During the rugged 10 km trek hikers enjoy spectacular views from three lookouts over Nipigon Bay on Lake Superior, and later relax on the leisurely portion of the trail beside the Nipigon River and its wetlands.
This year, the hike takes place on Saturday, September 28th. Park your vehicle at the Nipigon Marina for 8:30 am, catch a shuttle bus to the NIPIGON COMMUNITY CENTRE for registration and a light breakfast. Beginning at 9:30, buses will start shuttling hikers to the Red Rock trailhead where they can begin the hike.
There will be NO LUNCH provided. We encourage hikers to visit participating local restaurants receive 15% off their meal, valid September 28th, 2019 only.
This is a challenging wilderness trail, with rugged terrain and long stairs. Appropriate hiking footwear and clothing is strongly recommended. An intermediate fitness level is required to complete this hike.
**NEW** THE FAMILY HIKE, presented by the Nipigon Family Health Team, will follow our new PORTAGE TRAIL to the new Bridgeview Lookoutt, under the NIpigon River Bridge, to the Lagoon, finishing at the marina.
**NEW** Plan to JOIN US on the Friday evening for a FALL COLOURS PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP with Colin Crowell followed by an all you can eat taco bar and beer tasting “BITES & BREWS” at the Edge Arts Studio & Gallery. Details TBA. Tickets on sale soon.
How To Participate
PLEDGE FORMS available and REGISTRATION opening soon.
TO QUALIFY FOR TOP FUNDRAISING PRIZES, WE MUST RECEIVE YOUR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT BY SEPTEMBER 20th at 4:00 PM.
Click below to register and pay online.
Registration/Pledge Form | Liability Waiver
Complete the registration/pledge form and liability waiver, and submit with payment to the Nipigon Municipal Office.
Mail your completed form and waiver, along with cheque or money order to:
Hike For Health
PO Box 158 Nipigon, ON
**NEW** To qualify for major prizes, your registration and pledge money must be received NO LATER than September 20th, 2019, at 4 pm.
2019 Registration/Pledge forms and liability waivers can be downloaded above, or can be picked up in Nipigon at:
Zechner’s Food Mart
Or in Red Rock at: