The Towns and Cities of Northern Ontario
Englehart Ontario- James Bay Frontier
When traveling north along the Trans Canada Highway, a perfect pit stop between North Bay and Timmins is one of Ontario�s friendliest and cleanest small Northern Ontario towns: Englehart. The Great fire of 1922 which devastated many communities was stopped on the doorstep of Englehart. Many of the survivors were temporarily housed in T&NO rail cars. Grant Forest Product, the world's largest Oriented Strand Board (wafer board) manufacture, is located in Englehart.
Kap Kig Iwan (Ojibway for "water running over the edge�) Park (over 325 hectares of land) is located just outside of the town. When one has the opportunity to view the park's major attraction - the high falls of the Englehart River there is little doubt that the park is well named. Kap Kig Iwan offers the outdoor enthusiast a relaxed, back to nature atmosphere while still affording some essential comforts. Evidence of more than two billion years of the planet's history can be seen in the walls and floors of the Englehart River Valley.
Hikers can enjoy a trail that wraps its way approximately 6 km along the steep valley slopes and banks of the Englehart River, linking Englehart to Kap Kig Iwan Park. This trail takes about one and a half hours of walking to complete.
Hunting in the area is excellent and many facilities exist to assist sportsmen in their gaming adventure. Big game hunting for deer, moose and bear attract thousands of hunters to the area each year.
Install yourself on one of the many area lakes and fish for walleye, brook trout, lake trout, small mouth bass, northern pike, or perch. Go for the day or set up a camp by a lake
In the winter, miles of well groomed snowmobile trails surround the area. The Club Echo trail system connects to all the trails in the area. Motels, lodges, restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores, hotels and a liquor store are all located close to the trails. Englehart is a snowmobile friendly town, allowing snowmobile access on all town streets.
As a pit stop or a holiday setting, you�ll enjoy this small friendly clean community.