Welcome to Algoma Country

Experience Spring & Summer

Framed by Lake Huron and the mighty Lake Superior, Algoma Country is 28,000 square miles of amazing adventures. We're the destination to indulge in your favourite activities: fishing, hunting, paddling, hiking, and epic touring routes, plus urban entertainment and attractions in our communities. Sault Ste. Marie, our largest community, is our gateway when traveling from the U.S. and a must-stop no matter what your reason for travel.

Read our stories written by experts, locals, and photographers who know the best techniques to catch fish that big, the best places to stay, eat, and shop, and the best places to explore in Algoma.

Hiking Trails That Epic.

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With an area of 28,000 square miles, the Algoma region offers many hiking challenges for novice and experienced backpackers. Experience a serene walk on a nature trail, or rough it alone in some of the most magnificent untouched areas of Northern Ontario. Algoma has hundreds of hiking possibilities! 

From backcountry hiking and camping under the stars to day trips and nights in comfortable cabins. It’s easy to plan a hiking trip to Algoma. To order an Outdoor Adventure Map, including popular hiking, cycling, and paddling routes click here and start planning your next outdoor adventure in Algoma!

Fishing for That Trophy.

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Algoma is home to a variety of fishing & hunting vacations. Drive up to your cabin at a lodge, ride the rails aboard the train to lodges located along the rail line, or take the ultimate Canadian wilderness fly-in adventure by a float plane to remote lodges and outposts. 

For the avid fly fishers, Algoma boasts some of the best brook trout and salmon found in Northern Ontario. If you’re looking for just a few hours or a full day outing of fishing, you can also book charter fishing trips, and there are many guide services available in the area. With over 1,000 lakes to fish, this provides anglers with endless opportunities to catch that trophy walleye and northern pike. To start planning an unforgettable fishing vacation, click here.

Touring Routes That Vast.

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Whether by car, motorcycle, RV, snowmobile, boat or by rail, touring the beauty of Algoma is around every turn as you travel across this wondrous region of Ontario. This area is known for its breathtaking vistas, crystal clear waters, clean air and friendly people are the very cornerstones of this area. Our cities & towns await your arrival, with offerings of wonderful accommodations, great cuisine and countless events, all surrounded by awe-inspiring backdrops of incredible scenery.

Surrounded by two of the greatest Great Lakes, Huron and Superior and dotted with countless lakes and rivers. These magnificent bodies of clear beautiful water will offer many reasons to stop along the way. You cannot help being inspired to photograph the landscapes that captured the hearts of the Group of Seven over a century ago.

Experiences That Memorable.

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Algoma Country offers adventure, culture, history and the great outdoors as attractions for locals and visitors. Escape into some of the most spectacular wilderness in Ontario on the famous Agawa Canyon Tour Train. Many scenic lookouts that can be accessed by nature and hiking trails, and our region’s touring routes along the coastline of Lake Superior. Located throughout the region are cascading waterfalls of varying size; some of which inspired paintings by Canada’s Group of Seven.

Learn our rich, cultural history at regional museums, galleries and national historic sites. Our cities and towns host fun and exhilarating events throughout the year from art festivals and tours, music festivals and concerts, fishing derbies, drag/stock car races and winter carnivals.

You’ll find plenty of shopping at locally-owned boutiques, trading posts and specialty shops, antiques and major shopping centers. Feed your inner foodie! Explore fine dining options, Canadian favourites and food trucks, and restaurants serving up old favourites with a twist.

There’s always something to do in Algoma! Find out what you can do while visiting Algoma, here!

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