Boating along the beautiful Sturgeon River or across Lake Nipissing to the French River is the most spectacular and relaxing experience. Whether you're fishing, sight seeing or just going out to the beach you will enjoy the sights and tranquility.
The Sturgeon Falls has a great area to swim right on the shore of the Sturgeon River. There are also many places to swim along the shorelines of Lake Nipissing or the French River. Whether you choose to swim on a beach or in the middle of the lake off the boat, the water is fresh and cool.
Lake Nipissing is the fifth-largest lake in Ontario (excluding the great lakes) and covers 831 square km. Located 50 km northeast of Georgian Bay, the lake runs in an east-west direction to a length of 80 km.
The prime game fish sought by anglers are the walleye or pickerel. They are so plentiful in this lake that catching your limit is considered a bad days fishing. Other species that are abundant are northern pike, smallmouth & largemouth bass, yellow perch, muskellunge, whitefish & cisco. Lake Nipissing is also the ice-fishing capital of the north. With over 2,000 huts on the lake, anglers enjoy the best winter fishing in Ontario.
The Sturgeon Falls KOA has a play ground to ensure kids of all ages will have fun. We offer both a playground for younger children and older children. We also offer soccer, volley ball, ring toss, trampoline, etc.
Our Games Room will host a number of games including an Xbox, Bingo, Card games, board games (yes kids still like board games), karaoke, cribbage, and a number of other activities to entertain both the young and young at heart! The games room will have an outdoor screened in area which will also provide a scenic area to have your morning coffee.
The game of horseshoes is thought to have descended from the ancient Greeks. Horseshoes in North America is thought to be brought over by the early English settlers. But modern horseshoes might well be called "muleshoes" because it was spread by Union soldiers during the American Civil War playing the game with the discarded shoes of mules. Whether this is true or not getting together with your family or having a tournament with friends is always a great way to spend a day.
Sturgeon Falls KOA will have various craft activities for both the young and young at heart. Activities will coloring T shirts and pillow cases, working with balloons, and other fun and creative crafts.
The Sturgeon Falls KOA offers pontoon boat river tours. Each tour is 45 minutes to one hour and there are two tours. The first tour is into town to the KOA Municipal Marina where we can stop and have a bite to eat and a coffee, while the second tour is for those who would like to experience the big water on the main lake, we will take you out into Lake Nipissing. Tours are scheduled on weekends and ad-hoc during the week. So let us know if you want to go for a tour. (minimal cost per person or donations to Kids Care Camp on weekends).
Although the Sturgeon Falls KOA has great swimming in the Sturgeon River with a water slide, some people enjoy the in-door pool experience. Just 5 minutes from our KOA is the Community Complex which has a 25 meter indoor swimming pool, with 5 lanes, Wading pool, Whirlpool, Sauna, Aerobic Floor, Change Room Facilities, Water Slide, Elevator, Physically Challenged Changing Facilities, & Spin Studio. $3.50 per child and $4.50 per adult.