Activities Lake of the Woods Ontario Canada and NW Minnesota USA
Enjoy a round of golf while on your fishing or hunting vacation.
One of the activities, events or things to do while visiting Harris Hill Resort.
Golfing is nearby with a driving range and 9 hole golf course named "Spruce Creek Golf Course" approx 20 minutes away towards Morson, Ontario; "Oak Harbour Golf and Tennis Club" is approx 30 minutes away in Baudette, MN; "Kitchen Creek Golf Club" is approx 75 minutes away, near Fort Frances.
10% off Green Fees at Spruce Creek Golf Course for guests staying at Harris Hill Resort.
Native Pictographs: Rent a boat and go boating or purchase a lake tour from Harris Hill Resort to visit the ancient pictographs.
5,000 year-old rock pictographs made of berry juice and sap can be viewed by boat on various islands on Lake of the Woods. Visitors are reminded that these paintings are sacred and must be respected. Do not physically touch the paintings and do not pull the boat directly onto a carving. An offering may be left – tobacco is preferred.
There is a nearby "One Room Schoolhouse" to tour, on Kreger Road & HWY 600 in Harris Hill
One of the last remaining Lighthouses around - approx 15 minutes away on Lighthouse Road off HWY 621; Town Fairs, etc. Ask us to see about making arrangements to view the Schoolhouse or the Lighthouse.
The Fishing Tournaments are a big draw here. Please go to Fishing Tournaments located under the Fishing section.
Pow Wow's are a very popular and exciting event. Click on the link to See the Pow Wow section under events.
Celebrations for "July 1 - Canada Day" in Canada and "July 4 - Independence Day" in neighbouring Minnesota
Bird watching: There are 302+ birds in this distinct Rainy River Area and many of them are right in our yard, on our property or only across the Bay from us at Harris Hill Resort. Please visit our birding section by clicking on the link for more details. There is also a "birder discount" on our cabins and boats at Harris Hill Resort. Download your own copy of the Birder Checklist.
Bergland, Morson, Rainy River, Pinewood Ontario; Baudette Minnesota
|Trinity Lutheran Church||Bergland||Sunday 11:00 am|
|Morson Community Bible Fellowship||Morson||Sunday 10 or 10:30 am|
|Evangelical Covenant Church||Rainy River||Sunday 10:30 am (11am after Sept 7th)|
|Good News Fellowship||Rainy River||Sunday 11:00 am|
|St James Anglican||Rainy River||1st Sunday of each Month 12:30am|
|Our Lady of Good Counsel - Catholic||Rainy River||May - Sept - Saturday 7:00 pm|
|Our Lady of the Way- Catholic||Pinewood||Sunday 11:00 am|
|United Church||Rainy River||Sunday 11:15 am|
|Evangelical Covenant||Baudette||Sunday 9:30 am|
|Evangelical Free Church||Baudette||Sunday 9:00 am|
|Sacred Heart Catholic Church||Baudette||Sunday 10:30 am|
|First Lutheran Church||Baudette||Sunday 9:30 am|
MOM’s Way: Running along the Historic Boundary Waterway, MOM’s Way follows the famous route of the first fur traders on the original east-west highway. Highway 11 in Ontario and Minnesota, Highway 12 in Manitoba. 1-800-820-3678
608 Scott Street Fort Frances, P9A 1H6
807-274-3276 or 1-800-465-8502
Only 10 minutes from here, you can go to Peterson's grocery store, which also sells gasoline & cigarettes.
2010: Aug 7 Family Fun Day, Bergland, 488-5523
Assabaska Ojibway Heritage Park (1-807-488-1046) is only 15 minutes away off HWY 621, where you can enjoy swimming, sand beaches and more play structures for the children, picnic areas with shelters, hiking trails (several self-guiding trails are being developed), horseshoe pits, interpretive programs including Demonstration Pow Wows , Bannock Bakes, Rock Painting, Guided Hikes, Traditional Games, Tours of the Traditional Village, Native Craft Workshops.
Historical Tomahawk Lighthouse: June-September - By appointment 807-488-5719
Spruce Creek Golf Course
Aug 5 - 7 Big Grassy First Nation Pow Wow, Morson, 488-5614
Aug 22 - 24 Big Island First Nation Pow Wow, Morson, 488-5536
Town of Rainy River
Box 488 Rainy River, Ontario, Canada P0W 1L0
In Rainy River, only 20 minutes away, you can enjoy restaurants as well as shopping and attractions such as the Train Museum in Rainy River. There is also a liquor commission / beer store and a hotel, both on Hwy 11 in the town of Rainy River.
Rainy River Restaurants: Roadside Inn on HWY 11, Wood's Quality Bakery on Fourth ST., Mom's Chinese Restaurant 4th St
Groceries: Beaver Mills Market on Hwy 11
Railway Museum in Rainy River: on HWY 11; Go back to the time of the steam engine when you visit the fully restored 4008 Steam Locomotive, located on 4th Street and HWY 11, next to the Tourism Bureau / Travel Ontario Center.
The Rainy River Walleye Tournament is always fun to watch or participare in. This is always in September.
Apr 24: Rainy River District Trade & Health Fair, Rainy River, 852-3343
Sept 20: Pumpkin Festival
Jum 2 - Oct, every Wednesday: Farmer's Market
July 1: Canada Day Celebrations
July 16 - 18: Railroad Daze, Rainy River, 852-4446
Sept 23 - 25: RR Walleye Tournament
In Baudette, only 25 minutes away, you can enjoy other restaurants as well as shopping and attractions. There are also liquor commissions and hotels. Baudette sports a Movie Theater and Bowling Lanes also. Shop at Ronnings.
