About Fort Frances

Situated on the shores of Rainy Lake & the Rainy River, just across the international bridge from its sister city, International Falls, MN,  you will find Fort Frances. 


Fort Frances is the largest town in the Rainy River District, with a community of approximately 8,000 people, this is one of Canada’s major tourist entry points. Located only a few hours away from some of the largest markets in Canada and the United States, this is an excellent border town!

Residential Properties

Fort Frances boasts a diverse industrial economy of forestry, mining, agriculture, and tourism, resulting in many different job opportunities. It also has both a Catholic School Board & Public School system, as well as offers post-secondary courses through Confederation College, Seven Generations Institute, and Lakehead University. 

Additional Communities

Read about the Rainy River District (including Alberton, Devlin, and Emo), plus Nestor Falls! These beautiful areas have many great features!

Rainy River flows from the west side of the Rainy Lake, heading northwest along the border into the southern end of Lake of the Woods. 

Cottage Properties

In your leisure time, you can enjoy the vast landscapes with all kinds of outdoor activities!

From hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoe trails, snow machining, boating, swimming, fishing, and more, there is always something to do! 

Fort Frances offers a lifestyle that allows you to enjoy everyday pleasures such as boating, visiting beaches, or enjoying a quiet canoe ride, only minutes from your home. 

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