<20km route; 1/2 day to full day exploration

Visit the unique community of Neyaashinigmiing, learn about the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, attend the Nawash Pow Wow, and discover the place where the crinoids, gastropods and brachiopods rest.

Highlights

  • Explore Neyaashiniigmiing, ‘beautiful point of land that almost looks like an island but is only partially surrounded by water’ in the Ojibwe language of Anishinaabemowin
  • View and photograph scenic Jones Bluff, Kings Point Bluff and the entire outline of the Cape Croker Peninsula
  • Learn about the history and culture of the Saugeen First Nation
  • Get to know the unique trees, grasses and geology of this part of the Bruce Peninsula
  • Visit the Band Office, historic cairns and monuments, and a historically significant lighthouse at Neyaashiinigmiing
  • Plan your journey to coincide with the annual Nawash First Nation Pow Wow
  • Optional: extend your visit with an overnight stay at one of the historic bed and breakfasts or a campground en route

What to Pack

  • Comfortable walking or hiking boots
  • Swimsuit and towel (optional)
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory cards
  • Car charger for cell phones
  • Picnic lunch or spending money
  • Your sense of adventure

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