Carbide Willson Ruins, Chelsea

#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in Outaouais Region
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  • Easy easy 1.5 km unless u want to climb down to water level. Expect crowds but sound of falls dampen noise  more »
  • A very easy trail, that has one long, steep hill, leads to a shorter, rockier trail which then takes you to 19th century ruins beside a small and pretty waterfall. At this time, access across the...  more »
  • DO NOT HIKE IN WINTER! Minimally challenging with a few hills, and great views along the way. The ruins themselves are breathtaking. Can easily be done in and out in 1-2 hours. Trail is closed to hikers in the winter for cross country skiing only.
  • Beautiful hike, but really over populated. I understand it's fall and everything is beautiful but there were SO many people on the trail it was almost like being in line for an attraction. We couldn't even relax because the group walking behind us were extremely obnoxious. Be respectful of other people out for a nice hike guys... you aren't the only one on the trail! Otherwise, it's an easy hike with a beautiful ending and you can keep going past the ruins if you are looking for a longer hike.
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