Local Attractions & Restaraunts

Located in the Heart of Northern Ontario, the area surrounding Mashkinonje Lodge offers some unique experiences and local restaruants for all interests and age levels alike.    



Tourist Attractions

Science North

Dynamic Earth

Chief Commanda II

Science North is Northern Ontario’s most popular tourist attraction and an educational resource for children and adults across the province. Science North maintains the second largest science centres in Canada.  Science North features an IMAX® theatre, digital Planetarium, butterfly gallery and Special Exhibits Hall, and more.  A great experience for the entire family!


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Dynamic Earth – Home of the Big Nickel.  Dynamic Earth offers an authentic Canadian experience. In the rocks of Sudbury, there are stories that resonate across five billion years of Earth history. Explore the geological story of Planet Earth, including the unique geology and rich mining heritage of Northern Ontario.


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For a truly awesome Northern Ontario experience take a relaxing cruise through some of the loveliest senery in Ontario on the Cheif Cammnda II.  The Cheif Camanda II offers number of daily and evening dinner cruises featuring live entertainment on Lake Nipissing and the French River.



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Local Restaurants and Entertainment

Monetville Tavern

Monetville Tavern is a fantastic water accessible restaurant not far from our lodge.  Ken and his crew offer great food for a reasonable price.  The journey to Monetville Tavern takes you through an area known as "Big Cut", truly a magnificent and scenic boat ride.


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Lavigne Tavern

If you’re in the mood for live entertainment and great pub fare, look no further than Lavigne Tavern.  For such a small Northern Ontario Tavern establishment, the calibre of entertainment the Lavigne Tavern is able to attract is truly amazing. The pizza and wings are some of the best in Northern Ontario!  


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Sturgeon  Falls Ontario

A 30 minute from our lodge, the northern town of Sturgeon falls offers a number of great restaurants and entertainanment attractions.  If you happen to visit us from August 10th to 17th, be sure to check out the famous Sturgeon Falls Fiddle Festival!




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