Things to Do

Looking for a break from fishing? The North Shore has lots to see and do for everyone.





Dynamic North

  • Dynamic Earth - Walk beneath the earth’s surface and find out what it’s like to be a miner, discover Ontario rocks, pose beside the world’s largest nickel, pan for gold - all at Dynamic Earth.


Science North

  • Science North - Satisfy your curiosity about the world we live in. After you’re finished discovering the wonders of life around us, experience it at the IMAX theatre. 


Spanish Marina & Shoreline Discovery Trail

  • Spanish Marina and Shoreline Discovery Trail Check out the boats at the marina while looking out over the Spanish River Delta. If you’re up for it walk up the steps to windmill at the top, then take the 2.5km Shoreline Discovery Tail.



  • The Shoreline Discovery Trail is part of the Lake Huron North Channel Historic Trails. The trails extend from the Mississauga First Nation to the Town of Spanish. Each stop on the trail presents the history of our region including European contact, First Nations, Industry, Geology, Flora and Fauna and Recreation.


Trading Post

  • In just a few minutes drive from the Harbour you can find a wealth of Ojibway and other First Nations’arts and crafts at the Serpent River Trading Post. Huron North Pow Wow Trail
  • Interested in experiencing Native American culture through dancing, singing and fellowship? In July and August there are six pow wows at various First Nations within two hours of the Harbour.


Provincial Parks

  • The Mississagi Provincial Park is located just north of Elliot Lake. It offers hiking trails ranging from 45 minutes to multi-day treks, canoeing, wildlife viewing, swimming and scenic outlooks.
  • Located just off Hwy 17 in Massey is Chutes Provincial Park. Chutes park is on the Aux Sables river and got it’s name from a chute that once diverted logs around the waterfall. There’s a 6km return hiking trail, canoeing or kayaking, wildlife viewing and swimming.


ATV Adventure

  • Check out for an ATV adventure.