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Great view

We visited the canyon as a large group! Fantastic views from the observation decks. Not a long or... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
laurenm1901
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Great stop!

So glad we stopped at the Canyon. It was really beautiful and a quick easy hike. Hard if your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tealchristine2712
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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“ouimet canyon”(22 reviews)
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Spectacular and dizzying are the words to describe the steep-sided canyons of this rugged and scenic region.
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Ouimet Canyon Road, Dorion, Ontario P0T 2M0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the canyon as a large group! Fantastic views from the observation decks. Not a long or steep circuit to see it all. Well worth a visit!!

Thank laurenm1901
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we stopped at the Canyon. It was really beautiful and a quick easy hike. Hard if your unsteady. Currently a road is closed, I believe until October so it’s out of the way, but worth it! It would be a shame to pass.

Thank tealchristine2712
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect here. There's a cool footbridge on the trail to the 2 lookouts. You keep walking through the forest until you arrive at the first lookout and bam! You're looking at this incredible canyon in front of you. It's remarkable....More

Thank wloo_andrew
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We drove from Thunder Bay and it took about 90 minutes with the current detour but it was a lovely drive and the canyon is spectacular. There is a 1km loop walk which takes you from the car park to 2 viewing platforms where you...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It's abit of a drive, especially with the road detours in place at the moment, but it was a nice country drive down a old red dirt road to get there. I moderate 1 km hike to all the viewing decks does not take long....More

Thank Shaun B
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Thunder Bay and ventured out to see this amazing canyon. There is a long detour until October 2018, but it is so worth the drive. Beautiful!!

Thank AmberMWashbun
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the drive in was even longer on gravel roads due to a detour. It was quite a bit in from main road. The hike is very easy. There are 2 beautiful lookouts. It definitely is a canyon. I am not thrilled about heights but...More

Thank familyfieldtrip
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We drove from Thunder Bay which was about a half hour. Not sure what we were getting into except for reviews and some pictures... We went on a weekday and we were the only people there. Amazing compared to natural sights in the states. A...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

My family was camping at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and wanted to explore the area a bit. Ouimet Canyon is so much prettier in person and the short and accessible hike to the two look out areas is lovely. There was only one other car...More

Thank MercyO_13
Reviewed July 7, 2018

After turning into the park following a sign on Highway 17, it was still a bit of a drive before arriving to the parking lot. We noticed an ad for an adventure company operating suspension footbridges and zipline there, but it was already late in...More

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Jenien R
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Bill F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you totally could do it. Up hill on a dirt and gravel road pretty easy. Across the bridges should be fine and we walked down the same road we walked up. Do not remember any stairs. It was a lot of fun. Not a ton of... More
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Renee B
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Shaun B | Reviewed this property |
We had to take a few detours down some old red dirt roads, and the parking for our camper was at the base of the hill, no charge, and there was quite abit room for parking.
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North-of-Barrie
September 4, 2017|
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Response from Rick C | Reviewed this property |
to the canyon It's all asphalt. We drove in in an RV.
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