Harbour Loop
This Coastal Woodland area is the eastern most section of the Boom Camp site. The focus of the interpretation on this trail loop is significant timbering heritage and history of the area. The trail is 3.1KM, starting at the east pavilion and looping through forest area, extending all the way out to the shore of Lake Huron.

Woodland Loop
Shoreline Geology is the primary focus of this loop with interpretive information on the unique geological formations that gave rise to early mining and logging activities in the region. The trail is 5.3 Km long extending out from the east pavilion with two scenic look out areas overlooking the wetland areas and Lake Huron.

Delta Loop
This 3.7 Km loop starts at then end of the woodland loop and extends to the west pavilion going through the birds-foot delta at the mouth of the Mississagi River forms a diverse ecosystem rich in recreational interest and ecological resources. Additional interpretation is provided regarding the logging/booming operations, historical watershed use as a recreational resource and trade route, and functioning of the wetland complex. The Boom Camp Beach lies directly within the birds foot delta and provides opportunities for beach combing, driftwood hunting, and wildlife viewing

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BOOM CAMP TRAILS characteristics

Length: 12 km of trails in 3 loops.
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Gravel and Natural
Trail use: Hiking, Cross-country skiing, and Cycling
Accessibility Notes: None
Fees: Fees in winter for cross country skiing

Flora & Fauna:

Sweet Gale Shrub

Amenities: None

Attractions: interpretive Signage, Lookout

Town of Blind River

Find it: At the west end of Blind River turn South off Highway 17 onto Industrial Road, proceed to Pigeon Drive, turn West on Pigeon Drive, then South over the canal to the pavilion. Watch for the large blue signs along the way!

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 46.1788050
Longitude: -82.9802730


Photo credits:

Don Knight