North Central Ontario Hikes

Saunders Lake Tower

Saunders Lake Tower

I am a big fan of Fire Tower Lookouts and when I heard about the Saunders Lake Tower I just had to go! 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...

Awausee

Awausee

Located in Lake Superior Provincial Park this is a challenging day hike for those who want a good workout with great views of Lake Superior. You do not have to hike the whole route to get take in the views. You can hike to the first lookout in about 20 minutes, but it...

Alona Bay

Alona Bay

Round-trip: 2km Difficulty: Easy Location: Montreal River Click Here for a Google Map of the Route I don't think I am alone when I say I love a good beachwalk. This is an interesting spot to watch the waves, and possibly even some surfing, during a big storm. There is...

Batchawana Falls

Batchawana Falls

This is one of those nice out-of-the-way spots that not many people have been to. Round-trip: 1km Difficulty: Easy Location: Batchawana Bay, ON Click here for a google map of the route. From Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario drive north on Highway 17 for 60km. Turn right onto...

Bellevue Hill

Bellevue Hill

Hike to the top of Bellevue Hill for great views of the Bellevue Valley. This would be a great one to do in the fall when the leaves have changed. The day I went it was raining so the views in my pictures aren't that great. Round-trip: 4km Difficulty: Moderate...

Melwel Road to Iron Bridge

Melwel Road to Iron Bridge

Hike from Melwel Road to Iron Bridge on this scenic section of the Voyageur Trail and the Trans-Canada Trail, which follows the Mississagi River for much of the way. Distance: 8km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Iron Bridge, ON Click here for Google Map of the Route....

Wattswood Park

Wattswood Park

Round-trip: 2km Difficulty: Easy Location: Sault Ste. Marie, ON Click Here for Google Map of the Route This is a short loop that includes a bluff with a lookout over the city. From Sault Ste. Marie, drive west on Second Line, then turn right (north) onto Allens Side...

Aubrey Falls

Aubrey Falls

These falls are the main attraction of Aubrey Falls Provincial Park. This park is considered a natural environment parkĀ and is not staffed, but there is a hiking trail, scenic outlook, parking lot and outdoor toilets. Round-trip: 2 km Difficulty: Moderate Location:...

Grindstone Falls

Grindstone Falls

This 20-minute trail will take you to a cascading waterfall with a total drop of about 30 metres. There was very little water coming over the falls when we visited. I hope to go back and see these falls in the spring when they will look much better with more water...