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

Hike through the Potholes Provincial Park trail to see potholes created in the bedrock by glacial waters years ago. 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...

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...

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...

Rock Candy Mountain

Rock Candy Mountain

The Rock Candy Mountain Trail is located along Highway 129, approximately 35 km north of the town of Thessalon and is an easy 1.5 km hike to a beautiful lookout over Cumming, Tunnel and Axe Lake. Round-Trip: 3 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Thessalon, ON Click Here for...