Framed by Lake Huron and Lake Superior, Algoma is home to 25,000 square miles of REAL Northern Ontario wilderness. Discover adventures ranging from wilderness vacations in the great outdoors to the urban experience in Sault Ste. Marie, or in one of our small towns and villages. Indulge in your favourite activities like fishing, hunting, kayaking, canoeing and epic touring routes. Here you’ll find stories written by expert authors and local writers about the best of what Algoma has to offer. When you find something you like, visit, our official website with all the resources you'll need to plan your trip.
It's an unfortunate but indisputable fact... fishermen are notorious for not wearing a PFD (personal flotation device) while fishing. When authorities ask anglers why they are not wearing their PFD, the most common reply is that most flotation vests are bulky and uncomfortable to wear. It's true that many PFD's are uncomfortable. Traditional Foam Type III flotation vests are long on function but short on comfort. Anglers who own this style of traditional life vest…
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Sang and I had been swinging for steelhead for days now in the Rapids and we were getting some great numbers and also some beautiful big fish, but for some reason we were not satisfied. It seems that there is this point that I get to when steelhead season is coming to an end and I subconsciously start looking for something to fill that void, or maybe it is just the fact that I am…
Grab your boots, your plaid shirt and toque, it’s just about time to celebrate Lumber Jack Days at Mississagi Provincial Park! Lumberjacks are one of Canada’s iconic images, often portrayed as burly men with thick unruly beards dressed in plaid, wearing toques. There’s even a folk song about lumberjacks called "The Log Driver’s Waltz" written by Wade Hemsworth. Real lumberjacks working in what is now Mississagi Provincial Park. Photo credit Mississagi Provincial Park. Why We…
The most spectacular long distance ride in Ontario, Ride Lake Superior can be tackled in one epic 1300 mile / 2080 km tour -- half in the US, half in Canada -- or in a variety of smaller trips. Make sure you give yourself enough time to really experience the natural splendor and local colour of this unique, epic motorcycle route. This isn't a ride that should be rushed. Lake Superior is the world's largest…
Fishermen heading north to Ontario's Algoma Country have lots of reasons for wetting a line. Sport, fellowship, adventure and bragging rights are just some of the good reasons to plan a fishing trip in Algoma Country. Just as important as catching fish, the always popular "fish fry" has motivated countless anglers to keep a few for the table. THE GREASE Not all cooking oils are ideal for frying fish. The best options are vegetable oils…
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Winnie the Pooh Festival08/13/2015 07:00:00 PM08/16/2015 01:00:00 PM
4th Annual - Art on the Bay08/09/2014 12:00:00 AM08/09/2014 12:00:00 AM
11th Annual Voyageurs' Musicfest08/02/2014 12:00:00 AM08/02/2014 12:00:00 AM
Rockin on the River Concert08/02/2014 12:00:00 AM08/03/2014 12:00:00 AM
Fall Fair - Centennial Fair Grounds09/05/2014 12:00:00 AM09/07/2014 12:00:00 AM
9th Annual Elliot Lake Fishing Derby02/21/2015 12:00:00 AM02/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Winterfest02/27/2015 12:00:00 AM03/01/2015 12:00:00 AM
Hearst Fishing Derby12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM
Strongman Challenge and Trade Show12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM
Hearst Sur Les Planches Festival08/04/2014 12:00:00 AM08/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
Harley Owners Group (Hog)08/16/2014 12:00:00 AM08/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
A Taste of Hearst 09/13/2014 12:00:00 AM09/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
Country Partridge Festival09/19/2014 12:00:00 AM09/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Sowerby Farmers Market12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM
Iron Bridge Farmers Market 12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM
Heritage Hide n Seek Geo Tour - Parks Canada12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM
Hilton Beach Open Air Market12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM12/31/1969 07:00:00 PM
Arts At The Dock07/20/2014 12:00:00 AM07/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Wawa Salmon Derby08/22/2014 12:00:00 AM08/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Wawa Drag Races08/08/2014 12:00:00 AM08/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
AlgomaCountry RT @VisitChapleau: Check out this incredible story of a man that saved two lives while on #vacation! #ThankYou #hero @AlgomaCountry https:…
AlgomaCountry RT @FortStJosephNHS: Article by @AlgomaCountry: 5 Activities You Should Be Doing at @ParksCanada Sites | @FortStJose
AlgomaCountry RT @OntarioParksNWZ: Are you #camping this #longweekend at #LakeSuperiorPP? Here's what's happening + Night at the Museum! @AlgomaCountry h…
AlgomaCountry RT @FushimiLakePP: @FushimiLakePP interior camping at night, with a full moon to enjoy the view! @OntarioParksNE @AlgomaCountry