Pine Grove

Pine Grove is the largest forest in the Greenbelt and is a mixture of tree plantations and natural forests.

Things to do at Pine Grove

Located in the south end of Ottawa, Pine Grove offers 18.4 kilometres of hiking and cross-country ski trails, and 9.6 kilometres of trails for horseback riding ($). It’s also ideal for bike rides and picnics. Take a self-guided tour along the forestry interpretation trail (trail 43) and learn about tree types at the tree-identification arboretum. For dog lovers, this area is home to Conroy Pit, a popular off-leash dog park.

Facilities

Washrooms: An outhouse is located by trail 43. 

Parking: Free, year-round parking is available at the P16, P17, P18 and P19 parking lots. There is also a parking lot by the Equestrian Trail. 

Picnic Areas: There is a picnic area by trail 43.