North Central Ontario

Pig Pen Chute

Pig Pen Chute

Round-trip: 200 m Difficulty: Easy Location: Thessalon, ON Click Here for Google Map of the route I was introduced to this place by a friend as a spot to jump off the rocks into the water on a hot day.  It is also a good spot to fish, camp or picnic. Pig Pen...

Rosseau Island

Rosseau Island

Round-trip: 2 km Difficulty: Moderate Location:  Pancake Bay Click Here for Google Map of the route. I don't really know anything about this trail, so this entry is a work in progress. I am hoping that someone reading this will be able to help out by providing...

Sand River

Sand River

Round-trip: 6 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Agawa, Ontario Click Here for Google Map of the Route This is one of the more popular hikes in the area.  Every time I come here I am surprised by the number of vehicles in the parking lot.  It is actually...

Gargantua Harbour

Gargantua Harbour

Round-Trip: 6 km Difficulty: Easy Location:? Wawa, Ontario Click Here for Google Map of the Route Gargantua is the main access point for the Coastal Trail of Lake Superior Provincial Park.? It is an easy 3 km walk down an old road from the parking area to Gargantua...

Fort Creek

Fort Creek

Round-trip: 3 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Sault Ste. Marie, ON Click Here for Google Map of the Route The Fort Creek Conservation Area is owned by the Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority.? It was built around 1971 to address flood control issues...

Batchawana Beachwalk

Batchawana Beachwalk

Round-trip: up to 9 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Batchawana Bay, Ontario Click here for google map of the route Batchawana Bay beach is known by most as just a place to swim, picnic, and relax in the heat of summer.  But off-season you can have the beach to...

Griffin Lake Tower

Griffin Lake Tower

Round-trip: 11 km Difficulty:? Moderate Location: Batchawana, Ontario Click here for Google Map of the Route If you've been to this site a few times, you will know that I love fire towers.? I was surprised to find that none of the local hikers I knew had been to this...

Davignon Falls Loop

Davignon Falls Loop

Round-Trip: 5.5 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Click here for Google Map of the Route.   This loop takes you to a small waterfall on the West Davignon Creek.? I hear you can also get to this little waterfall from a trail at the corner...

Robertson Cliffs:  Ila’s Loop

Robertson Cliffs: Ila’s Loop

Round-trip: 5 km Difficulty: Difficult Location:  Goulais River, Ontario Click here for Google Map of the Route The local VTA recently flagged a route onto the Robertson Cliffs portion of their trail (in yellow) called "Ila's Loop".  It is named after Ila...

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