A leisurely drive or bike ride west on Hwy 548 out of Richards Landing will take visitors to the Stribling Point Nature Park with its forested hiking trails, waterfront and viewing station. In addition to the Sailors’ Encampment site further along Hwy 548, you will find excellent viewing points to watch freighters maneuver through the shipping channel along the Canada-U.S. border. At some points along Sailors’ Encampment one can view these large vessels from only a few hundred yards away.
The St. Joseph Island Marine Park at Stribling Point offers a rustic, natural experience with numerous forest trails. In the winter you can also snowshoe along the trail path. Whether it’s summer or winter, Stribling Point is a great place to watch huge tanker ships as they sail upstream to Lake Superior. Just up the street from the Marina, you’ll find Cenotaph Park. With huge shade trees, well maintained grass, park benches and picnic tables, you’ll have an opportunity to observe the World War I & II cenotaph and gain a new appreciation for the peace that envelops this park and community.

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Length: 2 km
Difficulty: (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking and Snowshoeing
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: Picnic tables

Attractions: None

Twsp of St. Joseph

Find it: St. Joseph Island east of Sault Ste Marie

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 46.2647080
Longitude: -84.1013090