Link to all the lodges, resorts, hotels, motels and businesses in Ignace at the bottom of this page.
Although forestry is the main industry, a large portion of the population is self-employed. Local businesses include grocery and hardware stores, clothing and gift outlets, as well as numerous restaurants and motels.
Distances to the nearest towns:
Ignace to Dryden - 113km
Ignace to Thunder Bay - 250km
The Ignace Public Library & Museum provides an abundance of information on the local community and interactive displays.
Visitor Information Centre:
The Ignace Tourist Attraction Centre offers a wide variety of local brochures as well as information on a variety of surrounding communities. A large pond, overflowing with flowerbeds, picnic tables, a playground, and nature trails, surrounds the beautifully architectured building. The public library is just down the boardwalk, which is great for tourists, visiting the area. We also have indoor public bathrooms that are open year round for the convenience of our tourists.
Summer hours of operation:
Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesady and Thursday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Special Attractions in Ignace
Ignace has many special attractions in the area. There are two beautiful sandy beaches, which are located on Agimak Lake. The lake is safe to swim in and it also had excellent fishing. Residents say that Agimak Lake had the best tasting Walleye (pickerel) in the area. We have an area for skating, a bowling alley and fitness centre, a golf course, numerous parks, canoeing, hiking trails, a public library, museum and more!
Public Beaches in the Area:
There are a couple public beaches in the surrounding area. In town, there is Agmak Public Beach and West Beach on Agimak Lake. Agimak Public Beach has a playground, a pavilion that you can use for barbecues, and water so shallow that you can walk out far into the lake which makes it safe for people of all ages. West Beach offers a pavillion, a boat launch, and a dock for swimmers, which separates the shallow water from the deep water. Both beaches also have changerooms and public bathrooms for the convenience of everyone.
Public Boat Launches in the Area:
There is a public boat launch located at West Beach on Agimak Lake. There are also several lakes in our area that are accessible by driving. Stop by the Ignace Tourists Attraction Centre or our local bait shops to find out more.
Ignace has a Mary Burgland Community Health Centre that offers many services to the community.
Picnic Areas and Parks in Ignace:
There are many picnic areas within our community. You can visit our beaches, which have pavillions and picnic tables, the Tourist Attraction Centre, and many other beautiful places within our community.
Other Recreational Activities:
You can enjoy many outdoor activities in our community. Please stop into our Tourist Attraction Centre for more details.
Ignace offers such a beautiful terrain that you can cross-country ski anywhere. The Trans Canada Trail that runs through Ignace is an excellent area to ski.
For more info, call the Ignace Regional Travel Centre at 807-934-2202.