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Mattawa Trails

The Mattawa-Ottawa River area is famous for its Voyageur heritage and spectacular scenery.  Canoe trippers return year after year to make this memorable trip, following a 600 million year-old geological fault that cuts through steep rock faced cliffs and historical portages.  Mountain bikers will especially like the challenging terrain they face on one of many trails that are found throughout the Mattawa area.

All trailhead coordinates are listed metrically, and projected as UTM NAD’83 Zone 17.

Detailed trail information is available in the Trail Guide for Healthy Living.  To purchase a copy, visit our office or click here or in the Mattawa Voyageur Country map available here.

Amable du Fond Canoe Route
Length: 84 km / 52.2 mi   Activities: canoe   Locations: from South River to Mattawa

Eau Claire Gorge Conservation Area
Length: 2.75 km / 1.7 mi   Activities: hike, snowshoe

Etienne Trail System
(Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park)
Length: 2.5 to 9 km / 1.6 to 5.6 mi   Activities: hike, snowshoe

Forestry Research Trail
(Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park)
Length: 1 to 2 km / 0.62 to 1.2 mi   Activities: hike, snowshoe

Kag Trail
(Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park)
Length: 2.5 km / 1.6 mi   Activities: hike, snowshoe

Mattawa River
Length: 58 km / 36 mi   Activities: canoe   Locations: from North Bay to Mattawa

Mattawa Rural Road Route
Length: 25 km / 15.5 mi   Activities: bike

Nature’s Harmony Ecolodge Trails
Length: 12 km / 7.5 mi   Activities: cross-country ski, snowshoe, hike, bike, horseback ride

Voyageur Multi-Use Trails System
Length: over 200 km / 125 mi   Activities: ATV, mountain bike, horseback ride

Wabashkiki Trail
(Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park)
Length: 1 km / 0.62 mi   Activities: hike, snowshoe

Voyageur Cycling Route

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