Northwestern Ontario Hikes

Brunner Trail

Brunner Trail

Round-trip: 3 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Dorion, ON Click here for Google Map This is another one for the list of good hiking trails in Dorion.? The Brunner Trail is a newer trail that I think was created, and is maintained by the Dorion Trails group.? This...

Pennock Creek Trail

Pennock Creek Trail

Pennock Creek Trail is more popularly known as the 25th Side Road Tree Farm. It's one of those places you drive by all the time without realizing that there is such a big green area just out of sight. Roundtrip: 5km Difficulty: Easy Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click...

Carp River Road

Carp River Road

  Trail Distance: 10km Trail Difficulty: Moderate General Location: Thunder Bay Google Map Here. Hike, snowshoe or bike along Carp River Road?on the?Fort William First Nation Reserve to? the Lamond River.? Great views of? the Squaw Bay mountain (I can't find an...

Crescent Lake Loop

Crescent Lake Loop

Round-trip: 5 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: ?Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map Snowshoe from the water treatment plant on Mission Road, over Crescent Lake, and around the base of Mt Rose. I have posted a few hikes in this area now: Crescent Lake to Mud...

Kama Lookout

Kama Lookout

Round-Trip: 1 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Nipigon, ON Click Here for Google Map This is really a wayside rest with an amazing view, and it is more of a hike in the winter than the summer. ?In the winter the road is not open and you need to hike up from the highway....

Pictured Lake

Pictured Lake

Round-Trip: 1 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map There are some pretty neat pictographs on the cliffs of Pictured Lake. This hike is best done in winter when you can stand on the ice and get a close look at the pictographs....

Squaw Bay Ice

Round-trip: 4+ km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click here for Google Map Walking along the shore of Lake Superior gives a different perspective on? a familiar place.? The ice formations along the shoreline are different each time you visit, and it is...

Sawdust Lake Snowshoe

Round-trip: 7 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Thunder Bay, ON Click Here for Google Map This snowshoe hike is good to do mid-winter when you know ice conditions will be good for walking on Sawdust Lake. Drive South on Highway 61 turn left onto Mountain Road at the...

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...