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Address: | at the junction of Hwy 540 and Bidwell Rd, Ontario, Canada

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One of the best trails in Ontario

We had the best time on these trails. We tried the Adventure trail but must have taken a wrong turn and linked back onto another trail instead which was unfortunate. Some parts... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 25, 2016
Cyndy S
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

We had the best time on these trails. We tried the Adventure trail but must have taken a wrong turn and linked back onto another trail instead which was unfortunate. Some parts are very steep and there are difficult parts depending on your capabilities. Thew views are amazing. Bring water and wear appropriate shoes!

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

I love everything about fall! I got married October 11 eight years ago. Every anniversary my husband and I go hiking to enjoy the beautiful fall colours. Well this year we decided to finally do the cup and saucer trails. The temperature was 14 degrees and sunny. When we arrived there had to be 50 cars!!! (Thanksgiving day) we brought... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

This trail and view is absolutely stunning. The trail has a couple steep ascents and we were not ale to locate the stairs. However, being young and agile this was not a problem and made the trail well worth it. The lookout was absolutely stunning and was amazing to see with all of the fall colours. A MUST do while... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

The Cup and Saucer is the highest point on Manitoulin Island. From Sudbury, take Highway 17 west and turn south onto Highway 6 through Espanola. Continue on Highway 6 into Little Current. Continue west on Meredith Street, past the intersection with Manitowaning Street (keep straight), where Highway 6 diverges left and then turn left on Worthington Street where Highway 540... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Awesome four hour hike with some easy and some challenging terrain. Walked the longer trail but excluded the "adventure section" Well marked trails with wonderful lookouts. Good footwear recommended and I suggest taking a picture of the trail map with your phone so you can refer to it if needed along the way. If you have a whistle and walking... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We did the 5-km (ish) hike on the "white" and "blue" trails to the lookout point. Some sections were a bit difficult for a beginner like myself, but my husband loved it. The views were pretty incredible. The trails are well-marked, if you know to look for the painted stripes and arrows on trees along the way. So grateful the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Had a great walk the kids loved the walking trail. No mosquitoes on this trail and some great views which were really spectacular

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Presque Isle, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the hike. We agree with previous reviews, wear sturdy shoes with good grips. The steep rock climbs are a bit of a challenge and a hiking stick also helped. Don't forget a camera and water. This is a well traveled hike and we even encountered several dogs !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I knew it was a spot to go to... and it is a great spot!...but wasn't properly prepared! Running shoes and socks would be a good minimum footwear. Water and snacks would be good because it is a fair hike and steep at times! Which ever way you go, there is a near vertical climb part way through the bottom... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The Cup and Saucer Trails are a must while visiting Manitoulin Island. Located just East of M'Chigeeng on Highway 540, this trail system is a great spot to spend some time getting some exercise while experiencing nature. There is free public parking and the cost for using the trails is also free. There are also a couple of portable toilets... More 

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