Camp Mary Anne Resort is just minutes away from a variety of outdoor activites

Manitoulin Island's colourful, picturesque countryside and pristine lakes beckon the fisherman, cyclist, jogger, naturalist and birdwatcher to partake in its uniqueness and natural beauty. Here is a sample of outdoor recreational activities located nearby. During your stay feel free to ask the office about other local attractions.

Fishing
Camp Mary Anne Resort is a great family fishing resort. We are located on Lake Manitou, well stocked with trophy size Small Mouth bass,jumbo perch, Lake trout and Northern Pike. The best Jumbo Perch run is near Camp Mary Anne Resort in September and October. In fact some of the best fishing in Northern Ontario is available on Manitoulin Island. We are close to West Bay and South Bay Mouth for Salmon, Rainbow and Splake fishing in August and September.
Please note, residents and non-residents must purchase a fishing license to be able to legally fish in Ontario....Read More


Cup and Saucer Hiking Trail
This is one of the most popular trails in Ontario. The Cup and Saucer Hiking Trail has a unique outline against the Manitoulin skyline. Signs mark the trail through the woods up the dramatic edge of the escarpment to a grassy resting-place. There are 12 km of hiking trails through the hardwood bush, as well as 2 km of adventure trails. With such numerous paths to choose from, you can select the one best suited to the time you have available (from 15 minutes to 4 hours), and the degree of difficulty desired. The adventure trail, a 2-km option on the top of the escarpment, takes the avid hiker up and down sturdy ladders, up a natural rock....Read More

 

Golfing
There are three golf destinations on Manitoulin Island, plus a fourth in nearby Espanola. Mindemoya's Brookwood Brae Golf Course was established in 1964, and has the distinction of being Manitoulin's first golf course. The lake and river provides a stunning backdrop to the irrigated tees and greens. This challenging 9 hole, par 36 course on Lake Mindemoya's Ketchankookem Trail boasts a fully licensed course with air conditioned clubhouse. Pro shop. Club and cart rentals. Manitoulin Island Country Club is located just 1 km south of Gore Bay on Hwy 542. The 9 hole, par 36 course is set on rolling terrain with treed fairways. There is water....Read More


Bridal Veil Falls Hiking Trail
A beautiful falls set in the little village of Kagawong, this is one of the prettiest plunge class waterfalls in Ontario. About 10-12 m in height, the water falls over a prominent limestone formation, and drops vertically to the plunge pool at the base of the falls. The far side of the gorge is covered in forest, while the near side has been developed as a visitor area. This trail is easily accessible to visit just off Highway 540. Bring your bathing suit, and take a dip in the pool at the base of the falls. Once you reach the town at the mouth of the river, take a walking tour of the small village, featuring a museum and art galleries. ....Read More


Wilderness Trail Riding
Experience the the breathtaking views and wildlife of Manitoulin Island from a different viewpoint, on the back of a horse. Whether you wish to take a gentle and relaxing ride through quiet woods or would like a more challenging ride through open fields and narrow pathways, new riders and professionals alike will enjoy the trail rides in the local area. Honora Bay Riding Stable offers guided trail rides ranging from 30 minutes to an overnight adventure. They also offer private and group lessons year round. Finally, youth ages 8-15 can partake....Read More

 


National Dark Sky Sanctuary
Northern Ontario possesses an abundance of natural resources such as lakes, forests, wildlife, geology and climate that all contribute to our unique natural environment. Manitoulin Island possesses another type of natural resource, a Dark Sky Sanctuary. This is due largely to the surrounding water and minimal development. This type of environment allows the amateur astronomer the chance to get away from the growing light pollution of the city and see view of the night sky like it used to be....Read More