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Pukaskwa Coastal Trail is a 35.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Marathon, Ontario, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 35.1 miles Elevation Gain: 3,763 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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5 months ago

Definitely a full day hike but well worth it. be careful what time of year you go, my group and I got in between a mother bear and her cub in late Spring!! Always remember you're in THEIR home! but spray and bear bells are very important.

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7 months ago

amazing!!

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8 months ago

Nous avons fait la partie qui part du visitor centre jusqu’au pont suspendu. La randonnée fût difficile moralement car il y a énormément de passages boueux avec de très grandes flaques d’eau à passer et des moustiques ( même avec une bonne protection ce fût un cauchemar). Le sentier est principalement dans la forêt, il est assez glissant , il y a un passage dans des marécages qui est vraiment beau et agréable. Le passage du pont est très beau à voir. Nous avons pu observer des aigles dans un nid.

Tue Oct 16 2018

A beautiful hike! Keep your eyes on the ground and you’ll spot some arctic alpine plants thanks to the unique climate Superior creates. The White River Suspension Bridge is a real treat at the end!

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Thu Aug 23 2018

August 3-9, 2018 pukaskwa Costal Trail Hike. The Pukaskwa Costal Trail is very challenging and rugged 60km wilderness trail. There are no trail markers and you need to follow rock carins to stay on course. The only road access is at the campground at Hatti Cove from where I took the boat shuttle to the end at North Swallow and hiked my way out. I have been wanting to hike this trail for a number of years and finally resolved to do it for my 50th birthday. The Costal Trail Hike was truly a trip of a lifetime for me. This was my longest backpacking trip and setting out to do it solo was a challenge in itself. I can tell you that this trail does not come close to touching anything that I have hiked before. The hike was phenomenal. Every aspect from the physical challenge to the spectacular views and incredible campsites completely blew me away. I met some awesome people on the trail and left with a feeling that it was a great privilege to spend the time in such a special place.

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Wed Aug 22 2018

Also known as the White Water Suspension Bridge Trail. 7.8km hike each way. Beautiful trail with varying types of terrain and scenery. Difficult route, be prepared to climb over a lot of rocks. Most difficult part is within the first/last 4.5km (as it is a there and back route). At 4.5km point is a backcountry campsite right on the water that is beautiful. Great break point. The suspension bridge overhanging the falls/rapids at the end is absolutely breathtaking and made the whole experience worth it! Did this hike at the end of May so we were the only ones on the trail, however, if you plan to camp, Pukaswa is very cold that time of year!

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