Canoeing and kayaking Superiors shoreline and streams
Hiking some of our local trails or drive (3 miles) into the nearby Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and experience their extensive maintained trails
Beachcombing the pristine shoreline
Fishing Superior for salmon, lake trout, speckled trout and rainbow trout in nearby streams
Animal sitings are abundant with the close proximity to the Park.
Bird watch the many great birds of the area (eagles, osprey, peregrine falcon and blue heron). Birding, and assisting at Thunder Cape Bird Observatory is just a short drive and interesting hike from Beyond The Giant. Bird watching around the cabins is spectacular with spawing streams on both sides of the cabins.
Site-seeing local attractions:
Silver Islet Historic Mining Community (once the richest silver mine in North America)
Sleeping Giant Provincial Park (Highest vertical cliffs in central Canada; bird sanctuary; scenic Thunder Bay lookout; Campgrounds)
Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park (Rare Arctic and Alpine plant species)
Rock climbing on the Pass Lake bluffs is ideal for novices and medium technical climbers.
Winter hiking and skiing on Black Bay.
Skiing on Black Bay, it is the first bay on the great lakes to freeze totally, and offers ideal conditions January through March. Walk out the cabin door and put on your skiies and go. Our cabins are right on Black Bay.
Cross Country skiing at or near Beyond The Giant is second to none. With the Sleeping Giant Park's fully groomed trails for both skate and classical skiers only a few miles away. Sleeping Giant Loppet is held annually in early March.
Our frozen Black Bay snow conditions are usually ideal for skate skiing, and our own bush trails systems right out the back door, are perfect for classical or bush-whack skiing.