North Central Ontario Hikes

River Bend Trail

River Bend Trail

This hike is all about the view from the top over the Chippewa River and area. The River Bend Trail is a short steep trail with a 470 ft climb in under one kilometre.  This trail was created by Superior Exploration as a part of a rock climbing development called River...

Potholes Provincial Park

Potholes Provincial Park

Round-trip: under 1 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Wawa, Ontario Potholes Provincial Park is located 70 km east of Wawa on Hwy 101. The parking is located right off the highway and provides quick access to the walking trail that winds along the river. Potholes Park is...

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 you...

Trap Rock

Trap Rock

The Trap Rock Trail 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 pretty high over a short distance, and the views are worth it! Round-trip: 2 km Difficulty:...

Ottertail Lake Overlook

Ottertail Lake Overlook

This hike takes you to the top of rocky hills for gorgeous views of Ottertail Lake and the best time to come is in the fall! Round-Trip: 2km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Bruce Mines, ON Map: Click Here for Google Map of Route This adventure will take you to the top...

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 wet...

Pancake Lookout Trail

Pancake Lookout Trail

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

Rock Lake Overlook

Rock Lake Overlook

The Rock Lake Overlook Trail is a short route that takes you through birch forest trails then up onto the bare rock to a lookout over Rock Lake. The trail to the Rock Lake Overlook branches off from the Voyageur Trail. Round-trip: 5 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Bruce...

Peat Mountain Trail

Peat Mountain Trail

The Peat Mountain Trail is in the northern part of Lake Superior Provincial Park on the eastern shore of Lake Superior.  The hike has a number of lookouts on rocky outcrops where you can overlook the surrounding forest. Round-trip: 11 km Difficulty: Difficult...