Resources to fuel your hiking adventures in Ottawa and surrounding counties/regions

Girl Gone Good

Best Hikes Book

Take A Hike Ottawa!


This new ‘BEST HIKES’ book is different than the 4 editions of the quick reference booklet ‘Guide to Hiking Trails’ that has been released in the past.

BEST HIKES is a book with 50 detailed trail reports with all the information you need to enjoy that specific trail, including a trail map to reference, hiking tips, and recommendations.

Available in store and online at Mill Street Books in Almonte and Chapters in Ottawa.


How to use the region’s best hiking resources

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Learn the Basics

Become a confident hiker and maximize your adventures through knowledge with these easy-to-digest basics.

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Find a Trail

The ultimate Trail Finder Map for Southeastern Ontario with 80+ trails (and more to come!) and the details you need for each. Includes searching by hiker type and trail features.

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Plan + Prepare

Be prepared and prevail on any hiking adventure with packing and gear lists, seasonal considerations for the trails, or take one of the 10 regional hiking challenges with us.

Because our health, and nature’s health, are one.

GirlGoneGood® is proudly parterned with YETI®, Leave No Trace Canada, and #NatureForAll.  GirlGoneGood® donates to Tree Canada and supports Boots on the Ground and Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust.

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What the GirlGoneGood® community has to say:

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Over $27,000 has been donated to conservation and mental health charities since 2020.