2020-07-28: NOTICE OF TRAIL ACCESS CLOSURE: Goulais Section, Map 20, A2 (top of Mile Hill, east side of Highway 17) is closed at landowner request. No reroute at this time.
2020-07-21: Due to reconstruction, the boardwalk along Crystal Creek below the falls will be temporarily closed for a few weeks. This is part of the Hiawatha Loop trail, near Access point 11 on map 24 of the Guidebook, Edition 4.1.
2020-07-04: The Tom Allinson Side Trail has been inspected and repaired and is now fully open again, from Jackson Island Road to Red Rock. Where the logging occurred last winter (west of Marshall Drive) there is still some debris on the trail, but it is blazed and passable.
Local Places to Buy Guidebook:
Airways General Store, 2667 Second Line West
Algoma Bicycle Company, 360 Queen Street East
Algoma’s Water Tower Inn, 360 Great Northern Road
Hiawatha Highlands/Ice Cream, Landslide Road
Joe’s Sports & Surplus, 40 Queen Street East, Tel: (705) 253-2361 and Fax: (705) 942-2877 (see ad below);
Ontario Tourist Information Centre, Huron St. at Queen St. W.
Stamp ‘N Win Postal Outlet, Churchill Plaza;
Trading Post, Hwy 17 North at Fourth Line.
Also available from our online store.
Local Links of Interest:
Agawa Canyon Train Tour
Algoma’s Water Tower Inn, hotel with pool, sauna, whirlpool, fitness centre, restaurant, bar – ask about the Adventurer’s Club
Blaq Bear – Providing logistical support to hikers
Bush Plane Museum “Canada’s Best Indoor Attraction ” – Attractions Canada, 2001
Clean North, environmental concerns
Glenview Cottages, a great place to stay on the Voyageur Trail
Little Oak Cabin, fully furnished cabin for rent
Prince Township, hiking, golfing, sight seeing, zoo, paintball, etc. a short drive on the way to the Voyageur Trail
Sault Cycling Club, cycling enthusiasts
Sault Naturalists, bird watching, plant and insect identification
Sault Star newspaper, Sault Ste. Marie’s daily newspaper
Sault Ste. Marie, city site with many other links
Sault Ste. Marie Canal, a National Historic Park
Sault Ste. Marie Conservation Authority, landowner for many of our local trails
Sault Stryders (running club)
Local 2 News link for Sault Ste. Marie’s on-line up-to-the-minute news
Sootoday.com Sault Ste. Marie’s on-line electronic up-to-the-minute news source
Superior Hiking (Hiking Trails Around Lake Superior)
Local Club Info: