Towns and Cities
From the vibrancy and variety of Thunder Bay, the North’s largest cities, to our many quaint and welcoming towns and villages, you’ll want to stop in and stay awhile right across the region. Stroll along the Red Rock waterfront, check out the majestic views from Terrace Bay and Marathon, “play in the extreme” in Manitouwadge, view the thundering “Niagara of the North” at Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park and much more. We’re waiting to welcome you to our communities in North of Superior Country.
|Township of Nipigon|
|Nipigon sits on the edge of the Nipigon River and is brimming with natural beauty. We are an inspiring community; a place where nature goes hand in hand with a rich culture and storied heritage.|
If you love outdoor adventures, Nipigon is surrounded by dramatic shorelines, freshwater lakes, and rugged landscapes. It is also a stepping stone to many of the undiscovered places that make this area truly special – both Lake Nipigon and Lake Superior are accessed from here.
|Township of Terrace Bay|
|Terrace Bay (known as the “Gem of the North”) is a picturesque community situated on the Trans-Canada Highway 17. Originally named after the sand and gravel terraces that cascade from Lake Superior, the area is surrounded by the rugged beauty and freedom of the North of Superior wilderness while serving as the Eastern gateway to the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area. It is this wilderness that encourages sportsmen and vacationers to stay and enjoy fishing, hunting, boating, golfing, hiking, swimming, kayaking, and snowmobiling. The main tourism attractions include the majestic Slate Islands with its friendly caribou population, unique meteorite history, and the tallest lighthouse on the Great Lakes, as well as the 100 foot Aguasabon Falls, the Aguasabon Golf Course, the 52 km Casque Isles Hiking Trail, Trestle Ridge Ski Hill, access to 100's of kms of snowmobile trails, the annual Green Tradeshow and the annual car racing festival Drag Fest. You will be amazed by the beauty of the area and overwhelmed by the number of potential activities. |
|Municipality of Greenstone|
|Discover one of Ontario’s best kept secrets. |
Discover Greenstone, Spirit of the North, a land of pristine lakes, rushing rivers and the beautiful boreal forest. Greenstone is an outdoor lover’s delight with scenic parks, a first class 18-hole golf course, miles of hiking trails, canoe routes and snowmobile trails. The region abounds with moose, caribou, bear, and bald eagles so don’t forget to bring your camera.
|Town of Atikokan|
|The Town of Atikokan is known as the "Canoeing Capital of Canada" and the reason is no surprise: this is gateway to the famous canoeing destinaton: Quetico Provincial Park. With no power boats allowed and numerous canoe outfitters ready to serve you, this is a paddler's paradise. Not a canoer? You can fish at a drive in or fly in resort, visit the attractions of downtown Atikokan or view rock art along the lake shores near town.|
|Township of Red Rock|
|Our enthusiastic community believes that a high quality of life is fully achieved in Red Rock. The community members participate in many activities that vary by season. Red Rock offers exceptional opportunities for recreation and leisure all within walking distance. The multi-purpose Recreation Centre overlooks Lake Superior and offers a multitude of recreational amenities including a four-lane bowling alley, a full gymnasium, fitness room, hockey arena and curling ice. The full-sized arena hosts Red Rock's dynamic male and female hockey teams and has five days a week designated for public skating and shinny during the winter months. A host of programs are held at the Recreation Centre that will appeal to all different interests. Tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields are part of the complex.|
|Township of Dorion|
|The Township of Dorion might be small, but it's outdoor fun and attractions are huge! Dorion is home to some of Canada's most beautiful wonders: Ouimet Canyon, beautiful outdoor scenery and waterfalls, wildlife and fishing, and so much more! Dorion has a long history, dating back to 1893! Dorion used to be home to the biggest wildlife mural's, but unfortunately, was torn down! Come visit us soon! |