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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Neebing-McIntyre Floodway
Nov08

Neebing-McIntyre Floodway

Roundtrip: 4 k Difficulty: Easy Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map Most people in Thunder Bay are aware of the Neebing-McIntyre Floodway but few have walked along the portion that leads to the mouth on Lake Superior. The Neebing-McIntyre Floodway is a large channel though town that is designed to reduce damage from flooding in the intercity area. The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority and the City of Thunder Bay...

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Mount Mollie
May16

Mount Mollie

Roundtrip: TBD Difficulty: Moderate Location: Thunder Bay This land was purchased by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and I am told that the area is not for public use at this time.  There may be plans to develop some trails here in the future.  ...

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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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Hazelwood Tower
Jun24

Hazelwood Tower

Round-trip: 100 m Difficulty: Easy Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map Note:  This tower has been taken down since I was there in 2010. A reader requested the information for Hazelwood Fire Tower so I thought I’d post it here for everyone.  I hadn’t posted it until now because it’s not really hike since you can drive right up to it.  But if you are interested in seeing a fire tower this one is close...

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Cedar Falls Conservation Trail
Jun16

Cedar Falls Conservation Trail

Roundtrip:  2 km Difficulty:  Easy Location:  Kakabeka Falls, ON Click here for google map. Located just past Kakabeka Falls the Cedar Falls Conservation Area features a trail that leads through an evergreen forest to Cedar Creek and the falls. This is an easy hike along a well-marked trail that is suitable for all ages.  The trail is wide and well maintained and there are a few hills.  A good time to take this hike is in the late...

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