Range Lights Cottage

About The Area

Beauty in the land and the water

The view from the front porch.Range Lights Cottage is located in Desbarats, Ontario, on the north channel of Lake Huron (zoomable map). This area of northern Ontario is renowned for its natural beauty and activities.

Below you will find links to the websites for a number of local towns and attractions, if you're interested in spending your summer vacation doing something other than resting around the house and docks.

  • Tarbutt Township Desbarats is part of Tarbutt Township, and this site provides information on local events and describes historical and demographic facts.
  • Sault Sainte Marie The Soo is the nearest city, located about 40 minutes drive from Desbarats.
  • Bruce Mines and Saint Joseph Island - Two more local townships. The St. Joe site is especially interesting and helpful.
  • The North Channel Yacht Club hosts weekly CL-16 races and the apr├Ęs-race party on the dock. (use fee applies)
  • The Campement D'Ours Bath & Tennis club is located on Campement D'Ours island and offers a sandy swimming beach, picnic area, and tennis and squash courts. (use fee applies)
  • Holder Marine - The local marina, a full service outfit, with sales, repair, maintenance and storage facilities.
  • Agawa Canyon Tour Train - Train tours through stunning natural vistas.
  • Wilson Channel Range Lights, front and rear - And last but not least, our very own namesakes and next-door neighbours, the lighthouses.

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