The Municipality of Powassan is located 20 minutes from North Bay. It straddles Highway 11 and is roughly three hours north of Toronto. The municipality consists of Powassan, Trout Creek and the former township of South Himsworth. Powassan is a mixture of small town, urban and country style living. It is a friendly town offering a quality of life rare to find anywhere else. Powassan takes great care in providing education, health care, recreation and enjoyment to all residents. The Municipality of Powassan truly is the “Heart of Good Living”.
GO – To the Powassan Maple Syrup Festival! This outdoor, family friendly event is held every year on the 4th Saturday in April.
DO – The Smoke N’ Spurs Festival is an outdoor festival with three fun-filled days and nights held annually on Labour Day Weekend. Or climb Powassan Mountain–the trail is a series of loops that wind through a red pine plantation to the top of Powassan Mountain, offering a spectacular view of the surrounding highlands. Access: Catherine Avenue-behind Eastholme Home for Seniors (Big Bend Road).
SNAP THIS – Take a tour of Giesler Boats – a local company that has been making custom, cedar strip boats by hand since the 1920s.