A complimentary trail guide is available from the Timmins Chamber of Commerce, or the Mattagami Region Conservation Authority office located at 100 Lakeshore Road in Timmins.
Also known as the Mattagami River Trail, the Bridge to Bridge Trail runs along both banks of the Mattagami between Algonquin Boulevard to the south and Lafleur Drive to the north. It is integrated into the Waterfront Trail at the Mattagami boat launch and the Scout Rock Trial through Denise Park.
The Waterfront Trail runs along an abandoned railway track bed from the Mattagami River through residential areas to the downtown business core.
Scout Rock Trail joins the Golden Springs and Gillies Lake promenade at the corner of Highway 655 and Ross Avenue.
This trail circles around Gillies Lake and features a playground and supervised beach area for swimming.
Running along Porcupine Lake, this trail can be accessed at any point around the lake. The White Water Front Beach has an unsupervised beach area for swimming and a playground.
One of the most recent additions to the trail network is the 8.5 km Rotary Trail running between Schumacher and South Porcupine.
The Golden Springs Trail is named after the natural springs located just south of the Hersey Lake Conservation Area.
This trail circles around Porcupine Lake from South Porcupine to Porcupine.
The Lion’s Walk Trail provides an ideal walk that loops between Timmins and Schumacher.
The trailhead for this walk is at Highway 655 across from the Ross Avenue intersection. Hersey Lake also has a beach area for swimming, with a day use fee from early June to late August.
The Mattagami River flows 440 km North from its source southwest of the City of Timmins to join the Missinaibi River. Both rivers empty into James Bay via the Moose River. The river flows through the City of Timmins, as well as the Town of Smooth Rock Falls.
High Falls is a series of rapids and waterfalls with a total drop of about 40 meters. It can also be approached by walking, biking, or cross country skiing in the winter along a 12 km trail that begins at Dalton Road just before the descending into the Grassy River Valley about 26 km from the Timmins Chamber of Commerce Information Centre.
The launch is at Redstone River Bridge on Stringer’s Road Falls and flows to the Redstone. This river can cause difficulty due to beaver dams.
Begins at Highway 144 and flows to Malette Bridge. This canoe route is only recommended for expert canoeists due to many rapids.
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