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.  You can even Order online or call ahead of time to  pre-arrange groceries be ready for your pickup.  Order Online Here or Call Dutchies at 1-807-529-6556 (international call)

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Whiskey Jack Restaurant

Our go-to locals establishment when you don't feel like cooking; open for lunch and dinner Tuesday-Sunday; located only 3 miles south of camp.  Live music occasionally offered on weekends.


Ear Falls Golf Course

Located 20 miles north of camp is a 9 hole golf course with a friendly clubhouse/restaurant and outdoor patio; Mondays are half-price!


Ear Falls Places of Interest

Other places of interest in Ear Falls include:

Waterford Park (beach/pavilion), Four Seasons Sports Shop worth browsing, a grocery store, gas station, hardware store, pizza restaurant, post office, and more.

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Red Lake Places of Interest

For a day trip to Red Lake, the Thirsty Moose restaurant/bar is our favorite.  In Red Lake there is also 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

Note* These Dates are subject to change

Norseman Festival (Red Lake)

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

For more, visit their website

Rockfest (Vermilion Bay)

Rockfest with Local Bands at Fort Vermilion 

August 13-15

Trout Lake Music Festival (Ear Falls)

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

for more, visit their website

Wednesdays June-September

Kenora's Farmer's Market 

Matiowski's Farmer's Market- largest one in area featuring food as well as locally made treasures

For more, visit their website

Fridays in June, July and August

Farmer's Market and Open Mic Night (Vermilion Bay)

5pm-late  Farmer's Market and Open Mic Night   at Fort Vermilion

For more, visit their website