Hike to Sturgeon Falls

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A short but rugged hike into Sturgeon Gorge, culminating in a powerful 25 ft waterfall.

The Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness is a remote and scenic section of the Ottawa National Forest.

This trail descends steeply into Sturgeon Gorge to reach the falls – prepare to tackle the same elevation on your way out! There is also camping near the falls.

Photo Credit: Larry McGahey

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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Spring, Summer, Autumn

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1.5 Miles



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