Hiking

Greenstone has a variety of hiking trails with beautiful views of our pristine lakes and forests

Greenstone Adventure Trails

Barton Bay Wildlife Trail

The Barton Bay Wildlife Trail journeys 4km through a rehabilitated area, the Kenogamisis Golf Course back 9 and the shores of Barton Bay on Kenogamisis.

*While traveling on Highway 11, turn onto Michael Power Boulevard (Highway 584) and take the first right onto Barrick Drive. The trail entrance is located on the top of the hill with plenty of parking at the Discover Geraldton Interpretive Centre.*

Lake Nipigon Shoreline Trail

With 5km of trail, the Lake Nipigon Shoreline Trail walks you through the remnants of the 1999 Beardmore forest fire. The trail provides great opportunity to pick wild blueberries as they are present throughout your hike. Take your friends and family and enjoy the stunning views of Lake Nipigon at two lookout stations.

*Just East of Beardmore on Highway 11, turn onto Highway 580 and drive for approximately 20 km. Just before Poplar Lodge Park, turn left onto the gravel road marked "High Hill Harbour" and travel for 3 km. Keep watch on you right hand side for a large trail head sign with a small parking area. *

Riverview Hiking Trail

In the community of Longlac, turn onto Forestry Road (located on the right traveling from the West and on the left traveling from the East). Make a left turn onto Riverview Street and proceed to the end of the street. Make your way to the north east end of Riverview Campground where the trail entrance is located

Palisades Hiking Trail

The Pijtawabik Palisades Hiking Trail attracts year round visitors as you trek up to heights over 500ft. Marvel in the pristine wonder of thunderous waterfalls and fantastic views that this scenic destination has to offer.

*Approximately 40 km Northeast of Nipigon on Highway 11 turn right at the blue and white highway sign identifying the trail entrance. The parking area is located 200 m from the highway.*

MacLeod Provincial Park

The MacLeod Provincial Park in Geraldton offers a 1 kilometer trail that passes through a forest of Trembling Aspen, the prominent tree in the park. Much of the original forest was destroyed by fire in 1939. A trail guide is available that explains forest succession.​