Naturalist Robin Tapley
Trail System

Break away from the every day treadmill and Stairmaster workouts with an experience that is both out of the ordinary and fun. Escape into over 1,000 acres of Taboo Parkland that lies just outside our front door.

With a proud heritage rooted in Muskoka's original wilderness hotels, Taboo acknowledges that the heart of the Muskoka experience lies in the enduring serenity and vitality of nature found amidst its vast  1,000 acre private parkland. The parkland is an easily accessible area with several kilometres of nature trails ideal for hiking, biking, bird watching and peaceful immersion in the great outdoors.

The Parklands contain beaver ponds, forests of old pine and ancient oaks and spectacular open rock ridges. Wildlife is abundant as this is where the northern and southern ranges of many Ontario species overlap. Deer, moose, fox, owls, chipmunks, turtles and songbirds also call Taboo home. Wildflowers thrive in this area of the Canadian Shield rockland as well.

  • 8 kms of incredible trails for hiking
  • Complimentary use of mountain bikes with 5 kms  of various trails to ride

Custom Hikes and Guided Walks:
This vast wonderland of nature's delights is reserved for the exclusive use of our guests. We have laid out a system of trails that will take you through woodlands, along the shores of beaver ponds and high atop ancient rock ridges. It is on this trail system that your awareness of nature will blossom as our knowledgeable and experienced Parkands staff lead you on foot or by snowshoe across this wilderness area. Guided hikes and tours are available to assist you in making the most of what this area has to offer. Each hiker is provided with water during the excursion.

Please inquire about the registration process for outdoor experiences and exploring the beauty of Muskoka in its most perfect state. Hikes can be customized to fit your special interests and are generally 1 to 2 hours in length: Guided leisure tours are also available. Please email our Recreation Manager your inquiry and we will be happy to answer any questions that you may have!

 View our Trail Map here.  

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