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Things to Do Nearby

Dutchies General Store

Get staples such as milk, bread, beer/liquor as well as ice-cream, souvenirs and knick-knacks.  Dutchies is conveniently located only one mile south of camp. They also sell gas and diesel fuel, as well as fishing licenses.  

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Whiskey Jack Restaurant

Our go-to locals establishment when you don't feel like cooking; open for lunch and dinner most Tuesdays-Sundays; located only 3 miles south of camp.  Live music occasionally offered on weekends.  They also serve the best ice cream around and have new outdoor patio seating option.  Owners Laura and Graham are the best!


Blue Lake Provincial Park

Located about 40 minutes away in Vermilion Bay, this scenic park has multiple easy as well as moderate hiking trails (some short and one all day one) biking, canoeing, picnic areas, swimming, etc. Visit their website


Ear Falls Golf Course

Located 20 miles north of camp is a 9 hole golf course with a friendly clubhouse/restaurant (excellent authentic filipino food!)and outdoor patio


Ear Falls Places of Interest

Waterford Park (beach/pavilion), Four Seasons Sports Shop worth browsing, a post office, grocery store, gas station, hardware store, pharmacy, and more are located in this town about 20 minutes from camp.  If you're in the area, a must stop is Leslie's Cafe and Pizza Kitchen (807-222-9923) open 9AM - 9PM. They have delicious shakes, soups, sandwiches, as well as gourmet coffees and pizza!  

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Red Lake Places of Interest

For a day trip to Red Lake, there is a Visitor's Center/Museum that explores the area's rich mining history, a Tim Horton's (famous coffee/donuts), Red Lake Golf and Country Club (18 holes), and more shopping and sightseeing opportunities.  

Area Festivals and Events

Norseman Festival (Red Lake) July 20-23 2023

An annual community festival in Red Lake in honor of the iconic Norseman Aircraft "Canada's Bush Plane"

For more, visit their website

Kenora Harbourfest
Usually late July visit their website


Trout Lake Music Festival (Ear Falls)

August 11-13 2023

Music and a variety of entertainment in nearby Ear Falls- fun for adults and children

for more, visit their website

Kenora's Farmer's Market 

Matiowski's Farmer's Market- largest one in area featuring food as well as locally made treasures
Market Days: Wednesday, June through September
Market Hours: Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For more, visit their website

Dryden Fair

usually Last weekend in August

for more, visit their website

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