Thomas P. Murray Recreational Trails

This system of 6 hiking paths winds its way through the Radcliffe hills, enjoying several scenic vistas, ponds, swamps and rock outcroppings. Trails have varied skill levels, so be aware of the changing conditions.

Begin your journey at 374 Long Lake Rd, Barry’s Bay.   The trailhead is identified with a Black #62 sign on a tree for Gun Mountain Trail, which takes you to Tom’s lookout.

Crooked Slide Trail   Extending from the area’s famous and picturesque park to McGillivray Trail and Lookout, this trail can be easily hiked/walked. Length: 1.25 km.

Drohan’s Trail  A challenging trail with a variety of terrain. Take note of the ponds, creeks and rock outcroppings along the route. Length: 4.5 km

Gun Mountain Trail   Climb the hill to the top of the mountain to enjoy the view from Tom’s Lookout. Varied terrain and steep inclines. Length: 1.7 km

McGillivray Trail & Lookout Our most difficult trail featuring very steep hills. Also one of our most beautiful lookouts. An alternate, easier route to the lookout can be found south of Long Lake Rd. Length: 3.5 km

Red Pine Trail  An easy to moderate trail, extending to the base of Tom’s Lookout. Length: 4.2 km

Tom’s Trail  An easy stroll with moderate hills, enjoy this trek along a scenic beaver pond. Length: 2 km

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Thomas P. Murray Recreational Trails characteristics

Length: 6 Trails totalling 17 km
Difficulty: Difficult (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking, Mountain biking, Snowmobiling, and Equestrian
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: None

Attractions: Lookouts

Township of Madawaska Valley Phone: 866-222-8699/613-756-2747

Find it: 374 Long Lake Rd, Barry's Bay, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 45.4119110
Longitude: -77.6045590