Rock Dunder

Rock Dunder near Kingston, ON


This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars
6 kms
4hours
moderate
Rock Climbing, Snowshoeing, River Kayaking, Canoeing, Hiking, Mountain Biking
Fall, Summer
Kingston, ON
User mfougere
Rock Dunder is a wilderness area (230 acres) with carry in, carry out policies. The 3 trails include the Cabin Trail, the Morton Bay Loop, and the Summit Loop.

The Cabin Trail is an easy 1.3 km walk past a beaver pond, through mixed forest and a white pine plantation.

The Morton Bay Loop is comprised of two moderately steep sections to and from a small peninsular outlook over Morton Bay. The hike is 2km through mixed forest.

The Summit Loop is a 3.9km climb which runs alongside Dean's Island through a variety of forest, offering sneak peaks over rocky cliffs and is quite steep. The summit offers a panoramic view of the Rideau Waterway.

Directions:

Rock Dunder is approximately 50km north of Kingston on hwy 15, just before the village of Morton ( if you pass Morton sign you've gone too far). Look for Stanley Lash Lane west off Hwy 15, immediately south of Morton, follow this road to parking lot


Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

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By AndyfPosted By: Andyf  - Sun May 08 13:48:03 UTC 2016 This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars Upside Varied landscape from wetland, coniferous forest, deciduous forest, to rock barrens. Excellent for wildflower when seasonal. Downside Small parking area that can get congested. Comment Hiked the trail to the lookout in early May (2016) to photograph spring wildflowers. Easy to what some call moderate hiking. Trails are well marked and present few challenges for experienced hikers. Enjoyable.


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