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 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:



Local Place(s) to Purchase Guidebook: Elliot Lake Trading Post, 14 Oakland Blvd., 705-848-840

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 – Martin Turner, 705-261-3879,

Vice-President – Art Friesen, 705-461-9151,

Secretary/Treasurer – Jackie Schuknecht, 416-560-7263,

Trailmasters – Ron Tellier, 705-461-8722,

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: