The Backcountry of Ontario
Challenge, solitude and discovery await you in Ontario’s backcountry of untouched, majestic beauty. Ontario can offer you a year-round wilderness adventure that is quite simply second to none. Ontario has backcountry campsites tucked away in provincial parks and wilderness lodges in remote, serene settings.
Here are some of the most unique backcountry experiences you’ll find anywhere:
Wilderness Lodges are gateways to adventure in the north. Choose from rustic lodges, full-service resorts, fly-in services, eco-tours and adventures that are sure to give you a one-of-a-kind experience in Ontario’s backcountry.
Wabakimi Wilderness Eco-Lodge and Bed & Breakfast is one of the largest wilderness and canoeing area with hundreds of interconnected lakes and rivers. Wabakimi Wild Waters Eco-Lodge and Bed & Breakfast can offer comfortable accommodations in the wilderness.
The Cree Village Ecolodge is located on the shores of James Bay and offers the opportunity to experience the traditional values and culture of the Cree First Nation. Activities here include bird watching, camping, whale sighting, winter adventures, star gazing, nature tours, river tours, kayaking, canoeing and cultural tours.
Minaki Yurt Adventures offers unique lodging in 6-8 sided, tent-like yurts in a setting of over 25 km of breathtaking mountain biking and cross-country ski trails through the boreal forest.
The Algonquin Wilderness Ecolodge is located on the southern border of Algonquin Park and is a base for accessing the park, Cross-Country skiing, dog sledding, hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, and hiking.
Smoothwater Ecolodge is situated within Temagami’s 2,400km canoe route system and an area with great nature and wildlife viewing.
Ontario Parks — many Ontario Parks have cabins. Five parks have yurt-style accommodations. For more information, visit: www.ontarioparks.com