This nice short loop starts at the Little Hawk Lake Access Point and continues north through Blackcat Lake. It then curves back south through Clear Lake, Big Hawk Lake, and finishes back at Little Hawk Lake Access Point. It is a short 1-2 day route, and has experienced heavy impact due to large group traffic flow. Trips may start from one of several access points throughout the area. Some of the routes are loops.
Most access points are unsupervised. Recommendations include having a map of the area, being prepared for inclement weather and emergencies, having alternate plans and practicing ‘no trace camping’. When using area routes and campsites please note that current conditions, signage and restrictions are variable.
Please inform someone of your trip schedule and details before leaving home. Several routes are available depending on availability of time, fitness, equipment and skill level.
For more information please visit this link, https://www.algonquinhighlands.ca/residents/trails.php
The Ontario Trails Council is pleased to provide information on canoe routes, in the development of the website we acknowledge the significant material posted by the Township of Algonquin Highlands on its website, which we utilized in part, in the addition of this trail. For more complete information on this water route, be sure to check https://www.algonquinhighlands.ca/residents/water-trails.php
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