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National Capital Greenbelt

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One of the best things about Ottawa

So much green space in this city. Lots of biking, walking and hiking trails. Every city should... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Darren D
Kemptville, Canada
Great trail system to hike on

Had a walk on the Greenbelt Trail while visiting friends in Nepean. Very nice trail to have a... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Tom B
Sarnia, Canada
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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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Reviewed 15 April 2018

So much green space in this city. Lots of biking, walking and hiking trails. Every city should strive to have a system like this. Makes Ottawa a special city.

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Had a walk on the Greenbelt Trail while visiting friends in Nepean. Very nice trail to have a stroll on during the fall. The one end has the Black Rapids lock on the river. A nice surprise to see while on the walk.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We stumbled on this great area while wandering around the city. It is a beautiful oasis of green, walking paths, waterways and simple nature within the hustle and bustle of the city. Wish we had one here in our city

Thank MikeV57
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The green belt is a wonderful ring of countryside within the city limits. I think it's approximately two kilometres wide and contains trails, picnic areas and wildlife galore. This land should be preserved for future generations and any attemp to build on it or commercialise...More

1  Thank Footsloggers
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A fantastic free resource for Ottawans, along with the other parks and walking/bike routes in the city, but probably not something a traveller would come here to see. Trial maps are available online or from the tourist centre opposite parliament. Are you interested in flowers,...More

1  Thank Martin F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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

Thank Hassan A
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
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...More

1  Thank James3146
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
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...More

1  Thank chillwills
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Arezoo A
21 March 2017|
Response from James3146 | Reviewed this property |
yes the spring would be a great time, when the forest will be in bud, and young animals,