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Nice place to streach your legs

Interesting view, unique history of the canyon, could do with a binocular pod, but nice place to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ceajm
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Thunder Bay District, Canada
An interesting place

Ouimet Canyon is a large gorge located about 60 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jomoud
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Winnipeg, MB
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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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+1 807-977-2526
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting view, unique history of the canyon, could do with a binocular pod, but nice place to stop and stretch your legs

Thank ceajm
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ouimet Canyon is a large gorge located about 60 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. The gorge is about 100 metres deep, 150 metres wide and 2 km long. This canyon is so deep and cold that three species of Arctic plants flourish there....More

Thank jomoud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bucket List: Visit every Provincial Park in Ontario. Ouimet Canyon is beautiful. Definitely take the time to read all the interpretive signs. There is the geological history and the stories of how the canyon came to be. We had to take a detour but that...More

Thank kah9607
Reviewed October 1, 2018

A long drive since road closed and roads were rather rough but well worth seeing this Canyon, just beautiful.

Thank Joanne1382
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t make this place a destination but if you’re traveling the northern Ontario highway it’s a great place to stretch your legs. It’s about a half an hour walk through the forest to the two look out points. The Canyon is cool but not...More

Thank CarolynLeanne
Reviewed August 27, 2018 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 August 27, 2018 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 August 20, 2018 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
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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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Response from Rick C | Reviewed this property |
to the canyon It's all asphalt. We drove in in an RV.
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