The town of Marathon is located 904 km/540 miles east of the geographic centre of Canada. Easily accessible,
Marathon is located just off the Trans-Canada Hwy. 17, five kilometers (3 miles) from the Marathon Airport.
The great outdoors and surrounding wilderness await recreation enthusiasts visiting Marathon! In addition to the traditional pastimes of hunting and fishing, there are opportunities for canoeing/kayaking, sailing and boating, scuba diving, hiking, geocaching and orienteering, golf, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, wildlife and bird watching, camping, and much, much more.
One of Marathon’s signature tourism attractions is the recently re-developed Penn Lake Park and Campground, open from May to late September, weather permitting. Updates include 18 new campsites, a new comfort station, a new children’s play area, two new beach volleyball courts, and access to Penn Lake (swimming and nonmotorized boating) and the Penn Lake circular hiking trail. Penn Lake Park is also barrier-free, and offers sewer, water, electrical and cable/internet connections at each site.
During the summer, Marathon also plays host to a number of community events including the Penn Lake Pursuit triathalon and the Concerts in the Parking Lot series.
From early May to mid-October (weather permitting), the scenic hilltop 9-hole Peninsula Golf Course designed by Stanley Thompson C.G.A., operates, and guests staying in local hotels save 50% on green fees. This beautiful course overlooking Lake Superior offers challenging par threes, fours and fives, as well as a licensed full-service clubhouse, pro shop, club and cart rentals and a certified CPGA Professional on-site.
Township of MarathonVisit www.marathon.ca | Contact Info & Map | Request Info
The town of Marathon is located right along the famous Lake S uperior Circle Tour Route. Marathon is 904km/540 miles east of the geographic centre of Canada. Easily accessible, Marathon is located just off the Trans Canada Highway #17. When visiting Marathon, the great outdoors and surrounding wilderness await the enthusiast. In addidtion to the traditional pastimes of hunting and fishing, there are opportunities for canoeing/kayaking, hiking, golf, cross country and alpine skiing, snowmobiling, wildlife and bird watching, camping and much, much more
Gloria's Motel & RestaurantVisit gloriasmotelandrestaurant.ca | Contact Info & Map | Request Info
Nestled between White River and Marathon Ontario, along the beautiful North Superior shore line. Gloria's is situated across from Dunc Lake along the infamous Hwy 17, which offers our guests great Fishing during the summer and winter months, along with excellent photo ops and family fun.
Gloria's has access to over 1000 miles of some of the best groomed Snowmobile trails in the North, White Lake Provincial park just down the road, along with excellent moose, bear and small game Hunting. We're confident with all these activities, you'll be able to find something to keep you & your family busy.