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Spectacular View and Scenic Trail

It is a little bit of a trek by car to get there but worth it especially since we did the High... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Milton, Ontario
A Must See

This is a beautiful hike. Fairly easy climb and well worth the view. The pamphlet is super... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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Km 29.0 of the Barron Canyon Road, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

It is a little bit of a trek by car to get there but worth it especially since we did the High Falls cheater trail right afterwards. The Barron Canyon Trail is a 1.5 km loop and easy hike. The view is spectacular and a...More

1  Thank Gloriacollins
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is a beautiful hike. Fairly easy climb and well worth the view. The pamphlet is super informative, the trail well kept, and the view worth while.

1  Thank thenaturenerd
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This trail is a on the eastern flank of the park and way off from the usual hikes along hwy 60 on the western flank requiring a one way drive of around 190 kms. However, it’s worth it. Please note it also requires driving on...More

Thank SriniIyer
Reviewed 23 October 2017

If you are in that area, please don't hesitate to visit this trail. The hike is not difficult, but the view is absolutely astonishing.

Thank Vlad K
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The view from the top of the cliffs is simply incredible and well worth the drive in from the main highway. It's a long drive if you're camping on the highway 60 corridor but you'll love the view!

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Took our two small children here and its a short enough walk but with worthwhile views! Have gone back a few times!

Thank vanessa b
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Trail is just 1,5 km long. The most difficult are the first 250-300 m when you have to walk up the hill. However trail is well maintained and even 3-4 years old were going on their own. The hike is paid back more than generously...More

1  Thank Nick V
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We went to the Barron Canyon in 2013 and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It was thanksgiving weekend and it had great weather and in fact for October it was 25C! We could have been wearing our shorts! The canoe ride around the canyon was so...More

2  Thank msweet8
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Located in Algonquin Park, so requires day pass. Requires a bit of walking up a slope so not suitable for handicapped people. campground nearby, so handy as something to do when camping. Fairly long drive from Highway 17, down gravel road which can be a...More

7  Thank Garry K
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

It's a fun little hike on an extremely well maintained and groomed trail. About a 15 minute walk plus all the time you want to capture the views. If you bring your kids keep a close eye on them, one wrong step and God forbid...More

6  Thank Northfifty P
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