Coureurs Des Bois- Elliot Lake

club contact:

Phone:  705-261-3879

The Coureurs des Bois Club maintains a blog on a separate website. Open the Coureurs des Bois blog (in a new tab).

club info:

For fun fitness and friendship come and join us. Meet at 10:00 am in the Sears parking lot, unless otherwise noted.
Regular Monday (easy), Tuesday (easy), Thursday (intermediate) and Saturday (easy) hikes.


For outings bring water, lunch, proper footwear and dress appropriately. Be prepared to sign an Assumption of Risk Agreement. Make sure your fitness level corresponds to the outing level in which you wish to participate

OUTING SCHEDULE: For the latest schedule and photos of outings, check our blog and/or The Elliot Lake Standard – Community Bulletin 

Trail Sections We Manage:

Local Information:

Phone: 705-261-3879

Retail outlets selling the Voyageur Hiking Trail Guidebook are listed here. The Guidebook is also available from our online store.

Local Links of Interest:

Blaq Bear – Providing logistical support to hikers
City of Elliot Lake

Local Club Info:

Coureurs de Bois Voyageur Trail Club Executives:

President – David Nesbitt,

Vice-President – Chris Bellingham,

Treasurer – Jackie Schuknecht,

Trailmasters – Gerry and Nikki Jean,
Trailmasters – Jim and Sue Maclean,

Membership Secretary – Donna Condon,

Related Materials:

Assumption of Risk (Hiking) (Paddling)

club news:

2016 Logging-

There will be continuing logging south of Rossmere Lake, and a new cutting block north of Spanish in the Horseshoe Lake area.Hikers encountering logging activity should use extreme care in using the trail.

Logging companies are required to keep the VTA trail clear of slash or other obstructions. If hikers encounter logging activity obstructions on the trail they should contact the Forest Management Companies, or Bob Sinclair (705-946-3126).

club calendar: