoba – Ontario border. The scenery is reportedly excellent but the trails can be very tough going and you need excellent route finding skills. For more information, including maps, please visit our Web site at www.waterfronttrail.org. Abes and Essen Trail The trail consists of three overlapping loops. The entire rolled stone dust trail covers 435 kilometres (270 miles) of rolling hills, quaint villages, and beautiful seascapes. I’m not bragging but I’m the only one to do it and I have the worlds solo hiking record so I would like to think I know my stuff. Following the Niagara Escarpment from Niagara to Tobermory, the Bruce Trail is 840 kilometres long. WEATHER. 7-10 days required and must carry all food and camping gear. Plan on getting to know your fellow campers since you’ll likely be seeing them each night. I’ve also seen wolf and cougar tracks. Maybe they’ve just done a better job of publicizing them. You’ll pass some cabins and ruins as you go. A couple to add in Manitoba: the Epinette Creek trail system- about 40km in Spruce Woods Provincial Park and in Riding Mountain National Park you could easily hike for a week in the west part of the park and likely not see a soul. One notable section has 68 crossings in 5 km, and some of those were 50 meter sections of trail where the creek was the trail. 52 kms of rugged coastal trail on the Bay of Fundy and beautiful rugged forest. This sort of use should be avoided in July and August due to frequent thunderstorms. Driving its 2860kms but if your networking trails part way you could easily add a few hundred kms. The Voyageur Trail Association is an organization based in northern Ontario that leads hikes and maintains trails in the region. The Cape to Cape Trail is in the planning stages. To complete the entire loop, you’ll pass through over 300 kilometres (186 miles) of private and public land, meticulously maintained by devoted volunteers. The Crab Shack at Nitinat Narrows was even better. I have done trips based out of the Rock Lake trailhead. Some are built only for hiking, while others are shared-use trails. 5. There are countless day hikes as well with the beauty of short driving distances between them. Ultimately it will take you from Cape Chignecto to Cape George, a distance of about 400 kilometres (248 miles). With gentle gradients and easy to follow paths, the Confederation Trail is a leisurely experience, perfect for hikers of any skill level. The 52 kilometre (32 mile) hike from Blowdown Pass to the Stein trailhead near Lytton requires four to five days. The East Coast Trail is a 540 kilometre (335 mile) trail running along the eastern cliffs of the Avalon Peninsula. Hike across scenic farmland, occasionally along a country road and even through small towns. The Canol Heritage Trail is an abandoned road that runs 350 kilometres (217 miles) between MacMillan Pass and Norman Wells. @Tasha The Trans-Canada Trail is great but it’s hardly one continuous trail – yet. To the south, the Persimmon Range can be traversed for over 30 km. Very good suggestions! Great article but missing an epic multi-day hike! True to its name, The Great Trail embodies the vastness of our terrain and the diversity of our people. @Alice I’m heading to Grand Manan this summer and will look into it.Thanks for the info. This can be unpleasant when wet. The Bruce Trail is easily Ontario’s most popular hiking trail. Its pièce de résistance is Silver Peak which rises above Georgian Bay, Lake Huron. There are of course many more in Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Kootenay, and Kananaskis. Main trails (Mountain, Indian, Berland) are used well enough to be obvious, although at outfitters camps they can be confused by paths used to graze horses. For fall trips, I always set a route that has an out with no extensive travel above timberline. Comprised of more than 400 local trails on land and water, Canada's fully connected Great Trail stretches nearly 15,000 miles. I have personally hiked the Rockwall and the Skyline Trail but didn’t include them in this list as they weren’t long enough – though they are two of my faves in all of Canada.Thanks so much for stopping by. Another multi (4-5) day coastal hike in BC is the Hesquiat Trail. 92km of easily accessible multi-use rails-to-trails along the spectacular west coast of Cape Breton Island. The 21 km section that jogs through Bruce Peninsula National Park is particularly scenic. This summer I did a 120 km hike in from Rock Lake through Jackknife pass. The Telegraph Trail follows an historic telegraph line for 100 kilometres (62 miles) between Quesnel and Hazelton. The trail can be broken up and completed in … There are two other trailheads — Berland River, and Grande Cache. We really do have a lot to choose from. Think Celtic Shores would be a great biking trail but not backpacking. Jackknife pass is an exception with some beautiful synclines. Awesome list! The Bruce or Ganaraska trails in S. Ontario come to mind. Less traveled that most coastal hikes as it in a fly in fly out hike. More than half the trail is completed now. Sure, its highest mountain is only 693 metres, paling in comparison to peaks found in Yukon, B.C. #64 of 1988 Outdoor Activities in Ontario "The Cup and Saucer trail map shows the 3 trails (see photo below): - main Red trail (easy/moderate) is 5 km roundtrip - Yellow Adventure trail (hard) is 500 meters - Blue trail (easy) is additional 5 km The best v..." End-to-end hikers need to be self-sufficient and experienced, meaning tackling the entire trail in one go is not recommended for beginners. Kabeyon Sleeping Giant Trail Enjoy superlative coastal views. The trail extends over 24,000 kilometres (15,000 miles); it is now the longest recreational, multi-use trail network in the world. Read: An Easy Hike on the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail. I stopped taking pictures because people who didn’t make the effort did not appreciate nor deserve to see the incredible scenes in front of me that were only accessible by foot (or sea kayak). I appreciate your sharing. They do have one long distance hiking trail – the 120 kilometre Boreal Trail in the western part of the province. Be prepared for slippery rocks and cliffs. I found the trial to be very well marked, so expert navigation skills are not truly mandatory (although it always helps!). @Alice Thanks for your thoughts on the trail. Truly a treasure. The next day we can have a different route to take and return to “home base” where we can cook our own meals after shopping locally. Terrain is rugged. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Twenty-two hiking clubs and trail building associations are presently members, representing over 13,000 individuals. British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley also offers the 67Km long High-Rim + Highland trail(s). […] I have not included backpacking trips here but you could read this post – 37 Long Distance and Backpacking Trails in Canada. It took us 3 days to complete it in May,2013. This historic trail was used by the native people to transport fish grease to the interior for trading. I particularly liked what you had to say about the Voyageur Trail as I live in Sudbury and I’d like to know if they will be extending this trail to Espanola as I might like to hike that part of it one day. Canada has its fair share of long distance and backpacking trails. There are many sections that can be done over a number of weekends to complete the entire trail. The trail features great backpacking adventure with hills, lakes and gorgeous forest. It would be our pleasure to provide you with additional information as needed. Hey there, Im searching high and low for some help routing a backpacking trip from Quebec City to Newfoundland and am having a lot of trouble mapping it. Author of Discover Canada: 100 Inspiring Outdoor Adventures Co-author of 125 Nature Hot Spots in Alberta, Looking for some new Alberta hikes that not everyone knows about? The Bruce Trail, Southwestern Ontario The long-distance Bruce Trail spans along the Niagara Escarpment, from the Niagara River to the tip of the scenic Bruce Peninsula. A two day venture. You forgot La Traversée de Charlevoix in Québec! Plan on hiking 20 days to traverse this spectacular country. Located in Ontario, the trail is a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve; a wonderful place where the people can interact with the nature surrounding them. The trail makes a loop, beginning south of Edmonton and heading to Wetaskiwin, then east to Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, north to Elk Island National Park and west to Fort Saskatchewan. Interesting list. Long-distance hiking. You just couldn’t carry enough to get you the distances required. If you can, load the GPS with satellite photos of the terrain. Stream crossings are frequent. The East Coast Trail is a massive hiking route along the east coast of Newfoundland, spanning from Cape St. Francis on the Avalon Peninsula, all the way to Cappahayden. The first four days are the most scenic, with the last three mostly in the woods. Another thing to consider is during the long haul you will get epic blisters and sometimes have to stop and rest to let them heal as you don’t want blood poisoning. Someday…. However, hikers are fere to walk at their own pace. Monday. And the portion of the Bruce Trail on the Bruce Peninsula is, in my opinion, the most scenic. Thanks for commenting. But in Canada there are long distance and backpacking trails in every province and territory. South west side is almost always travelable as long as you have tough ankles. This trail is for experienced backpackers only who are prepared for tough conditions – at least according to the trip reports. The same goes for the La Cloche Trail – which someone else pointed out. The Nootka Island Trail takes you approximately 35 kilometres (22 miles) from Louie Bay on the north side of the island to Friendly Cove on the south side – and for that you need to allow 5-7 days. I must say that your shared information is very useful to me as well as other visitors. Wildhay ridge, north of the river of the same name puts you above treeline for about 20 km. From expansive oceans, dense forests, craggy cliffs, and everything in between, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better hiking destination than Canada! It is a great one to do in sections from what I have read, but I have noticed while planning this multi day hike that camp spots are few and far between. The Ling Cod was divine. Best to ya…. Winding through rainforests, along beaches, through rivers, and up ladders, this infamous trail can take anywhere from five to seven days to successfully complete. There are a few multi day hikes in Nova Scotia. I fully concur that it’s a trail that delivers day after day. From Mountain Trail it looks to have a walkable ridge line. You have forgotten the gorgeous Cape Chignecto Loop in Nova Scotia. This is not ‘keep your feet dry’ country. Normally he likes to run point, about 25 to 50 meters in front. You can tent or book a hut. It is a 110 km loop of very rugged terrain and it is very remote. After all, gentler landscapes offer multi-night hikers 100 km, 500 km and 800 km-plus trails. I lived in Ontario for a year and a half and visited Algonquin park during my stay and I loved it! A couple of suggestions for Ontario Parks. It’s not easy, but the views and bragging rights are definitely worthwhile. Hello, I’m in need of some advise. In Ontario, the Rideau Trail is offers 387km of marked trail providing a link between Ottawa, Kingston and many communities in between (fastest route is 323km). At times I have followed trails of mushrooms from the decomposing horse crap of previous travelers. Great post and lots of good info. @Paul That’s a great addition. Our sons are 18 & 19 years old and experienced backpackers so they did fine. Your email address will not be published. The Bruce Trail is an 800 kilometre (496 mile) trail that follows the Niagara Escarpment from Niagara to the tip of the Bruce Peninsula. 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