Superior Country

Superior Country

Superior Country provides the perfect blend of outdoor adventures and city living. The city of Thunder Bay is a beacon of flourishing culture and cuisine, while the surrounding communities serve as gateways to the backcountry where superior fishing, hunting, paddling, hiking and camping await.

Superior Country is home to Lake Superior, the world’s largest freshwater lake. During your visit, prepare to conquer the Sleeping Giant, camp by scenic remote lakes and fish for the world-record brook trout on Lake Nipigon.

Travel to Superior Country and experience a host of great eco-friendly adventures.

Map of Superior Country

Where is Superior Country?

Superior Country stretches up from the north shore of the mighty Lake Superior. The area borders Minnesota to the south, Sunset Country to the west and Algoma Country to the east.

The closest airport is Thunder Bay Airport and US border crossing is the Pigeon River International Bridge.

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Things to do in Superior Country

Explore a hidden beach

Schreiber Beach, located on the shores of Lake Superior, is a pebble beach with great views, perfect for enjoying a picnic and a swim.

Enjoy outdoor activities

Pukaskwa National Park provides the best outdoor recreation activities in Superior Country such as sandy beaches, ancient rock structures and a suspension bridge with great views.

Explore the wilderness

The Quetico Provincial Park is renowned for its rugged beauty, majestic waterfalls, virgin pine and spruce forests, towering rock cliffs and over 2,000 picturesque rivers and lakes.

Take in the scenic views

The 53-kilometre Casque Isles Trail is considered one of the top 10 best hikes in Ontario for its stunning vistas of Lake Superior and the wilderness.

Take in the best views

Superior Country has several great lookout points such as the Bridgeview Lookout Tower, plus lookouts at Kakabeka Falls, Alexander Dam and Kama Bay.

Points of interest

Discover more highlights this destination has to offer.

Last updated: February 16, 2024

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