A Legendary Adventure Is Calling: Nature & Outdoors Travel Inspiration (Video)

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There's so much to explore and experience in Northeastern Ontario, and there's so much nature to cover, so it can be hard to know where to get started! We've listed more info below, on the outdoor adventures featured in our new promotional video (in order of appearance). We hope you'll choose to embark on a legendary adventure—or two—this year.

Stand Up Paddling


SUP has taken Ontario lakes by storm. And wherever there is a calm lake in Northeastern Ontario, you'll find an opportunity to experience stand up paddling. There are outfitters in the Northeast who offer SUP rentals. Find them listed on northeasternontario.com.

Dates: Summer - Fall

Locations: Parry Sound, Killarney, Temagami

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A scenic paddle in the north

Enjoy unspoiled wilderness, and pristine waters on the 30,000+ lakes and rivers in Northeastern Ontario. Provincial Parks, in partnership with local outfitters can help to create the perfect paddling adventure for the adventurous at heart.

Dates: Spring - Fall

Locations: Abitibi River, Mattagami River, Missinaibi River, Temagami, French River, Killarney + so much more.

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Discover your inner explorer on Northeastern Ontario's organized trail systems. Bike trails range from flat & paved, to rugged & advanced. Manitoulin Island is a well known location for road cyclists.

Dates: Spring - Fall

Locations: Manitoulin Island, Sudbury Area, North Bay Area, Timmins Area

Snowshoe Trails


What's an explorer to do during the winter months? Go snowshoeing of course. Strap on your snowshoes (rentals available) and experience the north blanketed in fresh snow.

Dates: Winter

Locations: North Bay Area, Sudbury Area, Timmins Area, Manitoulin Island

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Fly-in Adventures

Float plane over Mattagami River

Ready to go all-out with a rugged fly-in adventure? Partner up with an air charter to access hundreds of back-country lakes that are beyond the reach of civilization.

Dates: Spring - Fall

Locations: Sudbury, Temagami, Cochrane

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Adventure by Rail


Travel 300 km north of Cochrane, ON by rail on the Polar Bear Express to the rural community Moosonee, ON - on the James Bay Basin. Moose Factory Island, reachable by water-taxi, is the locations of Hudson's Bay Company's first store. Remnants of the first settlers are still visible.

Dates: Summer

Locations: Cochrane - Moosonee

Website: www.ontarionorthland.ca, www.mooserivertours.com



Northeastern Ontario has thousands of kilometers of developed, mapped trails - including the TransCanada Trail, and even more uncharted wilderness.

Dates:Spring - Fall

Locations: Manitoulin Island, Sudbury Area, North Bay Area, Timmins Area

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The north has more fresh water swimming opportunities than anywhere else in Ontario. From the turquoise waters of Killarney, to the spring fed H2o of Kettle Lakes, there are over 30,000 spots to refresh your vacation and wash away the stresses of everyday life.

Dates: Summer - Early Fall




It should be a rule, that all vacations at Northeastern Ontario cottages and resorts end with a campfire among friends and family. The stories and moments shared around the campfire become legendary memories which last a lifetime.

Dates: Spring - Fall


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About Jamie McIntyre

Hey! I'm a outdoors enthusiast with a passion for travel in Northeastern Ontario. Check out my articles for ideas on where to travel. 

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