The area surrounding Schreiber and Terrace Bay is well known to provide a pristine Northern Ontario camping experience. Whether you’re looking to cozy up to campfire or to get out of society and into the wilderness, Terrace Bay and Schreiber have you covered.
Rainbow Falls Provincial Park
Rainbow Falls Provincial Park is located a mere ten minute drive west of Schreiber that offers two campground locations including the Whitesand Lake Campground and the Rossport Campground. The Whitesand Lake campground is located on the north side of Highway 17 and offers nearly 100 campsites, half of which have electrical service. The Rossport Campground is located approximately 5 kilometers west of the Whitesand Lake Campground, on the south side of Highway 17 and is situated along the shoreline of Lake Superior. Rainbow Falls Provincial Park is home to Rainbow Falls that cascades from Whitesand Lake into Lake Superior. The four maintained hiking trails within the Park vary in difficulty and length for different user experiences. Swimming is available at two inland beaches as well as in Lake Superior. Rainbow Falls Provincial Park is a great place for families and user groups of all ages to enjoy.
For more information on camping at Rainbow Falls Provincial Park Please Visit https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/rainbowfalls
We also encourage you to check out our Rainbow Falls Provincial Park Attraction Page!
Neys Provincial Park
Neys Provincial Park is located 53.0 km east of Terrace Bay and is situated along the shore of Lake Superior. Neys Provincial Park was once home to a Prisoner of War (POW) camp offering a rich cultural history that is featured in the Neys Provincial Park Visitor Center. Neys Provincial Park is also well known for Pic Island off the shores of Lake Superior that was painted by Lawren Harries of The Group of Seven. The campground at Neys offers 150 campsites with electrical sites available along the shore lines of the lake. The Area 4 camp area provides non electrical sites hidden away from the busy camping areas for more avid campers. Neys Provincial Park offers four maintained hiking trails highlighting the areas ecosystems and geological formations.
For more information on camping at Neys Provincial Park please visit:
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Slate Islands Provincial Park
Slate Islands Provincial Park is location 12.0 km south of Terrace Bay in Lake Superior and is well known for being home to a small population of Woodland Caribou. Slate Islands Provincial Park is non-operating and requires non-resident users to purchase a crown land camping permit from ServiceOntario. Small cottages available for public use are scattered on the island’s for campers to utilize at a first come first serve basis. The Slate Islands is accessible only by waterway but there are a selection of Charter and Tourism Outfitters in the area to help you plan your trip including:
Northern Phin Charters – Gary Salesse, (807) 825-9685
Your premiere Lake Superior charter service out of Terrace Bay, the Eastern gateway to the new Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area. We supply fishing charters, sightseeing tours, and shuttle service to the Slate Islands and surrounding area. All services will be provided aboard a beautiful 26 foot Seaswirl Offshore Boat.
Bluebird Charter Boat – Come Castonguay, (807) 824-3353
Bluebird Charters will help you fully appreciate the natural beauty that lies within Northwestern Ontario. Located off the shores of Lake Superior, Bluebird Charters provides full or half day fishing excursions, boat rides, and site seeing tours. Visit our website for more information and pictures and feel free to contact us anytime.
Superior Outfitters – Dave Tamblyn, (807) 824-3314
A complete range of paddling adventures awaits you on Lake Superior and its connecting rivers, no matter what your age or experience level. Whether you dream of the thrill of sea kayaking or drifting lazily along the shore in a canoe, Superior Outfitters has a course, certification program or trip package to fit you for a day, a weekend or longer. Bring lots of film, a sense of adventure and humor and the desire to take on breathtaking natural wonders of the Canadian Shield Superior Outfitters is owned and operated by Dave Tamblyn and Ruth Lepp. They offer a wide range of tours and instructional programs and recently opened a paddling shop in Rossport. They, along with their small, carefully selected staff will provide you with a safe, rewarding and enjoyable paddling experience.
Caribou Charters – Doug Caldwell, (807) 825-3719
Caribou Charters has been doing charters for years and services the Slate Islands with a 24 foot Honda powered Glastron boat that is able to carry up to 5 sea kayaks and paddlers. Lake Superior can be rough and unpredictable, but you are in good hands with Caribou Charters. Call for price quotes and visit our website for some great videos of our encounters with caribou!
Casque Isles Hiking Trail
For the experienced avid camper looking to escape from the realms of society, the Casque Isle Hiking Trail offers a 53 km long hiking trail between Terrace Bay, Schreiber and Rossport with multiple campsite locations along the trail for public use.
For more information on the Casque Isle Hiking Trail visit www.HikeSuperior.ca