Top things to do in Southern Route

Park in Southern Route

Quetico Provincial Park

This endless waterlogged preserve has some of Canada's finest wilderness canoe and portage routes, courtesy of over 2000 lakes and 460,000 hectares of unexplored backcountry. Some 35km of hiking trails take in tower…
Museum in Southern Route

Fort Frances Museum

Fort Frances Museum gives an introduction to the historic town – Canada's first European settlement west of Lake Superior – established in the 1730s as a fur-trading post. Pick up a heritage map of town and ask abou…
Historic Site in Southern Route


This sacred Ojibwe site contains the largest ancient ceremonial burial grounds in Canada. It's located 25km west of Emo (and 60km west of Fort Frances) en route to the US border.