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Outdoor adventures put the verve into Ontario's Bluewater regions! Adventure Tours can be wilderness trail rides or thrilling, extreme sports with the help of experienced tour guides. Fishing is a favourite activity of all ages that can be enjoyed independently or with professional charter or guide service. Hunting fulfills a primal human need since the beginning of time with the thrill of a chase and harvesting of wholesome food. Mountain Bike courses challenge pedal pushers with Free Ride parks, twisting tracks and technical features. Sightseeing tours or boat cruises set course for more leisurely enjoyment of beautiful scenery on land or via tour boats on the water.

 


Duc d'Orleans II Cruise
Cast off with us under the watchful eye of the Captain and his crew aboard the Duc d'Orleans II! We offer daily two hour luncheon cruises (with commentary and music) on the beautiful St. Clair River and we are conveniently located in downtown Sarnia, Ontario, just minutes away from the US border, casinos, and much more. The ship is also an ideal setting for weddings and corporate functions. Motor coach parking is available beside the ship so walking is minimal and we are also handicapped accessible. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ducdorleans2
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Georgian Bay Airways
Georgian Bay Airways is a Sightseeing, Charter and Floatplane Training Facility, conveniently located right beside Parry Sound's Town Dock. This seaplane service will take you on a flight to remember! Offered on a continuous basis daily, you can choose from sightseeing air tours, a Fly & Dine to World Famous Henry's Fish Restaurant on Frying Pan Island, or several other popular area Restaurants, Romantic Sunset Champagne flights, as well as fly-in day trip adventures for Fishing, Hiking on a Georgian Bay Island and ATVing. We have an on-site Ice Cream Parlour with 16 Flavours of Nestle
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Nottawasaga River
The Nottawasaga River is a scenic canoe route that is navigable from Willow Creek, a 1-hour paddle above Edenvale to Wasaga Beach. The river has phenomenal scenery along serpentine channels that cut through high banks and sand dunes. It also flows through the Minesing Wetland Conservation Area, one of Southern Ontario's largest swamps that is a haven for wildlife viewing. Fishing is best at Jacks Lake or the Oxbow or Montgomery Rapids in spring and fall when trout and salmon swim up the river. Edenvale Park has a picnic area and boat launch located at the bridge on Highway 26. Klondike Sports
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Providence Bay Tent & Trailer Park
Our Family Campground offers 220 campsites on Manitoulin's longest and safest sand beach.  Campsites are private and spacious on dunes forested with birch, pine, poplar and cedar where our park is dry and virtually free of black flies and mosquitoes. Daily, monthly, seasonal camping rates and group camping are available. As a family business that has served people for over 50 years, we look forward to making your vacation a pleasant one. Friendly service is available in English or French. Services include electric and water hook-ups, central dump station and pump-out service.  Free
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Timberlane Rustic Lodges
Timberlane Rustic Lodges is a full-service lake resort where you can choose your own private cabin or stay in one of our B&B suites. The lodge is hidden away in a quiet location on Timberlane Bay along the south shore of Lake Manitou on 200 acres of peaceful countryside in Ontario's Great Lakes region. Manitou Lake is a fisherman’s paradise with Pickerel, Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Whitefish, Perch, Pike and several other species available for you to catch.   You can set your own island agenda to include fishing, festivals, golf, shopping,
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Hope Bay Campground
Hope Bay Campground is nestled on the Niagara Escarpment in South Bruce Peninsula. Enjoying nature's beauty has never been easier. Hope Bay offers the perfect cottage alternative, with its spacious seasonal sites and Bruce Trail at our front door. For those wishing adventure, Hope Bay's overnight camping sites are perfect for those summer vacations or weekend getaways. Whether you are camping in a tent or a trailer, we have just the right site for you as well as some trailers for sale. Hope Bay is located on Georgian Bay and has a beautiful shallow sandy beach that is perfect for the entire
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Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
Nature, history, scenery and memorable adventures await the whole family at the most varied natural playground in Ontario. Scenic Caves Nature Adventures Explore a self-guided trail of caves, caverns and crevices carved out 10,000 years ago by glacial ice, and savour the breathtaking lookouts from the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment, set in one of Canada’s sixteen UNESCO biosphere reserves. Learn about the First Nations’ Huron Petun tribe as you discover the mysterious places and hidden natural fortress which sheltered the native people from their enemies. Venture over
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Shipley Trail
The Shipley Trail is a hidden gem in the midst of a busy resort town such as Port Elgin. It best accessed from the Town Pond Trail at the end of Upper Avenue where fishing is allowed for youths 16 and under. The trail continues south to join the Shipley Trail at the bend in Mitchell Lane where it follows the post glacial shoreline ridge of Lake Huron through scenic forest interspersed by rolling swales and spring fed trout ponds. The trail ends at McKinnon Lane, which links to Shipley Avenue and Gobles Grove beach.
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Island Adventure Outfitters & Sport Rentals
Island Adventure Outfitters & Sport Rentals is centrally located on beautiful Manitoulin Island. We service and are insured on all Island lakes including Lake Huron. We offer a variety of water toy rentals and sales from our new retail location that will open in July: Paddle Boards, Seadoo's, Canoes, Kayaks, Hot Tub rentals, Bikes, specialty plastic Adirondack chairs and patio sets, awesome rustic home decor and basically everything you will need to have fun and explore the Island! Reservations are recommended as summer is a busy time on the Island! *Delivery fees apply depending on
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Bruce Anchor Motel & Cottage Rentals
Enjoy the most  spectacular  view in Tobermory and on the whole of the Bruce Peninsula from the Bruce Anchor's "sunset deck", overlooking Georgian Bay and the entrance to Big Tub Harbour . The Chi-Cheemaun ferry backs out and turns broadside almost directly in front of the deck on its daily trips back and forth to Manitoulin Island. A wide variety of watercraft traverse these waters and the islands make a rugged backdrop to the watery vista. The Bruce Anchor is the closest motel to the ferry, a convenient place to stay overnight before boarding the ferry in the morning!
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Oliphant Beach & Fen Boardwalk
Oliphant has a very wide and shallow sand beach that is a favourite spot for wind surfers and kite boarders. The dredged channels also provide a harbour for small boats. The reedy bays and rocky shoals are great for bass and perch fishing. Oliphant Fen Boardwalk, located at Oliphant 1.5 km. north of the dock, is a 470-metre boardwalk that provides access to a delicate wetland. Colourful wildflowers including rare orchids, Fringed Gentian, Indian Paintbrush and insect-eating plants grow in the fen. Petrel Point, just north of Red Bay and St. Jean Point, north of Howdenvale, are other local
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Kelso Beach & Harbourfront Walkway
Kelso Beach is located at the mouth of the Pottawatomi River in Owen Sound and is linked to the downtown by the Harbourfront Walkway that includes paved bike paths, picnic areas and great views of the harbour. The park has a sandy playground, picnic shelter, concert amphitheatre, splash pad, sports fields, boat launch and trails. Camping is available across the road. Each year Kelso Beach hosts the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival, Canada Day Celebrations, Owen Sound Ribfest and Salmon Spectacular Fishing Derby.
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Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Holiday Beach Conservation Area offers a long sandy beach on the Lake Erie shoreline, plus many other amenities. It is ideal for a day at the beach, a beautiful picnic, hiking, cycling, fishing and controlled waterfowl hunting in the autumn. Holiday Beach Conservation Area has serviced seasonal campsites, new showers and washrooms, large shady picnic areas, a playground, nature trails, a boardwalk, and a three storey observation tower. It is also one of the sites at which Conservation Education Field Studies are conducted. Holiday Beach and Big Creek Conservation Areas received international
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Cedar Beach & Cedar Creek Conservation Areas
Cedar Beach is a popular sandy spot for swimming, sunbathing and picnicking. Located at the mouth of Cedar Creek, it is also a good spot for fishing. The Cedar Creek basin is probably the most significant, most extensive and beautiful natural area in the Essex Region. Contributing to the diversity of this area are Carolinian woodlands, rolling landscapes, creeks, tributaries and abundant wildlife. Cedar Creek is a pristine natural area offering excellent bird watching opportunities. Be inspired by the sight of eagles soaring, herons and egrets wading, and turtles basking on logs. View the
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Discovery Harbour
The naval base at Discovery Harbour brings to life the era when the British navy ruled the waves. Visitors may stroll waterside boardwalks and chat with costumed officers and crew aboard a replica schooner and explore the military barracks to see what a sailor’s life was like on the frontier. Ship sawyers, carpenters and blacksmiths reenact the tradesmen who kept the fleet afloat. The historic site also contains the King's Wharf Theatre, which is operated by Drayton Entertainment Company that brings professional  theatre shows to the location during summer.
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Brant Tract
The Brant Tract is a multi-use, year round trail system. This 781-acre property consists of approximately 25 kilometres of trails. These trails range from single-track, double-track to roadways suitable for all levels. The two road systems located on the property are the West Road and the East Road. The 15 kilometres of single-track wilderness trail can be accessed from either of the main road systems in the park. These single-track trails have been professionally constructed for mountain biking using the International Mountain Bicycling Association’s trail construction standards.
