Welcome to Wilderness Air Escapes in beautiful Northern Ontario, Canada! If you want to get back to nature, you've come to the right place. We'll fly you to your own remote outpost camp, where you'll experience the Canadian wilderness like never before. Stay in out of our deluxe outpost cabins, and get a premium view of some of the most beautiful scenery around. Imagine the sound of loons calling on sparking clear waters, that clean fresh air and the smell of pine... did we mention we've got some of the best fishing and hunting Canada has to offer? For Canadians it's sanctity, for Americans, a friendly home away from home.
The Thunderbird Lodge on Rainy Lake offers you true wilderness and a world class fishery. Rainy Lake has over 212,000 acres of waterways with 929 miles of shoreline with another 635 miles around 1,600 islands. The Thunderbird Lodge is only 1/2 mile from the entrance to Voyageurs National Park.
We are a full-service resort offering lodging accommodations in both rooms and fully equipped cabins. Our lounge and dining room have a great reputation, and overlook 1,200 feet of shoreline with spectacular views towards Voyaguers National Park. The marina includes boat rentals, yearly dock slip rentals, gas, off-sale and fish cleaning house.
Cruise and enjoy vast stretches of secluded sand beaches, which is quite the opposite from the multitude of cabins, resorts, and docks found on other lakes in Ontario. Cruise to relax, swim, read, and enjoy life in this refreshing setting. Set your own schedule to enjoy the comfort, convenience and quiet of a houseboat vacation, and don't miss the sunsets that are spectacularly breathtaking on Lake of the Woods in Sunset Country.
The sweet smell of fresh strawberries. The vibrant colours of artisan's imagination. The tickle from the melodic sounds of musicians. The beat in your chest when the roars of applause begin. Thursdays - the Rainy Lake Square.
Open air markets Thursdays and Saturday, 9 am to 1 pm, May to September. Concerts, outdoor movie nights and more.
The Emo Walleye Classic is a two-day catch and release fishing tournament held annually in Emo, during the final week of May each year. It takes place on the Rainy River, which marks the border between Minnesota and Ontario.
Upwards of sixty Canadian and American teams of two participate each year, each paying a participation fee. An organizing committee and many local volunteers assist at the event, and many local businesses and individuals sponsor the event.
The Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship is a catch and release smallmouth bass fishing tournament held on Rainy Lake and hosted in Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada. The annual tournament was first held in 1995 and takes place each July.
Responsible for the coordination and maintenance of a seasonal Ojibway Heritage park.
Provides the following programs that focus on the lifestyles and cultural heritage of the Anishinabe people:
- Bannock bakes
- Demonstration powwows
- Guided hikes
- Native craft workshops
- Rock painting
- Tours of the traditional village
- Traditional games
Park amenities include:
Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung, the Place of the Long Rapids, is a place of outstanding beauty and spirituality. Designated as a site of national historic significance in 1970, it’s importance has been acknowledged for generations by both the native peoples of the region, and non-natives alike, who have lived, traveled and admired the majestic Rainy River.
For thousands of years, aboriginal people have lived and gathered on the banks of the Rainy River at Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung. Here, traces of Ojibway villages are found among the burial mounds and village sites of more ancient aboriginal peoples.