This site exists as the Waterfront Regeneration Trust's archive of the Lake Huron North Channel expansion of the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail/Great Trail. For current trail users information including downloadable and interactive maps, visit https://waterfronttrail.org/the-trail/lhnc/
Proposed Trail Improvements
Communities along the route have identified several proposed improvements / additions to the TCT LHNC Waterfront Trail route.
Spanish: resurface 6.8 km of LHNC (total project cost: $494 000)
Sault Ste. Marie: create the Northern Community Centre Multi-Use Path - 0.5 km of off road trail and install a 15 m bridge to bypass busy regional road and connect schools to the Hub Trail (total project cost: $300 000)
Please click here to download a copy of the GATT funding proposal.
Connections - Proposed and Current
Connecting the TCT LHNC Waterfront Trail to the US: The trail can serve to allow users to span political boundaries by taking them from Sault Ste. Marie south to Michigan, along the eastern coast of Lake Michigan. thereby including another Great Lake into the Trails
Connections to the Hub Trail in Sault Ste. Marie: The Trail travels along and connects to the John Roswell Hub Trail, a 25 km multi-use non-motorized trail system that connects many significant points of interest including the waterfront walkway, Bellevue Park, Algoma University, Sault College, the new hospital and Fort Creek Conservation Area.
Connections to Voyageur Hiking Trail: the Voyageur Hiking Trail span across Lake Superior and Lake Huron and connections can be made in locations where the LHNC Trails passes through, notably, Sault Ste. Marie, Echo Bay, Desbarrats, Thesalon, Bruce Mines, Iron Bridge and Spanish.
Connections to Rainbow Routes: The Rainbow Route organization is dedicated to sustainable mobility through the development and promotion of active transportation routes in the City of Greater Sudbury and is the local representative for the Trans Canada Trail. It has almost 200 km of routes winding their way throughout the City,