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Huron Shores red pine or hike along the Voyageur Trail. The Municipality is also the entrance to the Mississagi Delta Provincial Nature Reserve, marking the mouth of the largest river flowing into Lake Huron. In the autumn, the Deer Trail Circle Route provides a spectacular scenic drive. G ateway to the Mississagi River Valley: includes the communities of Little Rapids, Sowerby, Dayton, Iron Bridge, Dean Lake and other historical hamlets. Huron Shores offers the outdoors enthusiast a myriad of choices: snowmobiling, golfing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, biking, horseback riding, boating, hunting and fishing offer year round recreation. Public boat launches are available at several municipally maintained parks. Snowmobilers have access to over 600 km (372 mi) of trails with links to Provincial, National and International networks. Cross-country skiers have approximately 5 km of new trail. Visit the vast Kirkwood Forest with its stands of During the summer months, learn about Huron Shores’ proud pioneer and agricultural heritage at the Heritage Park Museum in Little Rapids and the Iron Bridge Historical Museum. Annual events include: the Thessalon Township Heritage Association’s Country Fair on the Civic Holiday Monday in August; and the Iron Bridge Agricultural Fall Fair held the Saturday of Labour Day weekend. On Saturdays, the Iron Bridge Museum hosts the weekly Farmers’ Market from June to September. The Municipality also boasts 2 of the 3 12-Sided Barns that are known to exist in Canada. The Cordukes/Weber 12-Sided Barn, (located in Sowerby, originally built 1919), has recently been relocated and restored for use as a seasonal public recreation facility. The other 12-sided barn (built 1928), now The Round Barn and Gift Shop, is located but a few kilometres distant in Maple Ridge. For more information: Tel (705) 843-2033, Email: email@huronshores.ca Web: www.huronshores.ca The North Shore T he Township of the North Shore is comprised of 698 square kilometres, with three primary village areas of Serpent River, Spragge, and Algoma Mills. It is situated along the Highway 17 corridor 143 km (89 mi) east of Sault Ste. Marie traveling from Algoma Mills and 115 km (72 mi ) west of Sudbury traveling from Spanish. Our small friendly communities are located on the North Channel of Lake Huron and offer its visitors and residents a naturally beautiful area. No matter what the season, the Township of The North Shore has what you are looking for. With our many lakes and rivers throughout a wilderness of beauty, we offer endless photographic opportunities with breathtaking views that you will remember for a lifetime. 59 53 2015 Travel Guide We can provide you with many services that are sure to meet your needs, including accommodations, camping areas, and restaurants. For more information about visiting the area visit our website at www.townshipofthenorthshore.ca