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Address: Km 58 from East entrance or Km 37 from West entrance, on Route 60 | Algonquin Park, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
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The Best Trail in Algonquin for Viewing Fall Foliage Vistas!

This is one of the best trails in Algonquin for breathtaking scenery. The Booth’s Rock trail has a nice lookout but for the sheer number of gorgeous lookouts Centennial Ridges... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
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Kingston, Canada
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Kingston, Canada
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is one of the best trails in Algonquin for breathtaking scenery. The Booth’s Rock trail has a nice lookout but for the sheer number of gorgeous lookouts Centennial Ridges Trail is the best for photography. To hike the entire loop is 10k and it’s a challenging trail. The guidebook says allow 6+ hours. We did the trail in 4... More 

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

My boyfriend and I recently did this trail. I had looked up the official time to hike the trail and saw that it was 6hrs, however upon reading reviews saw that most people seemed to finish in 3 hours while "stopping for pictures" and walking "leisurely". We are both in our twenties, and are in reasonable shape. I hike more... More 

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4 Thank Rhiannon J
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Over the years we have hiked most of the trails along the highway 60 corridor in Algonquin Park. Centennial Ridges is one of the more scenic trails we have done in Algonquin and probably my new favourite. The terrain is varied, the view from the ridges is beautiful, and the entire hike is enjoyable. We brought our dog along (leashed)... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Excellent hiking experience, especially in the early fall, the trail is located closer to the East gate of the Algonquin park. At the visitor's Center you need to buy a parking permit, the free park map will show you how to get to the start of the trail. 10 km long, not too difficult or steep, the trail goes in... More 

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Prague
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This trail is far enough from the main highway that for the most part you don't get to hear the cars. The official time to walk it is 6hrs, but it can be easily done in 4 w/o rushing and enjoying your surroundings. It's a little more demanding than the other trails, but still very easy (I met lots of... More 

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2 Thank Vlad75
Innisfil, Canada
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was a very challenging trail with some very steep inclines and down slopes that you could easily twist an ankle or lose your footing. Good shoes are necessary! Lots of water and energy snacks to keep you going. My husband and I challenged ourselves to see how much time we could shave off the recommended 5-6 hrs. We stopped... More 

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2 Thank ckkerr97
Huntsville, Canada
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

I've done Centennial Ridges probably 7 or 8 times. It's just a fantastic hike through the park. Centennial is the toughest day hike in the park, you definitely should be in at least reasonable shape before tackling this trail (plus wear reasonable footwear - pity the people I saw trying to navigate this trail in flipflop!) Centennial offers some of... More 

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1 Thank AndrewMuskoka
Midland, Canada
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61 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Algonquin Park, the granddaddy and crown jewel of the Ontario Parks system, is one of our go-to places when needing an outdoor fix. We’ve done everything from Highway 60 corridor car camping, back country canoe tripping, to hiking most of the trails. Unfortunately, work schedules, plus distance to get there at times make it a challenge. But when we decide... More 

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3 Thank GlenMcKenzie1
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is a tough trail that climbs over 150 meters,drops and then you climb again. Along several very high ridges at almost the highest point in Algonquin, there are views of the lakes and forest for over 20 miles. The tour also provides a history on the park and the main characters that developed the park over the last 120... More 

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Anger, Austria
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

My hubby made it and the day after talked me into it. It took me 6.5 hours to get back to the RV in the parking lot.it was really hard but worth every step.....

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