The Towns and Cities
of Northern Ontario
Earlton Ontario- James Bay Frontier
Earlton is a small town on Highway 11
at the mouth of the Ottawa River and is situated between Englehart
and New Liskeard.
Nestled in the midst of prosperous dairy
farms, Earlton is home to the annual Earlton Steam Show, the Temiskaming
and the Hilliardton Marsh is close by.
The Temiskaming Wildlife Centre in Earlton
has replaced the Earlton Zoo. They are a wildlife
rehabilitation facility for orphaned and injured northern Ontario
wildlife. There is also a large variety of wildlife that is native to
the area for the public to view.
The Earlton Steam and Antique Show draws
exhibitors and visitors from around the province. In existence for over
a quarter of a century, this is an annual display of antique cars, farm
equipment and machines. The show is held on the third weekend in July.
The Hilliardton Marsh is inhabited by
over 600 species of waterfowl, songbirds, mammals, fish and plant life.
This area is a popular one for migrating waterfowl. The marsh has a
boardwalk and makes an ideal spot for bird watching or for a casual
stroll. Over 23 duck species of duck have been sighted.
Spend an hour or spend a day, Earlton
will make it your while.