North Central Ontario

Orphan Lake

Orphan Lake

Round-trip: 8 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Agawa Bay, Ontario Click Here for Google Map of this Hike  Located a 1.5 hour drive north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario the Orphan Lake Trail in Lake Superior Provincial Park has a little bit of everything.   Make sure...

Trap Rock

Trap Rock

Round-trip: 2 km Difficuly: Difficult Location: Garden River, ON Map:  Click here for Google map of route This hike takes you to a high rocky overlook for incredible views of the St Marys River, Squirrel Island, and Lake George.  The trail is not long but it climbs...

Ottertail Lake Overlook

Ottertail Lake Overlook

Round-Trip: 2km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Bruce Mines, ON Map: Click Here for Google Map of Route This hike takes you to top of rocky hills for gorgeous views of Ottertail Lake.  As you can see from my pictures, the best time to come is in the fall!  But make...

Maple Grove Cross

Maple Grove Cross

Round-trip: 1 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Bruce Mines, ON Map:  Click here for Google Map This is a fun hike to the top for a gorgeous view.  This hike is not long but it is up the whole way, and totally worth it!  Do not do this hike when it is the least bit...

Pancake Lookout

Pancake Lookout

Round-trip: 6 km Difficulty: Moderate Location:  Batchawana Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map of the Trail. Located in Pancake Bay Provincial Park this trail provides great views of Pancake Bay and Whitefish Point where the Edmund Fitzgerald sank in 1975.  From the...

Rock Lake Overlook

Rock Lake Overlook

Round-trip: 5 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Bruce Mines, ON Click Here for Google Map of the Route   This is a short route that takes you through birch forest trails then up onto bare rock to a lookout over Rock Lake.  The trail to the Rock Lake Overlook branches...

Peat Mountain

Peat Mountain

Round-trip: 11 km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Wawa, On Map: Click Here for Google Map of Route   Peat Mountain is in the northern part of Lake Superior Provincial Park on the eastern shore of Lake Superior. The mountain stands just over 1600 feet tall,...

Cummings Lake Lookout

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...

Saunders Lake Tower

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...

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