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Backpack and Hike Stories:

Hikes on the Voyager Trail

July 2, 2024 By Heather Bot

Hiking trails are plentiful in Algoma. Trails may be in a provincial park, or a network of trails maintained by local volunteers. In this blog, we will talk about the many hikes on the Voyageur Trail which has trailheads near the communities of Blind River, Huron Shores, Echo Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, and Wawa. The […]

Hiking in Algoma – What to Bring on the Trail

February 11, 2021 By James Smedley

Considering the lay of the land, it should come as no surprise that hiking trails are one of the Algoma Region’s greatest assets. With the Canadian Shield asserting itself in rounded old mountains and angular terrain, looming over still lakes and roaring rivers, the potential for inspiring trails is as precipitous as the landscape. There […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Camping in Algoma

February 3, 2021 By James Smedley

At any given time there is a wide variety of individuals camping across the diverse landscape of Algoma Country. Some are on extended trips, deep within the interior, while others are sitting by a fire pit in a folding lawn chair, at a designated campsite, just off the TransCanada Highway. Within Algoma’s 72,000 square kilometres […]