The hiking trail starts in the south at the historic fish weirs that were built by the Mnjikaning First Nation people.“Mnjikaning” is an Ojibway word meaning “the place of the fish fence.” The trail follows the abandoned CN rail line through pastoral countryside, crossing the Rama Road/Monock Road intersection, along Monock Road to the Trail sign and extending to Mara-Rama Boundary Road. Total distance is just over 5km. Lake Couchiching means “outlet” or “little lake at the end of a big lake” in Ojibway.

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