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Colborne Riverside Park
Colborne Riverside Park has limited parking for day use only and a steep trail that leads to scenic cascades over ledges in the Maitland River. The trail joins the Maitland Trail through lush forest along the river. The park has a good fishing hole and favourite swimming spot for youths who like to jump off the rocks into the river.
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Georgian Bluffs Trail
The Georgian Bluffs Trail runs between Park Head on Grey County Road 10 through Shallow Lake to Owen Sound harbour. The trail follows a former railway corridor that crosses innumerable wetlands, forests and scenic vistas of Georgian Bay at the east end. It is a multi-use trail for hiking, cycling or motorsports year round. Trail users should be observant and careful not to run over wildlife that is very plentiful and can be closely encountered along the way.
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Cathcart Campground
Cathcart Campground is located north of Sombra on the St. Clair Parkway, a scenic route of beautifully landscaped parks, trails and boating facilities maintained by St. Clair Township along the St. Clair River. The park has riverfront campsites, sheltered boat launch, a playground and a huge picnic pavilion in view of the gorgeous blue water of the river. All campsites have water and sewer hookups. The St. Clair River Trail offers safe, off road cycling and hiking all the way to Corunna. Located close to the USA-Canada ferry crossing in Sombra.
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M.V. Chippewa III Tours
Join Captain Greg and his crew aboard the M.V. Chippewa III, a classic ship that once plied the waters of the Niagara River as a Maid of the Mist. Cruise to Henry’s or Craganmors, two island restaurants down the south channel that feature mouth-watering fish and chips. Experience a beautiful Georgian Bay sunset through the north channel while dining aboard this delightful ship. Afternoon and evening cruises are also on the schedule with barbecue items available to purchase. The ship has a licensed bar on board, carrying a variety of beers, coolers, wines, mixed drinks and soft drinks.
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Kolapore Uplands Wilderness Trails
Kolapore Uplands Wilderness is located on Road 2 between Ravenna and Feversham with over 60 km. of well-marked trails exclusively for cross-country skiing in winter, and hiking, mountain biking or hunting from spring to fall. The area contains over 5,000 acres of hilly forests, high escarpment outcrops and swamps, intersected by several creeks and it is easy to get lost so visitors should carry a trail map. Maps are available at local stores or information centres. Some trails are very steep and should only be attempted by experienced skiers. The wilderness abounds with wildlife and remnants
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Honora Bay Riding Stable
The best way to experience the breathtaking scenery and wildlife of Manitoulin Island is from the back of a horse! Honora Bay Riding Stable offers a Northern Ontario horseback adventure you won't soon forget; pony rides, summer day camps, various trail rides and overnight excursions on trails through the surrounding forests and hilltop fields along the Niagara Escarpment: Daily Trail Rides: depart 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30, 3:30 & 5:30 pm Renegades Trail: 1-hour, easy family ride over rugged hills with scenic views. The Bank Robber: 1-hour, limited availability for experienced riders
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Stanley Park Campground
A friendly welcome awaits you at Stanley Park, located on the southwest shore of Lake Mindemoya. Enjoy the ideal central spot from which to tour the beautiful Manitoulin Island. Swim in sunlit waters, some of the earliest swimming on the Manitoulin or bask on our safe private beach. Play a full game of golf nearby. Unwind while your children romp in our playground. Whatever water activities you choose to enjoy, Stanley Park offers a perfect location. Take advantage of our marina by bringing your boat to the island for sailing, fishing or water skiing. Barbecue your catch of the day and share
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The Beausejour Inn & Restaurant
The Beausejour Inn and Restaurant is a rustic country inn set in northern Ontario among the beauty of backcountry wilderness. Owners Wendy and Bob Lacombe along with their dedicated staff will greet you as you enjoy the many amenities offered at this cozy establishment. The restaurant is fully equipped with a licensed bar and dining room that can entertain any large function or gathering. Our focus for quality food has always been a priority.  Our staff is committed to assist in making your dining experience a memorable occasion. Specialized menus can be made to accommodate your special
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Snug Haven Resort
MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME...at Snug Haven Resortamongst the rocks and pines of one of the most beautiful inlets along Georgian Bay, just north of Parry Sound.Snug Haven caters to both family and fishing vacations, and are open all year round. We offer fully equipped private housekeeping cottages, all with a breathtaking view of Georgian Bay. You can expect your cottage to be impeccably clean, comfortable and ready for you to start your holiday. Several cottages have fireplaces for those fall evenings or for relaxing after a long day of fishing. During your stay, enjoy complimentary use of
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Inverhuron Mountain Bike Park
Inverhuron Mountain Bike Park is located at 77 Richards Dr. east of Woodland Court. The park has six trails that are professionally designed according to the International Mountain Bike Association rating system that allows cyclists to choose the trail best suited to their skills. A trials area has dirt jumps with a launch platform, various sizes of hits, step-ups, a step down box and a teeter-totter. A single diamond level, free ride trail features drops, jumps and wall rides. A double diamond trail has a skinny ramp of elevated supports. Additional trails are being developed.
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King's Wharf Theatre
Nestled within Discovery Harbour in Penetanguishene on Georgian Bay, the King's Wharf Theatre is a pleasantly rustic, 385-seat venue that offers all the comforts of a modern facility. Flanked by the historic buildings of a 19th-century British naval and military base, the theatre is located at the end of a beautiful boardwalk that looks onto the home port of replica sailing ships H.M.S. Bee and H.M.S. Tecumseth. The site is a perfect location for picnics as well as stepping back in time to see what a sailor's life was like in the 1800's. A visit to the King's Wharf Theatre takes only 45
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Chi-Cheemaun Ferry (Tobermory) - Owen Sound Transportation Co.
Cruise across Georgian Bay aboard the MS Chi-Cheemaun. This passenger and vehicle ferry provides daily sailings from mid-May to mid-October, connecting passengers to Manitoulin Island for a special family vacation or relaxing getaway. See historic sites and stunning vistas while sailing between Tobermory and Manitoulin Island. The ferry has complete cafeteria service, a children's play area, indoor and outdoor lounges and a gift shop-news stand. The Chi-Cheemaun also offers passengers live entertainment, from Traditional Storytelling to live concerts along with three-course, gourmet dinners,
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Metcalfe Rock Climb & Crevice Caves
Metcalfe Rock is a popular escarpment climb at the west side of Kolapore Uplands Nature Reserve. Numerous climbing routes exist along the limestone cliffs that range from easy (Peanut Butter, Pick-Pocket) to intermediate (Mother of Jam, White of Spring) to advanced (Jam, El Camino, Anvil Rock) in difficulty. Belay anchors are fixed above the cliffs to prevent damage to trees along the edge. Professional rock climbing and caving outfitting and lessons are available from adventure tour guides such as Free Spirit Tours - 705-444-3622. The Metcalfe Crevice Caves feature narrow passageways,
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Bayfield River
The Bayfield River is an excellent, clean tributary for fishing Rainbow trout, especially at its estuary in Bayfield. The riverflats just east of the bridge over Highway 21 is a good place to cast from shore. The harbour at the mouth also has several marina facilities with full services for motorboats and yachts. The river is also an exciting white water route for experienced canoeists and kayakers. It can be paddled from Clinton to Bayfield in a day and there are numerous rapids (maximum Class 2) and a few timber hazards enroute. A low dam is located just above the Clinton Conservation Area
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Midland Tours Inc. (Penetanguishene)
The Miss Midland & the Serendipity Princess - Georgian Bay/Muskoka  Take a morning or afternoon sightseeing cruise and experience the sparkling water, windswept pines and rocky grandeur of Muskoka/Georgian Bay’s 30,000 islands – the finest cruising area in the northern hemisphere. You may wish to enjoy a lovely cruise before dinner, or for the perfect ending to a carefree summer day, we offer memorable Sunset Cruises among the beautiful islands of Muskoka/Georgian Bay where you can dance or sing along with the evening’s entertainment or simply relax and enjoy our
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Pioneer Park & Southampton Harbour
Southampton's nautical heritage can be explored by the range beacons at the river mouth. Pioneer Park, adjacent to the harbour, is a great place to have a picnic and to watch fishing boats return to port. The harbour is also a great spot to cast a line and catch fish! Replica nautical storm signals are displayed in the park alongside two bronze cannons.
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Sudbury Aviation
We are a short drive away, only 4 hours North of Toronto or 3.5 hours East of Sault Ste. Marie.  A 30 to 40-minute flight in the reliable bush plane, a DeHavilland Beaver will land you at one of 14 different lakes.  Enjoy nature at its finest, the best of fly-in sport fishing, hunting, relaxation and tranquility surrounded by pristine wilderness.  Stay in your own private cabin fully equipped with bunk beds and kitchen; outhouse facilities and sauna bath houses are in each camp. We pride ourselves on providing comfort, warmth and cleanliness as well as well maintained boats,
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Roth Park Family Camping
Roth Park is a family run campground located 6 miles north of Wiarton on the east side of Berford Lake on the Bruce Peninsula.  Sites are private and shaded. Private beach and dock. Washrooms, rec hall, playgrounds. Transient, seasonal, serviced and unserviced sites for tents, trailers and RVs. Trailer rentals available. See us on Facebook.
