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Swim Advisory - 3 Beaches affected in Gravenhurst

Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 03:00 PM



June 30, 2021

Gravenhurst, ON - Based on beach water samples collected by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) on Wednesday June 30, it has been recommended by the SMDHU that Bass Lake Park,  Lorne St. Beach and Muskoka Bay Park be posted with swim advisory signs. The beach itself will remain open to the public.

During a swim advisory, the beach is posted with warning signs that the most recent water samples showed bacteria in numbers that may...


It's time to Discover Muskoka Discovery Centre!

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 01:00 PM

Be prepared to be amazed.. and plan your next trip to the Muskoka Discovery Centre, once Lockdown is lifted!

Located at Muskoka Wharf, onbeautiful Lake Muskoka, the Muskok Discovery Centre, one half of the Iconic Muskoka Steamships offerings) is more than just a museum.. with fully interactive exhibits and displays, the dynamic Kids Zone, virtual worjshops and speaker series, events, a full boathouse and even summer day camps for kids... you need to make this your next family destination. 


New Community Market Coming this Spring!

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 12:00 PM

Started by 4 like-minded women, this new Market will run on Sundays from May to October at the Muskoka Drive-In from 9 am to 3 pm.  The Market is currently receiving applications from vendors looking to sell their wares. With a goal of 30 vendors, the Market promises to have a variety of food and baked goods, cheese, fish, flowers and crafts to round out the experience.   In speaking with Linda Reisman, one of the organizers, she highlighted that the Drive-In property...

maple syrup

Spring is in the air and there is no better time that to get out and experience it… safely!

Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021 03:15 PM

With warmer days and cooler nights, we have seen the sap running and that means MAPLE SYRUP time!  How exciting?  Now you might not get to experience your favourite maple inspired events this year and you might not be able to go onsite and see the sap boil… but there are still many ways to get your maple on.

Here is what we recommend!

Start the Day off with a great Maple infused bevvy… we suggest a Relish Fog Tea or maybe a Mornin’ Babe Maple Coffee!  Then hit the trails to enjoy the...

Kahshe Barrens Trail

3 Trails that aren't Hardy Lake!

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 01:45 PM

Don't get the Covid blues!

Well, we know this year and last have been a challenge... in and out of lock downs has taken a toll on all of us, and we need to continue to stay healthy.. so why not hit the trails.. you can stay 6 feet apart and still have fun, be fit and keep moving!

We have certainly seen the Covid trends - sour dough bread, buying boats, atv's and kayaks, home renovations, adopting pets and countless zoom sessions, so skip the most talked about trails (Hardy Lake) and check out 3 trails...

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