Haileybury – Set up on a hill, residents of Haileybury have spectacular views of Lake Temiskaming. Located 34 miles north of Temagami, it is renowned for its fun water park with a manmade beach and 150 foot waterslide. Devils’ Rock, which stands 300 feet above sea level is a must see, and is accessible by foot with amazing views of Lake Temiskaming.
New Liskeard – New Liskeard is the largest populated town in the District of Temiskaming, and like Haileybury, is located along the shores of Lake Temiskaming. New Liskeard’s economy relies primarily on agriculture and forestry and is the industrial, commercial and administrative centre of the Temiskaming area.
Dymond – Dymond Township was primarily an agricultural community, until the 1970s, when a commercial area grew along Highway 11. Large retail stores populate the area, including the area’s largest mall, The Temiskaming Square, and Wal-Mart. A residential, sub-division has been expanding nicely over the years in Dymond.
Cobalt, “Canada’s most historic town” is located about 11 miles south of New Liskeard, along Highway 11 B, and 30 miles north of Temagami. Famous for its rich mining history, it was named the “Silver Capital of Canada” and is now designated as a Parks Canada National Historic Site. The Cobalt Classic Theatre and Mining Museum pay tribute to Cobalt’s thriving past.
Nearby lakes include Bass Lake (crystal clear, spring fed lake), Gillies Lake (perfect spot for year round residences and/or summer cottages), and Portage Bay on the Montreal River (fisherman’s delight for Pickerel, Northern Pike, Small Mouth Bass, Perch, and Whitefish).
Latchford, known as “the best little town by a Dam site” is located in South Temiskaming, just 35 kilometers from Temagami. Latchford is famous for its nearly 100 year old hydro electric dam which drapes over beautiful Montreal River.
With a population of 420, Latchford is the gateway to the James Bay Frontier and a great place to reside or to start your vacation. In addition to being the Hiking Trailhead of the North, having a magnificent beach, great recreation facilities and waterfront camping facilities at Bay Lake Campground. Latchford is also the home of W.J.B Greenwood Provincial Park. Latchford boasts a rich history which comes to life in many tourist attractions such as the House of Memories Museum and the Ontario Logger’s Hall of Fame.
Twin Lakes, Pike Lake, Bartle Lake, and Fairy (Frere) Lake.
The Hudson Lake Community is amazing ranging from full-time permanent residents to part time cottage goers. Immerse yourself in nature with a beautiful waterfront property located on one of 4 Hudson Townships Lakes; Twin Lakes, Pike Lake, Bartle Lake and Fairy (Frere) Lake. All within a short 15-25 minute drive to New Liskeard. Perfect for all seasons, you can build a home, rent a cottage, or find your summer getaway overlooking the crystal clear, spring fed waters. Near amazing hiking trails, great fishing and endless outdoor activities only steps away from your property. Your choice of privacy and size of lake is up to you with the lakes ranging from small to medium sizes and some have a private boat launch to provide access only to residents of the lake. The Hudson Lake Community is often sought out from residents due to its tightknit community, crystal clear spring fed waters and privacy it provides for its owners.
Earlton is situated between Englehart and New Liskeard along Highway 11.
Nestled in the midst of prosperous dairy farms, in the Township of Armstrong, Earlton is home to the annual Earlton Steam Show, the Temiskaming Wildlife Centre and the Hilliardton Marsh is close by.
Englehart is located at the centre of the James Bay Frontier’s Timiskaming region, about 26 miles north of New Liskeard. The construction of the railway had a huge impact on the development of this town as it was chosen by the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railroad to be their half way stop between Cochrane and North Bay.
Just 7 miles west of Englehart, is the lovely village called Charlton, which lies at the tail end of Long Lake. The lake is about 20 miles long and adjoins the Englehart River Provincial Park. With a newly completed waterfront project and boat launch onto Long Lake and acres of surrounding crown land, it is becoming the perfect setting for hunting and fishing
Some of the best fishing and hunting stories in all of Northern Ontario come out of the Elk Lake area. Located on the Montreal River, Elk Lake offers first rate fishing holes and expert fly-in arrangements. The scenery is absolutely stunning all year long. Elk Lake’s economy continues to be driven by a sustainable forest industry.
Centrally located in the District of Temiskaming, at the junction of Hwy. 560 and 65 West, 43 km west of the Trans Canada Hwy. 11 (about a 45 minute drive from New Liskeard). North Bay is approximately 226 km south of the Township of James by way of Hwy. 65 and Hwy. 11.
The township of Matachewan is nestled on the shores of the Montreal River in northeastern Ontario. It is approximately 60 km west of Kirkland Lake and 100 km northwest of New Liskeard. With a full-time population of near 400 residents, Matachewan provides outdoor enthusiasts with plenty of opportunities to get outside and experience nature. There are a number of hiking and snowmobiling trails that can also be used for ATV’s in the summer months. Matachewan is renowned for the number of hunting and fishing opportunities provided throughout the year. Whether it’s ice fishing in the winter, or Bear and Moose hunting in the fall, Matachewan has everything to suit anyone who enjoys the outdoors.
Located in the heart of Northeastern Ontario, about 88 kms north of Temiskaming Shores, this friendly community known as Kirkland Lake is the home to approximately 9,000 people has seen its roots grow from a booming gold mining camp to a charming town with much everyone to see and do.
The community name was based on a nearby lake which in turn was named after Winnifred Kirkland, a secretary of the OntarioDepartment of Mines in Toronto. The lake was named by surveyor Louis Rorke in 1907. Miss Kirkland never visited the town, and the lake that bore her name no longer exists because of mine tailings. The community comprises Kirkland Lake, as well as Swastika, Chaput Hughes and Harvey Kirkland. Gold production is still a key industry in Kirkland Lake.