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Beaver River
The Beaver River is designated a Heritage River due to its beautiful scenery and important wetland habitat. A 25-km., 5-hour canoe trip is possible from Kimberley to the Slabtown dam north of Heathcote. The route begins at the Beaver River access point on Grey Road 13 just north of Kimberley. The river meanders through an extensive swamp where wildlife viewing opportunities are outstanding. North of the Epping bridge, the wetlands give way to pastures and orchards where blossoms are spectacular during May and swimming holes are inviting. The river from Slabtown to Clarksburg becomes
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Lang Lake Resort
Outdoor recreation is our business. Summer or winter, we invite you to explore the natural beauty of our area. Set in the rugged beauty of the La Cloche Mountain range, Lang Lake Resort has been offering quality vacations for more than 50 years. With an emphasis on service and hospitality, our goal is to ensure an enjoyable and memorable vacation. Fish our main lake system for Lake trout, Walleye, Northern pike, Smallmouth bass, and Largemouth bass. For the more adventurous fisherman, our resort offers quiet back-lake retreats, where Northern pike and Largemouth bass never seem to stop
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Pinery Provincial Park
Pinery Provincial Park is located on Lake Huron near Grand Bend, Ontario. It is a natural environment-class Provincial Park created to help preserve Ontario's largest oak savanna and its 9 km. of beach dune ecology. To preserve this habitat, a population control program for White Tailed Deer has been implemented. During the early 1960s, when the value of native savanna was not recognized, large numbers of Red and White Pine trees were planted in the park, displacing the native vegetation. That is also how the park got its name. The Old Ausable Channel is a wide, slow-moving river which flows
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Pelee Island Wine Pavilion
The island is home to Pelee Island Winery's vineyards and wine pavilion where several tours are available from May to October. Tours include the pavilion and a wine appreciation seminar. Monday through Friday, it offers a group package featuring a walking tour of the facility, sampling of five unique wines and a barbecue lunch. Visitors can tour the pavilion grounds and learn about the island's unique history; the reason why it's such a great place to grow grapes. Knowledgeable tour guides explain the mechanical design of an antique European Grape Press. They also provide an overview of the
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Pretty River Valley Provincial Park - Crevice Caves
Pretty River Valley Provincial Park is a nature reserve that straddles the escarpment southeast of Blue Mountain. The Bruce Trail and several side trails run through the area where mossy limestone, fern covered outcrops and hidden crevice caves abound. The cave passages are very narrow and fun to explore. Petun Conservation Area is another rugged trail area located just 1 km north of the Pretty River Valley trails. The park is also accessible below the escarpment from Nottawasaga Side Road 30/31 or Pretty River Road. It is not advisable to venture off trails in winter due to the danger of
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Massasauga Provincial Park
Massasauga Provincial Park is a wilderness park that can be reached from Pete's Place in Blackstone Harbour, from Three Legged Lake or by boat from Georgian Bay. No camping is allowed at access points, but only at designated interior sites, most of which are accessible only by boat. Permits and canoe rentals are available at Pete's Place or Oastler Lake Park. Moorings and docks are available throughout the park.  The park’s features include old growth forest, plentiful wildlife, incredible geology, a maze of islands and fabulous fishing. The park contains diverse features such as
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Fish Tale Cabins & Campground
For a relaxing family setting amongst nature's majesty, come and join us at Fish Tale Cabins & Campground! Located on Wolseley River close to where it flows into the beautiful French River with its miles of scenic water, unpopulated shorelines and excellent fishing. Boat rentals and docking on site. Our housekeeping cabins feature fridge and stove, cooking & eating utensils, 3-piece bathroom, gas BBQ, fire pit and picnic table. Log cabins range in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms. Private Trailer & RV sites with beautiful pine trees and rock outcroppings are equipped with hydro, water
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Sunny Birch Cottage Resort
Luxurious modern 1/2/3/4 bedroom housekeeping cottages. Complete bath and bedding supplied for overnight guests; weekly rentals bring their own towels and bedding. Canada Select 3 star rating. Located on 7 acres of wooded setting in North Sauble Beach. Features fully equipped kitchens, air conditioning, cable TV, VCR's, propane BBQ's, playground, basketball, volleyball, badminton, horseshoe pits, hiking and cross country trails. Fire pits. Short walk to beach and Sauble Falls Provincial Park. There are also Dartboard, Croquet and Bocce Ball and numerous board games for guests to
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Port Carling Wall & Boat Locks
Port Carling overlooks the boat locks between Lake Rosseau and Lake Muskoka where heritage steam ships Segwun and Wenonah II cruise through the channels. Bridge lifts are a regular occurrence when the ships move through the locks, providing a good photo opportunity for people who like to watch big machinery in action. Sunset Cruises' Peerless II gives sightseeing, sunset and dinner cruises from Port Carling locks and the classic wooden yacht Idyllwood provides intimate tours for groups up to 12 passengers to the most scenic nooks of the Muskoka Lakes. The Port Carling Wall is the
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Bayfield Lodge
Bayfield Lodge is a rustic cottage resort located in Bayfield Inlet with direct access to the magnificent 30,000 Islands where the possibilities for fishing, water sports and exploring are unlimited. The cottages are set among towering pines and flower gardens with a view of the waterfront. They are equipped with heating, full kitchens with cookware, complete bedding and baths; you only need to bring towels and personal items. Our country store sells groceries, fresh produce, baking, cold drinks, brewed coffee, ice, bait, tackle and Kawartha Dairy ice cream. Boat dockage and rentals of
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Luau Resort
Your best value at the beach for well maintained, clean, deluxe, comfortable accommodations located on the shores of the scenic Nottawasaga River only steps from the longest fresh-water beach in the world. (ACROSS THE ROAD) Luau Resort is only a 25-minute drive to Ontario's finest downhill skiing and a few minutes away from excellent cross country skiing and several challenging golf courses. SUITES: Deluxe 1 and 2-bedroom suites are equipped with Air Conditioning, Gas Fireplace (not operational in the summer time), Kitchenette (no oven), Jacuzzi Tub or regular Bath. They all have Hair
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Killarney Provincial Park
Killarney Provincial Park, the jewel of Ontario's wilderness parks, is accessible via Highway 637, Highway 6 at Charlton Lake near Willisville or Lake Panache via Road 10. The stunning La Cloche Mountains contain lakes that are famous for their azure colour and clarity. Some are so lucid that their bottoms can be seen many fathoms below. Hiking trails provide access to interior lakes and ethereal, quartz ridges with panoramic vistas from the Silhouette Trail and Silver Peak, the highest point in the park. Backcountry campsites are limited and must be reserved in advance. Paddlers entering the
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Port Elgin Beach & Harbour
The spectacular sunsets that Port Elgin is famous for can best be seen from the harbour - a must for photographers and romantics. Free parking is conveniently located directly on the beach, which is partly sheltered by a break-wall and is very popular for swimming and windsurfing. Beach volleyball courts are set up during the summer months and playground equipment provides recreation for children. Additionally, in summer the beach is home to the gazebo that provides a lovely setting for Sunday evening bandshell concerts where audiences usually honk their car horns for applause! Visitors can
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Hullett Provincial Wildlife Area
Hullett Provincial Wildlife Area is located east of Clinton between Hydro Line Road and Summerhill Road. This 2,200-hectare, diverse wetland provides superb opportunities for wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback riding and canoeing. Facilities include viewing platforms and trails that can be hiked along raised dikes. Water access is not permitted from May 15 to August 1 to minimize disturbance to nesting waterfowl.
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Xtreme Water Sports
Xtreme Water Sports offers cool fun with its water sport rentals located directly on Grand Bend's beach. Quality, safe, stable, 3 seater SEADOO rentals, SPEED BOAT charter service, wakeboarding, water skiing, kneeboarding, toe surfing, tubing and sunset pleasure cruising! SAILBOAT charters (lessons free!) & FISHING charters. 20' WATER TRAMPOLINE equipped with a launch pad! NEW - FLYBOARDING! Experience the thrill of flying – a must try!! Family fun on the blue water! Specials are offered on weekday mornings
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Alton Lodges
Alton Lodges provides cute and cozy cottage accommodation exactly where you want to be in Wasaga Beach: close to the World's Longest Fresh-water Beach and the always exciting "Main Drag" with bars, shops and restaurants. As you'll see in our online Photo Gallery, every housekeeping cottage is immaculately clean and maintained, and has its own personality. All cottages are equipped with satellite TV, air conditioning, stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, utensils and dishes, three-piece bathroom, propane BBQ, and a picnic table. Guests supply their own beach and bath towels. We supply all
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Harbourlands & Millenium Park
Collingwood was once one of the busiest shipyards and industrial ports on the Great Lakes. Today the harbour supports some fishing tugs, recreational docks, boat cruises, boat rentals, a sailing school and a dragon boat-canoe club. The Harbourlands feature a marine walkway with embedded plaques that describe every ship that was launched from the Collingwood shipyards. Other nautical artifacts are displayed throughout the scenic path up to the end of the breakwall where Millenium Park exhibits a colourful display of historical monuments that tell the story of this dynamic harbour.
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Cup & Saucer Lookout Trail
The Cup & Saucer Trail is located 18 km. west of Little Current at the junction of Highway 540 and Bidwell Road. The lower trail follows the saucer, or base of the bluff while the higher trail leads around the cup at the top of the escarpment. Several trail routes vary between 3.8 and 12 km. loops. The most challenging Adventure Trail encounters steep ledges and a rock chimney that has split off the main cliff face. The highest point on the island, at 352 metres above sea level, has views of the bays and surrounding countryside that are breath taking, especially during the autumn colour
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French River ATV Tours
Get Outdoors and Explore! Half-Day Guided ATV Tours on the French River wilderness trails for the ultimate adventure in power sports. Safety instruction and all equipment & snacks provided on the trails. Rental Honda All Terrain Vehicles. Follow us on Facebook
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Ball's Historic Bridge
"The bridge that love built" is said to have been built by an engineer who fell in love with one of the Ball daughters while he was working on the bridge at the mouth of the Maitland River. The engineer then built Ball's bridge in 1885 to allow his beloved to cross the river more easily and the two were consequently married. The double span, iron truss bridge is a rare example of early construction prowess in Ontario and it presides over a picnic area beside the tranquil Maitland River, which is also a canoe launch and a good fishing spot. The Little Lakes Road crosses the bridge to follow a
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Windmill Lake Wake & Eco Park
Windmill Lake Wake & Eco Park is a unique, environmentally sustainable outdoor recreation park on Ontario's West Coast. Set in over 200 acres of forest, fields and with a private 40-acre lake, WLW is the perfect setting for all your outdoor fun year-round. Activities include cable wakeboarding, stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking, hiking and much more! We have beginner as well as intermediate/advanced wakeboarding cables, and we are also the first bi-level wake park in Canada. Located only 5 minutes from Bayfield and the beaches of Lake Huron, WLW is also home to a full-scale
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Silver Birches Resort
 "WHERE EVERY DAY IS A SATURDAY" Housekeeping, waterfront cottage/cabin rentals, 30-amp trailer sites, campground sites. Pet friendly, People friendly - Warning! No grumpy people allowed! Our hiking trail takes you across our property and through the forested hills of Honora Bay. Our prized location stands over quick drying limestone that almost always has a breeze off the water, which keeps the mosquitoes away. Black flies are practically non existent. At some 350 acres with 3800 feet of rocky Manitoulin shoreline, Silver Birches is a big place. We have 18 well spaced, one, two and
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Hilly Acres Camp & Trailer Park
We're located in the Bay of Islands on the north shore of Lake Huron. Besides a warm and friendly atmosphere, the Bay of Islands is home to year round fishing and some of the most beautiful scenery in the entire world. If you are an outdoors person or you enjoy some good old family fun, Hilly Acres has it all. Whitefish Falls is the home of trophy size Musky, Pickerel, Pike, Bass and Lake Trout. We offer clean and cozy, recently renovated, housekeeping cottages fully furnished with kitchens and modern facilities. All cottages have a 3-piece bath. All linens and towels supplied. All
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Village of Bayfield Marina
Village of Bayfield Marina, located at the mouth of the Bayfield River, is voted one of the nicest marine facilities on Lake Huron's eastern shoreline. The marina is within convenient walking access to Bayfield's beach, numerous shops and restaurants. It also has canoe and kayak rentals, picnic tables, washrooms and shower facilities for boaters. The Bayfield River is also an excellent spot for Rainbow trout fishing.
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Goderich Marine Museum & Harbour
The Marine Museum is located at the Goderich harbour in the wheelhouse of the “S.S. Shelter Bay”. It contains nautical artifacts, intriguing photographs, paintings and various ship models. The Marine Heritage Walkway features signs that describe hidden points of interest and history about the town’s waterfront along the beach paths, harbours and bluff lookouts. The Sifto salt mine operates a veritable underground city of roadways and chambers that extend more than 3 km beneath Lake Huron, 540 metres below the surface. The mine can produce close to 9 million tonnes of salt
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Lake Wolsey Cabins
Situated on 34 acres, along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Wolsey, on Manitoulin Island. We offer 12 clean, secluded housekeeping cabins with 2-piece bathrooms. All cabins have their own fire pit and rental gas BBQ. A central shower house is provided as well as a games room with pool table, TV and library. There is also a sports field for bocci ball, soccer etc., horseshoe pits and walking trails. Winged and 4-legged wildlife abound and can be observed near feeding stations. There is also an onsite beach area, marina, boat and motor rentals, pontoon boat charters and ice hut rentals.
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Menesetung Bridge-Tiger Dunlop Trail
The Menesetung Bridge-Tiger Dunlop Trail begins at Goderich harbour behind the grain elevators and it can also be accessed from North Harbour Road. The trail may be walked or cycled and the first 4 kilometres are wheelchair accessible. The view from the bridge above the estuary is spectacular and many an angler has a favourite spot to fish for salmon or rainbow trout along the Maitland River’s expansive valley. From there the trail continues east along the Goderich-Auburn Rail Trail. Another option is the Heritage Tree Trail that leads west to the lake past a massive 200 year-old oak
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Green Acres Tent & Trailer Park & Restaurant
Your home away from home for old-fashioned family camping! Green Acres, on sunny Manitoulin Island, is located on the North Channel in the bay of Sheguiandah. With pike, muskie, bass, perch, trout and pickerel in the waters, there's always a fantastic fishing adventure waiting for anglers. We have a fish cleaning station right beside the bay and all kinds of bait and tackle available. You will be sure to have a splashing good time on the beautiful beach. Over 20 of our sites are adjacent to the clean sand and water and there are plenty of shaded campsites for tents or trailers. New
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Manitou Falls & Michael's Bay
Manitou Falls is a pretty little waterfall hidden in the Manitou River valley near Michael's Bay on Manitoulin Island. The pristine stream cascades over limestone ledges on its course to the bay. Several trails lead through fields and along the river's edge, which is a lovely place for a picnic. The location is on private property, so visitors should respect the premises. A public boat launch and toilets are located at Michael's Bay Park on Lake Huron, which is a popular fishing spot for Rainbow Trout and salmon. Blue Jay Creek Provincial Nature Reserve is located across the estuary on the east side of the bay.
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Durham Conservation Area
Durham Conservation Area is located within the quiet Town of Durham along the scenic Saugeen River. Like all of Saugeen Conservation’s camping parks, the sites are large, spacious and tucked in amongst mature trees and woodlands. They offer the perfect setting for the ‘real’ camping experience! Durham has over 200 campsites, both serviced and non-serviced. Although the campground is located within town, it is private and quiet offering visitors a secluded location to enjoy their camping experience. Regardless of which site you choose, you’re never far away from the
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Crane's Lochaven Wilderness Lodge
Crane’s Lochaven Wilderness Lodge is located on a 4-square mile island, located on the North and Main Channels of the French River. This is where you will have access to some of the prime fishing waters for walleye, bass, northern pike and musky, all of which may be caught within sight of our resort. From the lodge there are at least 200 miles of shoreline available without a portage. Our Full American Plan Package includes all meals, boat, motor with all required boat equipment, unlimited gas, ice, live bait and services such as daily maid and dock service as well as fish cleaning,
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Fishing Island Tours & Charters
Enjoy a guided tour with Fishing Island Tours & Charters. Sail past islands once home to a local still, a First Nations smokehouse and the first white settlement in Bruce County. Learn about the geography, history and the rare and endangered species that live in this spectacular part of the Bruce Peninsula. The Fishing Islands are located just a few kilometres off the west coast of the Bruce Peninsula in Lake Huron, and only 13 km north of Sauble Beach and 11 km west of Wiarton. 1.5-hour boat tours depart from the government dock at Oliphant or Little Red Bay Marina at 10:00 am, 12:45 pm
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Eco Adventure Tour at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
 Walk with the squirrels and fly with the birds!  The Eco Adventure Tour at Scenic Caves is a natural experience like no other. Explore the beauty and wildlife of the picturesque forest valley set in one of Canada’s eighteen designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserves as you become one with the habitat. Throughout the tour, knowledgeable guides deliver interesting information about the history, geology and the unique ecology of the Niagara Escarpment.  Your three-hour guided adventure begins with gear outfitting (all provided for you), an introduction to your guides and your
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Hide Away Lodge
Hide Away Lodge is located in a beautiful setting 2 km from the village of Kagawong in a sheltered bay on the North Channel of Lake Huron. The lodge and cottages face east with a breath-taking view of the Channel and La Cloche mountains in the distance. Sunrises are incredible! This tranquil setting is sure to relax you and provide a sense of rejuvenation. Our family-run lodge is a perfect place to bring your family for an enjoyable vacation. Accommodations range in size from one-bedroom cottages to three-bedroom suites – all of which are fully housekeeping. All cottages/suites have a
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Muskoka Paddle Shack
Muskoka Paddle Shack in Bala can put you in a boat for maximum fun with minimum hassle - and no hidden charges! Take a canoe or kayaking lesson with one of our qualified instructors. Learn skills ranging from how to get in and out of the craft, paddle strokes and safety tips and pointers to help you build your confidence. You have the choice of taking a lesson in a recreational or a tripping canoe, kayak or paddle board and we can help you make that decision. If you have your own boat you are welcome to use it during the lesson. We can do the lesson locally or we can come to your cottage in
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Norm's Tent & Trailer Park
On the Northeast shore of Lake Kagawong. Open and shaded camping sites, some pull through and tent sites. Serviced sites are equipped with water and electrical hook-ups. Centrally located showers, flush toilets, dump station and pump-out available. Completely equipped housekeeping cottage on the lakeshore separate from the camping area. Sandy beach, excellent swimming for children. Good fishing for bass, pike, perch and some pickerel. Boat launch, dockage and motorboats for rent. Bait, ice and convenience foods available in store.
