Northwestern Ontario

Cavers Winter Trail

Cavers Winter Trail

Round-Trip: 7 km Difficulty: Moderate Location:  Rossport, ON Click Here for Google Map Cavers Cove is located just west of Rossport and the Cavers Winter Trail takes you up along the ridge for great views of Lake Superior and the railway line. I have hiked this trail...

Crescent Lake to Mud Lake Snowshoe

Crescent Lake to Mud Lake Snowshoe

Round-trip: 7 km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map There are so many great trails in the Norwesters, and it is such a beautiful area to snowshoe.  This snowshoe hike takes you out on the ice of Crescent Lake and over a series of...

Little Trout Point

Little Trout Point

Round-trip: 4 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map I have posted three other hikes that start near the Little Trout Bay Conservation Area -- Little Trout Bay Lookout , Little Trout Ice Hike, and Mount Mollie.  I have one or two...

Kingfisher Lake

Kingfisher Lake

Round-trip: 4.3 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map Kingfisher Lake Outdoor Education Centre is run by the Lakehead Public Schools to teach awareness and appreciation of nature to children. The public trail winds through a wetland...

Pigeon River Trail

Round-trip: 5 km + Difficulty: Moderate Location:  Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map I went on this hike with the Thunder Bay Hiking Association this past weekend.  Hiking with these folks always reminds me of what an enjoyable social experience hiking can...

Loch Lomond Dam

Loch Lomond Dam

Round-Trip:  5 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map Squaw Bay is always a great place for a hike.  I used to know Squaw Bay Road as Carp River Road.  These days I seem to interchange the names and am still not sure which is correct....

Jarvis Bay Beach

Jarvis Bay Beach

Round-trip: 2 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click here for Google Map Most people come here to launch a small boat and do a some fishing, but it is also a good spot for a picnic and a little exploring. There are some other really good trails close by,...

Sistonen’s Fire Tower

Round-trip: 2 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Kakabeka, ON Click Here for Google Map This is the 5th fire tower I have visited and I definitely have 'Fire Tower Fever'. It's hard to say if it's the view from the summit, the tower, or the idea that for 50-70 years...

Hume Gorge

Hume Gorge

Round-trip: 3 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Kakabeka Falls, ON Click here for Google Map Take this easy hike into the Hume Gorge.  This is a popular spot for whitewater kayaking.  There is a series of cascades, potholes, and some very interesting exposed rock.  The...

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