This challenging walking trail, 5 km in length, traverses a wide variety of ecosystems. In winter, there are 5 and 8 km groomed trails for x-coutnry skiing.
Most striking is the abundance of local wild life, particularly beavers. Testimony to the busy lives of the local animals is a giant beaver dam some six feet high.
The trail crosses the original railway bed that was built through the Sudbury area at the turn of the last century.
It was while this railway was being built that valuable nickel and copper mineral deposists were dicovered that have made Greater Sudbury "geologically" famous.
This trail is part of the Greater Sudbury Trail system known as Rainbow Routes. The mission of the Rainbow Routes is to develop and preserve trail for the betterment of the people of the City of Sudbury, and the enjoyment of visitors and nature lovers alike.
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For more information on the great sport of snowshoeing please see our partner Snowshoe Canada
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