COVID-19 RESPONSE:

The latest information from the Office of the Premier indicates that green spaces in parks, trails, ravines and Conservation Areas can remain open for walk through access, but individuals must maintain the safe physical distance of at least two metres (six feet) apart from others.

The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA) fully supports the public health recommendations that everyone stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19.

If you do continue to use our trails and Conservation Areas, you must:

  • maintain the minimum recommended physical distance from others,

  • keep dogs on-leash at all times and pick up after your pet, and

  • remove all of your garbage after visiting.

Benches and pavilions may be used, so long as minimum physical distancing of 2 metres is maintained. Washrooms remain closed until further notice. Washrooms will not be monitored or maintained.

Conservation Areas (including trails) are not being monitored or maintained; however, if you see any major damage, please email us at info@lakeheadca.com .

Little Trout Bay

1.0 km of trails
18.0 ha of land
Parking
Picnic Tables
BBQ Grill
Outdoor Privies
Pavilion
Boat Launch
Interpretive Facilities

Sparkling waters, a rugged landscape and a tree-clad coast line await you

Sparkling waters, a rugged landscape and tree-clad coasts are just some of the sights awaiting you at Little Trout Bay Conservation Area. The boat launch provides public access to Lake Superior south of the City of Thunder Bay. Little Trout Bay and the surrounding waters provide excellent fishing for salmon, pickerel, whitefish, rainbow trout and lake trout.

On-shore activities include picnic facilities and a hiking trail. A pavilion with picnic tables and displays was built in 2001-02.

In partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), the LRCA's newly-reopened Lookout Trail now connects to the NCC's James Duncan Nature Trail and Big Trout Bay Nature Reserve.  

BROCHURE

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Conservation Areas in the Lakehead Region are privately owned by the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA). They are not City Parks or Crown Land.
  • The LRCA pays property taxes on all land owned by the Authority, including Conservation Areas.
  • The LRCA maintains the trails, parking areas, boat launches and other facilities located within our Conservation Areas without the support of Federal or Provincial funding.
  • Your purchase of an Explore Card Parking Pass or payment of the $2.00 per vehicle parking fee supports development, maintenance and improvements to the LRCA’s existing trail networks, as well as general Conservation Area maintenance and upkeep.
  • A minimum $2.00 per vehicle parking fee is required.

Thank you in advance for your generous support. Our Conservation Areas depend on it.

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