Nature Trails near Mindemoya, Ontario

Welcome to Mindemoya!

Mindemoya is a hamlet in the Municipality of Central Manitoulin.

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island.

Geographically located along the Island’s southern shore, the Municipality of Central Manitoulin is indeed situated at “the heart of it all” on beautiful Manitoulin Island and offers many diverse attractions and unique landmarks. Treasure Island is a jewel set in the turquoise waters of Lake Mindemoya. The long sandy beach at Providence Bay features an accessible boardwalk, a huge playground, and the Harbour Centre. Lake Manitou is the largest and deepest lake on Manitoulin Island and is used year round for fishing, boating and snowmobiling.

The community of Mindemoya, located in the middle of the Municipality, hosts the business and service centre of Central Manitoulin. The downtown core and near residential area is also serviced with municipal water and sewage systems.

Some of Ontario's best hiking trails and nature trails are near Mindemoya.

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The Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy (EBC) built this trail in 2007 through its reserve to link the Cup and Saucer and the Perch Lake Escarpment. See a rare domed bog. Location: Park at the Cup and Saucer parking lot and walk east on Bidwell Road a few hundred yards....


Eighteen km west of Little Current, just off Hwy 540 on the Bidwell Road, is the well-known Cup and Saucer trail. With its dramatic 70 metre cliffs and breathtaking views, up to 12km of hiking trails, and a 2km adventure trail, it is one of the most popular trails in...


This trail follows roads beside the shore and includes the Budd property. Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy is a charitable land trust whose role is to help you conserve land. Our reserves protect 6,000 acres, 11 km of Great Lakes shoreline and at least 31 rare and...


Recently doubled in length, M’Chigeeng includes two trails, one along the bottom of the bluff and the other going to the very top. The Bear Caves and Fossil Rock Point are two spots of interest. The top of the bluff offers outstanding views of the North Channel. The...


Right off one of Mindemoya’s main streets, Hwy 542, Wagg’s Woods is located almost directly across the street from the municipal office and library building. Features maple, basswood, birch and ash. Moss climbs the cliffs which are part of the Niagara escarpment....