About the trail

Located at the end of Beach Rd, the Bebamikawe Memorial Trail is an easy to moderate 14km stacked looped trail with scenic lookouts along the Niagara Escarpment. The Trail system consists of an Outdoor Fitness Park with 1.5km double tract trail complete with five outdoor fitness stations. The hiking trail has over 12km of single tract wilderness class trail and incorporates up to 800m of double tract trail that can accommodate mountain bikes. Users can enjoy three scenic lookouts overlooking the North Channel and Georgian Bay with educational signage detailing the Anishinaabek history and connection to the land.

How to get there

From highway 6 – Take Meredith street to Cardwell street turning into Wikwemikong way. Take a right on Maple Street and right onto Beach Rd. Follow for 4 km to the end of Beach Rd.

Bebamikawe Memorial Hiking Trail

Anishnaabek Interpretive Experience

Starting at the seven clan dodems, this new interpretive experience takes you up the warriors trail with traditional plant signage describing one of the most diverse plant ecosystems in North America. A new audio app is expected to launch in 2021 that will enhance the user experience by offering five audio stories and Anishinaabemowin plant translations.

Outdoor Culinary Space

Located at the trailhead users can book this space to enjoy outdoor cookouts with family and friends. Advance booking is required.

Enjoy Manitoulin Islands’ only professionally built trail system during all four seasons.

Fitness Trail

The Outdoor Fitness Park section of the trail is a 1.5 km double track, granular surfaced trail with five fitness stations equipped with outdoor fitness equipment so that trail users can take advantage of resistance training in a scenic natural environment. Take a break halfway through and enjoy the crisp breeze off the Lake Huron shoreline.

Bebamikawe Memorial Permit Fees

Parking Permit

$500 (per vehicle)+ processing fee
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Culinary Space Permit

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