Northern Ontario

Outdoor Adventures

  • Canoeing in Timmins
  • Algoma Paddling
  • Canoe the Agawa River

Paddle in Northern Ontario


The extensive network of lakes and rivers makes for unlimited paddling experiences in Northern Ontario. The canoe is synonymous with the north a form of transportation developed and perfected by First Nations and later adopted by Europeans. The voyageurs and coureur de bois established relationships with First Nation communities and paddled deep into their territories to establish trading posts at locations such as Moose Factory, Missinaibi, Pic River and Fort Hope.

Paddle the wild coastlines of Lake Huron's North Channel, Pukaskwa National Park, the proposed Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area and Lake of the Woods. For one-way trips or to explore remote islands, outfitters can arrange shuttle services or water taxis.

Hiking in Northern Ontario