No matter what time of year you find yourself in the “City with a Heart of Gold”, you’ll be fascinated by its beauty, history, and small city charm. In Timmins you will be greeted by friendly people and great “Northern Hospitality” that we are renowned for.
POPULATION: 41,788 | DISTANCE FROM OTTAWA: 7 h 31 min | DISTANCE FROM TORONTO: 7 h 10 m
With hundreds of lakes and rivers on our doorstep, you will enjoy the solitude you expect from a fishing vacation. Our natural water reservoirs are teeming with pickerel, northern pike, trout, bass, speckled trout, rainbow trout, lake trout, small mouth bass, rock bass, perch, mud pout, whitefish and sturgeon.
With year round recreational opportunities, your visit here will be a memorable one. Whether you’re searching for hiking, biking or ATVing , canoeing, kayaking , wake boarding, golfing, cross country skiing , snowshoeing, or downhill skiing adventures Timmins will surprise you with its unlimited outdoor adventure opportunities. With our predictable winters and endless network of snowmobile trails, some through the urban centre providing access to our many hospitality services, Timmins has become a favorite destination for thousands of avid snowmobilers each year in search of the world’s best snowmobile destination.
Amid the untamed and pristine wilderness that surrounds us, our cosmopolitan flair offers something for even the most discriminating taste; a top-rated symphony orchestra, choirs, theater groups, an ultra modern public library, Timmins Museum National Exhibition Centre and First Nation Pow Wows. Great shopping is available and includes three shopping malls, several big box stores, and quaint specialty boutiques located in our downtown core, some specializing in Indigenous crafts, souvenirs and art.