You could not ask for more to see and do than in Kenora. Here are just some of the highlights…
What could surpass 65,000 miles of shoreline and 10,000 pristine islands? The City of Kenora is nestled in an unspoiled area known as Lake of the Woods and serves as an outdoor playground for residents, visitors and the area wildlife. Whether you choose to explore the area’s lakes and countryside by canoe, boat, bike, horse or foot, there is no better place than Kenora for nature lovers. Visit Tourism Kenora for a complete list of outdoor adventure opportunities.
This is a region with a long history of recreational passion, of producing sporting heroes, and of investing in sport. Kenora’s recreation centre exceeds expectations and includes a lap pool and family fun area as well as a hot tub and sauna. A first class weight room featuring elliptical, rowing, bike and treadmill machines overlooks the Lake. Fitness classes and programming run throughout the day from 6 a.m. until the late evening.
Kenora offers the best downhill skiing between Thunder Bay and Alberta. It is host to the Mount Evergreen Ski Centre; a family oriented ski, snowboard and cross country centre. Nordic skiing occurs on the 25 kilometres classic and 10 kilometres skate trails in the area.The trails are solar lit for night skiing and rentals and lessons are available.
Kenora provide a cultural oasis in the centre of Canada, filled with museums, festivals, theatre, artisans and talented performers, including the Lake of the Woods Arts Collective, Kenora District Festival of the Arts, Lake of the Woods Museum and the TryLight Theatre Company to name a few. Kenora’s Lake of the Woods Museum has been labeled the “coolest little museum in Canada”.
The Harbourfront is a popular location for major festivals and events throughout the summer. Popular events on the community social calendar include Habourfest, the Kenora Bass International, K-Town Blues, the Farmer’s Market, Jam Nights, Festival of the Arts and the Coney Island Festival.
More information about tours, attractions, historical sites and events can be found online at Kenora Tourism.