Discover Timmins

The City with the Heart of Gold

The City of Timmins, nestled along the scenic Mattagami River, is situated on the Mattagami First Nation Traditional Territory in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. 

Located in one of the richest mineral-producing areas in the Western Hemisphere, we are Ontario’s premiere four-season destination—a must-see destination for adven­turous travelers from around the world who are in search of memorable experiences. 

No matter what time of year you find yourself in the City with a Heart of Gold, you’ll be fascinated by its beauty, history, and small-city charm. 

Paddling, Kayaking, and Boating in Timmins 

With over 500 lakes and rivers nearby, as well as Kettle Lakes and Ivanhoe Lake provincial parks, water sports such as boating, canoeing, and kayaking offer visitors a chance to experience our pristine Ontario wilderness. Modern marinas and boat launches provide access to some of our world-class fishing hotspots. Walleye, great northern pike, trout, smallmouth bass, and sturgeon found in our natural water reservoirs and the Mattagami River are all popular species that provide anglers with the action they crave. 

Experience Timmins Wildlife

Get up close and personal to the majestic Canadian moose and other animal species on your wildlife tour at the Cedar Meadows Resort and Spa just ten minutes from the downtown core. 

Get Out on the Links

Golfers can enjoy one of our many world-class courses at Spruce Needles, Hollinger, or Sandy Falls

Experience Art and Culture 

Visit downtown for a chance to explore local art galleries, the Timmins Museum National Exhibition Centre, the Downtown Timmins Urban Park, the Timmins Summer Concert Series from Hollinger Park. 

Four Seasons Fun

Timmins is known for its cold, dry winters. Exciting outdoor recreational opportunities include snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, ice fishing, dog sledding, and even a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the boreal forest.

Some of the best cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Ontario takes place at Porcupine Ski Runners while downhill skiing and snowboarding are available at Mount Jamieson Resort. For snowmobilers, Timmins is a must-visit for its network of groomed, interconnecting trails.

Plan Your Visit to Timmins Today

We invite to you experience the City with a Heart of Gold. History in the making, come North to explore.

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