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Pukaskwa National Park

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| Heron Bay, Ontario P0T 1R0, Canada
+1 807-229-0801
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Just fantastic

We were just there for a short stop. We hiked the south headlands trail and wow. We were there in... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Doug W
Nathrop, Colorado
Nice camping sites, incredible gorgeous hiking area!

We camped for 4 days at this park on which we hiked for 3 Days (2nights). The hike was a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
AceD B
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The hidden gem of Lake Superior’s north shore, Pukaskwa will transform eventhe most seasoned traveller. Rugged coastlines, serene sunsets, anddramatic Lake Superior vistas await.Home to Ontario’s premier wilderness hiking trail, the Coastal HikingTrail, the park also offers car campers unparalleled solitude and privacyat Hattie Cove Campground. In the Anishnaabe Camp, visitors can immersethemselves in local aboriginal culture through ceremonies and workshops.
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| Heron Bay, Ontario P0T 1R0, Canada
+1 807-229-0801

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We were just there for a short stop. We hiked the south headlands trail and wow. We were there in September during the week on a cool kind of misty day so it was quiet. It seemed like we had the place to ourselves. I...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We camped for 4 days at this park on which we hiked for 3 Days (2nights). The hike was a beautiful experience. The path is marked ever few meters so you know where you are going. The campsites throughout the hike are gorgeous as well....More

Thank AceD B
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This park is very beautiful. It's good for a day hike or even a week long backpacking trip. The trails are very nice. On each backpacking campsite they have a toilet and a bear bin. The park has a campground as well. It's definitely worth...More

Thank Sebastian K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The South Headlands Trail was one of the highlights of our three-week road trip along Lake Superior and Georgian Bay. The trail provides access to some awesome terrain in a remote wilderness park, yet the trailhead is just 14.7 km (13 minutes) south of the...More

Thank Jay_and_Rita
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We stopped at the park as a break on our way from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay. We really only had a chance to visit the park office, which was unfortunate. But we did have fun, the park office has free WiFi, so it...More

Thank Oilerman
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This park is just awesome. You're in a National park but you feel like you are like in a wild place. You cross animals everywhere, from small to bigger. Staff is very nice and speak both English and french. The trails are very wild too...More

Thank Axel R
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A phantastic place is the Pukaskwa National park in which you can camp and walk through lovely trailed. Dont miss it.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Great scenery, hikes of all lengths and difficulty levels, helpful staff, nice campground. For a quick stopover, I would suggest the southern headlands and beach trail - a beautiful view!

Thank dm1186
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Stopped here for an overnight on opening day (12 May this year) and the Hattie Cove campground was busy. Soft opening so the modern bathroom facilities weren't open (and summer staff were being trained). There's a few short hikes out onto the rocky points that...More

1  Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This park opens for camping and hiking on Victoria Day, but it does not fully open (visitor center, etc.) until July! Do they have to wait for black flies? The hiking is only accessible from the visitor center area but you quickly enter wilderness in...More

Thank Robert W
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Kathy F
18 September 2017|
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Response from dm1186 | Reviewed this property |
For 2 hours, I would suggest multiple shorter hikes to see a variety of sights. Maybe Headlands, Beach and the Fire Walk?
Sarah J
7 February 2017|
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Response from Marlene L | Reviewed this property |
You can reserve there I think. If it's a long weekend it might be busy but I've never seen in full up.