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Pukaskwa National Park


Sunset on the Coastal Hiking Trail at Pukaskwa National Park
The sandy shores of Horseshoe Beach make summertime memorable. © Parks Canada

Equal parts a cultural and natural wonderland, Pukaskwa combines authentic boreal wilderness with longstanding Anishinaabe culture. Families can treasure hunt on rocky shores and in the woods on a geocaching adventure. Day hikers will marvel at views from the White River Suspension Bridge. The sandy shores of Horseshoe Beach make summertime memorable. The Bimose Kinoomagewnan Trail shares important teachings of the Ojibway. And wilderness hiking and paddling routes put the untouched natural beauty of Pukaskwa on full display.

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Geocaching transforms the wilderness into a treasure hunt—fun for the whole family!
With a GPS in-hand, you can uncover Pukaskwa’s secrets on a geocaching adventure! There are six caches hidden amidst the park’s pine trees and rolling granite.

White River Suspension Bridge

Day-hike to Pukaskwa’s ultimate vista—a suspension bridge set high above a roaring waterfall.
Looking for a challenging and scenic day-hike? An impressive view from high above a roaring waterfall? The White River Suspension Bridge Trail beckons—a natural escape with an adrenaline-pumping twist.

Horseshoe Beach

Horseshoe Beach is an idyllic getaway to sandy shores, refreshing waters and summertime fun.
Lake Superior laps against a crescent of golden sand secluded by boreal forest and flanked with rolling granite. Smooth driftwood scatters the shore. Sandcastles beg to be built. Welcome to Horseshoe Beach—Pukaskwa’s best summer getaway.

Bimose Kinoomagewnan

Anishinaabe teachings come to life with a guided hike along the Bimose Kinoomagewnan Trail.
The spiritual connection between the Anishinaabe and their traditional lands is a celebrated and vital element of Pukaskwa. Discover teachings from this culture with a guided hike that blends splendid nature with rich heritage.

Pukaskwa's Backcountry

Remote wilderness awaits—experience Pukaskwa’s Coastal Hiking Trail and Coastal Paddling Route.
Fittingly, Ontario’s only wilderness national park offers two amazing backcountry experiences: hike across 60 kilometres of rugged and varied terrain, or paddle for a week or more along dramatic shoreline in Pukaskwa’s most remote region.

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