The Area

Explore our area, go for a scenic tour of the northern country side, visit St Joseph Island or plan an exciting day in Sault Ste Marie.

  • Drive northerly on Highway 638 through rural settings to the  Village of Rydal Bank – visit the historic sites of the Rydal Bank United Church, the Rydal Bank Hall and the dam site
  • Drive north to Rock Lake and swim in a large inland Lake
  • Explore the lakes and country roads north of Bruce Mines
  • Let us be your home base for your boating adventures in the North Channel
  • Explore St. Joseph Island
  • Tour Old Fort St. Joseph – a National Historic Site of Canada.
  • Visit the Farmer’s Market in Desbarats on Saturday morning
  • Enjoy both the Fall Colours and an Artisan Tour like the Sylvan Circle.
  • Golf – St. Joseph Island –  Island Springs 705-246-1400
  • Ride on horseback on wilderness trails at Cedar Rail Ranch.
  • Hike a truly wilderness trail  Voyageur Trails – our connecting trail is located at the Bruce Mines Area location – Highway 638 – a sign is posted at the entrance to the trails
  • Hike the Historic Mine Trail, visit the original Copper Mine Shafts ( fenced in for your protection)
  • Experience Northern Ontario, the fresh air and a slower pace of life

For further information on our beautiful area visit  “Algoma Country That Real’


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