The sprawling city of Timmins encompasses the Mattagami River and the Kenogamissi and Night Hawk lakes, along with waterfront golf clubs and parks. The downtown core offers exceptional national and international dining, along with science and history museums and a wakeboarding park.
Things to do in Timmins
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a visit to Kettle Lakes Provincial Park, which is home to 22 lakes stocked with fish. You can camp by the water, hike immersive walking trails and kick back at two beaches. During winter, the nearby Kamiskotia Snow Resort takes centre stage with its skiing and snowboarding trails, snowmobiling and tubing.
Learn more about the city’s culture and history at the Timmins Museum National Exhibition Centre. It features fascinating collections of historic artefacts, including gold-rush era tools and Native American dress, along with family-friendly programs and adult art workshops. A short walk away is Science Timmins, where you can partake in interactive science workshops and experiments.
Looking for some adrenalin-pumping action? Visit the Timmins Wake Park on Gillies Lake for some fast-paced wakeboarding with jumps and rails. It’s near the central Hollinger Park, which has walking paths, picnic areas and a miniature golf course. Don’t forget to check out the surrounding restaurants, such as the family-friendly Wacky's and Don's Pizzeria.
Keen golfers can enjoy a round by the river at Spruce Needles Golf Club, which boasts a challenging 18-hole course. Alternatively, check out the Archie Dillon Sportsplex, where you can scale the rock climbing wall, relax in the hot tub or take a dip in the swimming pool.
Getting around Timmins
Timmins is 20 minutes’ drive from Timmins Victor M. Power Airport, which has flights from Toronto. The city is also serviced by the Polar Bear Express Line, which has trains to nearby cities. The city centre is easily explored on foot, while Timmins Transit buses cover longer distances.