Elliot Lake – the Jewel in the Wilderness

With a population of just over 11,000 people, Elliot Lake Ontario boasts a small-town feel with city amenities, and a host of outdoor activities right on your doorstep.

If you like the idea of living mere minutes away from walking, ATV and snowmobile trails, boat launches, a downhill ski hill, and a championship 18-hole golf course, then is the town for you. Or maybe hunting and fishing is more your thing.  Elliot Lake sits in the midst of boreal forest and numerous lakes and streams.

Since the closure of its main industry (uranium mining), Elliot Lake has re-branded itself as a four-season resort destination, and retirement community. You can ride your ATV or snowmobile around the extensive trail system, fish in the many lakes, or get involved in the active arts and culture scene in town.

We’re currently home to two grocery stores (Foodland and No Frills), Canadian Tire, Dollarama, five pharmacies, and numerous independent retailers.

If you crave the big(ger) city, Sudbury and Sault Ste Marie are within a two hour drive.

In addition to affordable rental housing, Elliot Lake offers the following amenities:

Healthcare in Elliot Lake

Healthcare in Elliot Lake is geared to all stages of life, from obstetrics to long-term care for seniors. The Family Health Team offers integrated health care –  gathering family doctors, registered nurses, a nurse practitioner, a pharmacist, dietitians, a respiratory therapist, a social worker, and a chiropodist under one roof at the medical clinic in Nova Scotia Walk […]

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Shopping in Elliot Lake

You’ll find pretty much everything you need while shopping in Elliot Lake. Pearson Plaza is Elliot Lake’s new shopping destination. Tenants include Foodland, CC’s Bistro & Cafe, Elliot Lake Public Library, and Dollarama.

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Eating Out in Elliot Lake

There are restaurants in Elliot Lake to suit most tastes and budgets. Whether you’re hankering for chicken wings, a take-out pizza, home-style cooking, or Chinese food, there’s something to suit everyone when eating out in Elliot Lake.    

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Elliot Lake Outdoor Life

Elliot Lake is deservedly known as The Jewel in the Wilderness, surrounded by pristine forests, and numerous lakes and rivers. In Elliot Lake outdoor life happens all year round. If you’re into hiking, fishing, golfing, paddling, skiing, berry picking, ATVing or snowmobiling, then you’ll love living here. Bird watchers and nature photographers will enjoy the […]

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Arts and Culture in Elliot Lake

Elliot Lake has a lively arts and culture scene. The Elliot Lake Entertainment Series is a yearly concert series with world-class performers. You can buy the entire series (usually 4 or 5 concerts) at a discounted subscription price, or purchase tickets to individual shows. In past years performers have included the Czech Boys Choir (a […]

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