Back to Nature

FOR OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS

Back road adventures, hidden gems and insider tips for a great outdoor get-away!

Step away from big-city fanfare and say hello to nature trails, wildlife, lakes and rivers, clean air and an experience that’ll get you up close with nature. Plan your perfect outdoor day in L&A.
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Scenic to serene, uplifting to exhilarating, it’s time to get you up close and personal with Mother Nature.
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Road cycling routes
Cycling enthusiasts rejoice! We’ve put together 12 detailed, looping routes on 600 kilometres of paved road. No planning required, just print and go.
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Off-road trails
The Lennox & Addington County Forest Trails were designed as a series of mountain biking trails. Biking enthusiasts will love the natural landscape, forest views and interesting terrain on these popular bike routes.

Trails & nature parks

No matter where you find yourself in L&A, you are guaranteed to find a trail or nature park close by. Explore this beautiful area by foot, by boat, or by bike; you won’t be disappointed.

One of the prettiest provincial parks in Ontario, come hike the trails, see the famous Mazinaw Rock or even stay and camp.

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This year-round recreation trail is one of the most popular in the area for hiking, cycling, birding, and more.

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The trail that ties Canada together can be explored in L&A.

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The beautiful area consists of rolling hills and long flat stretches and is a popular area for cycling and hiking.

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Take a walk through this botanically rich area and enjoy the spectacular views.

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This 117 hectare property boasts a variety of wooded areas, wetlands, and waterfront.

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Picturesque, forested park offering an array of fishing lakes & ponds all untapped, unmarked and waiting for you to explore.

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Rose Hill Nature Reserve is a beautiful and unique 358 acre property of forested landscape in Addington Highlands.

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Clear water and sandy shores welcome visitors to this wonderful conservation area.​

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This area provides a 4.5 km looped trail that offers some challenging terrain for the avid hiker.

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Stroll along the boardwalk and enjoy the Napanee River and the Springside Parks Falls.

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This fun farm has trails that have you wandering past the sugar shack, spotting barn yard animals and other wildlife.

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On the water

Over 100 lakes including the 7th deepest Lake in the world can be found in L&A. So if you love lake life, you’ve found your place.

Throughout L&A there are an abundance of places to launch your boat. You can also dock at Loyalist Cove Marina in Bath or Conservation Park in Napanee and disembark for a bite to eat and a scenic stroll.

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Avid paddlers love the variety of interesting places to explore in L&A. With so many lakes to see, plan to come back time and time again.

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We don’t want to brag but when it comes to fishing opportunities we’ve got you covered. So gather your rod and reel and see what monster you can hook. Go Explore!
Some scuba divers call Southeastern Ontario the ‘Caribbean of the North’ because of the water clarity and ideal temperatures for parts of the year. Go Explore!

Stargazing

Please note that the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area is currently closed during the provincial lockdown.... Go back in time and see the night sky as it appeared over 100 years ago at the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area! The clear unobstructed views away from light pollution will astound you.

Look up! You’re about to be astounded by the sheer beauty of the night sky in all its glory.

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Follow the stars or make it easy on yourself and follow our directions to get to the viewing area.

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Sometimes the sky lights up in unique ways or we’ve planned something special, check out our event page for all the details.

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Birding

I spy with my little eye over 350 bird species here! If you are an avid birder or you just want to get out and see some of these beauties, L&A is the place to go.

Our conservation areas make for the perfect sanctuary for our feathered friends.

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Take a ferry over to the island and see some amazing winged creatures. The island is known as one of the best places to spot some rare birds.

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Golf

Please note that Ontario golf courses are currently closed during the provincial lockdown... Let’s hit the greens! The scenic backdrops in L&A make for a beautiful golf experience.

These 18 holes may challenge you but the scenery will soothe your soul.

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This beautiful Ted Baker designed course beckons. Come see what makes it so special first hand.

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Don’t let the water hazards get you down, there are 18 holes to navigate through here.

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Whether you go 9-holes or repeat the course for a full 18, you’re going to love this well-maintained course.

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Geocaching

Turn an ordinary hike into a treasure hunt and go geocaching. There are over 1,500 geocaches to find in L&A and one huge MEGA event.

Whether you are a die-hard geocacher or you just want to try it out for the first time, this area is packed with hidden treasures.

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Are you up for a MEGA challenge? Enter your crew and join in the Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event.

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Agri-tourism

When farm life meets tourism we call that agri-tourism and our area growers and makers are rolling out the red carpet. For a different kind of day, check out these options:

This vineyard welcomes you with tours, tasting sessions and more.

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Come for their amazing selection of quality wines and stay for some of the best pizza you’ve ever had.

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This working farm has lots of barn yard animals for you to meet but the star attraction is definitely the fuzzy llamas.

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You can find MacKinnon Brother ales and stout throughout Ontario. Stop in and learn the ins and outs of what it takes to produce these tasty craft brews.

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Strawberries and raspberries are ripe for the picking (in season) or buy them fresh.

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Have you had your apple today? Choose your flavour at Spring Meadow Orchard.

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Learn all about bees and taste the sweet honey they produce.

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Fresh honey, artisan bread and even bread classes are all available here.

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Looking for award-winning brews? Look no further than The Napanee Beer Company. 

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There’s a ton of things to see and do at the popular Topsy Farms: meet the animals, visit the sugar shack, go on a hike and even take a class. It’s all here and more!

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Navigate the corn maze and munch on some fresh apples at Wynn Farms.

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Looking for more? We have many more agri-tourism spots here in L&A.

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Winter activities

Cooler weather doesn’t need to slow you down. There’s a ton of things to keep you going through those snowy winter days.

Hit the trails, we have plenty.

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From lakes to man-made rinks, you’ll need some skates in L&A.

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There are so many trails in L&A that you can explore on snowshoes or cross-country skis.

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Learning is fun in L&A! Check out all the options.

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Bundle up, the fish are biting no matter what season we are in.

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Have a specific interest? Check out these other great planners!
Endless ideas to fill your days and soothe your soul. There’s no such thing as being bored in L&A.

On the water…

100+ lakes to explore


Everything from boating to beaches! You’ll find it all here.

Barn yard trips...

Agri-tourism must do's


When tourism meets agriculture - You get a one-of-a-kind experience!

Sip and savour…

A foodies delight


Farm fresh, organic and unique options as well as the tried and true.

Raring to go…

Discover new things


Spend a day or come for the week, we’ve got you covered with historic tours, events, and more.

Family trip…

Things to do with kids


Explore L&A with these kid-friendly experiences.

Back in time…

History & Heritage


A rich past, makes for an entertaining day. 
With so much to do, why not stay for a while?
Our accommodations are comfy, cozy and close by.
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