Make the most of summer by staying active and participating in healthy outdoor activities. Hiking is just one of the many options available that will allow you to explore Orillia and keep yourself strong and in shape. Our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has researched scenic trails and notable places to visit for residents of the Noble Towers Apartments and the Executive Suites who are interested in hiking.
Orillia Section – Ganaraska Hiking Trail
The Orillia section of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail starts in Sadowa and ends approximately 70 kilometres away at the Sugarbush Estate. The picturesque trail, which is mostly flat, runs past the shore of Lake Couchiching and along the Lightfoot Trail system through Orillia and Scout Valley. This hiking destination is ideal for inexperienced and experienced hikers alike. Become a member of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association and get more involved with hiking and trails.
Scout Valley features a 93-hectare nature park and former Scout camp with three interconnected trails that are each two kilometres long. You can walk, run or hike here while you soak in the stunning view of the Ice Age Lake Algonquin shoreline. Located at Line 15 North and 2 kilometres west of Orillia, the Valley is a four-minute drive and 37-minute walk from the Noble Towers Apartments and a 13-minute drive from the Executive Suites.
With access to Lake Couchiching shoreline, Centennial Park, Moose Beach, Leacock National Historic site, Champlain Monument and downtown Orillia, Orillia Trail is a hotspot for walking, biking and inline skating. The trail is 12-foot wide, 9.5-kilometres long and stretches from one end of the city to the other. Wheelchair accessible and aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle for residents, this recreational trail will allow residents and visitors to explore the beauty of Orillia’s natural sites.
Consisting of a network of four-kilometre looped walking trails connected by footbridges and interpretive stations, Grant’s Woods is an ideal destination for hiking in the warmer months. Feel free to bring your furry friend, but make sure they remain on leash at all times. The site also offers a wheelchair accessible gazebo, office and Periwinkle trail. The Grant’s Woods trail map is a valuable resource for those who are thinking of exploring this natural space for themselves. Located on Division Road in Severn Township three kilometres west of Orillia, Grant’s Woods is a nine-minute drive from the Noble Towers Apartments and a 16-minute drive from the Executive Suites.
Get hiking in and around Orillia this summer by visiting this selection of scenic trails and destinations. Located at 391 Barrie Road and 114 Creighton Road, Williams and McDaniel’s Noble Towers Apartments and Executive Suites offers current and prospective residents ideal rental options in Orillia.