Just across from the lock gates on South St. Marys Island lies the Attikamek trail. Go for a hike and keep your eyes peeled for ducks, herons, frogs, squirrels, raccoons and other waterfowl and wildlife on this accessible trail.


Walk along the Attikamek trail and discover this natural environment for yourself – beauty of the natural world in the heart of the city.

Discover unique features


The aquatic environments and diversified wetlands make Attikamek trail a habitat for a multitude of animals.




South St. Marys Island, layered with tons of rock and debris during canal construction, has since developed a thin cover of soil where plant life has become re-established.

Keeping Wildlife Wild