Best Places to Hike
November 11, 2014
Do you have a thirst for adventure, and constantly looking for a new challenge? Are you always trying to get the next best picture for your instagram feed and other social media? We have five great, beautiful, picturesque places to hike across Canada. Meet you at the top!
Fundy Trail, New Brunswick
Less than an hour drive from Saint John, the famous Fundy Trail leads you to 16 km of breathtaking seaside scenery. The winding trails are ideal for hikers or cyclists alike, and lead to less travelled paths and stairways that deliver sandy beaches, hidden waterfalls and cliffs that are not for those whom are scared of heights. The trails allow you to get a brand new view of the world’s highest tides and a new perspective for whale watching
Killarney Park, Ontario
Often referred to as the ‘crown jewel’ of Ontario’s park system, Killarney Park came to be by the hard work and dedicated efforts from several famous Canadian artists. Killarney Park includes four hiking trails including the scenic Granite Ridge Trail allow visitors to have access to La Cloche Mountains, Georgian Bay and the spectacular beauty seen in paintings by the Group of Seven.
Lake Louise Tea House Challenge, Alberta
Got a craving and need for adventure? Have the dedication and time for a six-hour adventure in the Canadian Rockies? Hike 3.5 km uphill trail from Lake Louise through a thick forest of spruce and fir trees up to Lake Agnes. The hard work will be worth it and you will be rewarded. When you arrive, Lake Agnes Teahouse will greet you with a warm tea and a delicious slice of pie.
Kinney Lake Trail, BC
For breathtaking lakeside and mountain views, you need to head to Mount Robson Provincial Park. Towering at 3,954 metres is the beautiful snow-capped Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. This majestic summit will have hikers in awe as they hike along the 4.5 km Kinney Lake Trail. Enjoy the sights and smells of the dense cedar and hemlock forest, and the visitors with sharp eye may have the chance to see many wildlife including moose, black bears and elk. This trail will take approximately 2.5 hours to hike to completion.
When your hiking the trails in Twillingate you will have the chance to see whales, bald eagles, and even icebergs - you never know what adventure waits you on this beautiful North Atlantic island. Twillingate is home to several wonderful hiking trails, and offers something special for trailblazers of all abilities and fitness levels. From the rocky cliffs of Spiller’s Cove to the famous Long Point Lighthouse and the 360-degree panoramic view atop the Twillingate trail, will leave you awestruck. This corner of Newfoundland and Labrador gives hikers plenty to write home about.