Stepping Stones


Photo: Discovery Routes


The Stepping Stones trails are an informal network of hiking trails located on crown lands and within the Mattawa River Provincial Park boundaries. While the trails are not formally managed by an organized group, volunteers keep the trails open year-round for hiking in the summer and snowshoeing and fat biking in the winter months.

A trails map is available at multiple locations along the network and by contacting

Access to the trails is either from the Mattawa River or three walk in access points located on public road allowances

  1. at the end of Stepping Stones Lane
  2. next to the driveway at 944 Macpherson Drive (trail sign & 2 parking spaces cleared on roadside)
  3. at the end of Johnson Road

Several other access points on MacPherson Drive are through private property

Ownership Crown Land/ Ontario Parks
Management no formal management
Length 1.4 - 3.4 km
Seasons All Season

Rules for Use

Respect private property


Parking is available at the Township of East Ferris public boat launch at the west end of MacPherson Drive in Corbeil. From the parking lot it is a short walk to the trailhead at the end of Step Stone Lane.

For More Information

For a copy of the trails map and GPS data, send an email to

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.