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National Capital Greenbelt

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Address: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Dubbed the "emerald necklace," this rural landscape spans 200...

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.

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Take Trans Canada trial

Nice trail for relaxation and away from the city distortions. All year wonderland, summer and winter walks.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Hassan A
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice trail for relaxation and away from the city distortions. All year wonderland, summer and winter walks.

Thank Hassan A
Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Don't thinking about all Greenhalt path are the same every they are very similar, search google first and see which one that you like to go. some of those can feed bird and some can feed deer.

1 Thank chinttong
Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

not too sure just where in the Ottawa area, but did a hike with local family, we my wife daughter and self, were so impressed with the fall colours, and the clossness to the city while still being in a most beautiful surroundings, wild life such as the many different migrating birds, many thanks to those involved in keeping this... More 

1 Thank James3146
Malaga, Spain
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137 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Most people do not even realize, that Canada`s Capital, Ottawa, has an real Greenbelt around its city

1 Thank Arno E
Ottawa, Canada
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211 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Ottawa benefits from some city planners' foresight when they set aside a huge swath of forest and fields surrounding the city. The cities suburbs have developed beyond the greenbelt and now there is this huge nature preserve that allows for all kinds of activities close to home. Ottawans can cross-country ski, dog walk, jog, nature walk, all within minutes of... More 

1 Thank chillwills
Ottawa, Canada
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366 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Drive , walk, bike along the Parkway from Parliament to the West end. View pathways, abundant landscaping, ducks & geese, marinas, parks & beaches.

Thank Norm W
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1,347 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I do not understand how something that is going for acres and acres all around the city can have a street address, but tripadvisor give us a lot of surprises. SO, It is a great thing to have in Ottawa, there are 3 green belts at the moment the first one is small and is just north of Baseline south... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

More of what Ottawa does best..."green space" with nothing to see and nothing to do. People in Ottawa love mosquito-infested bush..the rest of Canadians who finance that city with our taxes, not so much.

1 Thank coalharborvan
Ontario, Canada
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270 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Like a green belt around the city, providing cleaner air, calmness, beauty, and a sense of being near the countryside. Priceless. Green space! They aren't making any more land. Please keep it intact.

Thank marcia s
Ottawa, Ontario
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146 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

A wonderful place to walk, snowshoe, cross country ski and run. I am so fortunate to own a home that backs onto the Greenbelt. My husband and I cross country ski as often as conditions permit. There are lots of flat areas for the less skilled and big ravines for the more adventurous.

1 Thank SarahEOttawa_Ontario

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