Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma

Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma

Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma Country offers endless adventure and stunning scenery.

Bordered by Lake Superior and Lake Huron with massive tracts of old-growth forest in the rugged Canadian Shield, the region offers perfect terrains for ATV tour and mountain bike adventure and over 2,000 miles of groomed trails for snowmobiles.  

The region is home to great alpine and downhill skiing and boasts some of Canada’s best freshwater fishing, canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking, along with cherished festivals like the Bon Soo Winter Carnival or Go North Music Festival on St. Joseph Island.

Map of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma

Where is Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma?

This ruggedly beautiful region hugs the north corner of Lake Huron and the southern shoreline of Lake Superior, extending into the heart of Northern Ontario. 

The region is accessible via the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge, Sault Ste. Marie Airport, VIA Rail or by road via the Trans-Canada Highway. Exploring is most commonly done by car or motorcycle, but regional train service is also available.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma

Tour the region by motorcycle

Set off on a motorcycle tour of established routes like Ride Lake Superior, The Grand Algoma, Deer Trail Touring Route or The Island North Tour. Don’t miss the famous Wawa goose statue.

See the wilderness by train

Board the Agawa Canyon Tour Train in Sault Ste. Marie for a journey through the Canadian Shield. Hop off in Agawa Canyon Park to hike the Bridal Veil Falls trail and see Black Beaver Falls.

Make it a road trip

Explore Algoma County by driving the coastal route of the Trans-Canada Highway with stops for camping in Bruce Mines or sea kayaking on Lake Superior, called “Gichigami” in Ojibwe.

Search for wildlife

Visit Chapleau Crown Game Preserve in the heart of Algoma Country. Look for iconic Canadian wildlife like moose, beaver, fox, wolves, owls and black bears. Don’t forget a camera.

Go on a fishing trip

Try your hand at brook trout fishing or book a fly-in or train-in tour to a remote lake for some true northern adventure. This region offers endless fishing possibilities.

Visit unique communities

From Blind River to Elliot Lake, Constance Lake First Nation to Dubreuilville, the Algoma Festival of Beer or the Art Gallery of Algoma, there’s so much to see and do in this vast region.

Points of interest in Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma

Add these highlights to your next visit to the region.

Last updated: June 4, 2024

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