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Contact Information

Blind River Travel Information Centre
243 Causley Street
Blind River
Ontario, P0R 1B0
Toll-Free: 1-800-563-8719
Phone: 705-356-5715
Fax: 705-356-5720
Email: brtourism@blindriver.com 

Travel Information

Located on Highway 17 beside the Timber Village Museum, we have the information you need on our region and other areas across Ontario.

  • Regional and Ontario information and maps Ontario parks and camping
  • Public washrooms
  • Free RV dumping station (May - October)
  • Open May - Sept 8:00am to 8:00pm, Oct - April 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Closed Sundays

A gathering spot of choice for our Ojibway neighbours and friends since the early 1600’s, Blind River was incorporated in 1906 on the Trans-Canada Highway 17, halfway between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie. Our friends and visitors arrive via the TransCanada Hwy, or the full service Blind River Marina on the world famous cruising waters of the Lake Huron’s North Channel. Blind River enjoys a unique waterfront heritage being located on Lake Huron’s North Channel at the mouth of the Blind River and the Mississauga River. The community is well known for its logging history, and has become a destination of choice for outdoor enthusiasts and festival seekers alike with year round activities arts and cultural activities and access to endless trails and vast wilderness.

With a good selection of accommodations from motels to remote cabins with packages available, visitors can take their time to enjoy what the area has to offer. Enjoy the great outdoors at the interpretive hiking trails, natural sand beaches, tennis courts, 18-hole golf course or explore the limitless opportunities for fishing, hunting, canoeing/kayaking boating and winter sports with the wilderness right at our door step. For the cultural enthusiasts, take in the history of the area through a museum or walking tour starting from the Timber Village Museum and Northern Ontario Logging Memorial. Cultural entertainment is continuous with art shows, music in the parks, big screen theatre at the Alain Bray Auditorium, and community festivals and events happening throughout the year making the community a favourite for family excursions and culture and recreation day trips.

Lunch

We have picnic tables set in different private areas of the Travel Centre Grounds where you can enjoy a quiet lunch to take a break from your travels. Children will be kept busy on our playground.

Farmer's Market

Every Saturday morning during the summer you will find fresh fish, crafts, and other items to purchase at the Farmer's Market Pavilion, located on the Travel Centre Grounds.