Gargantua Harbour
Jul19

Gargantua Harbour

Round-Trip: 6 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Wawa, Ontario Click Here for Google Map of the Route Gargantua is the main access point for the Coastal Trail of Lake Superior Provincial Park.  It is an easy 3 km walk down an old road from the parking area to Gargantua Harbour.  You can continue hiking from Gargantua Bay all the way to Chalfant Cove–which the most northern point of the LSPP Coastal Trail.  But with so much to see...

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Batchawana Beachwalk
Jun14

Batchawana Beachwalk

Round-trip: up to 9 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Batchawana Bay, Ontario Click here for google map of the route Batchawana Bay beach is known by most as just a place  to to swim, picnic, and relax in the heat of summer.  But off-season you can have the beach to yourself and the pleasure of walking up to 9km of beautiful sandy Lake Superior shoreline! This beach is located in Batchawana Bay Provincial Park 40 km north-west of Sault...

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Chippewa Falls
Apr12

Chippewa Falls

Round-trip: 2.5 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Havilland, Ontario Click here for Google Map of the route.   The 25 ft high Chippewa Falls can be seen from highway 17, and because of the roadside park right next to them, it is a popular rest stop.  Also at the roadside park there is a plaque that marks the half-way point of the Trans-Canada Highway.   The plaque describes Dr. Perry E. Doolittle, who is considered “Father of...

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Hiawatha 4k Snowshoe
Jan19

Hiawatha 4k Snowshoe

Round-trip: 4km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Sault Ste Marie, ON Click here for Route Map Hiawatha Highlands is a very popular spot for people to hike, bike, ski, snowshoe and picnic in Sault Ste Marie. I read somewhere that here are something like 45km of trails here to explore year round.  In the winter you will need to pay to use the trails, but in the summer you do not. The Hiawatha Highlands also contains Kinsmen Park which...

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St Kateri Loop
Jan12

St Kateri Loop

Round-trip: 4.5 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Sault Ste. Marie, ON Click Here for Google Map of the Route This 4.5 km loop falls partly on the Dr Paul Syme section of the Voyageur Trail, and partly on the St. Kateri Outdoor Learning Centre trails (formerly Camp Korah).  Dr Paul Syme was one of the founders of the Voyageur Trail Association.  St. Kateri is an outdoor learning centre that has a 180 acre parcel of land at the top of...

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Finn Hill Loop
Sep10

Finn Hill Loop

Round-trip: 4 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Sault Ste. Marie, ON Click Here for Google Map of the Route Since moving to the Sault I think the question I get asked the most is: “Have you been on the Hub Trail yet?”.  Of course the answer is yes.  But it surprises me when I return the question and ask them if they have, how many local people say they haven’t, or that they don’t even know where it goes!...

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