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French River Provincial Park
Beautiful, unspoiled – yet accessible, the French River Provincial Waterway Park is best described as a 105-km. long series of island dotted lakes, connected by falls and rapids. Look over your shoulder as you portage around a rapid – you may sense the spirits of past French Canadian voyageurs traversing this first water highway to the west. Such a place is Recollet Falls, which may be reached by a 1.5-km. trail from the Park Visitor Centre at Hwy 69. The falls has a nice picnic spot with an impressive view on the edge of the thunderous cataract. Other rapids like Devil’s
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Island Spring Cottages and Bed & Breakfast
Located on beautiful Lake Mindemoya, Island Spring Cottages and Bed & Breakfast is the relaxation centre of Manitoulin Island. All of our cabins face our clean, sandy bay where kids and adults can have a great time swimming and at the end of each day, look out of their windows at one of the most spectacular sunsets that they will ever see. We are a quiet, family oriented resort located about 1.5 km north of the village of Mindemoya on the Ketchankookem Trail – popular for walking and bicycling. Groceries, shopping, laundromat, restaurants, fuel and hospital are all only a 5-minute
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Pelee Island Ferry Service - Kingsville Terminal
The Pelee Island Transportation Company services Pelee Island from April 1 until mid-December, offering vehicle and transportation services on its two ferries, the MV Pelee Islander and the MV Jiimaan. With departures at Leamington from mid-March until the end of July, at Kingsville from August until mid-December, and at Sandusky from the end of April until mid-October, ferry service is available from Canadian and United States ports. Make sure to check your departure location, and don’t forget to make a reservation for your vehicle! A dozen and more factors made Pelee Island and the
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Six Mile Lake Provincial Park
Six Mile Lake Provincial Park, located just off White's Falls Road 34, offers camping with showers, beaches, boat launches, trails and interpretive programs. The Gibson-McDonald canoe route links the park with the spectacular Three-Rock Chute and Georgian Bay.
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Meaford Harbour
The pretty town of Meaford hugs the south shore of Georgian Bay where the blue waters stretch to the horizon, affording grand sunsets as well as prime fishing and boating. The harbour, with its tidy walkways, is a snug haven for pleasure craft, while the downtown shows off fine Victorian architecture. The Westfort retired coast guard vessel is displayed beside the harbour along with other marine heritage artifacts. The Georgian Trail links Meaford with Thornbury and Collingwood along its scenic, packed cycling path. The Bighead River estuary is a good spot for Rainbow trout angling in the
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McCoy Islands
The 30,000 Islands are truly spectacular as the world’s most extensive lake based island chain. Its glacier-scoured, granite islands dotted by windswept pines, contain some of Canada’s most incredible scenery, delicate ecosystems with rare plants and animals as well as culturally significant marine architecture, historic sites and shipwrecks. Most of the islands may be visited since they are designated as crown land, provincial parks, Georgian Bay Islands National Parks or Georgian Bay Land Trust properties that are collectively protected for conservation and heritage legacy
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Pelee Island Ferry Service - Leamington Terminal
The Pelee Island Transportation Company services the Island from mid-March until Mid-December, offering vehicle and transportation services on its two ferries, the MV Pelee Islander and the MV Jiimaan. With departures at Leamington from mid-March until the end of July, at Kingsville from August until mid-December, and at Sandusky from the end of April until mid-October, ferry service is available from both Canadian and United States ports. Make sure to check your departure location, and don’t forget to make a reservation for your vehicle! A dozen and more factors made Pelee Island and
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Falls Reserve Conservation Area
At Benmiller, the Maitland valley becomes steeper and increasingly scenic along the river’s course. Falls Reserve Conservation Area offers camping amidst lovely, quiet surroundings. The park has campsites, a day-use picnic area, showers, snack booth, a playground, horseshoe pits, volleyball court and ball fields. The 230-acre park rests on the terraced banks of the valley, where nature trails lead through hilly terrain covered by hardwood and evergreen forest. The river runs over a series of shallow limestone ledges, picturesque falls and deep pools that provide excellent swimming and
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Lighthouse Cove Conservation Area
Lighthouse Cove is a scenic port located at the end of County Rd 39 and the mouth of the Thames River. The 20-metre high stone lighthouse that was built in the 1800's, marks the location of Lighthouse Cove Conservation Area, a picturesque picnic spot on Lake St. Clair, which is known to anglers for its gigantic muskies. The Cove also has several marinas and restaurants that cater to boaters.
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Manitoulin Resort
Manitoulin Resort is a friendly, family resort with something for everyone.Guests can choose between deluxe housekeeping cottages or a campingvacation. In the spring, we cater to fishermen who fish for trophy laketrout as soon as the ice leaves the lake. Summer brings families to ourresort to enjoy a memorable vacation; whether in one of our deluxe cottages,or camping amongst the trees, memories are made here. In the fall the paceslows down, and we invite you to see the beautiful fall colours.WHAT TO DO?•    Swimming and snorkelling in the crystal clear water of Lake
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Bruce Power Visitors' Centre
Every year thousands of visitors arrive at the Bruce Power Visitors’ Centre to learn more about nuclear energy and electricity generation. Looking out over the world’s largest nuclear power facility, the Visitors’ Centre is located north of Tiverton, adjacent to Ontario’s first commercial wind farm, Huron Wind. It is open year-round Monday to Friday as well as weekends in July and August; closed statutory and year-end holidays. Admission is free with complimentary Wi Fi and electric car charging stations. A picnic area with tables is available during the warmer months
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Blue Mountain Resort - Mill Pond & Plunge! Aquatic Centre
The Mill Pond provides pedalboat or kayak rentals or catch and release trout fishing in the Village at Blue Mountain. Junior naturalists can also dip-net the pond shallows to discover what creatures live there. All the fun on the water can be observed from the dock while enjoying the sun and refreshments. Plunge! Aquatic Centre is inspired by the ultimate cottage dock design with all the amenities of a water park. Visitors can enjoy year round indoor and outdoor heated pools, a water playground, hot tubs, rope swings, sun decks and water slides - all with a gorgeous view of Blue Mountain.
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Island Queen Cruise
All aboard the Island Queen for a relaxing cruise through Georgian Bay’s 30,000 Islands, the largest concentration of fresh-water islands in the world! Passengers can choose between two cruises, our Original Two-Hour Morning Cruise, offered daily in July and August, or our Flagship Three-Hour Afternoon Cruise, offered daily from June 1 to Thanksgiving Monday each season. Our two-hour morning cruise follows a meandering route past charming summer retreats that draw so many generations of families back to the inner islands of Georgian Bay. The windswept islands that give shape to the
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Bala Falls
Bala Falls has beautiful water cascades and picnic areas that overlook the Moon River at the outlet of Lake Muskoka. It is a popular spot for wading and swimming during summer when the current is not too strong. It is also a popular staging area for mountain bikers who enjoy rock hopping over the ledges. The twin chutes are especially scenic during autumn when the maples display colourful leaves.
