The Towns and Cities of Northern Ontario
Hearst - James Bay Frontier
This town, nestled in the northern forest on Highway 11 is located just west of Kapuskasing. It is a very active and vibrant community that lives to its expectations of being a four season destination.
The Moose Capital of Canada is not only an earthly paradise for hunters and anglers but it also provides numerous other outdoor activities. Snowmobilers, cross-country skiers, campers, and paddlers are made to feel special by the local merchants and even the townspeople themselves.
The Hearst area is a paradise for snowmobilers with a network of over 1000 kilometers of wide and soft trails through beautiful wooded areas. Snowmobilers in Hearst can ride along the downtown streets and can park their machines right outside their motel room door. One motel even offers indoor storage for snowmobiles for a small fee. In mid-February, Hearst is home to the NordCan 250, a 250-mile (400-kilometre), one-day cross-country snowmobile race which attracts Canadian and U.S. competitors.
Hearst has many provincial parks as well as private camp grounds in its area. These parks offer everything from modern amenities where you can plug in your RV to rugged regions where you might be the only human for miles around.
Local hotels/motels will offer every modern convenience from indoor pools, sauna and whirlpools, conference rooms to indoor snowmobile storage and there are quite a few Bed and Breakfast in the area.
Hearst � the Moose Capital of Canada.