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Morris Island Conservation Area

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Perfect nature escape

I was looking for a new place to hike less than 1 hour away from Ottawa, this was about 40 min... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Montreal, Canada
Wildlife and flora

This is a wonderful area within the city boundaries of Ottawa, with a great variety of wildlife... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
James C
Arnprior, Canada
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Morris Island Drive, Fitzroy Harbour, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1X0, Canada
+1 613-253-0006
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

I was looking for a new place to hike less than 1 hour away from Ottawa, this was about 40 min drive and based on the description seemed perfect..and it was. The park is filled with wildlife, we only saw a few deer, turtles, frogs...More

Thank Tomer79
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A wonderful hike/ walk area in eastern Ontario that captures water, trees, and wildlife. Wheelchairs can easily navigate the path and there are more paths leading off this main path for families and other hikers. Dogs permitted on a leash. Great picnic area and views...More

1  Thank Alison c
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful area within the city boundaries of Ottawa, with a great variety of wildlife and flora. 40 minutes from downtown Ottawa or, 15 minutes from Arnprior

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The Morris Island Conservation Area is a beautiful location for hiking and boating (kayaks or canoes only). There are many well marked trails to follow and enjoy the beautiful Ottawa River high above the Fitxroy Dam. There are wooden benches to stop to rest along...More

Thank FayTucker
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

I was very impressed with this conservation area and will definitely be back. Located on the shores of the Ottawa River near Fitzroy Harbour it's only a 30-45 minute drive from Ottawa and well worth the effort to get there. The trails are well maintained...More

1  Thank Chickadeedee51
Reviewed 28 September 2015

It is a bit of a drive from Ottawa but if you are goin g to Arnprior or camping in Fitzroy Park do come here. The boardwalk is really nice and you may see some wildlife--last fall the loons were gathering for their migration and...More

Thank wcottawa
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Beautiful area to spend a few hours and enjoy the outdoors. You can walk on trails , take in the great views ( bring your camera ) or fish either on the causeway or find a place on the shoreline. This secluded island is within...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We went for a picnic here and fell in love with the place. We spent the afternoon there and came across very few people. It is a great place to really get away. We will be returning very soon.

Thank Tavman80
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is such a beautiful, unspoiled area that is hard to share information with others about the island. Totally unspoiled and picturesque. Many walking trails. At present it is untouched or messed with by humanity. A lovely area to walk, fish in or just to...More

Thank SGMCanada
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Trails are really well maintained and marked- I,d love to know distances though... It is a wonderful place to enjoy fall colours and get a little exercise.

Thank franneee
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