Dryden is the second-largest city in the Kenora District of Northwestern Ontario, located on beautiful Wabigoon Lake with great fishing and a variety of lodges 15 min West nestled around Eagle Lake. Located on the Trans Canada highway midway between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario, Dryden is where the rugged beauty of North Western Ontario is at the doorstep with all the convenience of a larger center.
Dryden is located within the Anishinaabe nation covering an intensive area from Lake Huron in the east to Lake of the Woods west and beyond. Evidence of cultural influences can be found here in the form of pictographs, artifacts and burial grounds. Today, Eagle Lake First Nation hosts one of the largest annual pow wow’s in the traditional territory.
Dryden is known for its diverse culture and outdoor adventures. It’s beautiful parks, hiking trails and sandy beaches provide a wonderful opportunity for boating, swimming, windsurfing, biking, rock climbing and fishing. In the colder months, our pine filled forests provide skiers, boarders, snowmobilers and outdoor adventurists with miles to discover. Build your NWO itinerary today by visiting www.GoNWO.ca or visit us on-line at www.dryden.ca/discover_dryden.