North of Superior is Ontario's outdoors destination. Many know that we're an outstanding place to fish and hunt but there's so much more to do here in our thousands and thousands of square kilometres of great outdoors. From birdwatching to sailing, from ice climbing to hiking, from camping to kayaking - it's all here in North of Superior Country. Come breathe in our fresh, clean air and enjoy an outdoor adventure like you've never had before.
|Take some time to explore Ontario Parks. With over 330 parks, covering 9 million hectares that attract over 10 million visits each year, there is a lot to discover!|
Read about Ontario Parks' history to understand our natural and cultural heritage. Learn more about our organization, our mission and get informed about Ontario Parks legislation. Check out our Parks Blog for all the latest news and fun articles. Visit our homepage to read our current special notices, or become an Ontario Parks Insider and receive our regular summer and fall newsletters.
|Amethyst Mine Panorama|
|Amethyst Mine Panorama is the largest deposit in North America. It was discovered in 1955 as a result of a road being built to the forest fire lookout tower (McTavish Tower) visible from the mine sight. Amethyst production started in 1960 and the mine has produced continuously since then.|
The mine produces 40% usable amethyst by volume. A large digging area, open to the public, contains 20% usable amethyst and is the main source of pick your own amethysts. Open from May to October.
|Nolalu Eco Centre|
|We welcome you to the house of the future, Nolalu Eco Centre B & B: N.Ontario's largest solar-& wind powered strawbale home. Stay a few days in one of our pleasant B&B rooms for a special getaway! See and experience for yourselves what it's like to live in a planet-friendly home comfortable, healthy and affordable. Enjoy the amazing quietness and dark night skys of Northern Lights Country. |
|The Friends of Chippewa Park|
|The historical Chippewa Park has been a favourite with city residents and visitors since it opened in 1921. Located on the coast of Lake Superior, Chippewa has one of the best views of the Sleeping Giant. With so much natural beauty here, Chippewa is an ideal destination for any activity. Stay over night in our tenting sites, new or historical tourist cabins or RV Park. Opening the long weekend in May, come get a thrill on our amusement rides or learn about our local wildlife at the Wildlife Park! |
|Mattice Lake Outfitters|
|Spectacular walleye, northern pike and trout fishing!|
We specialize in fly-in adventures to 10 deluxe outpost camps and 2 mini lodges on 12 different lakes, catering to those planning an unforgettable fishing experience, family vacation, canoe trip in Wabakimi Wilderness Park, moose hunt, wildlife viewing trip or just relaxing.
All lakes are very remote and accessible by float plane only.
|On behalf of the people of Canada, Parks Canada protects and presents nationally significant examples of Canada's natural and cultural heritage and fosters public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment in ways to ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.|
Discover the wonder of Canada's national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas!
|Wilderness Discovery Family Resort & Conf. Centre|
|Located on beautiful Lake Shebandowan in the heart of Northwestern Ontario 45 minutes west of Thunder Bay. Wilderness Discovery Family Resort & Conference Centre offers 5 barrier free fully furnished cabins at reasonable rates. A/C WIFI Satellite TV bedding/towels and more. Excellent Conference Centre suitable for family events weddings retreats and more. Great fishing, private lakeside location.|
|Thunder Bay International Hostel|
|Budget hostel and camping (tenting) facility. Close to Hwy 11/17 at Mackenzie Station Rd and Lakeshore Drive, 18km East of Thunder Bay. Drops on and off by Greyhound bus. Close (1km) to Lake Superior/Mackenzie River/falls. Sorry, no Credit Cards.|
|Skinner's Acre Tourist Service|
|Skinner's Acre Bait and Tackle has been in business for over 50 years in Longlac, On.|
We feature a large selection of fishing and hunting equipment, live bait, area maps, ice and souvenirs. We issue fishing and hunting licences and provide current fishing information.
