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“Great Outdoor”

National Capital Greenbelt
Ranked #51 of 268 things to do in Ottawa
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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
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great Outdoor”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

This is a national treasure with well kept parks, driveways and waterways. Drive,Bike and Skate around Ottawa through the parkway and enjoy the scenery of the Ottawa River. In the Winter, enjoy the Greenbelt's well kept ski hill for both down hill and cross country

Visited September 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Face to nature”
Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Great place to go alone, with your lover or in family. Lots of nature, take a great breath not too far form downtown! Great place to go and to visit. Special mention to the "mer bleue" ... Wonderful!

Visited May 2013
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Level 6 Contributor
94 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Blissful, serene, what a gift from Nature!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

To visit Mer Bleue Bog is to step back 8,000 years.

Spectacular beauty and peaceful.

Walk any length of the 3 km trail, listen to the soft song of many bird species.

The birch trees too, sing in the wind.

Perfect for any age. Pic nic tables, benches and toilets available.

Parking is ample and is free.

Drive to the end of the road, parking on the right side.

A perfect place to get away from the city and to feel deep peace in Nature.

Enjoy!

Namaste.

Visited June 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great place to enjoy the nature”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

It is a true gem in and around the city. Parts of the trails are accessible for those with limited mobility/strollers, but certain other parts are quite a hike or narrow/un-even. It is a natural environment afterall .

The only strange thing is that the "bing" map to the right side of this page shows some part in Washington/US. We are talking about Ottawa NCC Greenbelt, right? Trip Advisor may want to correct this error!

Visited June 2013
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Calgary, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
1,034 reviews
463 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 399 helpful votes
“Pleasant”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

Great for a day out and a picnic. We spent the afternoon wandering and enjoying nature with woods, lakes and the wildlife.

Visited June 2013
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