Black Forest Trails
|Location||Highway 11 North|
|Trailhead UTM||663361 mE x 5128309 mN|
|Ownership||City of North Bay|
|Management||City of North Bay|
|Length||1 km – 1.5 km / 0.62 mi – 0.93 mi|
|Surface||natural setting; bark sections|
|User Fee||membership fees or day-use fees are due to the Ski Club for use of the trails in the winter months|
|Number of Portages||9|
|Access Points||there are access points from well-developed gravel roads all along the River’s south shore, and at Trout Lake|
Rules for Use
- park is open from 8:00am until dusk daily – overnight parking is prohibited
- be mindful of other users
- use designated trails only
- do not disturb wildlife
- pets must remain leashed at all times and remember to clean up after them
- collection of any plant, animal, rock, or any other natural item is prohibited
- please do not litter – this is your trail!
- beware or natural hazards
- regularly throughout the season
Open May through October, the trail loops through a towering red and white pine forest stand. A series of interpretive signs along the way portray information about the forest’s history, tree stands and wildlife found in the park. The trail offers a perfect outing for educational groups, as well as individuals.
From the HWY 11/17 junction near Seymour Street, head northeast on HWY 11/17 and turn right onto HWY 11/Algonquin Avenue. The parking lot is approximately 9.5 km up HWY 11.