Near North Country, Ontario, Canada is situated on the shores of Lake Nipissing and surrounded by numerous other smaller lakes, rivers and parks.
The main community in the Near North region is North Bay, Ontario, Canada. The other smaller towns and villages include Sturgeon Falls, Alban, Cache Bay, Crystal Falls, Field, Hagar, Lavigne, Markstay, Monetville, Noelville, River Valley, St. Charles, Verner, Warren and Wolseley Bay.
During the summer the most popular activities in the region include fishing, boating, hunting, camping, golfing, sailing, kayaking, wind surfing, water skiing, swimming, cycling, motorcycle touring, off roading, horseback riding, hiking and canoeing historic paddle routes.
During the winter season many enjoy adventures like snowmobiling, cross country skiing, ice fishing and skiing & snowboarding at the Laurentian Ski Hill in North Bay, Ontario.
North Bay provides the big city amenities while smaller towns like Sturgeon Falls provides a smaller selection of the basic services.
Some of the more important services and amenities important to travelers in the region include accommodations tours, outfitters, guides, attractions, banks, grocery stores, gas stations, pubs, liquor stores, restaurants, internet, laundromat and post offices.