Chaudière and Tikibi trails at Dokis First Nation are connected by a series of looping trails. Chaudière Trail is accessed at the Marina at Charlie’s Bay. This 2.6 km trail has beautiful views of the French River and takes hikers past the famous Chaudière Dam.
Discover the Upper French River’s wilderness, rapids and wild scenery on the 2.8 km Tikibi Trail, accessible from the Band office. Interpretive signs describe the local plants and history.
An easily accessible Trail Permit is required for all trails at Dokis First Nation. Campsites are also available.
Backroads Bill Steer recounts the legends of the trails and their importance to Dokis First Nation in his article: Nature Trail and Legend – Dokis – Lake Nipissing West – Hwy. 64
Trailhead UTM 552691 mE x 5121907 mN
Ownership Dokis First Nation
Management Dokis First Nation
Length 3+ km
From the HWY 11/17 junction near Seymour Street, take HWY 17 west for 56 km (34.8 mi). Turn left at HWY 64, and travel for 39.5 km (24.5 mi) until you reach Dokis Reserve Road. Turn left, and follow the road for about 26 km (16 mi) until you reach Dokis.