Old Dog Trail (Mikisew PP)

South River


The Old Dog Trail is a short hike through the lowland forest of Mikisew Provincial Park. Ash trees, red maple, and many wildflowers are abundant along the trail. The easy grade of this trail makes it suitable for people of all ages.

Trailhead UTM 615631 mE x 5074960 mN
Ownership Ministry of Natural Resources – Ontario Parks
Management Mikisew Provincial Park
Length 0.8 km
Activities Hiking
Amenities Parking, Picnic Area, Washrooms
Difficulty Easy
Fees Park-entry Fee

Rules for Use

  • motorized travel and bicycles are prohibited
  • appropriate footwear is a necessity
  • pets must be leashed at all times
  • park entry permit is required for trail use


From the HWY 11/17 junction near Seymour Street, head southeast on HWY 11 for about 57 km (35.4 mi). Turn right at Marie Street and right at Eagle Lake Road. Continue on Eagle Lake Road for 13 km (8.1 mi), and turn left at Park Road South. Take a left 1.5 km (0.93 mi) later towards the Provincial Park.

For More Information

Mikisew Provincial Park
301 Park Rd S, South River, ON
(705) 386-7762

The vast network of trails we celebrate exist on the traditional lands and waterways of the Anishinaabe people within the territory protected by the Robinson Huron Treaty of 1850 and Williams Treaties of 1923.