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Lac la Loche - Methye Portage Historic Trail

Lac la Loche - Methye Portage Historic Trail
Hiking Trails

Road access to La Loche; boat access required to trail head at Wallis Bay on Lac la Loche.

Northern Saskatchewan's longest and most historic portage trail spans the plateau linking the Churchill and Arctic watersheds. In 1778, the famous explorer, Peter Pond, guided by the Dene First Nations crossed this 20.5km trail, opening the first practical overland trade route to the Northwest. Plaque commemorating Peter Pond located at S end of the trail.

This one-way hiking trail extends from the NW end of Wallis Bay on Lac la Loche in a NW direction to the Clearwater River for 20.5km. ...
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Ministry Of Parks, Culture & Sport - Meadow Lake

Tel: (306) 236-7672
Email: Colette.Schmalz@gov.sk.ca
Website: http://www.saskparks.net/Default.aspx?DN=aa03fb3b-ba00-4128-a022-fd28546263f3

Length: 20.5km
Difficulty: Experienced
Trailhead GPS: La Loche (drive-in access) 56.5519N, -109.4952W; W end of Wallis Bay (boat access point) 56.5759N, -109.6902N

Hiking

Backcountry
Multi-day hiking

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