by Richard Boon
Local hiking enthusiast, Richard Boon, provides a guide to hiking the Sleeping Giant, noting Ontario’s largest network of hiking trails is located in Sleeping Giant Provincial Park a short drive outside of Thunder Bay.
Sleeping Giant Provincial Park
The park, located on the Sibley Peninsula about an hour outside Thunder Bay, features more than 100 kilometres (62 miles) of trails, giving it the longest trail system of any Provincial Park in Ontario.
Whether you’re a beginner looking to gain a little experience, or you’re a seasoned hiker in search of new adventures, there is a trail that will suit your skill level and reward you with thrilling scenery, glimpses of wildlife, or hidden treasures such as secluded sandy beaches.