Cochrane is the best place to visit if you are heading to the Cochrane District of the Ontario province, in Canada. In the east of Cochrane, you can visit Kapuskasing, in the north-east Timmins, in the south Moosonee and in the north Iroquois Falls. Cochrane is also the seat of the Cochrane District.
The population of the city is half francophone, half anglophone. The city of Cochrane was settled in the early 20th century, more precisely, in 1908. It was incorporated only two years later, in the first day of 1910. In present, it has a population of 5,300 residents and a large area of 539 square kilometers. If you plan visiting it, do not miss its most important attractions.
Lee G. C. is a public golf course located in Cochrane. The greens are very well kept, but the game might be a little bit difficult if you are a beginner. Being opened in Cochrane since 1927, this golf facility is one of the favorites of the locals. Within its area there also is a store and a restaurant where you can have a great meal.
Cochrane Railway and Pioneer Museum is located in a restored locomotive with four wagons. This historical attraction of Cochrane depicts the history of the city and the early life of the settlers. Admire amazing memorabilia collections and see beautiful galleries of vintage photos.
Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat is a new attraction of the city. If you want to see the bears, the facility is designed in such a way that you can have a close-up of them and you can interact with them. The greatest thing to do if you visit this Cochrane attraction is to try the swimming pool. There is one destined for people and one for the bears, separated by a glass barrier. The feeling of swimming next to the polar bears is amazing.