- The Great Outdoors -
Pristine lakes, rock cliffs, and towering trees in untouched forests await the outdoor enthusiast in Sioux Narrows and Nestor Falls. Glacial activities thousands of years ago have created the natural playground of your dreams. Here you will experience the great outdoors at its finest.
Experience the Lake of the Woods region the way the areas first inhabitants did. With each stroke of your paddle, escape back to a different time. Whether you have one day or an entire week, canoeing the lakes and river systems of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls is exciting and picturesque with a multitude of nature and wildlife viewing opportunities.
The numerous surrounding lakes provide some of the best freshwater fishing in all of Canada - whether it is walleye, muskie, northern pike, bass, lake trout, perch or crappie you seek. The community’s passion for fishing is evident with popular fishing tournaments, variety of lodges with great fishing packages, and the newly built Northern Ontario Sportfishing Centre in Sioux Narrows.
Take a hike! The Township has trails for people of every age and all physical abilities. Take in the beautiful surroundings of Mother Nature and visit our local trail systems for some refreshing physical activity.
The trails are close, affordable and a great place to walk, hike, jog, bike, or take a leisurely stroll. No matter the use, the trails are great for all.
Click here to view our hiking trails map.
You can also stop in to one of our local Travel Information Centres for more information on our trails and other outdoor pursuits!
Grab your camo! The Township of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls offers exceptional small and large game hunting.
Moose, deer, bear, grouse, ducks, and local migratory birds and ducks are just some of the creatures that inhabit our beautiful forests. Many of the area’s lodges offer great hunting packages. Have fun and stay safe!
Note: There are three No Discharge of Weapons Zones located within the boundaries of the Township of Sioux Narrows – Nestor Falls. Please click here to read the by-law and view the three No Discharge of Weapons areas maps. Visit the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Hunting page for more detailed specifications.
Kayaking in the Lake of the Woods area can be challenging. For the seasoned pro it offers adventurous, fast-moving rapids. For the beginner, the area provides endless relaxed routes as well. No matter the path, gorgeous scenery will surround you either way. Cruise the lakes at your own leisure and experience the true charm of the waters.
Paddle Boarding is a great way to take in the gorgeous summer weather of Northwestern Ontario while also getting a total body exercise. Why not try this new popular watersport and familiarize yourself with the lakes of the area? Renting or purchasing of paddleboards is available at Board Anyone in downtown Sioux Narrows.
The Township is blessed with two stunning provincial parks, Sioux Narrows Provincial Park and Caliper Lake Provincial Park, both part of the Ontario Parks system.
Spacious tent, RV and private group sites are available for short and long-term camping vacations. Day-use arrangements are always a great option on a hot summer day to swim the sandy beaches, rent a kayak or canoe or enjoy a picnic lunch in the parks’ open wilderness.
For more information call the township office or visit the Ontario Parks website: www.ontarioparks.com
The beautiful Lake of the Woods area offers endless miles of water for you to explore and enjoy. Whether you wish to navigate the open waters on your boat, cruising, waterskiing or perhaps tubing, or spend a day at one of the area’s many beaches, relaxing and swimming, Sioux Narrows and Nestor Falls has it all.
Don’t let the cold discourage you! There are a number of activities in Sioux Narrows and Nestor Falls come winter time. Whether you are interested in ice fishing, cruising on a snowmobile, or checking out our groomed trails to go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing, you will never be at a lack of things to do once the weather gets cooler. If you are really brave, winter camping is always a fun and exciting new adventure!