Easy Hike on the Tamarack Trail – Kettle Lakes Provincial Park

This trail loops around Tamarack Lake, a Northern Bog, and through a typical Boreal Forest environment.

After a leisurely morning drinking coffee at Cabin 200 on Isolation Lake, I packed up my gear to hike the Tamarack Trail at Kettle Lakes Provincial Park.

It was a moderate trail in difficulty: gentle inclines and declines with the usual tripping hazards like roots and rocks. What struck me was the lack of signage, but the path was well-trod and cleared – I never questioned which way I was supposed to go.

The trail went around Tamarack Lake – a northern bog.

Here, we continue up the trail to Pine Lake lookout.

The trail comes back down, around the tamarack bog and through mixed forests with jack pines.

It was an excellent introduction to a common Boreal forest environment.

? Kettle Lakes Provincial Park is open from mid-May to mid-October.

? Kettle Lakes Provincial Park, Ontario
? Lands of the Abitibiwinni Aki, Cree, Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ, and, Michif Piyii (Métis).


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Tamarack Trail
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