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“We leave this land for future generations”

National Capital Greenbelt
Ranked #53 of 256 things to do in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Dubbed the "emerald necklace," this rural landscape spans 200 square-kilometers of open space containing farms, forests, natural areas, recreational facilities, and public and private research complexes.
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
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“We leave this land for future generations”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

Showing other cities in North America that not every inch of land near to the city need be consumed as the developers request it. Leave some scarce space for future generations to make their mark in a significant way.

Visited January 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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104 reviews
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“great walking trails”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

We like to use the walking trails off of Hunt Club West - they are great for easy hikes with kids, and they are accessible year round. Our kids love hand-feeding chikadees on the trails.

Visited August 2012
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“Love it”
Reviewed June 13, 2012

A large 22,000 hectare parcel of Federal land surrounding the capital. It is a defining characteristic of the City for those who live here and it has many great walks. Check out the world recognized Mer Bleue, a huge bog in the east part of town or the great trails at Stoney Swamp in the west.

Visited June 2012
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