Best of the Lake

Best of the Lake

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Next Stop, Paradise

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Rock Island Lodge
is located just outside Wawa, Ontario, a small town about 2.5 hours north of Sault Ste. Marie, and 5 hours south-east of Thunder Bay, and right on the shore of Lake Superior.

Find us on a 2.75 hectare (7 acre) peninsula at the mouth of the Michipicoten River about 10 km from Wawa. 


From the South:


North of Lake Superior Park and after crossing the Michipicoten River, turn left and head west on the Michipicoten River Village Road. Follow for about 1 km and turn right at the T heading north. Travel north about 500 m crossing a bridge and make a left hand turn (westerly) at the T. Follow about a km crossing another bridge where the road turns to gravel, past a small cemetery and make a left turn at the power station. Follow this road to our sign approx 1 km. Lots of signs are along the way.


From the North:


Follow Hwy 17 south from Wawa approx 5 km turning right (westerly) on the Michipicoten River Village Road. See above.


1km = approx 0.6 miles


GPS Co-ordinates:

Latitude:  47°56'4.59"N

Longitude:  84°51'3.00"W


Easting:660509.66 m E

Northing:5311240.91 m N

To the Northwest: Remote coastline and Pukaskwa National Park.
To the South: Historic Michipicoten Post and fabulous Lake Superior Provincial Park.
To the West: On a clear day, you can see mystic Michipicoten Island.
To the East: Land and a myriad of lakes, rivers, mountains and friendly people. 


Other ways to get here: flights, bus, car rentals.