Talus lake - Hiking Trail Information

City: Thunder Bay
Region: Sleeping Giant Provincial Park
Province/State: Ontario
Country: Canada

Trail Details

Difficulty
Difficulty
Moderate
Time
Time
4 - 5 hours
Round Trip
Round Trip Distance
12 km
Elevation Gain
Elevation Gain
500 m
Camping
Camping
Yes
Public Transit
Public Transit?
No
Dog Friendly
Dog Friendly
Yes
Kid Friendly
Kid Friendly
Yes

Talus Lake Trail Map

Another of Sleeping Giant’s classic routes, Talus Lake Trail is accessed from Kabeyun Trail, at Tee Harbour, and leads from Sleeping Giant to Thunder Mountain. Expect steep cliffs, scenic beaches, pleasant meadow and even a waterfall along the route.

Hikers can follow this trail all the way to Thunder Mountain. Leading through forested areas and passing by lakes, meadows, cliffs and a small waterfall, this out-and-back route is home to assorted wildlife, especially deer and moose.

HOW TO GET TO TALUS LAKE

Talus Lake is located approximately 85 km outside of Thunder Bay. The trailhead is at Kabeyun Trail at Tee Harbour.

FROM THUNDER BAY

Drive out of Thunder Bay and head east. Stay on Trans-Canada Hwy E/ON-11 E/ON-17 Eand ON-587 S, driving towards Silver Islet, for 80 km. Park on the left.

View a map of driving directions to Talus Lake.

 

Additional Info

CAMPING AT TALUS LAKE

There are approximately 40 backcountry campsites scattered throughout Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, as well as other, more maintained campgrounds.

DOGS AT TALUS LAKE

Dogs are permitted on-leash.

TOILETS AT TALUS LAKE

Flush toilets are available at the campground and the Visitor's Centre.

 

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