Pukaskwa National Park

Facilities and Services

Coastal Hiking Trail

Coastal Hiking Trail
Coastal Hiking Trail © Parks Canada

The Coastal Hiking Trail is Ontario’s premier wilderness hiking experience. These 60 kms of Lake Superior’s wild north shore will transform even the most seasoned backpacker.

Camping area Distance from previous point Distance from Hattie Cove Hiking time (approx) # of campsites # of hikers accommodated
Hattie Cove Campground 0 0 0 67 plenty
Playter Harbour 4.5 4.5 2:00 hrs 1 8
White River 3.3 7.8 1:30 hrs 6 32
Willow River 8.6 16.4 5:00 hrs 5 36
Morrison Harbour 5.6 22.0 3:00 hrs 3 6
Fish Harbour 3.4 25.4 1:00 hr 3 16
Oiseau Bay 5.1 30.5 2:00 hrs 4 24
Fisherman's Cove 7.2 37.7 3:00 hrs 2 12
White Gravel River 7.1 45.8 4:00 hrs 3 16
White Spruce Harbour 3.1 48.9 1:30 hrs 1 8
Hideaway Lake 6.8 55.7 3:30 hrs 1 4
North Swallow River 4.0 59.7 2:00 hrs 1 8
Total 59.7 28:30 hrs 30 180

Outfitting and Water Taxi Services

Several local operators offer guided trips, equipment rentals, and water taxi services. For more information, contact the operators directly:

For more information, please call Pukaskwa National Park at 807-229-0801.