Guided and Self GuidedTours
Fishtales Guide service is a professionally run operation with 26 yrs experience in the area. They offer unique adventures such as an eco tour that involves a tour of Eagle Lake. During the tour you will take in the sites including the old stamp mine, gold and soapstone mines, and horizontal shafts into an island, natural beaches, and pictographs and of course eagles. A shore lunch can be provided to make it a complete whole day experience or you can customize your own trip.
Geocaching is an outdoor treasure-hunting game in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers (called "geocaches" or "caches" anywhere in the world. Geo caches are currently placed in over 100 countries around the world and on all seven continents, including Antarctica. Find all 53 caches in the Dryden area. For guided assistance call (807) 755-5672 or visit Spinnackkers.
Located 20 km west of Dryden, Egli's is one of Canada's largest wool and sheepskin shops with an on-site manufacturing facility. Hundreds of locally made, unique sheepskin products and so much more are available year-round in the large 3500 sq. ft. Gift Shop. Don't stop there! Take a self-guided tour of the Animal Park or book in advance for a guided group tour, including a wagon ride to see sheep, elk, emus, llamas, alpacas, donkeys and more. The Animal Park is open seasonally from April through October.
Local artists have made their stamp in the community with artworks depicting the culture of our region on park benches located throughout our "Wilderness City”. Learn more about the artists and find all 30 unique works of art. Throughout the downtown section indoor and outdoor murals will leave you wanting more. Take a trip down the canals and streets to Venice or take a journey into the history and culture of our region. You won’t believe your eyes!
The Laura Howe Marsh is a spawning and nursery area, home to many amphibians, mammals, and birds unique to Northwest Ontario. Wetlands are home to a wider variety of wildlife than any other Ontario Habitat. Located within City limits these trails are great place to stretch your legs and enjoy the great outdoors of "Our Wilderness City". There are many hiking and walking trails both in and around our City Limits. For trail maps and more information on the trails view our "Outdoor Adventure" section.