Baudette Restaurants: Northlake Cafe, Ranch House, American Legion, McDonald's, Oriental Wok, Pizza Hut (in Lake of the Woods Foods)
For the real shopping enthusiasts, you can take the leisurely drive to Fort Frances Ontario and International Falls Minnesota for a whole day of enjoyment. Shop at "Walmart with McDonalds" in Fort Frances, and "Big K" or "Menards" in International Falls.
Stop at the many museums along the way in various towns.
Stop at KayNahChiWahNung Historical Center and Native Interpretive Centre on Shaw Road off HWY 11 near STRATTON for sight seeing and a tour of the ancient Native Burial Mounds. You can also enjoy their museum and a wonderful cultural meal there. (1-807-483-1163) Wednesday-Sunday 10am-6pm
In Stratton, you can also enjoy: May 15 Stratton Fishing Derby
Township of Morley
Box 40 Stratton, Ontario, Canada P0W 1N0
Township of Emo
Box 520 Emo, Ontario, Canada P0W 1E0
Emo Museum - Rainy River District Women's Institute
Box 511, 21 Tyrell St. Emo, Ontario, Canada P0W 1E0
Emo Spring Fever Days, Emo, 482-1811
Chapple Museum Spring Tea, Emo/Chapple, 487-2655
July 1 Canada Day Celebrations, Local Information Centres
Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society Fall Fair, Emo 482-2428 or 482-3988
Chapple Days, Emo/Chapple, 487-2655
Emo Holidaze, Emo, 482-1811
Norlund Chapel, "World’s Smallest Church" on HWY 11
Wildlife Sanctuary - Mike Scheibler 1-807-482-2913,
Emo Speedway: During the evening, the Emo Speedway is home to exciting stock car races. Competing cars from central Canada and the U.S. race on a quarter-mile, banked clay track. On Saturdays enjoy the go-kart races too.
Rainy River District Museum in Emo: 21 Tyrell St, 1-807-482-3991.The Rainy River District Women’s Institute Museum houses a collection of pioneer artifacts displaying the history of settlers in the region, which still includes a thriving farm community. Beef production is the main agricultural product, but there are also many prosperous dairy herds and the rich soil yields virtually every crop.
Emo Agriculture Research Station - 1-807-482-2354
In Barwick, you can have a tour of the paper mill, Ainsworth Barwick, (1-807-487-2000), or visit: St. Pauls' Heritage Church, Chapple Museum, Motocross Track, Snow Cross Events.
Voyageur Panel Tours: June-August, 807-487-2000
Barwick Lighthouse: The lighthouse is located on the waterfront in Barwick. It represents the historic ties to the Rainy River and the early settlers of Chapple.
Chapple Museum: 1-807-487-2505. Visit the Museum during the summer months. May & June open Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,July & August open Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. open Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mud Lake City Music Fest, 486-3536
Town of Fort Frances
Box 38 Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada P9A 3M5
Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce
474 Scott St. Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada P9A 1H2
807-274-5773 or 800-820-FORT
Fort Frances Museum
259 Scott Street Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada P9A 1G8
In Fort Frances, you can ask for a tour of the Lumber Mill, Abitibi Consolidated 1-807-274-5311.
Shop at "Walmart with McDonalds" or "Canadian Tire", both on HWY 11.
Fort Frances also has:
Voyageur Polar Plunge, Fort Frances, 274-9811
Tour-de-Fort Concert, Sue Foley & Roxanne Potvin, Fort Frances, 274-2544
Fort Frances Home and Leisure Show, Fort Frances, Memorial Sports Centre-274-5773
Border Shrine Circus, Fort Frances, Memorial Sports Centre
Cancer Society Relay for Life, Fort Frances, Pither's Point
July 1 Canada Day Celebrations, Local Information Centres
Canadian Bass Championship
Quest for the Best, Fort Frances, Sorting Gap Marina, 274-5773
Kiwanis Steak Fry, Fort Frances, 274-6655 or 274-0057
Annual Business Awards Banquet, Fort Frances, La Place Rendez-Vous, 274-9811
Scott Street Scare, Fort Frances, Downtown Fort Frances
Clover Valley Farmer's Market- Saturdays, May-October 8am-2pm, McIrvine Rd., 807-274-9573
Historical Sites-Lookout Tower / Fort St. Pierre/ The Hallet, mid-June-Labour Day, 10am-5pm Pither's Point Park - take your picture in the "Big Chair"
Laverendrye Walkway- enjoy a stroll on the walkway along the river front
Noden Causeway - enjoy the scenery from the bridge
Murels - 203 Scott ST on the CIBC building & 300 Scott ST at Portage Ave on the Masonic Lodge
- Cultural Events
- Tour de Fort Concert Series - in spring & fall
- Rainy River Music Festival - April
- Little Theatre - plays in Fall
- Border Concert Series - Spring, Fall & Winter
- Canadian Bass Championship
- Sunset Country Snowmobile Club
Cross over the border to International Falls then return home through the USA to enjoy the attractions they have to offer and return to Canada through the Baudette Minnesota border crossing.
International Falls Minnesota has an airport, Koochiching Historical Museum and Bronko Nagurski Museum, world-class Boise paper mill tour, Falls Country Club 18 hole Golf Course, Voyageurs National Park boat tours & interpretive Center,
ManOMin Watershed Conference, International Falls, MN, 482-2479
To request more information or to book your holiday or vacation adventure:
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