Local outfitters offer exceptional services for guided or self-guided adventures. #PaddleON

Sleeping Giant offers 40 backcountry campsites which are scattered along the hiking trail system, nestled within the rugged interior or along the shores of Lake Superior. Enjoy incredible views from the Top of the Giant Trail and Thunder Bay Lookout. Be awed by the many spectacular geological features such as the ‘Sea Lion’ and Tee Harbour.  

Find great backcountry paddling experiences at Ontario Parks. 

For information on park fees and reservations, click here.

About Trish Manning

Trish Manning is an adventure travel writer and the content coordinator for Ontario Outdoor Adventures. She is an avid outdoor person who loves to hike, paddle, SUP, snowshoe, cross-country ski and explore Ontario's great outdoors with her golden retriever, Daisy.

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