Trees reflecting on a lake

The Crowbar Lake Wilderness Association (CLWA) is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization responsible for the stewardship and maintenance of the Crowbar Lake trails.

We offer more than 20 kilometres of publicly accessible wilderness hiking trails. The trails are built and maintained entirely by volunteers and through volunteer-led fundraising.

  • Spriggs Brook Bridge Replacement

    Spriggs Brook Bridge Replacement

    The Crowbar Lake Wilderness Association and the many community members who love the Crowbar Lake trails are extremely grateful to the funding partners who made the Spriggs Brook Bridge replacement project possible. A big thanks to Dave Rees and his team of volunteers from the Canadian Armed Forces for giving so generously of their time…

  • New Boardwalk!

    New Boardwalk!

    Our boardwalk replacement project was completed in November of 2022 with support from Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments, the Department of Natural Resources, members of the RCAF, and numerous volunteers.

  • Introduction


    The Crowbar Lake Wilderness Association has officially launched, with a new website and a Facebook page to provide updated information on the trails and their stewardship. The Crowbar Lake trail system was developed by the Porters Lake and Myra Road Wilderness Area Association. This dedicated group of volunteers did an excellent job creating and maintaining…