Saulteaux- Sault Ste. Marie

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

Here’s a little Saulteaux (pronounced Sue-toe) Club history…

  • first section built: Maki Road to Goulais Avenue on November 23, 1974
  • whole section officially opened on September 21, 1975 at a ceremony at Gros Cap before a crowd of approximately 150 people
  • first New Year’s outing was held in 1975
  • helped to establish the Sault Trails Action Committee (STAC) to plan and build the SSM HUB Trail.

The Saulteaux Voyageur Trail Club schedules many public outings a year including hikes, trail maintenance, snowshoes, and occasionally bushwhack skiing. You do NOT have to be fit to participate! We schedule several outings a year for small children and/or beginners. If in doubt, call the leader. He/She will be most willing to let you know how long you can expect to be out and what kind of terrain you may be covering. Then decide if that particular outing is for you. Come out and try us out! You are more than welcome!

The Saulteaux Section does outings in all seasons…enjoy the trail on foot…on snowshoes and skiis! We also explore area waterways (the original “voyageur trails”) in kayak and canoe.

Saulteaux Club Outings (outside of Sault Ste. Marie area are marked with an *)
For all outings, bring water, fly repellent, a lunch, and dress appropriately. Be prepared to sign an Assumption of Risk Agreement. Unless otherwise indicated, these outings are all a Level 2, slow (according to Hike Ontario recommended ratings.) Meeting location addresses: Goodlife building, 589 Second Line East (in parking lot on Second Line side); Market Mall 275 Second Line West (in parking lot near Korah Road corner); Wellington Square Mall parking lot (nearest the corner of Trunk Road and South Market Street).

Check out this 2012 video from Shaw TV about the Saulteaux Club:

Trail Sections We Manage:

  • Saulteaux-Goulais
  • Harmony-Stokely
  • Echo Ridges
  • Desbarats-Huron Shores

Local Information:


Email:, Phone: 705-254-2356


Detailed trail maps are available on the website and via an app on a Smartphone or Tablet. Members can access these maps by logging into their accounts. You can buy a membership at the online store. Only the official maps and route descriptions from the Voyageur Trail Association on the Ondago app are accurate, reliable and trustworthy.


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Current Saulteaux Voyageur Trail Club Executive:

Mark Crofts, President

Virve Squire, Vice-President

Ursula Schleen, Secretary-Treasurer

Steve Dominy, Trailmaster


Related Materials:

Assumption of Risk (Hiking) (Paddling)

club updates:

Saulteaux-Goulais Section:

Goulais trail – Hwy 552 and Jewelweed Loop closure

The Jewelweed Loop is permanently closed


Harmony-Stokely Section: 

Parking at Tier Lake / Havilland Lookout Access

Parking is permitted at McCauleys Motel to access the VT on the Tier Lake Spur Trail. Just let the owners know. Trail Closure: The 1.9 km of trail from Old Mill Bay (most northerly part of the Harmony Section) south to where the main trail meets the blue side trail to Eagles Ridge Lookout is permanently closed.


Echo Ridges Section:

We are pleased to report that the Peter Lake Access Trail and the portion of the main Voyageur Trail near Peter Lake is now re-opened. Logging and road building operations have been paused until December 2024 in this area. A portion of the Peter Lake Access Trail route has been upgraded to a logging road.


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