|Naturally Superior Adventures|
|Naturally Superior Adventures paddling centre and Rock Island Lodge B&B are located on Lake Superior, 15 just south of Wawa. We have four rooms each with a private washroom and during summer we offer meals. On site activities include sea kayak/canoe instruction, eco-tours and guided trips extending from 1-14 days and designed for novice to advanced paddlers. Visit our website for more information.|
|Neys Lunch & Campground|
|Whether you need gas, a place to camp for the night, something to eat or refreshments for the campfire, you'll find it at Neys Lunch & Campground. Travelers and snowmobilers alike will be glad to know that we are open all year long.|
We offer 14 camp sites and can accommodate RVs up to 15m (50 ft) in length and provide water, sewer and 15 amp electrical hook ups. Flush toilets showers, campfire wood and convenience store are available. Our cozy cabins make camping easy in every season of the year!
|Pine Point Resort|
|Experience fantastic fishing on beautiful Lac Des Mille Lacs, famous for Walleye and Northern Pike. Located on a peninsula in the center of the lake, Pine Point Resort is minutes from the best fishing spots! We offer camping for those who like to rough it or modern housekeeping cabins for a more comfortable stay. Moose and Bear hunting packages available.|
|Wolf River Campground|
|Wolf River Park is located 1/2 km off of Highway 11/17 on the picturesque Wolf River, 70 km east of Thunder Bay. Nestled among the pines on a bend of river, this tranquil setting provides a time out from city life, busy highways and complicated living.|
The campground has 50 well maintained tent and trailer sites. Electrical services (15 amp) and pull-throughs are available. For your added convenience, the park provides a modern, fully operational comfort station, complete with showers and a barrier free access to washrooms. Trailer pumping is also available.
Wolf River offers excellent Rainbow and Brook Trout fishing. Angling enthusiasts can also enjoy a variety of other rivers and streams, that are just minutes away. For a change of pace, fisherman can venture north of the park to Wolf and Wolf Pup Lakes for a catch of Walleye and Northern Pike.
|Skandia House Bed & Breakfast|
|Cultivating warmth and classic charm|
* our intention is to provide clean, classic accomodation in an old-fashioned setting
* beautiful area to explore - hiking trails, waterways for boating, kayaking and fishing
* Open year round
|Browns' Clearwater West Lodge|
|Browns' Clearwater West Lodge is the only Lodge for 10's of miles. We offer a variety of packages for all your Vacation Plans - Cottages, Boat-In, Portage-In and Fly-In Outposts and Campgrounds. Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Canoeing, Ice Fishing, Snowmobiling and Eco-Touring may be included in your itinerary. Summer or Winter, we know you will be comfortable here at Browns' Clearwater West Lodge.|
|Bowman Island Charters|
|BOWMAN ISLAND CHARTERS|
We offer superior adventure from our remote lodge on Bowman Island. Bowman Island is located off the south shore of St Ignace Island in the center of the new Lake Superior Marine Conservation Area on the north shore of Lake Superior.
Our 30 ft water taxi and 45 ft trawler are licensed by the Department of Transport to carry 8 to 10 passengers. We can supply the following services:
Fishing packages fly rod, spin cast or troll
Transportation for canoes or kayaks
Outdoor adventure packages
|KOA - Thunder Bay|
|Make our KOA campground your headquarters to experience the natural beauty of nearby Lake Superior and the region's attractions. Go rockhounding at open-pit amethyst mines. Explore 130-foot Kakabeka Falls and Ouimet Canyon. Relive area history at Fort William Historical Park, a re-created 1815 trading post complete with costumed natives, trappers and traders, and at the Centennial Park 1910 Logging Camp. KOA's 90 acres of spruce, birch and poplar shimmer with color in autumn. Our campsites are tucked in the trees and in wide-open sunshine. We have camping cabins & *NEW* lodges available |
|Founders Museum & Pioneer Village|
|Meet the people in this authentic early 1900's village - visit with the storekeeper, the teacher, the ticket master and many others as you wander through the Village. The pioneer village unique to Northwestern Ontario is a massive collection of artifacts displayed in realistic indoor and outdoor settings. Conveniently located on Hwy 61 just south of Thunder Bay, Ontario.|
Join us and Take a Walk Through the Past
|Lakehead Region Conservation Authority|
|The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority is a community-based environmental agency. We are responsible for the wise management of renewable natural resources in our watershed. Conservation Authorities undertake a broad range of programs, including: flood control; floodplain management; wetland protection; erosion control; reforestation; conservation lands; and conservation education.|
|Canoe Canada Outfitters|
|From the first confirmation of your reservation to the detailed trip routing with you at our outfitting lodge, all of the people here at Canoe Canada will give your trip individual attention.|
In addition to our store and outfitting complex, our parking, shower rooms, locker and vault facilities are always available to our guests. We are located downtown in Atikokan, a modern community of 4,000 with a variety of restaurants, shops, and lounges within easy walking distance.
