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This is an interesting place to visit even if though the crater itself is not really visible. We... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Edward W
Toronto, Canada
Brent Crater - exploring Ontario

I'm glad I read reviews before going. Loaded up with bug spray, we hiked the trail, went up to the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Dominique M
Ottawa, Canada
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12 May 2018
16 Sep 2018
“Brent Crater - exploring Ontario”
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32 km south of Hwy 17 on the Brent Road, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-633-5572
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I'm glad I read reviews before going. Loaded up with bug spray, we hiked the trail, went up to the lookout. The price for entry was $14 for the car. The trail was nice. Good workout. Didn't run into many people. Very cool to see...More

Thank Dominique M
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Head up to the back country of Algonquin to reach this trail. We came in from Highway 17 along the Brent road. It's not too far of a drive to the main parking lot after you pass the park entrance. I spent just about a...More

Thank PeruDreamer
Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is an interesting place to visit even if though the crater itself is not really visible. We couldn't do the walk because we had a baby with us, but the overlook point was good in showing where the crater boundary is, as well as...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 24 August 2015

After wanting to go here for awhile, we finally made it. Long drive into park down gravel road. Nice viewing tower which you can see where the rim of the crater in. Did the trail with the mosquitoes and my wife. Take lots of bug...More

Thank outandabout4u
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We were staying close to the East Gate and since we already did all trails around Highway 60 (some multiple times) and Barron Canoyn, we decided to venture to the north part of the park. Before the departure we gathered some information and facts about...More

1  Thank Globalina
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Brent Crater was formed from a meteor strike 450 million years ago. Exit from Canada 17 onto a dirt road. Stop at Ranger station on left for park pass, info, bathroom, books and patches. Day pass is $14.50 for group. They'll discount if you are...More

1  Thank Kimberly E
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Brent Crater is accessible from Highway 17 along the north side of the park. This 300 million year old crater is easily visible from an observation tower. You can see most of the way around the crater. It is 3.4KM across and 1,400 ft deep...More

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