Located only 200 miles (300 km) or a short 4-hour drive north of the hectic city life of Toronto, one finds the calming waters of Lake Nipissing. Renowned for its world class walleye fishing, Lake Nipissing is unparalleled for its breathtaking sunsets and outstanding boating opportunities. Sailing and windsurfing on Nipissing are a natural given the large expanse of water and frequent high winds.
Located on the north-east shore of Lake Nipissing is North Bay. North Bay and area offers a splendid array of scenery and attractions, along with great accommodations. The Dionne Museum features five of the biggest stars of the world from the 1930s, the Dionne Quintuplets, along with all kinds of other fascinating historical exhibits, displays and artifacts. At the waterfront you can stroll along the shore or relax on the beach.
It's at the waterfront that you can cruise in a twin-hull boat offering a choice of routes on the picturesque Lake. Don’t miss the cultural acts, performances, and exhibits.
Lake Nipissing boasts an outstanding fishery maintained through natural reproduction. The much sought after walleye, known locally as pickerel, is the most abundant species in the lake although other important game fish abound in Nipissing. Respectable catches of northern pike, yellow perch, smallmouth bass, and muskellunge contribute to the allure of fishing Nipissing. Each year about 150,000 walleye, 50,000 pike and 125,000 yellow perch are harvested from the lake! With 1,700 ice huts on the lake, the winter fishery on Nipissing accounts for more angler hours although more fish are caught during the spring and summer.
South of Nipissing is the western entrance to one of Ontario’s Gems… Algonquin Park. Algonquin Provincial Park is the oldest and most famous provincial park in Ontario and one of the largest in Canada. Enjoy breathtaking scenery and the abundant wildlife while hiking or biking the various trails, canoeing, swimming or cross country skiing in winter. There are various avenues available for campers, from rough camping to campsites as well as some lodging.