Elk Lake remains a uniquely preserved and undeniably beautiful slice of Northern Ontario tourism that not many Greater Toronto Area residents know about, which is a blessing in many regards. Repeat visitors covet this sprawling wilderness, as the landscape itself ushers in warm feelings of sheer tranquillity. The acreage that hugs the Montreal River, while striking, is mostly uninhabited land. Thus, the only Ontarians that you’ll cross paths with up here are either locals or guests at Elk Lake Wilderness Resort, one of the truest Northern Ontario fishing lodges.
While most winter visitors trek to our lakeside haven to explore the area’s glorious, untouched powder via snowmobile, there’s a growing community of anglers that return year after year to escape the city and wrangle a tasty walleye or two atop this frozen body of water. Ice fishing in Ontario, much like many other Canadian destinations, takes patience, skill, and a fondness for winter.
As the temperatures subtly dip and the lush forestry begins its colourful transformation here along the Montreal River, hundreds of anglers rush up to our peaceful, scenic Northern Ontario haven. Over the past few years, Elk Lake Wilderness Resort has rapidly evolved into one of the premier four-season Northern Ontario fishing lodges.
Summer is finally in full swing here at Elk Lake Wilderness Resort, one of the best Canadian vacation spots within six hours of both Toronto and Ottawa. Families large and small choose our tranquil Montreal River location time and time again because of our all-inclusive packages, spectacular pike and walleye fishing, and unmatched hospitality.
We’ve quickly emerged as one of the premier Northern Ontario resorts thanks to our proximity to sensational walleye and pike fishing, easy access to invigorating ATV trails, and hand-delivered homemade dinners. While most guests prefer the amenities of our two and three-bedroom cabins, hundreds of families flock to our neck of the woods in RVs and truck-hauled campers. The highly-anticipated Elk Lake camping season is finally here!
For visiting anglers, nothing beats a week filled with fishing along Elk Lake’s 41 kilometres of navigable water. Not only is Elk Lake quiet, scenic, and teeming with five fish species, but it’s also home to one of the premier cottage resorts in Ontario: Elk Lake Wilderness Resort. Anglers are always steps away from a memorable day on the water when you stay with us here in tranquil Elk Lake, Ontario.
You’ll discover seemingly neverending backcountry hiking, ATVing, and canoeing opportunities throughout the nearby crown land. Elk Lake Wilderness Resort is also one of the only family resorts in Ontario that provide fully-equipped yet affordable cottages, hand-delivered warm meals, and on-site saunas!