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Evergreen Resort
Since 1950 the Bennett family has helped to make families' vacation dreams come true and create cherished memories of this very special place. Evergreen Resort is a family resort situated on the sandy shores of Little Red Bay on Lake Huron, sheltered by the picturesque Fishing Islands, just 20 minutes north of Sauble Beach. Accommodations include 1-3 and 5-bedroom cottages and campsites. American Plan dining facilities prepare  three homecooked meals daily with a set weekly menu. Fabulous recreation facilities welcome visitors to enjoy a games room, table games and reading in the
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RetroFest
The Historic Downtown Chatham Business BIA is planning its 17th annual RetroFest™ to be held May 26 and 27, 2017.Friday Night is the OLG Classic Car Cruise heading out from the CK John D Bradley Convention Centre at 6 p.m. and cruising to King Street while activities in the Tecumseh Park will include a beverage garden and musical entertainment sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters. On Saturday activities move to Tecumseh Park and downtown King Street and side streets for the Kent Historic Auto Club’s Classic Car Show. All cars must register. Pre-registration is requested
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A-Frame Cottage Rental
Relaxing getaway A Frame Cottage with a large walk out deck overlooking a stocked trout pond surrounded by trees. Peaceful walking trails for hiking, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, nearby snowmobile trail and club house. Please note that the pond does not freeze over unfortunately there is no ice fishing. There is open area around the pond for tents and trailers if you have guests that want to join you with their own accommodations. Fully stocked kitchen and 3 piece bathroom. Sleeps 6, 2 bedrooms on upper level and queen size pull out couch on main level. Linens are supplied along with
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Point Pelee National Park
A lush Carolinian forest oasis at the southern tip of Canada, Point Pelee National Park resounds with migrating song birds in the spring, hums with cicadas in the summer, flutters with Monarch butterflies in the fall and is a peaceful place of reflection in the winter. Point Pelee National Park is the most southern part of mainland Canada and has one of Ontario’s finest Carolinian habitats and Great Lakes marshes. The park gives refuge to more rare or endangered plants and animals than anywhere else in Canada. Visitors can stroll through the cattails along the 1.4-km., floating marsh
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Sauble Beach Realty Inc. - Cottage Rentals
At Sauble Beach Realty Inc. Brokerage we offer over 50 privately owned homes and cottages for rent and for sale in Sauble Beach, Ontario. We offer everything from Executive Style Beachfront Homes to Secluded Chalets for rent with one to six bedroom cottage sizes to choose from. View a large selection of privately owned homes and cottages for rent by clicking on our website link to the left. Many cottages are discounted up to 50% in May, June and September. Some allow pets, have air conditioning, wifi, laundry facilities, dishwashers and many more amenities. Phone us at 519-422-1313 for more
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Bruce's Caves Conservation Area
Bruce’s Caves are named after a hermit who once inhabited them at 502098 County Road 1 east of Oxenden. Follow the Bruce's Caves Road to the parking lot where a short trail leads to the caves. Sea caves are flanked by rock pillars and mossy cliffs festooned by unusual ferns. Hikers can clamber through huge archways and hidden tunnels that were eroded from the escarpment over 10,000 years ago when glacial melt waters raised the Great Lakes levels to that height.
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Port Albert Inn & Cottages
Open year-round and just 9 miles north of Goderich, Ontario in the tiny, lakeside village of Port Albert you will find comfortable accommodations for visitors seeking a quiet, friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The historic Port Albert Inn and Cottages are just steps from the waterfalls, conservation area and sandy public beach. Come and be our guest and enjoy our friendly staff, tasty food and comfortable lodgings. Our cottages rent by the night. We have fully serviced 2, 3, 4, 6 and 8-bedroom cottages just steps from the sandy shores of Lake Huron. The Port Albert General Store operates
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Bruce Anchor Cruises
Bruce Anchor Cruises is located in Tobermory, Ontario, Canada. We operate within Fathom Five National Marine Park which occupies some of the most pristine waters in the Great Lakes. Fathom Five is home to numerous historic light stations, over twenty known shipwrecks and the famous Flowerpot Island. Our novel designed, glass bottom vessels depart Tobermory on an adventure through Fathom Five every 20-40 minutes during the summer months! Within 5 minutes of departing our dock we view two 19th century shipwrecks resting just a few feet below the surface. From there we pass by Big Tub Light
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Midland Tours Inc.
The Miss Midland & the Serendipity Princess Boat Cruises - Georgian Bay/Muskoka Take a morning or afternoon sightseeing cruise and experience the sparkling water, windswept pines and rocky grandeur of Muskoka/Georgian Bay’s 30,000 islands – the finest cruising area in the northern hemisphere. You may wish to enjoy a lovely cruise before dinner, or for the perfect ending to a carefree summer day, we offer memorable Sunset Cruises among the beautiful islands of Muskoka/Georgian Bay where you can dance or sing along with the evening’s entertainment or simply relax and
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Lion's Head Provincial Nature Reserve
The famous Bruce Trail follows Moore Street to the east bluff and leads up to the top of the escarpment through the Lion’s Head Provincial Nature Reserve, providing panoramic views of the bay. This area contains the largest concentration of glacial potholes in Ontario and it has many challenging rock faces that are favourites among climbers. The potholes are huge cylinders that were bored into the rock by stones caught in whirlpools during the Ice Age meltdown. Hikers can climb into and through some of the potholes that have open walls. The region also boasts the province’s
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Sauble Falls Provincial Park
Sauble Falls Provincial Park marks a series of limestone ledges that form Sauble Falls. On hot days, people often wade in the pools and cool off under the cascades. The park has a playground, campsites and a visitor centre that displays the history and ecology of the area. Trails lead through lush forest along scenic dunes with lookouts over the river. High sand dunes are also located north of the falls on the parkway, where children love to tumble down their slopes. The remnant of the water flume that once powered a pioneer saw mill, is visible on the north side of the falls. It is a pretty
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Dynamic Earth - home of the Big Nickel
Dynamic Earth inspires people of all ages to engage with the science in the world around them. The science centre's fun and friendly approach to science education is led by Bluecoats - real scientists and science communicators who make interacting with the exhibits even more informative and fun. NEW! Dynamic Earth Outdoor Science Park A new outdoor science park and exploration trail system features earth science and mining themed exhibits. Large-scale exhibits include a crawl-through cave, musical instruments made of natural materials, and real mining equipment with interactive
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Oil Museum of Canada
Nestled in rural Lambton County you will find the Oil Museum of Canada at the southern outskirts of the Village of Oil Springs. This National Historic Site provides an opportunity to learn about a fascinating era in Canada's history and the birthplace of the modern oil industry. Uncover the birth and growth stories of this new industry at the time, as well as social life in the early oil boom town of Oil Springs  and the industry's evolvement when and after activity moved eight miles north to Petrolia. Imagine the strange sights, sounds and stories. History happened here in the Oil
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Hillman Marsh Conservation Area
Adjacent to Lake Erie, the walking trails, nature centre, washrooms and viewing towers at Hillman Marsh can be accessed from the main entrance. Swimming beaches are accessible North Beach parking lot on Mersea Rd. 2 and from South Beach parking lot located on East Beach Road. The area also has cross-country skiing, fishing, canoe and kayak launches. The nature centre is open at limited times during the spring with educational displays about flora and fauna typical to the area.  Witnessing migration activity at the Spring Shore and Songbird Festival in May is one of the highlights of
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Port Albert Fishway & Beach
Port Albert is tucked in the Nine Mile River valley as the sort of place most people overlook but want to keep to themselves once they find it. A small park and fisheries display centre with historical signs are nestled below the dam where the stream rushes over the fish ladder. The river lazily flows through pools before spilling over a sandbar into Lake Huron. Anglers congregate there to catch salmon and trout from May to September and there are nice fishing holes above Highway 21 also. The sandy beach is a perfect spot for sunbathing in summer and viewing sunsets along the beach is
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North Shore Trail
The double-lane paved North Shore Trail for walking, bicycling or roller-skating hugs the scenic shoreline for fabulous views of sunsets over the lake. North Shore Park has a shaded picnic pavilion and a playground alongside a spring-fed stream bordered by immaculate flowerbeds. It adjoins Port Elgin harbour where boating facilities, fishing and a fish cleaning station are available. The trail connects with the harbour walkway and extends through to South Street in Southampton.
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Harris Lake Marina & Cottages
We have range of two and three-bedroom cottages fully equipped with all the facilities. Each cottage comes complete with pots and pans, cutlery and there's a barbecue on the porch. Just bring your own bedding and you' re ready to settle in! We even have a "Bunkie" for a quick overnight stay. Cottages and Bunkies are cleaned and sanitized after each visit, so rest assured, you will have a pleasant stay. Rowboat and canoe rental is available for islands and untouched shorelines which are only a paddle away and waiting to be explored. Boat rentals are available on a daily rate. We
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J & G Marina & Confectionery
J&G Marina looks after all your boating needs in Birch Island and McGregor Bay, one of the best fishing areas in Ontario. We have dockage, boat launching, water taxi and delivery service, marine supplies, boat storage and repairs by a licensed mechanic. The variety store includes a post office, garbage and recycling depot, ice and bottled water.
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Midland Harbour & Waterfront Trail
Downtown Midland has an immaculately landscaped waterfront with harbour services, entertainment, picnic areas, paved bike trails and specialty shops to interest visitors, with free 3-hour parking at community lots. During summer, the harbour hosts fun activities for visitors at its Waterside Wednesdays. Tay Waterfront Trail extends through Midland from Penetanguishene to Waubaushene. It is paved past the Wye River and has a packed surface eastward. Midland Tours 30,000 Island Boat Cruises operates the 300-passenger Miss Midland that departs from the town dock daily. Take a 2 1/2-hour
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Saugeen River
The Saugeen River has gained a reputation as the best family canoe route in Ontario. It has clean water and many idyllic swimming holes. It is navigable for 100 km. from Hanover to its mouth at Southampton and even further upstream when water levels permit. Rapids rarely exceed Class 1 or 2, which makes the river easy to paddle for beginners. Canoe and kayak outfitters are located in Hanover, Walkerton, Paisley and Southampton. The Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority maintains several parks in the watershed and there are numerous access points along the river. For a route map, call
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South Bay Resort
Journey to the southern shores of Manitoulin Island and bask in the tranquil atmosphere of the scenic South Bay. Situated merely 1 km from the MS Chi-Cheemaun ferry dock, our family operated campground is easily accessible to campers coming to or leaving Manitoulin. Our amazing sunrises and sunsets will be sure to take your breath away. This is your destination for relaxation. Boasting 2,000 feet of waterfront, our shallow sandy swimming area is ideal for all ages. South Baymouth is also renowned for its salmon and trout fishing. We offer accommodations for RV’s and tents from overnight
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Kicking Mule Ranch & Riding Stable
Located just off Highway 6, only 15 minutes from the South Baymouth ferry terminal. Trail rides through the beautiful countryside leave daily at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm & 4 pm.  Ride to beautiful Lake Manitou for a sauna, swim and lunch. Enjoy romantic, horse drawn buggy rides through our scenic bush trails. Children will enjoy the pony rides and time spent with the rabbits, kittens, chickens, alpacas and ponies in the petting zoo.  Visitors will love our miniature, "Wild West" themed buildings. Bunky cabins, tipi camping and a fire pit are also available.
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Chi-Cheemaun Ferry (South Baymouth) - Owen Sound Transportation Co.
Cruise across Georgian Bay aboard the MS Chi-Cheemaun. This passenger and vehicle ferry provides daily sailings from mid-May to mid-October, connecting passengers to Manitoulin Island for a special family vacation or relaxing getaway. See historic sites and stunning vistas while sailing between Tobermory and Manitoulin Island. The ferry has complete cafeteria service, a children's play area, indoor and outdoor lounges and a gift shop-news stand. The Chi-Cheemaun also offers passengers live entertainment, from Traditional Storytelling to live concerts along with three-course, gourmet dinners,
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Sunset Cruises
Muskoka’s shimmering blue waters, it’s majestic green pines, it’s spectacular scenery all await your discovery aboard the Sunset Cruisers - Peerless II & Idyllwood. A whole new discovery. Take a cruise aboard Peerless II and see what Muskoka is all about. A unique part of the "Muskoka Experience" must include a cruise on one or more of the three big Muskoka Lakes. Take in the sights of the stunningly rugged and beautiful Canadian Shield on lakes Rosseau, Joseph or the biggest lake, Muskoka. We offer high quality cruises which allow you to sit back, relax and enjoy your
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Rainbow Lodge
Rainbow Lodge is a serene, friendly cottage to spend a day, weekend or vacation.The lodge is 2000 square feet in size and has two bedrooms, full kitchen, barbecue, beautiful fireplace and large dining area. It is beautifully furnished with rustic woodwork, striking decor and modern amenities for a comfortable stay. Smaller cabins are also available. The lodge provides a retreat for the canoeist, kayaker, artist, fisherman, hiker, executive group or simply anyone seeking peace and tranquility. The breathtaking view of Northern Ontario, full of old growth forest, teems with wildlife
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Christ Church Anglican
Famous Christ Church Anglican preserves memorial stained glass windows salvaged from bombed out churches in Europe. Six windows contain remnants of glass from 120 churches across England, France, Belgium and Holland. The windows were assembled and dedicated to the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers during World War II by army chaplain Rev. Harold Appleyard. The church opens for tours at 34 Boucher St. E., Wed.- Fri. 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. and guided tours are available by calling Sharleen Schefter at 519-538-3365.
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Big Bay - Kemble Scenic Route
Grey County Road 1 (Island View Drive) follows the shoreline eastward from Wiarton to Owen Sound for spectacular vistas of Georgian Bay's islands, escarpments and unusual points of interest. Colpoy's Lookout is the first picnic area at 141 Skinner's Bluff Road with a lofty view of the bay. Big Bay names itself the “stone skipping Capital of Canada” since all the stones on its beach are flat pieces of shale. The area has an over-abundance of stones that have been put to good use as stone fences, which can be seen between many farm fields throughout Keppel Township. Nearby Keppel
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Pirate's Cove Cottages
Located on beautiful Mindemoya Lake, Pirate's Cove Cottages is the ideal family getaway. With rich scenery and unspoiled, natural beauty, this is the place to unwind! Our luxurious, 2-bedroom cottages include 4-piece bath, cable TV, gas barbecue, wood and electric heat. Enjoy biking, swimming or water sports right from your door. Boat rentals are available for avid anglers. Brookwood Brae Golf Course and its licensed lounge are located directly behind the cottages. Ask about our golf packages.
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Oasis by the Bay Vacation Resort
A Unique Vacation Experience in the Heart of Wasaga Beach. Oasis by the Bay Vacation Resort is a quiet, family friendly resort located in Wasaga Beach. The Resort is nestled in between the Nottawasaga River and Beach 3 and is close to area attractions, Collingwood and the Town of The Blue Mountains. Oasis by the Bay has a convenient set-up that offers one and two-bedroom apartment style units. This provides more privacy and space to enjoy your holiday. Five of the newly renovated units have one bedroom with two single beds and are accessible for those that may require it (with a lift system
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Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
The Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre lets visitors discover the secrets of wetlands with the help of staff naturalists. Look for life in the water with guided canoe excursions or the marsh from accessible floating boardwalks and an observation tower.  Enjoy the grace of the magnificent Trumpeter Swans, North America’s largest waterfowl. Hike, bike or ski the trail system or visit the exhibit hall to find out more about the ecosystem or browse through the displays of books and gifts. The centre also features environment themed events and workshops for all ages. Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
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Municipality of Central Manitoulin - Spring Bay
“With deep roots, the sky is our only limit” Explore the villages of Providence Bay, Mindemoya, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake, home to beautiful beaches and lakes. Tourist services include accommodations, restaurants, LCBO, pharmacy and grocery store. High speed internet and cellular service is available in most areas. Boat launches are located at: 570 Dial Road at Windfall Lake, 25 Hutchinson Road at Manitou Lake, northwest end of Big Lake, Perivale Road West at Kagawong Lake, and Ketchankookum Trail at Mindemoya Lake. A marina is located at Providence Bay. Manitoulin
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Chantry Chinook Classic Salmon Derby
Fish the “Chantry” - Lake Huron’s Largest Fishing Derby The Chantry Chinook Classic Salmon Derby is held during the peak of summer, from Saturday, July 29 to Sunday, August 13 inclusive, 2017. It has become Lake Huron’s largest open water fishing derby, drawing over 40% of its participants to the area from a distance of greater than 80 kilometers. The tournament draws anglers and their families to the area for fishing and fun in the sun. Whether angling the crystal clear waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, relaxing on the sandy beaches or taking in the incredible
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Canadian Yacht Charters
Canadian Yacht Charters offers the ultimate vacation on Lake Huron's scenic North Channel with its fleet of Bareboat Charters, Skippered Cruises, Day Sailing Excursions and Sailing School. It also maintains a full service marina, marine store and rentals of kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. The town of Gore Bay also provides additional services and interesting diversions for boating enthusiasts. CYC's immaculate fleet of yachts includes luxury sailboats, catamarans and power cruisers, and are the best equipped boats anywhere. Charters include all navigation equipment and charts, ground
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Pelee Island Ferry Service - Pelee Island Terminal
The Pelee Island Transportation Company services Pelee Island from April 1 until mid-December, offering vehicle and transportation services on its two ferries, the MV Pelee Islander and the MV Jiimaan. With departures at Leamington from mid-March until the end of July, at Kingsville from August until mid-December, and at Sandusky from the end of April until mid-October, ferry service is available from Canadian and United States ports. Make sure to check your departure location, and don’t forget to make a reservation for your vehicle! A dozen and more factors made Pelee Island and the
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Uncle Steve's Park & Cabins
Welcome to Uncle Steve’s Park and Cabins on beautiful Lake Manitou! Uncle Steve’s is a small, family friendly resort with a laid back kind of feel. Our aim is to give you a taste of what it is like to live on Manitoulin time! We offer 8 fully equipped housekeeping cabins with all the necessities of home. We also have over 50 seasonal trailer sites. Anglers can test their skills on hard fighting Small Mouth bass, large Lake trout, or catch a nice feed of perch. Those who prefer to just soak up the sun can relax on our sand beach. We offer aluminum boat and motor rentals,
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Presqu'ile Cottages
Escape to privacy and comfort at Presqu'ile Cottages on the beautiful French River! We offer year round cottages and community boat rentals. Enjoy fishing, boating, sight-seeing, hiking, camping, canoeing, a safe sandy beach and much more! Follow us on Facebook Guided, wilderness ATV Tours are also available on site.
