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. 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.

Off-leash dog park

Conroy Pit is a popular off-leash dog park. Dogs are permitted off leash only in the designated area. They must be on a leash everywhere else, including the parking lot, and are not allowed at the toboggan hill.


  • Washrooms: An outhouse is located by parking lot P18, near Trail 44 and Trail 43.
  • Parking: Free, year-round parking is available at the P17, P18 and P19 parking lots.
  • Picnic areas: There is a picnic area by parking lot P18, near Trail 44 and Trail 43.