Plan a trip this fall across Agawa Canyon on a train. The spectacular Agawa Canyon Train Tours explore the Canadian shield with its rugged beauty, untouched forests and beautiful rivers.
You can discover the beauty of this amazing region by embarking on your own wonderful journey by train. The views along this journey will blow your mind, you will see vast, magical forests, sparkling rivers, incredible rock formations and so much more.
The journey is even more magical during fall and you can enjoy the myriad colours of the season – from golden yellows to breathtaking hues of red and orange.
The trains are spacious with large windows so that you can truly experience the wonderful sights surrounding you. The GPS triggered narration will tell you about any important upcoming sites and share interesting stories about this region, its people and the explorers and traders who came here.
In this one-day experience, you will be transported 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie. The train then descends 500 feet to the bottom on the Agawa Canyon. which was created 1.2 billion years ago by the forces of nature.
After travelling 114 miles, the train reaches the stunning Canyon Park, where you can spend an hour and a half exploring the park.
Canyon park has well-maintained, fine gravel trails that will lead you to 4 waterfalls and you may even encounter small animals here, such as beavers, ducks, chipmunks and some birds as well.
You can also enjoy your lunch by the Agawa River. The park also has many picnic spots with tables and benches and a stone picnic shelter.
The Lookout trail leads you 250 feet above the Canyon floor to stunning, panoramic views of the entire Canyon. The trail has 300 stairs and gravel pathways that will lead you to a viewing platform. There is also an intermediate platform 80 steps from the track from where you can see glorious views of the northern Ontario wilderness.
Another trail, The River Trail, along the bank of the Agawa River leads to the Black Beaver and Bridal Veil Falls.
The Talus trail, along the base of the west canyon wall, will lead you to viewing platforms at North and South Black Beaver Falls and Bridal Veil Falls.
The Algoma region has been the inspiration of artists, who have shared the beauty of this place with other people through their art. Between 1918 and 1923, the Group of Seven made stunning artwork here. These included Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, Franz Johnston, J.E.H. MacDonald and Arthur Lismer.
The prices for the Agawa Canyon train tours vary based on the seasons. They have two seasons: peak (during fall) and non-peak season (in summer).
This year (2021) due to the COVID-19 pandemic the train will run only from September 18 – October 12, 2021.
Agawa Canyon Train Tour Trip Planning
What: A must-do Ontario Fall experience. There really isn’t a more exciting way to discover and see the Agawa Canyon than to take a tour on the Agawa Canyon Tour Train. The one-day rail excursion is sure to be a highlight of your trip and one you’ll remember for years to come.
When: September 18 – October 12, 2021.
How much: $123.66 and kids under 2 are free during Fall.
A $10 voucher is included in the fares. This voucher has no cash value, but it can be used on the train for food and drinks.
To Book Tickets: Call 514-399-5101 ( Monday-Friday 7:00 am to 3:00 pm EST) or email email@example.com
Agawa Canyon Tour Train Station is located at 87 Huron St in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario