As part of the Ojibwa Nation that covered the area, Dryden sits midway between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario on the relatively undiscovered Wabigoon Chain of Lakes. Home to professional fishing tournaments it is as a renowned fishing and hunting grounds.

The shopping, restaurants, beautiful murals and facades, and a central location make downtown Dryden the hub for the surrounding area and offers fine dining to lunch buffets. Diverse cultures, rich history, festivals and events, entertainment and tours make Dryden is the ideal destination for both indoor and outdoor activities in all seasons.