Surrounded by the stunning wilderness of Hammond, Ontario, Hammond Hill offers Ottawa a glamping experience like no other. With nature’s charm just steps away, there’s no better place to immerse yourself in the great outdoors. And for our adventurous guests, we’ve created a list of the best hiking trails within an hour’s drive from our site. Discover the captivating landscapes that await you!
1. Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail
Only 42 minutes away from Hammond Hill, the Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail stretches for 72 kilometers, offering an excellent opportunity for hikers, bikers, and nature enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a beginner, this trail has something for everyone.
2. Larose Forest
Located just a short drive from Hammond, Larose Forest is a sprawling green space that offers a network of trails suitable for all skill levels. Whether you want to hike, bike, or even horseback ride, Larose Forest offers everything. The trails vary in length, so you can pick one that suits your timing and endurance.
3. Mer Bleue Conservation Area
Just 25 minutes from Hammond Hill, the Mer Bleue Conservation Area offers 3,500 hectares of natural beauty and over 20 km of trails. The Mer Bleue Bog Trail is the most popular, attracting families with its captivating narrative path and its predominantly level, universally accessible boardwalk. It’s the perfect place to take young children for a stroll — even if you’re pushing a stroller.
4. Gatineau Park
Offering more than 165 kilometers of trails, Gatineau Park provides some of the most scenic hiking in the area. Trails vary from easy walks to strenuous climbs with breathtaking views of the Ottawa Valley. The King Mountain Trail and Luskville Falls Trail are particularly popular.
5. Stony Swamp Trails
Part of Ottawa’s Greenbelt and within easy reach of Hammond, Stony Swamp offers over 40 kilometers of trails through various landscapes. Interpretative signs along the way provide insights into the local flora and fauna, making it a great educational outing for families.
Your Glamping Adventure Awaits in Hammond, Ontario!
Hammond Hill is more than just a place to rest after a day of exploration – it’s a gateway to adventure. With diverse and accessible trails within an hour’s reach, your glamping experience will be filled with unforgettable outdoor memories.
Book your stay at Hammond Hill today, and let the trails of Hammond, Ontario beckon you to explore!