The High Falls Trail takes you along an old logging road to the 130-foot High Falls that can be viewed from both sides of the border.
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Trail Distance: 2.5 km loop
General Location: Thunder Bay, ON
This hike takes you along an old logging road to the 130-foot High Falls. There is also a re-creation of an old logging chute. The return hike runs along the Pigeon River where you get views of the gorge and will be able to visit the old chimney site.
The High Falls of the Pigeon River, also known as Pigeon Falls, is on the Minnesota/Ontario border, right off of Hwy 61. The Falls can be reached from Grand Portage State Park or Pigeon River Provincial park but the views from the Ontario side are a little bit better.
From Thunder Bay drive approximately 68 km west on highway 61. Park at the Ontario Information Centre just before the border. The trail to the falls begins at a set of wooden steps at the west end of the parking lot.