The Towns and Cities
of Northern Ontario
Geraldton - North of Superior
Geraldton lies 160 km northeast of
Nipigon at the junctions of Hwy 11 and 584. The centre of the
Greenstone Region, Geraldton is located on the shores of Kenogamisis
Gold mining was important in Geralton's early days with eleven gold
mines operating from 1934 - 1952. Mineral exploration continues with
much gold in reserve. Today, Geraldton is a regional service centre
and home to the area's forestry workforce.
Wild Goose Lake provides a great northern experience with all its
beauty, tranquility and adventure. Nature graciously provides
beautiful surroundings for leisurely walks or vigorous hiking
expeditions. Rock hounding opportunities abound in the historic gold
A camera is a must on these excursions because of the frequency of
eagle, osprey, blue heron, moose, bear, or timber wolf sightings.
Wild Goose Lake offers over 500 feet of beautiful sand beach and
sparkling clean water. It is definitely a great place for the family
to play or just relax and enjoy the water lapping on the shore and
melt the stress and worries of city life away.
Geraldton boasts an excellent golf course. Tourists can participate
in the Kenogamisis Catch and Release Fish Derby held every Canada
Day weekend. This event is followed by the Annual Geraldton Music
Jamboree (August civic holiday weekend) and the popular Geraldton
District Fall Fair on the 3rd weekend of August.
Geraldton - where time, training, effort
and willingness is transforming it into a town of heritage and