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Voyageur Cycling Route

Voyageur Cycling Route

The newest addition to North Bay’s offerings for touring cyclists is the Voyageur Cycling Route. From end-to-end, the route spans 645 kilometres across Northeastern Ontario and will eventually connect to Ottawa. As the name suggests, the Voyageur Cycling Route pays...

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The Cove, Trout Lake

The Cove, Trout Lake

The Cove is an isolated beach area which makes for a beautiful place to swim and take in some of the natural scenery. The sand area is large and a great place for children to play in and lifeguards are on the premises. There is also a dock in the water for swimming.

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Marathon Beach, Lake Nipissing

Marathon Beach, Lake Nipissing

Whether you prefer napping in the sun, splashing in the water, building a sandcastle, enjoying a leisurely stroll or capturing that unforgettable sunset, there’s a beach that’s perfect for it right at the North Bay Waterfront.

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La Vase Portages Hiking Trails

La Vase Portages Hiking Trails

In 2012, the Conservation Authority, together with the Friends of La Vase, created a new walking trail at the northern reaches of the historic La Vase Portage. It allows enthusiasts to experience the tranquil waters of a portion of this passageway used by Voyageurs...

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Laurentian Escarpment

Laurentian Escarpment

The extensive network of trails leading out from the Conservation Authority is open to the public year-round offering spectacular views of the city and mixed terrain. The trails attract a variety of users from mountain bikers and dog walkers to school and community...

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Laurier Woods

Laurier Woods

Despite being surrounded by urban activity, Laurier Woods is a natural 240-acre haven in the heart of the city. Its preservation has been overseen by dedicated citizens of the Friends of Laurier Woods and the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority. Over time, a...

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Otter Lake

After Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake, Otter Lake is the largest lake in North Bay. The Otter Lake area is a pristine, undeveloped, very large natural area with exciting geographical and natural history. It is just 15 minutes from downtown North Bay, making this area...

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Kate Pace Way

Kate Pace Way

The Kate Pace Way is a paved pathway that connects North Bay's waterfront with the neighbourhoods and green spaces at the south end of the city. The trail was also recently designated as part of the Voyageur Cycling Route with cycling connections to other provincially...

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Kinsmen Trail

Kinsmen Trail

The Kinsmen Trail is a paved pathway winding along Chippewa Creek through the heart of North Bay. The trail makes use of streets along some sections, but frequent signage and pavement markings make navigation of the trail easy. The Chippewa Creek EcoPath follows 3.2...

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Duchesnay Falls

Duchesnay Falls

North Bay’s iconic Duchesnay Falls draws hundreds of hikers to the trails in every season. The access off Highway 17 offers the best vantage point to view the series of falls as they cascade down the escarpment. The trails can also be accessed from behind the...

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