Dryden

Dryden is Ontario's smallest incorporated city (population 7617), located 140km (90 mi) east of Kenora on the Trans-Canada Highway in northern Ontario.

Understand

Dryden, located on the north shore of Wabigoon Lake, was established in 1895 as the site of an experimental farm and named for a minister of government of the era. At the time, access to the community was primarily by rail. From 1910-2008, the city's primary industry was paper manufacturing; the local population reached a peak of just under 8200 people before the mill closed.

An oversize Maximillian the Moose stands at the centre of town at the visitor’s centre.

Dryden and Kenora are the only incorporated Ontario cities to use the Central time zone (GMT-6), due to their location: geographically closer to Winnipeg than to southern Ontario.

Get in

Get around

See

Max the moose towers 18 feet

Do

Events

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Hotels

Motels

Bed and breakfast

Camps and caravan parks

Connect

Go next

Routes through Dryden

Winnipeg Kenora  W  E  Thunder Bay Sault Ste Marie


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