Things to Do During Your Visit

Snowmobiling & ATV

Ontario has over 50,000 km (30,000 mi.) of interconnected, groomed snowmobile trails forming the largest recreational trail system in the world. Make a day of it gliding through majestic forests, frozen lakes and old logging roads to some of the most serene and scenic spots you'll ever see.

See trail conditions for Chapleau area

Chapleau Crown Game Preserve

A true wilderness experience!

Visit the World's Largest Crown Game Preserve situated just down the street from our motel. The Game Preserve is an area where animals are protected by a ban on all hunting and trapping. The gravel roads are suitable to all types of vehicles. Wildlife viewing is exceptional and scenery is breathtaking.

Parks & Waterfront

Relax and enjoy an ideal spot to picnic at 125 Peace Park. Stretch your legs after a long drive or after your long walk through the Michael Levesque Trail. Sit and enjoy your lunch at a picnic table or benches while you admire the abundance of flowers and the view over the Nebsquashi River.

Into Sports?

  • Minor Hockey
  • Recreational Hockey
  • Baseball
  • Downhill Ski
  • Public Skating
  • Curling
  • Soccer

Golf

The Kebsquasheshing Golf Club is a nine-hole course open to the public seven days a week throughout the season except during tournaments. The course is located next to the river and within half a mile from our motel.

Fishing & Hunting

Chapleau is well known for its excellent fishing experience. The Chapleau River is in the middle of the town and is part of a chain of numerous lakes. These lakes and streams contain northern pike, walleye, whitefish, speckled and lake trout.

Arts & Culture

If you are interested in art & culture you can browse around our town and view the ten murals and two exterior sculptures showcasing the historical attributes and cultural wealth of the community.

Visit the local museum where you can see the steam engine and many railway memorabilia, an attractive display of artefacts, photographs and an extensive taxidermy display. You can take the flagstone path through the park and visit the small monument which holds the impression of the footprints of the Right Honourable Lester B. Pearson taken during his visit in 1963. He was the first Prime Minister to ever visit Chapleau. If you keep walking you will see a large structure comprised of rocks, rails and wood in which a large carving of three faces represents the linguistic groups: Native, French and English.

Hiking, Walking, Running, Relaxing
or Just Want to See Beautiful Scenery?

  • Multi-use World Class track and field (located by high school)
  • Michael Levesque Trail (located by Ecole Sacré-Coeur and Fatima). Both loops will take you right into the forest. The short one cen be completed in about 40 minutes; the long one, approximately one hour and fifteen minutes. This is the place for nature lovers to go. The beauty of these trails is the spectacular colour of the spruce, poplar, birch, balsam and cedar.