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Old Growth White Pine Trail

Hiking Trail

Location Marten River Provincial Park, 2860 Hwy 11 North
Trailhead UTM 590965 mE x 5175497 mN
Ownership Ministry of Natural Resources – Ontario Parks
Management Marten River Provincial Park
Length 4.8 km / 3 mi
Difficulty moderate
Activities hiking
Amenities parking, interpretive signage, public beach, washrooms
Surface compacted soil, marshland
User Fee a park-entry fee is charged to access the trails within the park

Rules for Use

  • motorized travel and bicycles are prohibited
  • appropriate footwear is a necessity
  • pets must be leashed at all times
  • park entry permit is required for trail use

Maintenance

  • annually

Additional Information

Ontario Provincial Parks are generally open from the May long weekend until Thanksgiving each year, though these dates may vary depending on the Park. For exact operating dates, please contact Ontario Parks at 1-888-ONT-PARK, or call the Marten River Provincial Park directly at (705) 892-2200.

Description

This trail located in Marten River Provincial Park, features 300 year-old pines and passes a unique black spruce bog. Interpretive signs explain the ecology of the bog and identify tree and plant species along the way. While visiting this trail, you can take the opportunity to canoe along the Marten River

Directions

From the HWY 11/17 junction near Seymour Street, head northwest. Turn right at Algonquin Avenue/HWY 11. Continue to follow the highway for about 56 km (34.8 mi) until you reach the Provincial Park.

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