With hundreds of thousands of lakes, vast tracts of boreal forest and a rugged Canadian Shield landscape, Northern Ontario was made for outdoor travel. From fishing to ATVing, hunting to motorcycle touring, snowmobiling to boating, on this website you'll find a broad selection of stories, travel tips, and insights into the rich outdoor adventure culture that makes Northern Ontario what it is. Stories brought to you both by passionate experts who call this region home and world renowned travel writers, some of whom are visiting Northern Ontario for the very first time.

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If you're a muskie angler wanting to soar like an eagle, this is the year to do it across Northern Ontario, where for some strange and inexplicable reason the muskie fishing is on fire.  How hot is it, you ask?  Well, Kenora buddy John Monteith, who runs Fish Hunter's Guide Service on Lake of the Woods and who, ironically, doesn't focus on muskies can't keep the big toothy critters off the ends of his guests'…
Contest Winners to Experience Ontario’s Great Outdoors During the first week in August 2015, four lucky travellers will experience Ontario’s dynamic North. The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) is pleased to announce Doug Temoin from Delta, British Columbia as the winner of The Great Canadian Boreal Forest Adventure contest with renowned bushcraft expert and popular British TV personality, Ray Mears. Doug Temoin and his son-in-law, Levon Young, will also be joined by two other…
Whitewater Lake is a paddler’s dream come true. This adventure starts with an overnight stay in Armstrong Station followed by an exciting float plane flight to Whitewater Lodge in Wabakimi Provincial Park.  Spend your days exploring the fish-rich waters by canoe and wildlife viewing in the boreal forest. Each evening return to your cabin for a good night sleep. There is plenty of something and nothing to do for everyone. Adventure Provider: Wilderness North Trip…
Adventure Provider: French River Adventures Trip Type: 3-day “Kraft Dinner No More” Canoe Getaway Length: 3 days When: June to October 2015 Trip Fee: $329 plus HST (based on double occupancy) Trip Rendezvous: The Lodge at Pine Cove, near Noelville This getaway at the luxurious Lodge at Pine Cove combines topnotch flat-water and white-water (optional) paddling on a Canadian Heritage River with a good night sleep in a comfortable bed and delicious gourmet meals. Each morning…
There’s no doubt that this week has been Hot. I’m giving the word a capital H because this weather deserves a bit of recognition and respect; it certainly has put us in our place while asking for zero forgiveness. I say this as I sit in my non-air conditioned office, with sweat dripping off my face and a fan on full tilt. The last thing on my mind is hammering out a blog article, but…