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Top of Lake Superior (Highway 17)

The true north shore of Lake Superior combines wild beauty with outstanding fishing for trout and salmon from Rossport, Schreiber and Terrace Bay. In spring, anglers seek steelhead from streams entering Lake Superior. The region also offers many inland lakes for walleyes and Northerns at drive-in resorts near Manitouwadge and Hillsport. From White River, you can take a train or floatplane to first class lodges on wilderness lakes.


Amethyst Mine Panorama
Amethyst Mine PanoramaAmethyst 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.
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Nipigon Fall Fishing Festival
Nipigon Fall Fishing FestivalJoin us for the Nipigon Fall Fishing Festival, the longest running festival on the north shore of Lake Superior. Planned events include:

* Giant Penny Auction
* Three fishing derbies: a one day competitive salmon derby, a one day kids Huck Finn derby and a three day family derby
* Social / Dance / Fireworks
* Slow Pitch Tournament
* Antique Cars

Thousands in cash and prizes.
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Jackfish Lake Motel Efficiency Cottages
Jackfish Lake Motel Efficiency CottagesLocated 20 km (12 mi.) east of Terrace Bay, Ontario, we offer superior accommodations, Amethyst Gift Shop, 2 & 3 Bedroom Units, 3 Piece Private Baths, Electric Heat Satelite T.V., A haven for naturalist, photographers, and hikers. Daily or Weekly Rates. Visa, MasterCard, Cash and Interac accepted.
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Imperial Motel & Drifter's Restaurant
Imperial Motel & Drifter's RestaurantWelcome to the Imperial Motel, situated on Highway 17 in Terrace Bay. Everything you require to make your visit to Terrace Bay memorable is located in or within walking distance of the Motel.

Relax with a meal at Drifter's Restaurant; this 75 seat dining room is sure to please your appetite and allow you to wind down after a day of traveling.

Our goal is to provide our visitors with great food, a good nights sleep and a chance to meet new friends.
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Township of Nipigon
Township of NipigonNipigon 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.
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Northland Motel
Northland Motel16 beautifully decorated rooms, some of which are lighthousekeeping units, all rooms have fridges, in-room coffee, cable tv with extra channels, telephones with data ports, free local and 1-800 calls, patio and barbecue, fax service, walking distance to restaurants, smoking and non-smoking rooms, great rates. FREE INTERNET ! Here's what our customers say about us:

“Enjoyed the beautiful comfortable rooms, lovely furniture and decorating, one of the best places to stay:” Arnie and Sharon, Regina
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Lakeview Manor Bed & Breakfast
Lakeview Manor Bed & BreakfastThree landscaped acres overlooking the penninsula harbour on Lake Superior. Beautifully constructed from Lake Superior Stone. Relax by the fireplace in the library and living area or revitalize your body in our exercise common room 5400 square foot beautifully furnished home.

* Original grand ole guest house.
* Dinners and personal packages available for special occasions.
* Having a wedding and want something quaint...ask about our wedding packages.
* Guest computer/wireless highspeed Internet access and fax available.

Pricing per night from $85 to $100 plus taxes.
Ask about pricing and additional services for extended stays.
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Naturally Superior Adventures
Naturally Superior AdventuresNaturally 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.
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Neys Lunch & Campground
Neys Lunch & CampgroundWhether 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!
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Wolf River Campground
Wolf River CampgroundWolf 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.
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Pinecrest Motel
Pinecrest Motel * Quality Modern Units
* Electric Heat
* Cable TV
* Telephones
* Fully Modern
* Reduced Winter Rates
* Commercial Rates
* Bear Hunting
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Skandia House Bed & Breakfast
Skandia House Bed & BreakfastCultivating 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
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White River Motel
White River MotelWhether you are travelling through to points beyond or planning to stay and explore White River, the White River Motel offers you an ideal place to rest and relax. Centrally located to many lakes, our 29 clean and comfortable rooms have free wireless internet, in room coffee, colour cable TV and mini fridges. Freezers are available for “fresh catch”. Ask about our kitchenettes and luxury 6 bedroom housekeeping cabin. We are open all year.
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Bowman Island Charters
Bowman Island ChartersBOWMAN 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
• Much More
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Township of Terrace Bay
Township of Terrace BayTerrace 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.
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Live from the Rock Blues & Folk Society
Live from the Rock Blues & Folk SocietyLive From the Rock Blues & Folk Society is a non-profit community arts organization that brings grass roots music close to home. We are host to the Annual 4-day Live From the Rock Folk Festival along the shores of Lake Superior in Red Rock, Ontario.

The Annual Live From the Rock Folk Festival is held the second weekend of each August. The festival celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2012. Information on the annual line-up is available on the official website.
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Buck's Marina
Buck's MarinaThe 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.
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Locking Horn's Motel
Locking Horn's MotelLocated just 100km east of Thunder Bay on Highway 17. We have snowmobile trail access outside our doors. All rooms have inside, hallway access. All are located on the ground floor and have wheelchair accessability. We offer special Senior and Frequent Guest rates. Our clean, comfortable rooms have air conditioning, fridges, coffee, telephone and cable. The microwave in the office and barbeque out front are for patrons use. Pets are welcome. We accept Visa, Mastercard and Interac.
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North Shore Golf Club
North Shore Golf ClubThis is golf in North of Superior, where beautiful and challenging golf courses lie nestled in a backdrop of spectacular scenery. The fairways at North Shore are all natural grasses, wide and gently rolling, allowing golfers lots of room to play the game. You will encounter natural rock formations and a nice selection of man-made bunkers, such as ponds and sand traps. You will be playing on what are known to be some of the finest bent grass greens on the North Shore.

Although it is a challenge throughout, beginners to experienced hitters can play this course with pleasure.
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Serendipity Gardens Cafι & Guest House
Serendipity Gardens Cafι & Guest HouseRest, 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.
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Stillwater Park & Amethyst Gift Shop
Stillwater Park & Amethyst Gift ShopNestled 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.
• CAA/AAA discounts
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