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Mizzy Lake Trail

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Arowhon Rd, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-633-5572
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Not for beginners

Challenging trail, it took us over four hours to hike it. We have seen two moose calf, one with a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Romulus N
Awsome trail, but lots of mosquitos.

This trail is great for exploring the wildlife of Algonquin. We saw a moose, birds, lots of... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
David K
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Arowhon Rd, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Challenging trail, it took us over four hours to hike it. We have seen two moose calf, one with a baby. Many black bear footprints on the mud, right on the trail, but didn't get a chance to see one there. This was the last...More

Thank Romulus N
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This trail is great for exploring the wildlife of Algonquin. We saw a moose, birds, lots of squirrels, frogs etc. 1/3 of the trail is completey flat and very easy to walk on. 2/3 of the trail leads right through the forest and is a...More

1  Thank David K
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

we went here in june to do some wildlife watching and hiking. its a loop trail and it runs a bit more then 11km mostly through the forrest. the condition was dry when we went on the trail, but there where still a lot of...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I have done this hike in the summer/fall before but hiked it the last week in March and it was great. snow covered frozen lakes are gorgeous but some areas slippery with ice so cleats are an asset but many hikers I saw did fine...More

Thank OntarioCanuck1
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

A gorgeous hike with snow packed trails, lots of ups and downs and some icy patches. We wore crampons and had no trouble at all. There are a few benches scattered along the route which encompasses several different ecosystems. Takes the full 6 hours suggested...More

1  Thank Twomaples
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is actually a pretty challenging hike. Couple that with insane amounts of mud (especially near Mizzy lake), with roots and rocks almost constantly through the forest portion of the walk and it calls for a tough day! Be prepared to get muddy! The highlights...More

Thank ivan d
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This trail is very rugged and is best enjoyed if you're prepared - mentally and physically. It gives you a taste of everything - streams, lakes, wetlands, boardwalks, an old rail trail, and the very real possibility of seeing wildlife. However, with it being fall...More

1  Thank Lisa F
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We travelled to Algonquin Park as part of our week long stay in Canada and after careful consideration we selected the Mizzy Lake Trail for a day out. The information said that this was of moderate difficulty. The trail has many boggy paths that are...More

1  Thank Roger W
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This was the longest hike that I've ever done (11 km) and I did it on my own. It was extremely muddy and because I had my camera out with hopes of seeing a moose, or took me longer than it should've, around 5.5 hours....More

Thank Megan L
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Should have started earlier but had a beautiful and impressiv walk. Flies and moskitos made it a quick trail of 3.5 hours.

1  Thank Familienvater40
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