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Morris Island Conservation Area

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Perfect nature escape

I was looking for a new place to hike less than 1 hour away from Ottawa, this was about 40 min... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Montreal, Canada
Wildlife and flora

This is a wonderful area within the city boundaries of Ottawa, with a great variety of wildlife... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
James C
Arnprior, Canada
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Morris Island Drive, Fitzroy Harbour, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1X0, Canada
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

I was looking for a new place to hike less than 1 hour away from Ottawa, this was about 40 min drive and based on the description seemed perfect..and it was. The park is filled with wildlife, we only saw a few deer, turtles, frogs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tomer79
Reviewed September 26, 2017

A wonderful hike/ walk area in eastern Ontario that captures water, trees, and wildlife. Wheelchairs can easily navigate the path and there are more paths leading off this main path for families and other hikers. Dogs permitted on a leash. Great picnic area and views...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful area within the city boundaries of Ottawa, with a great variety of wildlife and flora. 40 minutes from downtown Ottawa or, 15 minutes from Arnprior

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed November 23, 2015

The Morris Island Conservation Area is a beautiful location for hiking and boating (kayaks or canoes only). There are many well marked trails to follow and enjoy the beautiful Ottawa River high above the Fitxroy Dam. There are wooden benches to stop to rest along...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank FayTucker
Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

I was very impressed with this conservation area and will definitely be back. Located on the shores of the Ottawa River near Fitzroy Harbour it's only a 30-45 minute drive from Ottawa and well worth the effort to get there. The trails are well maintained...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Chickadeedee51
Reviewed September 28, 2015

It is a bit of a drive from Ottawa but if you are goin g to Arnprior or camping in Fitzroy Park do come here. The boardwalk is really nice and you may see some wildlife--last fall the loons were gathering for their migration and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank wcottawa
Reviewed September 7, 2015

Beautiful area to spend a few hours and enjoy the outdoors. You can walk on trails , take in the great views ( bring your camera ) or fish either on the causeway or find a place on the shoreline. This secluded island is within...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Roger P
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We went for a picnic here and fell in love with the place. We spent the afternoon there and came across very few people. It is a great place to really get away. We will be returning very soon.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Tavman80
Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is such a beautiful, unspoiled area that is hard to share information with others about the island. Totally unspoiled and picturesque. Many walking trails. At present it is untouched or messed with by humanity. A lovely area to walk, fish in or just to...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank SGMCanada
Reviewed October 27, 2014

Trails are really well maintained and marked- I,d love to know distances though... It is a wonderful place to enjoy fall colours and get a little exercise.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank franneee
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