Canada Hiking Trails

Written by Gregg Ruais
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Throughout the country, Canada hiking trails make nearly each town and city a great place for walking. Many trails are paved and maintained by the local governments. Canada has no shortage of parklands and natural preserves, because Canadian society cherishes outdoors activities, hiking being one of them. As a result, parks and wildlife habitations are kept immaculately clean.

Some hiking trails run alongside the Great Lakes, where people swim and boat during the summer. These paths are perfect for leisurely strolls, jogging, and biking. Other hiking trails take walkers through pristine forestry and up hillsides.

Rugged Canada Hiking Trails

Other Canada hiking trails are unpaved and meander through thick forestry rich with Canadian wildlife. These paths can be very challenging, due to mountainous terrain and unpredictable weather conditions. In the Rocky Mountain region, the weather tends to be colder due to higher altitudes.

Organized tours that take walkers through Canada hiking trails make these treks true adventures, as hikers walk for miles, reach water, and then are escorted into water taxis, which take them to even more trails. Canadian nights, even during the summer, can get chilly, so when taking a hiking trip in Canada, be sure to pack some warm clothes. Altogether, Canada's wildlife, challenging trails, and natural beauty make it a great place to hike.


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