Check out the climate diagram for French River. July is the warmest month of the year French River with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 25°. January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching -18°. According to the climate diagram, January is the rainiest month of the year French River.
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A few of the rentals French River are pet-friendly, which makes it a great vacation spot for pet owners. Pet-friendly vacation rentals in French River cost, on average, $0 a night. If you want a central location, A few of the pet-friendly vacation rentals are less than 2 kilometres away from the city centre.
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Situated in the Sudbury District of northeastern Ontario, French River is known for its natural beauty and outdoor activities centred on the French River waterway. Spanning an area of 735km2, French River is comprised of more than a dozen communities, including Alban, Monetville, Noëlville, and North Monetville. Located between Lake Huron and Lake Nipissing, this nature lover's delight offers everything from boating and fishing, to photo ops and wildlife viewing.
The French River area has a variety of accommodation choices available, including cozy cottages, laid-back lodges, and spacious waterfront homes able to accommodate you and a group of your closest friends and family. Many offer features like fireplaces, hot tubs, and barbecue facilities. These are great choices for a home away from home in the rustic beauty of Ontario's northern wilderness.
Local Eats in French River
The French River area offers a number of cozy local restaurants. Alban's Hungry Bear Restaurant provides treats like ice cream, old-fashioned shakes, and blueberry pancakes in a cozy dining space or on a deck with countryside views. The seasonal Brûlé, located inside The Lodge at Pine Cove in Noëlville, serves baked trout and duck confit in a rustic, airy setting. You'll enjoy scenic views of French River along with your meal.
Also near Alban is @827 Fish and Chips, a favourite local hangout spot. It's known for its seafood and classic Canadian poutine served up seasonally from May through October. Situated on Ranger Bay, the Beausejour Inn and Restaurant is available for meals throughout the day. It has regular daily specials including its popular wing night, and has fully-licensed dining and bar areas.
Learning About French River's History and Culture
The greater French River region is rich in history and culture, notably represented by the First Nations, French, and English peoples who have called it home. A good place to start learning about the area is at the French River Provincial Park Visitor Centre in Alban. Explore their Voices of the River exhibit, which describes the area’s history through the stories of indigenous inhabitants, and European explorers, traders, and trappers.
Sturgeon Falls is home to the Musée Sturgeon River House Museum, where their permanent exhibit area includes information about the area’s fur trading roots, and about its canoeing heritage. The Backstreet Gallery in Noëlville displays original art by local English-speaking, French-speaking, Metis, and Anishnaabe artists. Many of these works are on sale in the gallery, and there's also workshops and art camps available for budding artists.
Exploring the French River Area's Natural Beauty
French River's rugged beauty offers plenty of outdoor excursion options. French River Provincial Park is one of five local provincial parks. You'll enjoy exploring its expanses with a variety of adventures, whether paddling through the wilderness, swimming in crystal clear waters, or hiking through pine forests. A 105km canoeing passage from Georgian Bay to Lake Nipissing is one of the main highlights, with numerous rapids, lakes, and gorges to be seen along the way.
The Georgian Bay coastline is another great choice for getting out on the local waters. On these inland parts of Lake Huron, enjoy kayaking, boating, or angling for pickerel, pike and bass. If you're looking for additional insights, experience the lake with a guided tour. Various local companies provide a range of exciting adventures, including sightseeing, fishing, or kayaking.
Fun Local Events For Everyone
A number of local festivals and other events highlight French River's unique traditions and heritage. Canada wouldn't be Canada without some hockey. Hosting over 30 teams each February, the legendary Noëlville Family Hockey Tournament is known for being the country's largest family hockey tournament. First started in 1977, this competition features generations of players, many who return from afar, who play on their respective family teams in this event benefiting local charities.
Canada Day is another date not to miss. The local celebrations take place in Alban, complete with children's activities, a barbecue, and a fireworks show to end the evening. Also taking place in July, the French River Pow Wow is a celebration of First Nations culture and traditions. Held at the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve, this family-friendly festival features traditional music and dancing. The pow wow also provides programs throughout the year aimed at raising awareness of indigenous culture.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home French River?
The starting price for Hotel rooms or House rentals French River is $109 per night.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities French River?
The most popular amenities for rentals French River include vacation homes with TVs, yards, or internet.
How many Hotel rooms and House rentals can I find French River?
French River has 15 Hotel rooms and House rentals available to book.
What's the best month to visit French River?
If you're looking for balmy weather, July and August are typically the hottest months French River with temperatures around 25 °C. January and February French River are the coldest, with -18 °C on average.
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