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Big Pines Trail Trail

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Big Pines Trail is a 2.9 km long, fairly level loop trail that visits spectacularly large, old growth White Pine and the remains of an 1880s logging camp. The guide discusses pine ecology and Park logging history.


2.9 km loop

Location Location

Big Pines Trail is located at km 40.3 of Highway 60. Latitude/Longitude: 45.580366°, -78.399013°

Difficulty Rating & Rationale


Ecology and History of White Pines in Algonquin

Features & Amenities

  • Old growth White Pines
  • Historic lumber camp remains (1880s)
  • Parking
  • Toilets

Trail Guide

Big Pines Trail Guide

Rules and Regulations

Protecting Visitors


A valid Park permit is required for trail use.

Nearby Attractions

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