Activities

Activities

Things to do at Wilderness Discovery.

Experience the thrill of the catch on the fresh waters of Lake Shebandowan, or relax with a sunset boat ride on our fully accessible Pontoon Boat — There are many activites to do out at Wilderness Discovery that will always make for a unique and engaging camping experience.

If you would like to plan any activities out at Wilderness Discovery, let us know and we will try to accomodate your request!

Featured Activites

Pontoon Boat on the lake

Pontoon Boating


Feel the sun and breeze on our 18-foot accessible Pontoon Boat, or ask about one of our other bass boats.

Low Intensity

People fishing in wheelchairs

Fishing


Drop a line and enjoy good fishing on the fresh waters of Lake Shebandowan.

Medium Intensity

Road leading up to the forest

Nature


Enjoy the wilderness and nature at Wilderness Discovery and take a walk along the shoreline.

Low Intensity

Dragonfly on a leaf stem

Landmarks


Take a look at some of our unique landmarks and ask about dragonfly rock, our little fox friends, and the various memoriams around the grounds.

Low Intensity

View of the dock from the boardwalk

Swimming


Our certified hoyer lift allows anyone that requires assistive technology to swim freely and safely on those hot summer days.

Medium Intensity

Squirrel on the deck

Boardwalk


Take a leisurely tour along our accessible ramp system and discover the rich history of Wilderness Discovery through various landmarks.

Low Intensity

Rook's Corner

Rook's Corner


Gaze down upon the field of dandylions and admire the forest views at Rook's Corner.

Low Intensity

View of the playground

Picnic & Playground


Take the kids for a swing on the playground and enjoy a relaxing picnic in the recreation field.

Medium Intensity

News

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Wilderness Discovery plans re-opening

Currently, Wilderness Discovery is beginning to put some of the final touches on some of our Cabins. 2018 and 2019 has been a long and winding road of challenges but ...
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Wilderness Discovery Boat Draw 2019

Thank you to the Hillcity Kinsmen for running the Wilderness Discovery boat draw. We would like to also thank all the Rotary clubs of Thunder Bay and Nipigon, Kiwanis, HAGI and The ...
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Wilderness Discovery begins renovations

Volunteers needed: The former Wilderness Discovery Handi-Capable Centre in Shebandowan is being upgraded in preparation for re-opening. The project is supported by local service clubs. Volunteer help is urgently required ...
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