KENORA & LAKE OF THE WOODS AREA
Built on the pristine shores of Lake of the Woods and designated as North America’s Premier Boating Destination, Kenora is an excellent place to live, work and raise a family. Kenora boasts an abundance of opportunities to get outdoors to enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery. Camping, hiking, boating, fishing, snowmobiling, skating and skiing are just some of the many activities Kenora has to offer.
Kenora’s cultural roots are a rich tapestry of old-world traditions and modern Canadian multiculturalism. Kenora is home to the award-winning Lake of the Woods Museum and one of its most recognizable features, Husky the Muskie which sits on the most northern point of Lake of the Woods. The 40-foot tall structure serves as both the town mascot and the chair of the welcoming committee.
The City of Kenora is home to several cultural events and concerts year-round. In the summer months, the Whitecap Pavilion is home to concerts, festivals and other community events and in the winter, it turns into a free outdoor skating rink.
Kenora’s surrounding area offers some unique places such as Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls. Located on the most Eastern shores of Lake of the Woods, this full-service community is a picturesque place to raise a family, plan your retirement or have a recreation cottage. Offering tourism, cultural development, pristine lakes, breathtaking rock cliffs, the area has something for everyone to explore.
Kenora is located 45km from the Manitoba border and 200km from the U.S. border, making it an easily accessible destination for residents and travellers.