The weather is getting nicer which means it may be time for a road trip – why not check out Eastern Ontario’s “best kept secret”? The community of Madoc, Ontario has a lot to offer including some stunning forest yurts. Let’s dive in.

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Where is Madoc?

The community of Madoc is located southeast of Bancroft, about halfway between Toronto and Ottawa.

While this village is small, it still offers plenty of things to do and see and even calls itself “Eastern Ontario’s best kept secret”

Things to do in Madoc

forest yurts
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One of Madoc’s best secrets? It’s stunning forest yurts.

This yurt is available to rent and offers a little escape from reality. You won’t find wifi during your stay but you will find an area to cook, a private outdoor space and an indoor wood-burning fireplace.

Book your visit here.

If you’re thirsty, head over to 762 Craft Brewery.

Not only does this brewery serve up original beers such as their Madoc Dark, but you can also catch live musical acts on select evenings.

Want to get some fresh air and some exercise? Madoc has a handful of trails, including some at O’Hara Mill Homestead.

Here you can find over five different trails to hike. If you need guidance, take a look at O’Hara’s trail map.

You’ve got a place to stay, a spot to have a drink, and some beautiful trails to walk. What more could you want?

Time to start planning your trip to Madoc, Ontario!