– Discovery Routes Trails Organization - Discovery Routes is a not-for-profit trails organization that market and promotes recreational trails across the Near North region of Ontario.


Discovery Routes Trails Organization is pleased to announce that beautiful, new trail signage showcases the organized recreational trails across the region.

Thanks to financial contributions in excess of $200,000 from Industry Canada/ FedNor and the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario, and local contributions from the groups and agencies that manage the trails, recreational trails stretching from North Bay to Kearney, West Nipissing to Mattawa and all points in between are the beneficiaries of these beautiful, new trail signs.

Discovery Routes has developed Trail Signage Guidelines for the region.  DIscovery Routes Trail Signage Program Guidelines

Trail Information can be viewed 24 hours a day at the following locations

  • Mattawa Information Centre
  • Rutherglen ESSO on Hwy 17
  • The Dinner Bell Restaurant on Hwy 17 at Bonfield
  • North Bay Travel Information Centre on Hwy 11/17
  • Steve Omischl Sport Complex on Lakeshore Drive in North Bay
  • Kearney Community Centre
  • Magnetawan Hwy 520
  • Almaguin Highlands Information Centre
  • West Nipissing Information Centre
  • South River Information Centre

Trailhead Signs

Trailhead Locations




North Bay

Port Loring



South River Forgotten Trails


Sturgeon Falls


White Stone

Organized Trail Groups that missed out on this round of signage are invited to contact Discovery Routes Trails Organization at or by calling 705-472-8480 to find out about future trail signage opportunities.

Voyageur Cycling Route

Community Bicycle Education Program

Upcoming Trail Events

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