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Mineral Point, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Derik & Cathy go above and beyond to insure you have a pleasant stay and successful hunt. Here you will find down home hospitality, clean cabins, picturesque views, great conversation and memories to last a life time. Thank you for a trip I will never forget! Darin Wheeler Wisconsin

Thank camo-ninja
Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

Darin; Thank you for staying with us, you are a great representation of the kind of customers who keep us enjoying this business. Please return some day, we will look forward to it! Derek & Cathy.

Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We just spent the week at Shining Tree Camp, Derek and Cathy do a great job of keeping a very clean and well run Camp. The cabins are roomy and have a great sunset view. The washrooms and showers are clean. They have an site general store, live bait, gas and propane. It was a guy's fishing trip but I...

Thank Michelle N
Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

Mike; Thank you for staying with us and glad to see you enjoyed it. Looking forward to seeing you here again. Thank you for the kind words. Derek & Cathy.

Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome derik and cathy run one of the best camps i ever been to clean relaxing and fun if its a bear u want derik is the man to put u on one he knows bears just listen to what he tells u and your chances of sucess are very high he taught us a lot ....

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Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

Pauly my friend.......... thank you so much. Glad to hear you have been enjoying yourself here, that is what it is all about! Looking forward to your return and if you are bear hunting again, you should be the first one fishing this time after tagging out! Bye for now, Derek & Cathy.

Chelmsford, Canada
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I was sledding from my house in Dowling (just N of Sudbury) with my son, Frank and daughters boyfriend, Darin onroute to Post 392 just south of Timmins. Darin's sled broke down on the way and we towed it (around 80km) right to Shining Tree Camp. There, we were greeted by Derek, who was extremely helpful and accommodating. We left...

2Thank Frank C
Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

Frank; Again it was great to meet some great people but not under the breakdown circumstances. Will be looking forward to seeing you again, especially when the big bass are biting! Derek.

Prescott, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We were on a snowmobile trip heading to Timmins & blew a track out of one of our machines! With the help, above & beyond, hospitality, resources, unbelievable kindness & compassion from Derek & Cathy, we found a new track, installed it, (thanks to some of our own mechanical ability) & were able to finish out our Trip. We traveled...

Thank Dave M
Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

Dave, you speak with a silver tough, thank you. We were very pleased to meet you guys but not under the circumstances. See you again, Derek & Cathy. PS- Volunteer of the year!

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2014

sent one week at the camp. bear and grouse hunting. did some fishing.. derek and cathy were awesome. very down to earth people. learned a lot from derek. cabins were cozy and very well stocked. showers were great. fellow cabiners were all long time return customers. if you are looking for a serious hunt trip or a laid back hunt/vaca...

1Thank Julie N
Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

You are a great couple and we thank you for the opportunity to meet you. We are looking forward to your return with others. Thanks for the good time and kind words. Have a good winter, Derek & Cathy.

Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

Don't buy your worms from them They come dead an falling apart, not very good for fishing at $4.52 Go down the road for 3k to the store there nice worms there an cheaper only $3 The fishing isn't that good there , there are fish Better fishing every there else around them , get the back lake package Over...

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Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

Sorry you feel that way. It appears by your writings you didn't stay here @ this camp, only bought worms. Too bad they were not up to standard, I normally box around 20 dozen @ a time and check before sold but if they were that way, you should have spoke up, we could have easily replaced them rather than...

Reviewed 7 July 2014

I have to say first off that I am not the camping, fishing type kind of Girl. We just stayed here June 28-July 3 2014. The weather wasn't the greatest as we had a few days of high winds and some rain. We did catch fish thou, we went right out of the dock about a km in the water...

3Thank walk10
Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for the very kind words. We look forward to seeing you guys and cherish the time spent together. Thanks again and hope to see you here again soon. Love Derek & Cathy.

Beamsville, Canada
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Planned a short three day fish trip with my son and my brother and his son. Never been to Shining Tree Camp and was very pleasantly surprised. The Hosts Derek and Kathy are welcoming very nice people, the camps are clean and fully equipped. The boats and motors ran well, it did take us some time to get to know...

3Thank wilfy57
Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed your short stay. We are looking forward to your return. Stay well, Derek & Cathy.

Monroeton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 March 2014

Great hosts Cathy and Derek treat guests wonderful and provide clean comfortable cottages. The cottages have comfortable beds and most have an added freezer which is wonderful for those planning extended stays such as us. They are unbelievably accommodating and are willing to help in any way to assure their guest have enjoyable and memorable trips. We have been visiting...

2Thank Marie V
Derek M, Owner at Shining Tree Camp, responded to this review

Those are very extremely kinds words. We look forward to your extended annual visits. Stay healthy. See you this summer.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shining Tree is well known as the place to go for a complete variety of fishing and hunting opportunities to suit everyone's tastes. We will treat you as friend from the minute you arrive and do our best to help you get away from the turmoil of everyday life.If fishing or hunting are not in your vacation plans, we have miles of bush trails for hiking, bird watching, ATV or just get away from it all. For the rock hound, the Shining Tree area has a long history of mining activity. Explore old abandoned gold mines or search along bush trails for treasures for your rock collection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shining Tree Camp

Address: 120 Lakeshore Road, Shining Tree, Ontario P0M 2X0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Northeastern Ontario > Shining Tree
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Shining Tree Camp Ontario
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