This historic colonization road is part of the Trans Canada Trail System. It has been nicknamed “Ontario’s Ghost Road”. This road formed a 110 km bond between Lake Rousseau in the south to Lake Nipissing in the north. It provides a tangible link to Almaguin’s colourful past.

Link to trail map showing proximity of other trails:


We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL USERS CODE.

Nearby towns and cities:

OLD NIPISSING ROAD characteristics

Length: 50 km
Difficulty: Difficult (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural and Paved
Trail use: Hiking and Cycling
Accessibility Notes: Partially wheelchair accessible.
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: None

Village of South River Phone: (705)386-2573

Find it: North side of intersection of Highways 124 and 510

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 45.6923760
Longitude: -79.6403150