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Fall Scavenger Hunt starts in time for Thanksgiving

Posted on Saturday, October 09, 2021 08:00 AM

After a fabulous response to the summer Discover Gravenhurst Scavenger Hunt,  we have launched a new hunt for fall.  This time you will be looking for Red Letters in various locations around town.  Might be a business, might be a park, might be a new location you have yet to explore.  

The new letters are smaller and are red on a white background... so look high and low, and if you spot them you will be entered into a draw for a change to win a $100 prize.

This hunt will run...


Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety

Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 01:30 PM

BulletinMinistry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and ForestryWatershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety Parry Sound DistrictIncluding Muskoka River Watershed and Magnetawan River WatershedThursday, July 08, 2021  The Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry (NDMNRF) – Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect until Thursday July 15, 2021. This message will affect...


Pre-Applications for Emergency Child Care in Muskoka

Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:00 AM

VIA: District of Muskoka Communications

Pre-Applications for Emergency Child Care in Muskoka

On Monday, April 12, the Premier announced that schools would remain closed to in-person learning after the spring break.  Students enrolled in publicly-funded schools across Muskoka will now be engaged in virtual learning effective Monday, April 19, 2021.

The District Municipality of Muskoka is currently working with operators, school boards, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, and the...

Places of Worship - SMDHU Covid Update

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:30 AM

Medical Officer of Health Dr. Charles Gardner has provided a letter in regard to places of worship and the move to Phase 2, Stage 2 of the Re-Opening Ontario Plan. Original Letter attached at the bottom.  


June 12, 2020
Dear Faith Based Groups and CAOs for the municipalities in Simcoe County, the District of Muskoka, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, and of the four First Nations located in Simcoe Muskoka:
On Monday, June 8, 2020, the Province of Ontario outlined plans to move to Phase...

Kids Swimming

Best things to do in Gravenhurst with Kids: Summer Edition

Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 09:30 AM

1. Explore the Muskoka Discovery Centre

Situated on Lake Muskoka at the Muskoka Wharf is a Centre full of activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy! You'll be able to find art, games, interactive exhibits, beautiful boats and so much more - all while learning about Gravenhurst and the history of boats and the steamships! Make sure not to miss out on the Watershed Wonders exhibit and learn a bit about the wildlife in Lake Muskoka.


2. Spend the day at Gull Lake Park

Pack a lunch, bring your bathing...

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