Places to Visit

Places to Visit

When you come to the Temiskaming Shores region, there will never be a shortage of beautiful places to visit for solo adventurers, couples, and families. Here are a few of our top picks!

Haileybury Historic Golf Course

If you’re a golfer, you cannot travel Northern Ontario without playing the Haileybury Historic Golf Course, and even better, you could combine with a stay at the Presidents’ Suites, just a few blocks away from the golf course.

Haileybury Waterfront

Spending a few hours at the Haileybury waterfront is one of the best activities in the community. There’s a public beach, water slide, playground, pavilion and marina. The view of lake Temiskaming is just breathtaking and you’ll see an impressive number of sailboats on the lake.

Harder for Carter Skate Park

A state of the art skate park is here right in our backyard! The Harder For Carter skate park is one of the most impressive of its kind in Northern Ontario. It is definitively worth a short visit with your family – your children will have a blast spending a few hours at the park. There is something for every age.

Devil’s Rock

It’s hard to believe that Devil’s Rock, one of Ontario’s best and most accessible natural outlooks, is seldom seen. Devil’s Rock is a local treasured area of beauty and is often depicted in local art as one of the preferred destinations for painters and photographers.

Pete’s Dam

If you are looking for a peaceful hike, a family picnic or just a few hours outdoors listening to the sound of rushing water and the birds chirping, then Petes Dam is an activity for you, your family or your group.  The City of Temiskaming Shores manages the Pete’s Dam Park.

Cobalt Mining Museum

The Cobalt Mining Museum strives to preserve as much of Cobalt’s past as possible and boasts the world’s largest display of native silver ore.  The museum owns a number of artifacts and photographs dating back to the early days of the silver rush.

Haileybury Heritage Museum

This community museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Haileybury, Ontario and the memory of the Great Fire of 1922.The heritage of Haileybury comes alive through marvellous photographs and remarkable objects.

Little Claybelt Homesteaders Museum

The exhibits at the Little Claybelt Homesteaders Museum reflect all aspects of life as pioneers, including commerce in the area. From farm implements to household items, toys,dental equipment and weather displays, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Temiskaming Art Gallery

The Temiskaming Art Gallery was created to present visual art and support artists in the Temiskaming Region and the broader Northern Ontario community.

Fossilarium

The Fossilarium brings a rich fossils collection to value through the science of paleontology. Our guides have been animating  our world history of animals and plants of worlds forgotten, explaining the succession of ancient times living beings, few of which are widely known and even fewer are present today. Our collection includes videos build expressively for us at the Fossilarium to show you the secrets of fossilization and conservation of regional and worldwide fossils heritage.

Maison du Frère Moffet

A museum located in Ville-Marie on the Quebec side on the story of one of the founders of the Temiskaming region.

Latchford Museum & Loggers Hall of Fame

The Museum contains more than 2,000 exhibits ranging from 19th century housewares to lumbering and blacksmith tools, World War I and II memorabilia; railway exhibits to geological specimens.

National Historic Fort Témiscamingue

The park commemorates the trading post’s role in the fur trade for nearly two centuries, especially the fierce rivalry between the French and British to exploit the supply of pelts in Hudson’s Bay in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Hilliardton Marsh

Explore nature at the 1800 acre provincially significant Hilliardton Marsh Provincial Wildlife Area. Home to over 600 species of waterfowl, songbirds, mammals, fish and plant life.

Temagami Fire Tower on Caribou Mountain

The fire tower stands on the summit of Caribou Mountain and commands a view in excess of 40km.  The site gives you access to hiking trails, interpretive centres, picnic areas and viewing platforms.

Links to other important sites:

Temiskaming Shores and Area Chamber of Commerce

The City of Temiskaming Shores