Communities: Machin

Come Experience the Peaceful Wilderness of Machin


The Municipality of Machin is situated along the TransCanada Highway 17, bringing together urban and rural areas distinguished by Boreal Forests, Fertile farm lands, and Lake shoreline. The region is at the heart of Sunset Country, a leisurely drive west of Dryden. The Municipality boasts a safe, quiet wilderness of amazing scenery and abundant wilcllife. A stunning array of rock formations, typical of the Canadian Shield land forms, rolling forests, placid lakes, rushing rivers, a variety of wildlife, and renewable plant life can be seen in Machin. Machin is in the heart of Northwestern Ontario's Sunset Country, the Municipality of Machin is comprised of 3 communities all based on Eagle Lake. The communities include Eagle River, Minnitaki, and Vermilion Bay. Machin is approximately 40 kilometers west of Dryden, and offers many industries and services to its population of 900.

Tourism, forestry and mining are the primary industries supporting this area. Tourism is quickly growing as indicated by the number of resorts, hotels and businesses setting up shop.

Community services include shopping, ice arena, recreation centre, school, medical centre, post office, Provincial Park, fire department, public beaches, ski trails, airport, and much more. Blue Lake Provincial Park is minutes away and offers a beautiful sandy beach, large campsite facilities, hiking trails, canoeing and interpretive programs.

Experience the peaceful wilderness that these three pictorial communities have to offer.

The Best Place in the World to Live

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