Top 4 Manitoulin Island Hikes
There are loads of hiking trails to choose from on Manitoulin island. The iconic Cup and Saucer trail is one of the best known but we wanted to share some of our other favourites below:
Cup and Saucer Trail
Twenty km west of Little Current, with ample parking and trailhead off Highway 540, 3 km past the Bidwell Road corner, is the well known Cup and Saucer trail. With its dramatic 70 metre cliffs and breathtaking views, up to 12km of hiking trails, and a 2km adventure trail, it is one of the most popular trails in Ontario. Anywhere from 1.5 to 4 hours. Spectacular views over both the North Channel and Lake Manitou.
Bebamikawe Memorial Trail
Located at the end of Beach Road in Wikwemikong, this trail is 14 km of easy to intermediate trails, spectacular lookouts and educational signage. The Outdoor Fitness Park section of the trail is a double track, granular surfaced trail with five fitness stations equipped with outdoor fitness equipment so that trail users can take advantage of resistance training in a scenic natural environment.
McLean's Park Trail
This verdant 100-acre park is located on New England Road, a sideroad off Hwy 6 mid-way between Manitowaning and South Baymouth. The park, about 3km along the New England Rd. features hiking trails based on ancient logging paths. Hardwood bush with some huge trees. The walk takes about 1.5 hours.
M'chigeeng Hiking Trail
M’chigeen Trail is a 4.7 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near M'Chigeeng 22, Ontario, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options.