Finger Point
Jan23

Finger Point

Trail Difficulty: Moderate Trail Distance: 5.5 km linear General Location:  Thunder Bay, ON Google map and GPS tracks here. You’ll have to trust me on the view from the lookout on this trail, it really is fantastic.  The last three times I have hiked this trail it has been snowing pretty hard, but on a clear day you do get a beautiful view of Lake Superior. From Thunder Bay drive approximately 68 km west on highway 61.  Park at...

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High Falls -USA
Feb12

High Falls -USA

Roundtrip: 2 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Grand Portage, MN Click here for Google Map of trail. The High Falls of the Pigeon River at 36 metres (150 feet) are the highest falls in Minnesota.  We have already seen the High Falls falls from the Canadian side where the view is a little bit better.  The trail to the falls on the American side is slightly shorter with three viewing decks and is wheelchair accessible. The Pigeon River is...

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Sweetheart’s Bluff

Roundtrip: 2 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Grand Marais, MN Click here for Google Map The Sweethearts’ Bluff Nature Area is located right in the town of Grand Marais. The trail starts at the far west end of the city campground at the bottom of the sliding hill. The hike is about 2km round trip.  There are picnic shelters and benches along the way with views of the harbour and lake superior shoreline. There are three main trail...

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Ouimet Canyon
Jul23

Ouimet Canyon

Round-Trip: 1 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Dorion, ON Click Here for Google Map Ouimet Canyon is a large gorge located in Dorion, Ontario.  The gorge is 100 metres deep, 150 metres wide and 2 km long. The canyon is so deep and cold that three species of Arctic plants flourish there. Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park protects an area of 7.77 square kilometres (3.00 sq mi) around the canyon. This is a day-use park so there are no camping...

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