About the Carp Hills


Geography – nearly 10,000 acres in size, the Carp Hills are the second largest natural area within the City of Ottawa.




Ecology – wetlands, rock barrens, beaver ponds, and forests on thin, acidic soil provide home for a diversity of plant and animal species.




Geology – over 1 billion years old, the iconic Precambrian Shield landscape of the Carp Hills is unique within the City of Ottawa.