This Ontario hiking trail has a scenic suspension bridge and is an easy walk over blue water


When you crave an adventure with breathtaking views of nature, but don’t want to hike all day, there’s the perfect trail for it in Ontario. This easy hike will take you through forest trees and a waterfall lookout to a giant suspension bridge that crosses a gorge of blue water.

The Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge is located in Ferris Provincial Park in the small Ontario town of Campbellford. There are several trails to choose from, the 3.5 kilometer loop of the River Gorge Trail will take you to this scenic suspension bridge.

You can access this 300-foot-long suspension bridge year-round and take in the scenery in all four seasons. It hovers about 30 feet above the water and sits just south of a waterfall lookout. You don’t need to be in great shape to enjoy these stunning panoramic views.

The other trails in the provincial park are interconnected loops, you can follow the same trail back to your starting point. Add activity to your day with these other hikes and admire the imposing suspension bridge from afar. There is a mixture of forest, rocky shoreline and wetlands nearby.

The adventure can continue with a visit to the town of Campbellford where you will find the Canadian Giant Toonie. You can also discover cheese and chocolate factories, a musical theater and a craft brewery in the commune.

Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge

Price: $12.25 per vehicle

Address: Trent Drive, Campbellford, ON

Why you need to go: You can easily reach this scenic suspension bridge and cross a gorge of blue water. It’s an easy hike with amazing views.



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