Nipigon River Recreation Trail
Nov15

Nipigon River Recreation Trail

Round-trip: 16.4 Difficulty: Difficult Location: Nipigon, ON Click here for Google Map. The Nipigon River Recreation Trail provides fantastic views of Nipigon Bay.  It connects the Nipigon and Red Rock Marinas and is the most western section of the  Voyageur Hiking Trail.  If you are going to hike the whole trail round-trip, it is easier to start at the Red Rock end. The rocky hills and ridges provide great views of Lake Superior. ...

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Mt Godfrey Bike Trail Route
Aug31

Mt Godfrey Bike Trail Route

Round-trip: 5 km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map I think this is the third route up to the top of Mt Godfrey that I have posted.  The first two were the Old Ski Trail Route and the Mt Godfrey Route, and they made their approach more from the East.  This route starts from the old ski chalet and heads up more from the West of the mountain. Drive to the old ski lodge on Mountain Road and park in...

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Mt. Godfrey
Jun09

Mt. Godfrey

Roundtrip: 5km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map This is my favourite route up Mt. Godfrey.  I think the view of Lake Superior from just over half way up is one of the best I’ve seen. From Mission Road follow the signs to the Mt. McKay Lookout.  Park in the campground lot just before the Mt McKay Lookout toll booth.  Walk up the road toward the Mt McKay Lookout just past the toll booth and...

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Mt McKay Halfway Trail
Nov06

Mt McKay Halfway Trail

Roundtrip: 5km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map Hike along the North side of Mount McKay on the Halfway Trail with great views of the city all along the way.  This trail is difficult to follow in spots and there is risk of fall in places where the trail is close to the edge.  You can hike the trail returning the way you came or you might want to bring two vehicles and park one at either end. If...

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Mt. Matchett
Oct29

Mt. Matchett

Round-trip:  4 km Difficulty:  Difficult Location:  Thunder Bay, ON Click here for Google Map. Hike to the top of Mt. Matchett through the valley between Mt. Mckay and Mt Matchett.  This hike has a very steep climb and is partly off-trail so you will need to be able to find your own way. Drive to the old ski lodge on Mountain Road and park in the parking lot .  The trail starts at the south side of the parking lot. Hike up the rough...

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Mt. Godfrey Old Ski Trail Route
Jan09

Mt. Godfrey Old Ski Trail Route

Trail Difficulty: Difficult Trail Distance: 6km loop General Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click here for Google Map and GPS tracks. This is a good trail for a snowshoe hike.  You will walk through the gully between Mt Rose and Mt Godfrey to a great view facing Mountain Road.  From there you go up a fairly steep incline up Mt Godfrey to the old chair lift site.   There are many snowmobile trails here so watch out for snowmobilers and make...

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