Pristine glowing waters and sparkling mountain peaks combined with lush forestry. Ah! Killarney: four hours north of Toronto and less than two hours southwest of Sudbury. In fact, The Group of Seven were often inspired by the landscape in this area.
If you don’t feel like driving, you can always charter a plane to Killarney’s airport. The facility, which features a 3,500-foot runway, is licensed by the Canadian Federal Ministry of Transport. If you’re a guest at The Killarney Mountain Lodge you can obtain free shuttle service May through October.
Killarney is a popular tourist destination and presumably houses one of the oldest mountain ranges in existence—between 2 billion and 3.5 billion years. This range is known as the La Cloche Mountains.
The Crack Trail is one of the most popular trails available in the area. It is 6-kilometers and can be a difficult feat to climb. However, at the top you’ll see the stunning forestry that makes up Killarney. It’s approximately a four-hour hike and its suggested you be in prime physical condition and begin early in the day for your return trip.