Lake Huron's North Channel: for many it's simply the best freshwater boating experience in the world for kayakers and canoeists, personal water craft enthusiasts, sail boaters and power boaters alike.
- Blind River
- Bruce Mines
- Desbarats
- Drummond Island
- Gore Bay
- Kagawong
- Killarney
- Little Current
- Manitowaning
- Meldrum Bay
- North Shore
- Sault Ste. Marie
- Spanish
- St. Joseph Island
- Thessalon

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Map of Lake Huron’s North Channel for Boating, Sailing, Yachting, Canoeing and Kayaking

Lake Huron's North Channel

Manitoulin Trade Fair

The North Channel Marine Tourism Council will be at the Manitoulin Trade Fair from May 31 to June 2. Come out and visit some of our members and directors! The Trade Fair is being held at the NEMI Recreation centre in Little Current. For more information please click here.

A Boater's Paradise

Cruising The North Channel

by Mike Gridley, PowerBoat Television

“While visiting the North Channel for a weekend getaway, I was stopped in my tracks; mesmerized by the stunning natural beauty of the rugged shorelines, the pure blue waters and the majestic bald eagle flying overhead.  Everywhere I looked there were signs of the native culture and history of the area.  The North Channel is truly a boater’s paradise”! 
- Kathy Edwards

Stretching approximately 160 nautical miles from Sault Ste. Marie to Killarney, the North Channel features a vast number of uninhabited islands with sheltered anchorages, a natural fjord and the world’s largest freshwater island – Manitoulin Island. 
Recognized as one of the ‘best freshwater cruising grounds in the world’, the North Channel offers boaters plenty of opportunity whether venturing on a day trip, a week vacation or a month long stay. Full service marinas welcome boaters to the North Channel and the many picturesque towns provide visitors with all the amenities. The North Channel and its communities invite you to enjoy the peaceful waters and on shore, dining, shopping, festivals, museums, theatre and much more.
There’s No Place Like This… Chart your course to The North Channel today!

The North Channel Marine Tourism Council
P.O. Box 196
Spanish, ON
[email protected]

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