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Craigleith Provincial Park
Craigleith Provincial Park is a very small park tucked between Highway 26 and Georgian Bay, but it has a very convenient location west of Collingwood and just north of Blue Mountain Resort. The park has an intriguing, fossil shale shoreline, fishing, playground, picnic shelter, nature interpretive programs and camping. It also has a fascinating history as a former shale oil development. The shoreline is a favourite spot for Rainbow trout and salmon fishing in autumn.
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Pelee Wings Nature Store
Pelee Wings offers Canada’s largest selection of BINOCULARS & SPOTTING SCOPES and we guarantee the best prices in Canada on the 200+ models in stock from top brands like Swarovski * Zeiss * Leica * Nikon * Kowa * Vortex * Pentax * Bushnell * Vanguard & * Minox. Call for expert advice or come by to field test and compare these sports optics outdoors.  We offer great pricing on Celestron astronomy telescopes and binoculars. Our full service PADDLESPORTS SHOP offers over 150 models of Kayaks including light touring & sea-kayaks, recreational & fishing models from top
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Big Tub Harbour Resort
Whether you arrive by land, air or water, Big Tub Harbour Resort is the perfect holiday destination. Discover the wonderful array of activities the resort has to offer. Take one of our kayaks, canoes, pedal boats or stand up paddleboards out to get a closer look at the shipwrecks or perhaps a short stroll to the historic Big Tub Lighthouse. The natural beauty of our shoreline has been preserved, making it the ideal place to relax with a good book or challenge a friend to a game of horseshoes or lawn games. Enjoy great food and drinks on the deck of Bootlegger's Cove Pub. The atmosphere is
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North Channel View Trailer Resort
North Channel View Trailer Resort is a newly developed trailer park situated in the center of Manitoulin Island with hydro and water hookups and sizable lots. The property overlooks the beautiful North Channel with easy access to your favourite fishing spot and access to four wheeler ATV trails. It is just minutes away from all necessities, grocery store, liquor store, convenience stores and beaches. There are three golf courses on Manitoulin Island with one being ten minutes away and the other two are thirty minutes away. There are many other attractions in the area to see: art galleries,
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Trout Hollow Trail & Bighead River Conservation Area
The 14-km Trout Hollow Trail forms a loop along both banks of the Bighead River Conservation Area. The trail is marked with yellow blazes and follows the valley through open meadows, thick forests and some steep ridges that make for challenging hiking. Many high lookouts afford spectacular views of the river's braided channels and rapids. The Bighead River is well known for its sustenance of Rainbow trout, and good fishing holes can be found along its course. The trail also encounters several historic ruins of a sawmill, electric power station, grist mill and water flume. John Muir, the
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Killarney Mountain Lodge
Killarney Mountain Lodge is a rustic resort located on the shore of northern Georgian Bay. You’ll feel at home the moment you enter, with a welcoming long-serving staff, a log burning fireplace and knotty pine décor. Situated in Killarney, Ontario, our Lodge offers a casual dining room restaurant featuring tasty, local Canadian foods, complimented by a selection of many fine wines. Unwind in one of our cozy chalets, cabins, lodge rooms or suites with old-fashioned duvet covered beds. Complimentary wireless Internet and parking is available throughout the lodge. Amenities
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Maitland River
The Maitland River is one of the best rivers for bass and Rainbow trout fishing plus salmon at its estuary. The most popular section for anglers is between the Highway 21 bridge and the river mouth. The Maitland offers paddlers a variety of scenic surprises from Wingham where the Middle Maitland joins the North fork all the way to Goderich. Canoeists and kayakers can expect to see nesting Bald eagles, osprey, waterfowl and deer enroute. The river passes the historic Ball's iron bridge and two conservation areas along its course; Wawanosh Park above Auburn and Falls Reserve at Benmiller.
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Wawanosh Park Conservation Area
Wawanosh Park offers a quiet camping experience along the Maitland River. The park has 30 campsites available for seasonal camping only. Facilities include tent and trailer sites, a picnic shelter, playground, walking trail and terrific fishing. This Conservation Area has recently been the site of several stewardship projects including stream naturalization work. Day use visitors are welcome. Wawanosh Park is a good spot to launch your canoe to explore the Maitland River.
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Wolseley Lodge
Wolseley Lodge has waterfront cabins for fishing, boat rentals, fly-in or family vacation rental as well as overnight Bed & Breakfast rooms and optional Meal Plans. We also offer Kevlar canoe rentals and trip shuttles. It's morning time and the echo of loons singing out can be heard across the picture painted dawn. As the sun rises for another adventurous day at Wolseley Lodge you will find many things to do at Ontario's premier fishing destination. Fish, swim, hike or canoe - our area offers it all. Established in 1928, Wolseley Lodge has a long tradition of great outdoor tourism. It
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French River Resorts Association
Where friends and family meet...memories are made. French River Resorts Association members offer accommodations in resorts, wilderness lodges, housekeeping cottages, cabins, trailer parks, and campgrounds. Enjoy the French River Provincial Park, outdoor and Eco-tourism, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, camping, bird watching, star gazing, outdoor photography, biking, ATV motor sports, and golfing nearby. Experience fine dining with American Plan Lodges or prepare your own meals at cottage resorts. French River area is a paradise for outdoor adventures year
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Rankin River Provincial Wildlife Area
The Rankin River tributary is navigable from Sky Lake to Boat Lake where the river meanders through marshes that shelter osprey and Black tern nesting sites. River access is possible from three locations: The Red Bay Road runs west from Mar and crosses between Sky Lake and Isaac Lake that have some of the best bass and pike fishing in Ontario. A boat launch is located beside the bridge on County Road 13. Isaac Lake Nature Reserve has a picnic area, boat ramp and numerous nesting sanctuaries for waterfowl. It is located at the east shore of the lake on Isaac Lake Road.
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Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
Visitors can explore the world-renowned village of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons in Midland, an authentically re-created 17th century fort and site of the early Jesuit missions to the Huron. Costumed interpreters add realistic perspective to the palisade community, while an audio-visual presentation and museum provide historical background. Sainte-Marie is located on Hwy 12 East and opens May to Thanksgiving daily 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sainte-Marie Park, a spacious picnic area beside the Wye River, is located opposite the enclave on Wye Valley Road and links the site with the Tay Waterfront Trail
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Kincardine Beach
Kincardine has an extensive beachfront along Lake Huron where visitors can enjoy picnicking, water sports, fishing and viewing the manicured flower gardens along the Sunset Promenade and at Dunsmoor Park rock garden. The Station beach is a favourite spot for windsurfing since the shoreline produces good sized waves during windy weather. The promenade has a boardwalk and gazebo for strolling and admiring the famous Lake Huron sunsets, while north of the harbour, Lover's Lane provides intimate surroundings for romantic walks along the beach. Children can romp in the Rotary playground located at
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Rainbow Camp & Trailer Park
We offer clean, comfortable, modern housekeeping cottages from one to three bedrooms, all having a view of the river. All cottages have electric heat and wood stove, hot and cold running water and bathrooms. Each one is equipped with refrigerator, range, bedding, dishes and cutlery, pans, dish towels and satellite T.V. Bath towels are not included. For your convenience, we have in store groceries, tackle, baits and souvenirs. There is a fish cleaning house and freezing facilities for your catch, daily mail delivery, public phone and gas and oil for your boats. Laundromat, restaurant and bar
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On the Bay Bed & Breakfast
On the Bay is a family run Bed and Breakfast where you will experience the warmest hospitality and wonderful home cooked breakfasts. We look forward to your many visits.We warmly welcome you to relax and enjoy the view of the peaceful sandy shores of Providence Bay. We are situated on the longest sand beach on Manitoulin Island. Relax and enjoy the panoramic view over Providence Bay beach from our upper sun deck, relax in our comfortable recreation sitting room or just lounge on our lower decks where you can savour the quiet serenity of the beach and enjoy the calm water with its reflections
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MacNaughton-Morrison Trail
MacNaughton-Morrison Trail follows the creek from the park in Exeter to Morrison Dam Conservation Area as part of the South Huron Trail. The trails are well packed for biking, hiking or skiing over scenic bridges and through riparian forests where opportunities for wildlife observation are exceptional. MacNaughton Park has manicured flower and rock gardens and an outdoor pool. It is also a good place to see Exeter's famous white squirrels that are an unusual colour phase of the common Gray squirrel. Morrison Lake is a good place to cast a fishing line or picnic in the pavilion overlooking the water.
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Blue Mountain Resort
Blue Mountain, Ontario’s largest mountain resort is nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay, located 90 minutes north of Toronto. Blue Mountain has become the four-season destination of the North, visited by more than 1.5 million guests a year. Winter at the resort boasts 42 ski and snowboard trails enhanced by a world-class snow-making system. Summer months offer the largest downhill mountain biking facility in Ontario, Monterra Golf course, Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, Cascade Putting Course, Timber Challenge Ropes Course, Wind Rider Triple Zips and a private beach property among
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