Our residents are walking enthusiasts. The trails around Jean Lake in Wabush and Tanya Lake in Labrador City are popular and extremely picturesque. The Crystal Falls hiking trail just off of the Fermont Highway provides a spectacular view and infinite photo opportunities. For the adventurer, the hiking trails around Smokey Mountain provide breathtaking views of the towns and nothing but wilderness to explore. Go with your imagination — the possibilities are endless. Learn more about our parks and trails below.
Jean Lake & Tanya Lake
The picturesque walking trails around Jean Lake in Wabush and Tanya Lake in Labrador City are extremely popular with walking enthusiasts. The Jean Lake trail is a five kilometer trek for the intermediate hiker that includes two bridges, rest areas and board walks. The Tanya Lake trail is a gentle three kilometre walk for beginners that has picturesque look-outs and rest areas.
Crystal Falls Hiking Trail
The Crystal Falls hiking trail, located four kilometres from Labrador City just off of the Fermont Highway, offers beautiful panoramic views of Labrador City, Wabush and the Crystal Falls. Although only 1.5 kilomtres, it was designed for the more advanced hiker. For the adventurer, the hiking trails around Smokey Mountain provide breathtaking views of the towns and, on the other side, nothing but wilderness.
Menihek Interpretive Trail
The Menihek Interpretive Trail incorporates the first five kilometres of the Menihek Nordic Trails designed by world-renowned American ski racer Bill Koch. The hiking trail encompasses four biomes of environment from the lake area: deciduous trees, old growth forest, waterfall, and marsh area. There are 28 interpretive signs along the trail focusing on the flora and fauna, insects, birds, and animals. These trails are located alongside the Smokey Mountain operations and can be incorporated into summer activities.