A 60 km network of beautifully scenic paths for non-motorized use only meandering through a wide variety of habitats in the forest heartland surrounding Shabomeka Lake in the Madawaska Highlands of the Land O' Lakes region of Eastern Ontario. Ski touring in the winter.
Under the Occupiers' Liability Act, path users are deemed to willingly assume the risks of injury. Exemplary consideration for the paths and for others is expected of all users. Those with motorized vehicles are of course asked to refrain from using or altering the paths.
Use of the Shabomeka LEGPOWER Pathfinders paths implies a responsibility on the part of the user to regard their use, whether on private property or Crown Land, to be a privilege, not a right. You are expected to conduct yourself as a guest, not an intruder.
Path Access Fee: None
Path Network Map: Free at the pathhead, or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to; Shabomeka LEGPOWER Pathfinders, P.O. Box 217, Cloyne, ON K0H 1K0.
The sLp path network is just southeast of Bon Echo Provincial Park. 3.7 km north of Cloyne turn east off Hwy 41 onto Head Rd. at the south end of Mazinaw Lake. Pass Cedar Lodge, cross the bridge. Just past LenCliff Campsites (1.0 km from Hwy 41) turn left onto Shabomeka Lake Road for 5.7 km to a short causeway, where Shawenegog Lake Lane begins. After 0.4 km turn left into driveway 1067 marked PEARCE 22/23/EKELI (Norwegian for 'Sheltering Oaks'). The pathhead is 1067B. Parking areas are shown on the map.
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Posted By: btipping
- Tue Jul 03 14:02:06 UTC 2012
Upside60 KMS of technical singletrack. These trails will get you fit and you will have a ton of fun doing it. Meeting the trailbuilder was as much fun as the ride. Carry maps provided and the whole cost is free. Camping with the family 10 minutes from the trail. DownsideYou will need bug juice. CommentNow that we have discovered these trails, we will be going back again and again!
Posted By: leadingpiper
- Thu Dec 18 16:46:49 UTC 2008
Questionfor the Shabomeka path, can we camp out anywhere we deem fit as long as it's respectfull to the nature around it?ANSWERS are in this forum: campsites
Posted By: ac
- Wed Jul 26 20:44:48 UTC 2006
UpsideBeautiful plush singletrack DownsideBugs may carry you off in summer and it helps to have a map. CommentKudos to the saints who cut this magnificent trail -- it just keeps on giving and rarely asks for anything back, except blood for the mosquitos. Killer camping nearby at Bon Echo Provincial Park makes this a must do weekend!