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Whitestone Lake Recreational Trail

Hiking Trail Skiing Snowshoe Trail Biking Trail

Location Access off North Meadowcove Road
Trailhead UTM not available
Ownership Crown Land
Management Municipality of Whitestone
Length 2.9 km
Difficulty easy to moderate, some steep sections
Activities hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing
Amenities lookout
Surface natural

Rules for Use

  • The trail lies on Crown Property, regulated by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.

Safety Considerations

  • Hunters may be present along the trail


The Whitestone Lake Recreational Trail makes a 2.9 km loop through a diverse mixed forest with towering hemlock and vibrant oak trees. It is a steep climb to the lookout with sections where the trail’s surface may be loose. Sturdy footwear is recommended. Allow 2-3 hours to complete the loop.

The forest is a shared resource available for a variety of users. Caution is required during open hunting season from October to December each year. Please respect private property.


Off of Highway 124 (that runs east and west between Parry Sound and Sundridge) take Highway 520 North towards Ardbeg. Turn left onto Whitestone Lake Road which is the third road on the left off of Highway 520. Follow the road straight to North Meadowcove Road.  The parking area and trailhead sign are on the north side of the road. The trail access is approximately 800m from the parking lot.




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