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Backcountry Closure Alert: Due to increased forest fire activity in Quetico’s backcountry and smoke impacts, the backcountry of Quetico Provincial Park is closed to all travel and camping effective August 17, 2021. Visit Ontario Parks for updated information. 

Quetico Trail

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About the Trail

The 140 km Quetico Trail joins the Omimi Trail and travels through Quetico Provincial Park, a wilderness park that is world renowned for back woods camping and canoeing.
 
The Quetico Trails travels from Cache Bay at the southern park entrance and continues through the center of the park to the north, at Pickerel Lake. 
 
From Pickerel Lake there is a small loop to connect to the park visitor center at French Lake. 
 
The route then returns west to Batchewaung Bay and continues north to the Park boundary at Nym Lake joining with the Maukinak Trail and Atikokan.

Trail Conditions

Always check with local contacts, provincial parks, and weather reports to confirm conditions.

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Trip Planning Resources

 
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Download the OVERDUE App for access to the Path of the Paddle routes and many more features!

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National Topographic System Maps

Browse a listing of the National Topographic System Maps that cover the Path of the Paddle route. These paper maps are available at over 900 private dealers across Canada (per Government of Canada).

Explore Path of the Paddle as part of the 
Trans Canada Trail

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