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The Township of Dorion is the perfect place for a Superior Picnic Adventure. “Canyon Country” is home to the breathtaking Ouimet Canyon, the Hurket Conservation Area, and the Canyon Country Co-op, where you’ll find local products and unique treasures. Use the suggested itinerary below to start planning your adventure in Dorion!
920 Highway 11/17
Grab a delicious picnic lunch of your choice. The Grill Shack offers food that is perfect to accompany you on your Dorion/Hurkett picnic Adventure.
The turnoff is just 1 km west of The Grill Shack on Highway 11/17, follow the signs. Hurkett Cove Conservation Area is located right on Lake Superior, there is a sheltered picnic pavilion with interpretive information. There is ample parking and an outhouse on site. Don’t forget your swimsuit, just in case it’s warm enough to brave the Big Lake! Lakehead Region Conservation Authority is the steward of this beautiful area.
This is a beautiful in and out trail that is about 2 km total. It’s an area famous for its variety of birds, and is a main site for the annual Dorion Birding Festival.
Hurkett Cove Nature Trail
Hurkett Cove Conservation Area
Canyon Country Co-op