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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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We stayed at Pukaskwa during our trip around Lake Superior. We were able to book all other... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Amazing nature

The area is pretty much empty and wild and majestic. The lake is cold and gigantic. The trees are... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Tromso, Norway
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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 27 December 2017

We stayed at Pukaskwa during our trip around Lake Superior. We were able to book all other campsites except for this one; this is a first come, first serve park (which was somewhat nerve-wracking). Having spent our previous days camped right on the water's edge,...More

Thank WoodOK
Reviewed 25 December 2017

The area is pretty much empty and wild and majestic. The lake is cold and gigantic. The trees are massive and local inhabitants and park workers are friendly. I think that anyone wishing for a return to nature experience would love this area.

Thank Arctic_Lyon
Reviewed 3 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 29 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 AceDbailey
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 8 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 28 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 1 August 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank menachemle
Reviewed 28 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
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Kathy F
19 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?