We are open seven days a week from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM from May 10th through September 20th.
|The actual townsite of Wawa is approx. 6 kilometers (4 miles) north of the marina via the Trans Canada Hwy. (#17). Wawa is accessible via taxi. Contact can be made through Buck's Marina.|
|Grand Portage Lodge & Casino|
|Luxuriate in the comfort and beauty of the 100-room Grand Portage Lodge & Casino embraced by the Lake Superior shoreline just off Highway 61. At this cozy retreat, all rooms have spectacular views of the Lake Superior shore or the deep green mystery of Minnesota's north woods.|
Unwind by the 3-story fireplace, dine in the Island View Dining Room, enjoy a cocktail in the lounge, or relax in the indoor heated pool or soothing sauna. Come for intimacy or come with everyone and make use of our excellent meeting and banquet facilities.
|Norwest Sled Dog Adventures|
|A family-run business since 1987, we provide a friendly and unique experience into Dog Sledding. Take a wonderful ride in a sled as our Huskies pull you through a winter wonderland, or learn to drive your own team of sled dogs. All age and ability levels welcome. A great way to bring family and friends together. Come meet our family for a fun and fantastic Canadian outdoor winter adventure.|
|Rockhound Amethyst & Minerals|
|The Holliger family invites you to see why our customers always come back. We have a wide selection of unique gifts all hand made in our shop. Come and see our large assortment of Amethyst garden rock, beautiful Amethyst Clusters and mineral specimens from around the world. We are easy to find in the Village of Kakabeka Falls.|
|Serendipity Gardens Cafι & Guest House|
|Rest, Relax and Remember...|
Serendipity Gardens Cafι & Guest House... making a happy discovery by chance... is what you will encounter as you visit our Guest House and enjoy fine dining in our restaurant overlooking Lake Superior!
We are open year round and welcome you to participate in the area's activities in any season.
|Stillwater Park & Amethyst Gift Shop|
|Nestled on a series of raised sand beaches shaped by an ancient glacial lake, Stillwater Park is a gateway through which to explore the rugged grandeur of the Nipigon area. Abundant fishing and wildlife, rare & unusual butterflies, birds and fungi.|
Walking/biking trail on property.
Mineral & rock display
Amethyst jewelry, rocks and souvenirs in store
Groceries & R.V. supplies
Entertainment & campfire music throughout the summer
Golf course 5km
Restaurants, gas, propane 2km
Shopping, medical services 5km
Good drinking water, clean facilities.
|Wabakimi Wilderness Adventures|
|Specializing in Wilderness Adventures to Wabakimi Provincial Park. Our highly experienced staff and guides will set you up with the trip of a lifetime! We're experts in custom canoe tripping and Outpost fishing trips focused on your enjoyment and safety. Contact our trip planning experts to design a Canadian Wilderness Experience that is perfect for you. |
Explore Wabakimi with Wildewaters Outfitting! Trips include guided and unguided, full and partial outfitting. Custom planned and the adventure of a lifetime.
|Wild Goose Lake Campground|
|At Wild Goose Lake Campground, we offer a friendly atmosphere in a natural setting with unique personalized service. Camp on our lakeside sites or in semi-shaded sites surrounded by trees. 50 fully serviced sites. Pull thru sites are large enough for big rigs. Camp with your family or fish with your friends, we have what you need for a relaxing vacation. |
No RV? No problem. Rent our 26' Dutchman RV by the lake. 18 hole golf course just minutes away.
|Wildwaters Canoe & Kayak Shop|
|Canoes / Kayaks, Rentals, Lessons & Tours|
Wildwaters offers over 45 models of Kayaks and over 20 models of Canoes, available for hourly, daily or weekly rentals. We are conveniently located in the heart of Thunder Bay at our new McIntyre location.
Visit us at our new rental facilities located on the McIntyre River and enjoy a day paddling through beautiful park space. Rentals are available for on or off site use.