At Silver Maple Campground you are only a short drive away from a number of places with many many attractions.
The closest town to the Campground is Nairn Centre. At only 5km away it has a truck stop to fulfill all your gas and diesel needs as well as a 24 hour restaurant! Just across the road is Lauriers Country Store where not only can you buy your groceries but you can by everything from beer to fishing bait and tackle, camping supplies, Canadian made souvenirs, propane exchange, plus lots more
At only 15 minutes away Espanola is home to many ameneites including such things as a shopping mall, two grocery stores, a hospital, golf course, Northern Ontario's first salt water swimming pool, leisure complex with gym, library, ski hill plus the usual necessities of Tim Hortons, McDonalds, Wendy's and a Chinese Restaurant
About 45 minutes drive away in the city of Greater Sudbury. Sudbury is geographically the largest city in Ontario. With many many shops, malls, 4 hospitals, RV Service Cenres and an airport there are also many attractions for tourists including The art Gallery of Sudbury Housed in the historical Bell Mansion, the Art Gallery of Sudbury presents ongoing exhibitions that challenge and enlighten. Dinosaur Valley Mini Golf Dinosaur Valley Mini Golf Recipient of the Inaugural Tourism Innovation Award by TFO 2003, Nominated by Attractions Ontario. This attraction offers 54 holes on 6 different courses with 20 mammoth dinosaurs et DRAGONS and insects. This unique custom-built attraction is dedicated to cancer families, Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre The newly restored museum reflects the history of early settlers to the area. The museum is located in the newly renovated station master's mansion. The local history of Capreol & Area is explored through photographs and stories - including the towns of Sellwood and Milnet as well as the School on Wheels. Displays include an original steam locomotive that helped open up the north and early railroad logging and mining equipment. the multi award winning Dynamic Earth and Science North Internationally renowned for its personal approach to science education and its friendly resident Bluecoats, the Science Centre is filled with fun and imagination. Visitors can get up close to a porcupine, a beaver and flying squirrels, build a robot in the LEGO Mindstorms Robotic Lab, take off and land in a float plan flight simulator and walk amidst hundreds of free-flying tropical butterflies in the F. Jean MacLeod Butterfly Gallery. Experience the Science Centre's innovative and highly entertaining Ojbect Theatres. The Climate Change Show, narrated by Canadian comedian Rick Mercer, recreates a thunderstorm and climate change right inside the theatre. IMAX Theatre - This 200 seat theatre features a 5-story screen, 7,600 watts of powerful sound and unobstructed stadium-style seating. Sudbury Kartways featuring a quarter mile go-cart track, batting cages and an 18-hole mini golf course, Sudbury Theatre Centre Sudbury's professional playhouse celebrates the best in comedy, drama and musical live stage productions. The modern 287-seat theatre is wheelchair accessible with an FM system for the hearing impaired. To name but a few!
Not quite an hour away is beautiful Manitoulin Island,a unique scenic region, where Native life and legend meld with European history to provide an unforgettable holiday experience. The island town of Manitowaning was the first European settlement, whilst Wikwemikong remains the only unceded Indian Reserve in Canada. Set in the heart of the great lakes it draws great numbers of water sport enthusiasts from fishermen and water skiiers to scuba divers and canoists.