Shining Tree, Ontario






Welcome to Shining Tree!!



Shining Tree is a small town located in Northern Ontario, Canada that has a unique history involving an Ojibway canoe route and a gold rush. 


Our community information, such as emergency phone numbers and local infrastructure, can be located on the "community" page.



Shining Tree is a great place for a family vacation, a hunting trip, excellent fishing, or exploring miles of bush trails or old gold mine sites. It offers excellent snowmobile trails for all enthusiasts, as it is located on the Top "C" trail.

Listed on the Accommodations page are the five  tourist camps in Shining Tree.



The local weather, some area newspapers, and other useful information can be found on our "links" page.



Anglers and Hunters are welcome to the area. You can arrange for various vacation packages with the tourist outfitters in Shining Tree. For more information, visit the "hunting and fishing" page.





To see some beautiful photos taken in the area of local wildlife and some inspiring landscape, visit the "wildlife and scenery" page.

 General Information


Shining Tree is a small town located in Northern Ontario. It has five tourist camps, which vary in accommodations. It has a small public and secondary school, a post office, a tavern, bait shops, LCBO and beer store.







Shining Tree is located on Highway 560, in Northern Ontario.

It is a six hour drive north from Toronto. It is situated midway between the cities of Timmins, to the north, and Sudbury, to the south. It is also accessible by train or by float plane.

From Toronto, one can drive north on the 400 Highway, to Highway 69, then on to Highway 144. Highway 560 meets Highway 144 approximately 2.5 hours north of Sudbury.

You can also drive north from Toronto on Hwy 11, to New Liskeard where you will then take Highway 65 West until Elk Lake, where you can then get onto Highway 560.




Please bookmark our page for information when planning your next northern getaway.

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LAST UPDATED: March 2013

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