Cummings Lake Lookout
Nov30

Cummings Lake Lookout

Round-Trip: 3 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Thessalon, ON Click Here for Google Map of Route This is a great little hike to a beautiful lookout over Cummings Lake.  It is a short trail but it is up-hill pretty much the whole way to the lookout. I have heard that this is a good place to view peregrines, and that there is a nest below the second lookout where you can see the birds flying around when you are there.  I didn’t get...

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Saunders Lake Tower
Nov19

Saunders Lake Tower

Round-trip: 2 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Thessalon, ON Click Here for Google Map As you will likely know if you’ve been to this site a few times, I have a huge obsession with fire towers.  Big thanks to Dan Kachur for the great info on this one!  It was great to see that this tower even still had the Cupola! From Highway 17 in Thessalon, Ontario turn onto Highway  638 and follow it for about 30km then turn left onto Hwy 670...

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Awausee
Jul21

Awausee

Round-trip: 10 km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Agawa Bay, Ontario Click here for Google Map of the route. Located in Lake Superior Provincial Park this is a challenging day hike for those who want a good workout with great views of Lake Superior.   You do not have to hike the whole route to get take in the views.  You can hike to the first lookout in about 20 minutes, but it is uphill the whole way! From Sault Ste Marie, Ontario...

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Theano Point
May23

Theano Point

Round-trip: 8 km Difficulty: Moderate Location:  Montreal River, Ontario Click Here for Google Map of the Route This hike has so many of the things I like on a hike; great views of Lake Superior, access to shoreline, abandoned mine, old buildings.  The navigation is a bit tricky once the flagging tape ends, so as always, have a map and compass and make sure you know how to use them to find your way. From Sault Ste. Marie drive north...

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Alona Bay
May16

Alona Bay

Round-trip: 2km Difficulty: Easy Location: Montreal River Click Here for Google Map of the Route I don’t think I am alone when I say I love a good beachwalk.  This is an interesting spot to watch the waves, and possibly even some surfing,  during a big storm.  There is fishing at the river mouth, a geocache, some abandoned structures to try to figure out, and lots of beach to walk. From Sault Ste. Marie drive north on highway 17...

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Batchawana Falls
Nov08

Batchawana Falls

Round-trip: 1km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Batchawana Bay, ON Click here for google map of the route. This is one of those nice out-of-the-way spots that not many people have been to. From Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario drive north on highway 17 for 60km.  Turn right onto Tribag Mine Road.  This is a single-lane road that is a little rough, so depending on your vehicle you may not be able to drive all the way to the falls.  In that case...

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