Local Business

The corner of Highway 6 & 17, gateway to the Manitoulin Island, offers a trading post, two fast food restaurants, two motels, car dealership, automotive shop, gas service centre, decks or docks, bus lines and a logging contractor. We have local outfitters which guide bear hunters, mainly from the U.S.A. A garden centre is located at Highway 17 & Finn Road. Agnew Lake offers a boat launch, lodge and marina providing many recreational services. Excavating contractors, welding and machine shops are also available.

Wendy’s/Tim Hortons 

Convenience of fast food and hot coffee on the run. This is the place to stop. Great service will keep you on the road and on schedule along with a nutritious meal in hand. Wendy’s has late hours and Tim Hortons is open 24hrs.

Alta Vista Motel

Plan on spending the night in the area? Stop in for a night of comfort and relaxation. Air conditioning, clean rooms and convenience are offered here. Open 24hrs a day for your convenience.

381 Highway 17
Espanola, ON

Goodman’s Motel

The Goodman’s Motel is a great place to stay at without reservations. The rooms are carpeted and very clean.

292 Hwy 17
McKerrow, ON

Portage Resort

Portage Resort is located in Rainbow Country along the LaCloche Foothills in Northern Ontario. Our resort is like “a piece of Heaven” and perfectly located in Espanola Bay on Agnew Lake. 

10 Portage Rd.
McKerrow, ON

Dare 2 Dream Alpaca & Sandy Loam Produce

An Alpaca ranch, a free roaming chicken & eggs producer, and a fresh & holistic vegetable grower  – Our farm services the communities within the District of Algoma, Manitoulin Island, and Sudbury, Ontario. We believe in supporting our communities by being a great local source for crops, chicken & eggs, alpaca products, and alpaca “gold” manure. You may have heard about us already as we’ve been featured in local newspapers and on the radio.  Discover why our farm is the talk of the town when you visit us today. We offer farm tours!

Contact us at 705-507-5152 or 705-918-2098 to learn more about our fresh naturally grown Produce, free roaming Chickens & Eggs & Alpaca products.

210 Jacklin Road (accessible off highway 17 or highway 6).

Or visit our website at www.dare2dreamalpacafarm.com

Esso Service Station

You can count on us when it comes to quality fuel and convenience.

331 Hwy 17 W
McKerrow, ON

John’s Garden Centre

Let the friendly staff supply you with all your floral needs. They have everything from gardening supplies to fresh cuts for all occasions. They have Teleflora supplies and can wire flowers anywhere in the world for you.

Northwest Trading Co.

A wonderful selection of gifts, moccasins, clothing and jewelry which is a must stop when passing through or a great day trip to come check us out.  Also don’t forget about our sweet treats which include 32 flavors of Ice Cream, an amazing assortment of Gourmet Fudge and Jelly Bellies perfect for a treat or a gift. Come in and browse!

705-869-2345    –    Hwy 6 & 17 Beside Wendy’s and Tim Horton’s

OK Tire

Customer satisfaction and quality products! These are the two things that drive our business to success. Our professional staff is a there to recommend what is best for your vehicle. Drop in or give us a call and we will more then happy to help!

Hwy 6 North #50
Espanola, ON
(705) 869-0333

Other Local Shopping

Local shopping is also available in the neighbouring community of Espanola, 3 km away or a 45 minute drive to the City of Greater Sudbury.

Texas and Sons Guides and Outfitters (1972)

A local guide & outfitter specializing in black bear hunting.  Located about 40 miles west of Sudbury just off Hwy. 17 or 300 miles North West of Toronto or 135 miles East of Sault Ste. Marie (Sault Michigan) on Hwy. 17.

Phone: 705-869-3272 /  Fax: 705-869-6537 / Cell Phone: 705-691-3272

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 Ontario Provincial Police
280 Hwy 17
McKerrow, ON
Phone: 705-869-1211

Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre

825 McKinnon Dr.
Espanola, ON

Ferry Reservations

MS Chi-Cheemaun is the largest passenger/car vessel on the Great Lakes and follows a long line of ships successfully run by the Owen Sound Transportation Company for more than 80 years. Book your Ferry reservations ahead here!  Call toll free number 1-800-265-3163 Catch the latest news about the Ferry.

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