Picturesque cove along Nova Scotia's South Shore Enjoying a scenic picnic at Ferryland Lighthouse, Newfoundland |  <i>Egzi Polat</i> Boreal needleleaf forests or woodlands of Charlevoix |  <i>Leigh McAdam</i> Parker Ridge Trail in Banff, Alberta |  <i>Ben Morin</i>

Recreating Outdoor Adventure in Canada

Adventures in the great Canadian outdoors that were once only accessible to the fully self-sufficient camper, backpacker, or ‘bike packer’ can now be enjoyed by anyone with an interest in active travel.   

Our supported formula permits you to cycle, paddle, or hike without the burden of carrying everything with you each day, whether on a guided or self-guided holiday. All of our trips are either led or supported by local experts who are eager to share their insights into the local culture and environment, offering a true cultural immersion as well as a heightened level of comfort, safety, and security.

Not only do we support our travellers; Great Canadian Trails is committed to the prosperity and protection of our country’s expansive network of trails. Most of our trips include a donation to the organization responsible for developing and maintaining the trails we explore. Refer to your trip page to find out which organisation you will support by choosing to travel with us.

To help best match you with your adventure, each trip has been carefully graded according to activity level. Please refer to our trip grading system for more details.

 

Stopping to enjoy the reflections on pretty Upper Sliammon Lake, SCT |  <i>Keri May</i> Bacon-wrapped scallops on the Fundy Footpath. |  <i>Guy Wilkinson</i> Snowshoeing in British Columbia |  <i>Cam Andrews</i>
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