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Sights and Landmarks in Huntsville, Lake of Bays and Algonquin Provincial Park

Sights and landmarks in Huntsville, Lake of Bays and Algonquin Provincial Park are not confined merely to architectural wonders. No matter how big or small the attraction, there is always something interesting to see.

Tom Thomson Bronze Statue

37 Main St E, Huntsville, ON P1H 1A1, Canada

This statue of Tom Thomson is a depiction of him painting an outdoor sketch in Algonquin Park. Thomson would quickly paint the scenery about him, and capturing the essence of the moment on wooden panels. You can see the paint box on his lap, with a panel inserted in the slots of the lid. After…

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Historic Brunel Lift Locks

561 Brunel Rd, Huntsville, ON P1H 1S3, Canada

Brunel Locks is a historic location in Huntsville on the Muskoka River. Amenities include: Animal Friendly Benches Garbage Bins Gardens Locks or Rapids Parking (Lot or Roadside) Picnic Table Washrooms (Seasonal) Waterfront or Waterview

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Tom Thomson Memorial

Canoe Lake, Nipissing, Unorganized, South Part, ON P0A, Canada

Tom Thomson is one of the inspirations for the group of Canadian artists known as the “Group of Seven.” He described himself as an artist, guide and woodsman. He helped popularize Algonquin Provincial Park and drowned mysteriously in 1917 at Canoe Lake. The Tom Thomson Memorial on Canoe Lake overlooks the lake he loved and…

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Dorset Tower

1191 Dorset Scenic Tower Rd, Dwight, ON P0A 1H0, Canada
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With a breathtaking 360 degree view, the observation deck of the historic Dorset Tower stands 142 metres (465 feet) above Dorset in Lake of Bays. The original tower was built in 1922, was 25 metres high (82 feet) and used as a fire lookout tower until 1961. The current tower was built in 1967 and…

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Dyer Memorial

Dyer Memorial Rd, Huntsville, ON P1H 2J4, Canada

Dyer Memorial is an impressive monument built by Detroit Lawyer Clifton G. Dyer in memory of his wife Betsy Browne Dyer, and overlooking the Big East River near Williamsport road. This imposing site is located about 11 kilometres Northeast of Huntsville, via 118 North and Williamsport Road. The Dyers who loved the outdoors had spent…

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Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery

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The Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery is a unique outdoor trail that features over 90 incredible mural replicas showcasing the works of the Group of Seven painters and the gentleman who inspired them, Tom Thomson. Take the mobile tour of locations throughout Muskoka and Algonquin Park, Ontario, and experience iconic 20th century Canadian art coming…

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Lion’s Lookout

Lookout Rd, