Outdoor Adventure

Lake Superior. The Cambrian Shield. The highest elevation in the mid-west. Hundreds of rivers lakes and streams, miles of hiking and biking trails, world class fishing………..get the picture? Sault Ste. Marie is where outdoors and adventure truly meet.

Known as one of Ontario’s best adventure towns, Sault Ste. Marie is fast becoming a must-visit destination for people looking for unique and unforgettable experiences. The Sault is home to kilometres of Lake Superior coastline, countless pristine sandy beaches, world-class mountain biking trail networks and hikes that will leave you speechless.

Spend time outdoors and see why more and more adventure seekers are drawn to Sault Ste. Marie.

Nestled between Great Lakes Superior and Huron, discover wild rivers, majestic channels, hidden coves, stunning waterfalls and more freshwater lakes than you can count. Canoe on St. Mary's River, kayak Lake Huron surrounding St. Joseph Island, glide atop a standup paddleboard in Lake Superior or even surf the world’s finest freshwater waves. So many of these options are available at our very own Waterfront Adventure Centre.
Discover four seasons of biking for every age, ability or style and arguably the best mountain biking trail system in the province. Fat bike in winter with over 40km of perfectly groomed trails that give us one of the largest fat-bike networks in Canada.
From the very demanding trails along the high cliffs and the rocky beaches of Lake Superior to perfect swimming spots with sandy beaches, and shallow waters, we have an amazing hiking adventure for you. if you're looking for something more leisurely, explore a number of amazing walking locations including the Hub Trail and and our waterfront boardwalk.
Step into the perfect setting for snowshoeing in Ontario. Hike through stunning winter wilderness terrain, including towering snow-draped forests, serene ice-covered lakes and frozen waterfalls of the Canadian Shield region. Check out one of the city’s many ice skating rinks, including the beautiful Crimson Ridge forest trail or the Clergue Park skating trail alongside the St. Marys River.
Home to one of the highest vertical ski hills in Ontario, as well as world-class cross-country skiing and incredible, untouched backcountry skiing with Ontario’s best powder. Discover your perfect adrenaline-fueled winter adventure right here.