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Address: | Heron Bay, Ontario P0T 1R0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 807-229-0801
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The hidden gem of Lake Superior’s north shore, Pukaskwa will transform...

The hidden gem of Lake Superior’s north shore, Pukaskwa will transform eventhe most seasoned traveller. Rugged coastlines, serene sunsets, anddramatic Lake Superior vistas await.Home to Ontario’s premier wilderness hiking trail, the Coastal HikingTrail, the park also offers car campers unparalleled solitude and privacyat Hattie Cove Campground. In the Anishnaabe Camp, visitors can immersethemselves in local aboriginal culture through ceremonies and workshops.

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Fantastic trails, wildlife and scenery

We only stayed the 1 night in Pukaskwa national park, but there some of the best trails we've seen in Canada. We managed to complete almost all of the trails except the suspension... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We only stayed the 1 night in Pukaskwa national park, but there some of the best trails we've seen in Canada. We managed to complete almost all of the trails except the suspension bridge trail in a few hours and had great fun. There was a combination of rocks, forests, lakes and beaches along the way and informative sign posts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We did the coastal trail over 5 days this summer. What an experience! It was magnificent - hard, even brutal at times, technical in many parts, solitary, but over all of this it was a life-affirming experience. Just the camp sites alone were worth the walk - individual pitches on lovely beaches with unbelievable sunsets with their own fire ring,... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Last year I had the opportunity to hike the Coastal Trail. This experience was amazing and provided a lifetime of memories (including some of the most incredible camping spots on Lake Superior). This year I returned to Pukaswka National Park, albeit for a much shorter visit, so I once again took up the first portion of the Coastal Trail (from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We spent three hours here. Started at the Visitor Center and from there went on a hike up to the Red Chairs and eventually out to Hattie's Cove Beach. The beach is awesome. Not many people around and it's very relaxing. Went for a swim. Water was a bit chilly but it's sandy and very relaxing. Walked around the Campsite... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing park. Firstly, the scenery is absolutely spectacular and more than worth the long drive to get there. I was pleasantly surprised by just how much there was to do though. There's very little information on the Parks Canada site but there were two organized activities every day. Add to that lots of great hikes (ranging from... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This park lives up to all the hype and expectation. We spent two days here, with Wawa as our basecamp. Words and pictures cannot describe this place. We hiked three trails; the 'Southern Headlands' gives the best views of Superior, while 'Manito Mikkana' gives you a sense of the forest, moss, plants and in some places actually looks like a... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights in the park. Planned on geocaching and a medium-difficulty hike. We did both and more. The kids got 'Explorer' booklets and had a lot of fun checking out different aspects of the park. I was very impressed and proud of my Canadian tax dollars for such a well put together, educational and experiential booklet. I thought the... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

My family (two adults plus boys ages 13 and 10) just spent about a week in Pukaskwa during the first part of July. It was absolutely the best hiking trip I've ever taken in my life. We spent two nights tenting in the Hattie Cove campground. Trash and recycling were very conveniently located by the washrooms. They also had free... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Spent three days in the campground. Stunning driftwood beaches and trails. The trek out to the White River trail bridge is worth the hassle. The visitors centre is fantastic and picturesque, staff were very very friendly. Be aware that the campground is small and just at the tip of the park, it is first come-first-serve only. If you do not... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

There are few very nice short trails that do not require huge efforts and provide magnificent views on lakes Superior and Halfway.

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