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Diamond Willow Amethyst Mines
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** Fall Hours are now 10:00am to 5:00pm Seven days a week - effective now.
Diamond Willow Amethyst Mine was founded by Gunnard Noyes in the early 70's . It is known for some of the worlds best amethyst and is still producing beautiful samples. The mine was run by Gunnard Noyes until being passed down to his children and still remains in the family being operated now by grand-daughter Carol (Noyes) Fayle and my husband Brandon Leroux.
We have been closed for a few years but are happy to announce that we have everything up and running once again.We managed to open for a short season last fall and we are looking forward to our first full season this year. We are planning to open May 15th daily from 9:30 -5:30 daily until mid October.
You can collect you own amethyst from several picking areas on site some as close as 50 ft from parking lot or if you like to venture a little farther we offer collecting along side our lower pits as well.We are expanding our pits as well working the existing ones so we hope to offer something for everyone!
We have a rock shop with samples for sale from small buttons to larger garden rock which have all been mined from our site for those who like a souvenir without doing all the work.We offer free admission, amethyst gifts, jewellery and welcome everyone to view the pits ,take some pictures and checkout the beautiful amethyst right at the source.
Township of Nipigon
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Nipigon sits on the edge of the Nipigon River and is brimming with natural beauty. We are an inspiring community; a place where nature goes hand in hand with a rich culture and storied heritage.
If you love outdoor adventures, Nipigon is surrounded by dramatic shorelines, freshwater lakes, and rugged landscapes. It is also a stepping stone to many of the undiscovered places that make this area truly special – both Lake Nipigon and Lake Superior are accessed from here.
Fort William Historical Park
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For an incredible family adventure, travel back in time to 1815 and experience life at the world’s largest fur trade post at the Fort William Historical Park. It’s Northern Ontario's premier tourism attraction, selected by the Toronto Star as one of Canada’s top ten attractions and winner of the Attractions Canada award in 2002.
The Fort is a living, breathing community full of fascinating characters and activities. There’s so much authentic detail and atmosphere, you’ll feel that you’re right back in the year 1815!
Wabakimi Wilderness Adventures
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Specializing in Wilderness Adventures to Wabakimi Provincial Park. Our highly experienced staff and guides will set you up with the trip of a lifetime! We're experts in custom canoe tripping and Outpost fishing trips focused on your enjoyment and safety. Contact our trip planning experts to design a Canadian Wilderness Experience that is perfect for you.
Explore Wabakimi with Wildewaters Outfitting! Trips include guided and unguided, full and partial outfitting. Custom planned and the adventure of a lifetime.
Amethyst Mine Panorama
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Amethyst Mine Panorama is the largest deposit in North America. It was discovered in 1955 as a result of a road being built to the forest fire lookout tower (McTavish Tower) visible from the mine sight. Amethyst production started in 1960 and the mine has produced continuously since then.
The mine produces 40% usable amethyst by volume. A large digging area, open to the public, contains 20% usable amethyst and is the main source of “pick your own” amethysts. Open from May to October.
Solbakken Resort on Superior
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A quiet, family run resort on Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior offers you a retreat from the world. From cabins nestled along the shore, fireplace suites in our historic main log lodge, motel rooms overlooking the lake, a lake home for larger groups, as well as a beautiful home overlooking Caribou Lake, we provide a base for you to experience the Northwoods. Activities include guided fishing trips and hikes, rentals of canoes, pontoons, skis or snowshoes, shuttles to hiking and skiing, and summer Bar-BQ's.
NW Ontario Outdoors Magazine
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Outdoors Magazine for NW Ontario by outdoorspeople for outdoors people…. dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of Northwest Ontario’s greatest commodity – the outdoors.
Township of Red Rock
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Our enthusiastic community believes that a high quality of life is fully achieved in Red Rock. The community members participate in many activities that vary by season. Red Rock offers exceptional opportunities for recreation and leisure all within walking distance. The multi-purpose Recreation Centre overlooks Lake Superior and offers a multitude of recreational amenities including a four-lane bowling alley, a full gymnasium, fitness room, hockey arena and curling ice. The full-sized arena hosts Red Rock's dynamic male and female hockey teams and has five days a week designated for public skating and shinny during the winter months. A host of programs are held at the Recreation Centre that will appeal to all different interests. Tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields are part of the complex.
Amethyst Gift Centre
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Amethyst Gift Centre affords customers the opportunity to experience the beauty of handcrafted products created from amethyst mined at Amethyst Mine Panorama.
Each item is created from the raw mineral Amethyst and crafted on sight. Find great Gifts, Carvings, Clocks, Gemstones, Jewelry, Beads, Amethyst specimens and more.
Lake Superior Boating
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Explore the North Shore of Lake Superior and you'll discover a boater's paradise. Follow the route of the voyageurs and explore more than 500 nautical miles of scenic shoreline. From sandy beaches to towering bluffs that plunge deep into the sparkling water, the north shore of this inland sea is a picture of contrasts.
Dark forests of spruce and fir give way to the warm hospitality of cities and towns. Enjoy the quiet serenity of a secluded anchorage or take advantage of the comforts of new full-service marinas with docks and launch ramps to accommodate visiting boats of almost any length.
Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce
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The City of Ashland, Wisconsin sits nestled at the head of Chequamegon Bay on the southshore of magnificent Lake Superior - which is why we are known as "Lake Superior's Hometown." Ashland is a beautiful, close-knit community with an excellent variety of lodging, dining, recreation and attraction options. Browse through our site to learn more about Ashland, Wisconsin and all we have to offer - whether you are a resident or a visitor, we want to help you make the most of your time in our city.
Lake Shore Salzburger Hof Resort
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We welcome you to stay with us at the Lake Shore Salzburger Hof Resort for a fabulous vacation experience on the Heritage Coast of Lake Superior. We have large comfortable, well appointed accommodations, two licenced restaurants, and outdoor recreational facilities all located on well kept, spacious grounds just 43 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, in beautiful Batchawana Bay Ontario.
While here, dine with us at the Salzbuger Hof Dining Lounge, featuring authentic German-Austrian cuisine. We have been listed in "Where to Eat in Canada" for over 25 years.
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Buck's Marina is located in Wawa Ontario near Michipicoten Provincial Park on Lake Superior. Services include VHF 68, Overnight Docking, Gasoline/Diesel, Showers, Laundry, Water, Electricity, Pumpouts, Ice, Launch Ramp, Boat lift and Repairs.