Use traditional snowshoes or the new high tech varieties. Both will allow you to reach interior destinations that you define. Bushwack or follow former logging access roads to reach your destination. Each year Algoma's snow depths create superlative winter wonderlands.
|Gitchee Gumee Trail|
Throughout this area are excellent locations for winter snowshoe excursions. Abandoned logging roads on Provincial Crown lands are good choices. Once you have experience you may wish to bushwack away from the roads to discover new attractions and solitudes.
|Lake Superior Provincial Park|
For many, a day trip snowshoeing access roads is another way of discovering Lake Superior Provincial Park's special values. Snowshoe clubs accessed the area before it was designated as a Provincial Park.
|King Mountain/Bellevue Valley|
Thirty kilometres of pristine snowshoe trails are waiting for you at Stokely Creek, just 25 minutes north of Algoma’s Water Tower Inn & Suites. This snowy terrain exemplifies the best of Algoma’s rocky cliffs, Lake Superior panoramas, evergreen forest and frozen lakes and waterfalls. Trails are well-signed and designed for all levels of user. There are 4 warm-up huts with woodstoves. Go quietly and you might share the trail with moose, otters, peregrine falcons, pileated woodpeckers, and white tail deer. More...
Snowshoe trails are available at Searchmont Resort. Beyond you might wish to explore the backcountry using abandoned Crown land access roads. Here you will need a set of good topographic maps and an explorer's interest in making new discoveries. More...
Towering pines, rugged rocks, sparkling creeks and waterfalls punctuate this incredible vast trail system located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. This is genuine Canadian Shield terrain just 5 driving minutes from Algoma’s Water Tower Inn & Suites. At Hiawatha Highlands, you’ll find 2 well-marked trails of 3 and 5 kilometres dedicated to snowshoeing. The Kinsmen Centre is a friendly place to warm-up, snack, rent/repair equipment and meet fellow enthusiasts. Ski & snowshoe rentals are available. More...
|Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront|
The John Rowswell Hub Trail, a 25-kilometre, non-motorized system, now circles the core of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The Hub Trail’s core system was started in 2000, and the central 5-km loop was completed in early 2012. The next phase in its construction will include “spokes” to connect it to major shopping, educational, residential and workplace destinations. The Hub is easily accessed from Algoma’s Water Tower Inn & Suites. More...
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