Huntsville and Lake of Bays are one of Ontario’s most popular year-round destinations. The region is surrounded by beautiful crystal-clear lakes, rugged granite outcroppings and lush forests. You can discover quiet and serene locations to get off the grid, or you can find exciting nightlife and events to let loose at. There are activities throughout the year and across the area for any and every visitor.
If you love outdoor adventure, we’ve got you covered. Hike, bike, paddle, snowshoe or ski in one of our two Provincial parks. Both Algonquin and Arrowhead Park offer multiple camping options as well as recreation equipment rentals. Explore outdoor destinations such as the Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve or the Echo Valley Nature and Bike Trails. There are beaches for swimming, trails for exploring and heritage tours and buildings to explore.
Huntsville and Lake of Bays also has a wealth of indoor activities as well. If you like shopping, Historic Downtown Huntsville is filled with unique opportunities to find your next favourite treasure. The communities of Dwight and Baysville offer an eclectic mix of galleries and shops. If you have a taste for culinary adventure, the region has an incredibly vibrant and original selection of restaurants, cafés, bars and pubs. There are also museums, spas and wellness centres as well as two craft beer breweries to explore.
No matter your age or your interests, Huntsville and Lake of Bays is filled with enough activities to keep you busy for days. Plan an overnight stay or vacation for a week to explore the region and take advantage of the unique indoor and outdoor adventures on offer.