Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Scenic Walking tour

Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre is a National Historic Site featuring ancient burial mounds on the shore of the Rainy River.

The area is a protected natural area, containing many different species of plants, animals and birds. 

The walking trail contains many scenic overlook spots, including a view of the Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung rapids (The name translates to "the Place of the Long Rapids")

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Latitude: 48.649244 Longitude: -94.099414 Elevation: 1085 ft
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Length of Walking Tour

The walking trail starts at the Visitor's Centre and extends 3 km

Best Starting Point

Start at the Visitor's centre parking lot.  A short walk takes you past the old cemetery to the location of the traditional Roundhouse.  This is also the head of the various ski and snow shoe trails in the winter season.  Beyond the Roundhouse is the upper trail that takes you through the rest of the site, to the scenic overlook at the rapids.

Accessibility Notes

The trail is accessible to wheelchairs

Pet Friendly Notes

To protect the sensitive plant and animal life pets must be on a leash, on the pathway, and under control at all times.

Please be considerate of others and clean up after your pet

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