Highland Backpacking Trail, Algonquin Provincial Park

4.0
#15 of 20 in Trails in Algonquin Provincial Park
Highland Backpacking Trail is located in Algonquin Provincial Park. Put Highland Backpacking Trail and other Algonquin Provincial Park attractions into our Algonquin Provincial Park trip itinerary builder website , and watch your holiday take shape.
map
Create an itinerary including Highland Backpacking Trail
Highland Backpacking Trail Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
15 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I was about to solo hike the 35km but I only had one day so I decided to just take my time. I first camped by provoking lake and met really nice travelers. For sunset on my first night, I walked 30 mi...  more »
  • My wife and I did a number of the shorter trails along Hwy 60 while staying in Algonquin for a few days. I was looking for something more challenging and did the short loop of the Highland trail as a ...  more »
  • The 35 Km hike around the long loop provides sufficient hills to challenge the legs and the pack-laden back. If its raining, the paths become brooks in many locations, making the hills even more diffi...  more »

Plan your trip to Algonquin Provincial Park

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Algonquin Provincial Park

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Algonquin Provincial Park by other users

4 days in Algonquin Provincial Park BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ottawa & Montreal BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Algonquin Provincial Park BY A USER FROM CANADA November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Algonquin Park Region BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Algonquin Provincial Park BY A USER FROM CANADA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Algonquin Park Region BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 49 days in United States, Niagara Falls & Algonquin Provincial Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, romantic, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 49 days in United States, Niagara Falls & Algonquin Provincial Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, romantic, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Canada BY A USER FROM IRELAND October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 2 days in Algonquin Park Region BY A USER FROM CANADA October, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in Algonquin Provincial Park & Toronto BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Algonquin Provincial Park BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, outdoors, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans