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Hiking trails on the Ottawa National Forest offer something for everyone. More than 196 miles of hiking and backpacking trails vary widely in character. Some provide short easy walks to points of interest, such as waterfalls and historic sites. Cross-country travel is also another challenging opportunity that is offered.

Waterfall Trails

Looking for a short hike with a spectacular finish? Visit one, or more, of the waterfalls you can find on the Ottawa National Forest. Find out more on our waterfalls page.

For other day or backpacking trips download one of our hiking guides:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities