Brunner Trail
Mar31

Brunner Trail

Round-trip: 3 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Dorion, ON Click here for Google Map This is another one for the list of good hiking trails in Dorion.  The Brunner Trail is a newer trail that I think was created, and is maintained by the Dorion Trails group.  This loop trail takes you up to the top of a hill for views of Lake Superior and returns back along an old road. Follow highway 17 for about 45 minutes east of Thunder Bay.  Turn...

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Moraine Creek Falls
Oct31

Moraine Creek Falls

Round-trip : 250 m Difficulty: Moderate (due to steep section) Location: Dorion, ON Google Map and directions can be found here. There is something about viewing a waterfall in a wilderness setting that is so special.  Moraine Creek Falls located near Dorion is no exception. Dorion is located on highway 11/17 approximately 70km east of Thunder Bay.  The falls can be found by travelling another 35km from Highway 11/17 down Fish...

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Pinnacles

Trail Difficulty: Easy Trail Distance: 1 km one way General Location: Dorion, ON Google map here. This trail takes you to a fantastic panoramic view.  The main attraction is the rock formation known to hikers as The Pinnacles, and to climbers as The Dorion Tower. Travel East on highway 11/17 and turn left onto Ouimet Canyon road at approximately 70km from Thunder Bay.  After 3.6 km turn right onto Valley Road.  Drive down Valley Road...

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Mon Abri Cliffs
Jul10

Mon Abri Cliffs

Roundtrip: 1.6 km Difficulty: Moderate Location:  Dorion, ON Click here for Google Map. Hike to the top of the cliffs overlooking Mon Abri Lane in Dorion.  Great views from top over valley including the Wolf River and Lake Superior. From Thunder Bay drive East on Highway 11/17 for 65km and turn left onto Fish Hatchery Road.  After 1.8km turn right to stay on Fish Hatchery Road and drive for .6 km to the first bend in the road and park...

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Claghorn Observer Rock Trail
Jul17

Claghorn Observer Rock Trail

Roundtrip: 2 km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Dorion, ON Click here for google map. This is a gorgeous little-known location with a marked trail to the top of a long cliff band known as Claghorn providing spectacular cliff top views.  This is one of several trails in the area. The Observer Rock Trail was created by the Thunder Bay Outward Bound School.  The Outward Bound programs had previously used these cliffs for their rock...

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