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  • Hiking & Backpacking

  • Hiking and Backpacking by trail or off-trail starts at Calabogie Campground.

    One of the more popular areas to explore is Eagles Nest situated about a 10 minute drive from the campground. The Eagles Nest trail is a popular spot for people who enjoy spectacular views. The trail is well marked and suitable for children under adult supervision.

    There are several snowmobile and ATV trails you can also explore. Each ventures through prime natural areas featuring old growth forest and clear lakes.

     

  • Griffith Uplands Trail

    The Griffith Uplands Trail is a physically challenging 10 km hiking/snowshoeing loop encompassing four mountains in the Madawaska Highlands - Lake, Buck, Spring and Godin. This rewarding wilderness route traverses a rugged Area of Natural and Scientific Interest composed of marble bedrock with open upland forests of large tooth aspen, red oak, white pine and remnant red pine. This undulating backcountry trail features lichen covered stone barrens, glacial erratics and expansive bald rock ridges ripe with blueberries and breathtaking views of the Madawaska River Valley below.
    Hiking time: 4 ½ hrs.

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  • Madawaska Nordic Trail

    Cross country ski trails in winter, hiking and mountain bike trails in summer; Madawaska Nordic offers 18 km. of easy hiking trails. These trails, at one time old logging roads, wind their way through a picturesque forest landscape with lots of gentle ups and downs to keep the outing visually interesting and lots of fun.

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  • Manitou Mountain Trail

    Following ancient glacial spillways this trail begins at the Barrett Chute Trailhead with a 4 km ascent to the pristine vista lookouts at Red Arrow Rock and Manitou Mountain . The trail then continues westward 3.5 km to the peaceful Eagle’s Nest Lookout and another 1.5 km out to the Calabogie Road Trailhead. This diverse trail also links to the enchanting Lost Valley Trail and the Juniper Ridge Lookout behind Calabogie Peaks and to the scenic Skywalk Trail atop Dickson Mountain.
     
    “A must do hike”, “spectacular”.......John Cornish, Editor, Rideau Trail Newsletter.

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