This neighbourhood is located approximately 8 minutes to downtown Kenora, and is about 3-5 minutes to elementary and high schools. In some cases students can walk to the neighbourhood schools. The Kenora Airport is located off of the Airport Road, As well as the ski hill.
Black Surgeon Lake – Winnipeg River
This area is a world renowned area offering access to wilderness areas, nature and ecological pursuits while still offering a bit of civilization. Black Sturgeon is approximately 15 minutes to Kenora. The outdoor enthusiast will enjoy fishing, hiking, interpretive trails, golf or just reading a book in the sun on the dock.
This is a newer area of Kenora, built in the past 30 years. Cambrian and Amethyst are located close to schools, convenience stores, and is within walking distance to downtown.
Donkirk Heights/Rabbit Lake
This neighbourhood of Kenora is conveniently located close to or on Rabbit Lake. IT is approximately 6 minutes to downtown Kenora and offers several types of homes. The Donkirk and Rabbit Lake area are close to both elementary and high schools. Within walking distance to the beach, restaurant, and gas station.
Now a part of the newly-amalgamated City of Kenora Keewatin is situated on the northern shore of Lake of the Woods. IT is the first town you’ll encounter as you travel eastbound from Manitoba into Ontario. From the east, motorists drive across the Keewatin Channel Bridge. Spanning the widest channel on Lake of the Woods, the bridge is the Trans Canada Highway’s highest crossing over a body of water. Keewatin Beach is a great place for swimming, with a beach and docks for the swimmers and large trees for those wanting shade.
Situated in Keewatin is a small grocery store, arena, curling club, gas stations, banks, a public library, the historical Mather Walls House and much more. There are two elementary schools in Keewatin, and students are eligible for busing to high school.
Lake of the Woods
Lake of the Woods and the surround areas comprise one of the natural wonders of North America. With over 14,000 islands and more than 105,000 kms of shoreline – more shoreline than Lake Superior, the waterways of the lake and the surrounding wilderness offer anglers and hunters an endless variety of opportunities to experience the wonder of the region.
Lake of the Woods, offers both recreational properties, residential, and condominium properties all located on the breathtaking Lake of the Woods.
This neighbourhood has several amenities such as the Recreation Centre, elementary school, churches, the Clarion Lakeside Inn, and is conveniently located near downtown Kenora, beaches and in some cases close to the waters edge.
Laurenson Lake is a small lake on the East end of Kenora. This lake gives you access to Lake of the Woods through the creek, and offers some fishing. There is a small church across the road from the lake, and this neighbourhood is close to downtown, and the strip of box stores on the East highway. Students can be bused to either the elementary school from the Kenora Patricia District School Board or the Catholic Board.
This neighbourhood is conveniently located approximately 4 minutes to downtown Kenora. There are elementary schools in the area as well as high schools. It is within walking distance to a convenience store, and within close proximity to the beach.
The neighbourhood of Norman is located on the West side of Kenora. It is approximately 5 minutes car ride to downtown Kenora and is 5 minutes to Keewatin. Norman is made up of mostly older homes, of different styles. Norman also has a gas station for your convenience and is home to the Dairy Queen as well as several amenities. There are no schools in the neighbourhood however both the Catholic and Public School boards will bus students either to Kenora or Keewatin for Elementary School and will bus to Kenora for highschool.
This neighbourhood is made up of different styles of homes. The North end is within walking distance to the High School and Elementary school. This neighbourhood offers a convenience store, and is approximately 3 minutes drive to downtown Kenora.
The Pinecrest area is primarily made up of older homes. Several being bungalow style. This neighbourhood is in a wonderful area of Kenora that boasts mature trees and is in walking distance to schools, and offers a home for the elderly.
This area of Kenora is situated within walking distance to the downtown core. Rideout offers an elementary school from JK-Gr 8, convenience stores, and much more.
The City of Kenora is surrounded by several rural areas, some on small lakes, such as Longbow, Hill Muriel Lake. Other rural properties are located outside of the City limits however are not located on the water, these properties offer peaceful surroundings, with lots of wildlife. Depending on the rural area of town, City services might not be available. In these cases owners will draw water from the lake, or a well, and use a septic system for sewer. Kenora is a vastly wooded area and the rural parts of the City offer a peaceful living experience, yet are no more than a half hour to the city limits.
Shauna Crescent is a newer subdivision that was built in 1990. This is a younger neighbourhood that is in walking distance to the elementary and high schools, beaches, and the rowing club. Shauna Crescent is about 6 minutes to the downtown by car.
The neighbourhood has a community rink that is maintained by the owners in the subdivision, and park area for the summer months
South Park Estates
This is one of 2 of Kenora’s subdivisions. The homes in South Park Estates are newer homes, some of which back onto the Kenora Gold Course. The subdivision offers a playground area for children to play. This newer subdivision is located in walking distance to shopping, beaches, and the Kenora Golf Course. South Park Estates is within walking distance to an elementary school and students are eligible for busing services to either of the Kenora high schools.