Top 25

Top 25 things to do in Gravenhurst!

The next time you are in town or if you are planning a visit to Town, here are some amazing things to see and do when you visit us next!  

And heck, if you think we missed something, feel free to add your ideas to the mix by submitting them to us - hint- check out the bottom of the page for details on how to do that!

Brydons Bay Trail
Sawdust City Brewery

Stop by the Saloon for an ice cold brew and check out live music and events happening all year round!  Or cruise by the patio and soak up the sun while downing your suds!

Torrance Barrens at Night
Torrance Barrens Night Sky Preserve

See the night sky in all its glory without the light penetration from the urban core.  Meteor Showers, the Milky Way and various Constellations all present themselves in this rugged and protected location.  Be sure to see the area and hike the trails during the day too! 

Parasail over Lake Muskoka

Take to the skies over Lake Muskoka with the newest attraction in Gravenhurst!  Check out Ski-Mazing and all the services they offer and make your next trip to Gravenhurst amazing!

Brydons Bay Trail
Hiking Trails

Gravenhurst has a selection of trails for all levels of hiker.  Spend some time on our trails to see why people love our community. 

2 Boys Wakeboarding
Boating and Watersports

Hit the lake and takes in the waves and rays!  With over 100 lakes, Gravenhurst is home to your next water based adventure!

Ungerman Gateway Park

View Lake Muskoka from the birds eye view!  Gravenhurst has many locations where you can get up above it all.  Check out our Parks listings for more info! 

Muskoka Bay Club
World Class Golfing

Hit the links and see stunning scenery.  Choose form the courses in Gravenhurst or visit our neighbours to not only go for a hole in one, but also a once in a lifetime experience amid Muskoka's natural beauty.

Gravenhurst Car Show
Festivals and Events

From boats to cars, ribs to runners, Gravenhurst offers events all year long that are going to tempt the tastebuds, give the wallet a work out and deliver amazing music and entertainment... we promise! 

Arts at the Albion
Arts & Antiques

Get the creative juices following with a trip to one of our Artisan Studios or find that perfect item from the past to complete your dream look.Past, present and future.. we have it all!

Steamships at Sunset
Steamship Cruises & Muskoka Discovery Centre (MDC)

Step back in time aboard the oldest operating steamship in North America, the RMS Segwun or see how Muskoka came to be settled and thrive at the Muskoka Discovery Centre. Explore a one-of-a-kind museum that inspires curiosity and feeds the imagination for persons aged 1 to 101. When you explore their exhibits, galleries & unique programming, you will get to know Muskoka.



Buckwallow Bike Trails
Cycling & Mountain Biking

Get out and get active!  See the trails from two wheels and connect with your wild side while having fun and staying fit!

Family out in Canoe
Canoeing & Kayaking

Paddle along streams, rivers and lakes and see Muskoka from the water in your people powered adventure. There is no better way to connect with your inner spirit than paddling in Muskoka.  

Sunset at Gull Lake Beach

Red at night... sailor's delight!  With so many lakes, lookouts and scenic locations, why wouldn't you explore your inner sunset chaser.  If you don't feel like exploring, there are many patios and shops that offer the stunning sunset while staying indoors!

Side view of Bethune House
Bethune House

Follow the footsteps of Dr. Norman Bethune, Canadian Cultural Icon and home grown boy.  As a National site this museum and historic home shares an insight into early Gravenhurst life. 

Sunset over Lake Muskoka
Beaches & Lakes

Soak up the sun, marvel at awe-inspiring sunsets or cruise the waves... Gravenhurst has over 100 lakes for you to explore.  From small wilderness lakes to larger lakes with full service marinas, beaches and access points.

Butchers Daughter Food

Sample scrumptious sweets & treats, pour over award winner craft beer, delight and dazzle the sense with food you never imagined you would find in small town Ontario.  Gravenhurst has it all for you to try!

Snowmobile making powder

Jump on the sled and explore the trails!  Start here or finish here for a truly heart racing experience in the winter!  With many accommodations, restaurants and more all located on or nearby the trail, we welcome you to try us out!

Cross Country Skiing in the Woods
Cross Country Skiing

Fluffy powder, sunny skies, freshly groomed trails!  Check out the various locations where you can get your ski on!  Our fan favourite is Gravenhurst KOA!

Snowshoe trails

Snowshoeing is an amazing way to get around on trails and even on the lake when you want to explore.  So grab your shoes, or rent them even and get outside to enjoy Winter... 

Pura Vida Campfire

The crackle of the campfire, the smell of cool crisp nights, memories that last a lifetime.  Bring your tent or trailer, rent a cabin or yurt and go glamping or camping in Gravenhurst!

Yoga in the fall outside

Namaste in Gravenhurst... yes I am!  Find your zen with us... from heart pumping flow yoga to calm and cool shavasana's, whether indoors or even on the dock.. you can stretch and grow right here in Gravenhurst. 

Farmers' market
Farmers' Market

Every Wednesday, hit the Wharf from 9 am to 2 pm to take in the oldest and largest farmers' market in Muskoka...Gravenhurst Farmers' Market - from fresh food, to handmade lemonade, maple syrup to spring rolls, baked goods and clothing... this market promises something for everyone!

Lion's Lookout Park Playground
Parks & Playgrounds

It's great to be a kid!  Enjoy our parks and playgrounds, whether young or young at heart!  With many of our parks having great waterfront locations you don't have to choose between the playground and the water!

Gravenhurst Opera House
Live Music & Entertainment

From the iconic Gravenhurst Opera House to live music on the streets and in various restaurants and pubs, something is happening all year long in Gravenhurst.  We are proud to be the summer home of theatre and invite you experience all the Gravenhurst has to offer in live theatre, music, festival and events!  You won't be disappointed. 

Muskoka Wharf at Night
Muskoka Wharf

The Muskoka Wharf is a site that offers a unique look into our past with all the modern amenities.  See the oldest operating Steamship in North America, the RMS Segwun, or take in the Farmers' Market, world class events or shop for a piece of Muskoka!

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