Have a family picnic amid a scenic landscape, then browse the grounds. Watch a boat lock through. Curious to see a 19th power station facility up close?

Activities

  • A man and a child beside a duck pond. 
    Birdwatching

    Bring your binoculars and your camera and be ready to spot a wide range of species attracted by the variety of ecosystems found on South St. Marys Island.


  • A cyclist. 
    Cycling

    The Attikamek trail system features 2.2 km of trails on South St. Marys Island.


  • Two volunteers drinking tea. 
    Heritage Teas 

    Step back in time and join us for afternoon tea at the historic and elegant Superintendent’s Residence.


  • Two people geocaching beside a beaver lodge. 
    Geocaching

    Get ready to explore Northern Ontario and discover how it’s people, places and events shaped the Canada we know today.


  • Two people on a boardwalk. 
    Hiking

    Lace up your walking shoes for an easy hike on the 2.2 kilometre Attikamek trail located just across the lock gates on South St. Marys Island.


  • A sailboat in a canal. 
    Locking through the canal

    Experience the power of water as you and your boat rise gently from Lake Huron to Lake Superior, bypassing the St. Marys River Rapids.


  • Two red chairs beside a canal. 
    Red chairs

    The red chair experience is all about connecting Canadians with nature in our country’s most unique and treasured places.