This summer, we asked you to tell us what your favourite things to do in Northeastern Ontario are as part of our BIG Top Five Contest. Here is the full list of the results from the contest. Be sure to visit the BIG Blog often or like us on Facebook to see the stories for each of the categories as they are posted!

Top Five Snowmobile Loops

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2. Rainbow Elk Loop

3. Cartier Moose Loop

4. Abitibi Canyon Loop

5. Lumberjack Loop

Top Five ATV Trails

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1. Cochrane ATV Node

2. Kukagami Trails

3. Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System

4. Wasi Lake Trails

5. Timmins Recreational Trail System

Top Five Fishing Holes

1. Lake Nipissing

2. French River

3. Lake Temagami

4. Lake Temiskaming

5. Mattawa River

Top Five Fish Species

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1. Bass

2. Trout

3. Walleye

4. Northern Pike

5. Perch

Top Five Hiking Trails


1. Bridal Veil Falls, Manitoulin Island

2. Devil’s Rock, Temiskaming Shores

3. Duchesnay Falls, North Bay

4. Cup & Saucer, Manitoulin Island

5. Caribou Mountain Tower, Temagami

Top Five Places to Go Paddling

1. French River

2. Killarney

3. Lake Temagami

4. Mattawa River & Ottawa River

5. Spanish River

Top Five Winter Activities

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1. Ice Skating

2. Snowshoeing

3. Ice Fishing

4. Cross-country Skiing

5. Tubing

Top Five Summer Activities

1. Camping

2. Hiking

3. Swimming

4. Fishing

5. Paddling

Top Five Festivals and Events

1. Northern Lights Festival Boréal, Sudbury

2. Summer in the Park, North Bay

3. Mattawa Voyageur Days

4. Sudbury Jazz Festival

5. Summer Concert Series, Timmins

Top Five Motorcycle Routes

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2. Georgian Bay Coastal Route

3. Lake Nipissing Circle Tour

4. Lake Temiskaming Circle Tour

5. Great Legends Circle Tour

About Northeastern Ontario Tourism

Northeastern Ontario Tourism (NeONT) is a not-for profit organization dedicated to promoting the region as a premier travel destination with the goal of increasing tourism revenue for our Partners, and the region as a whole.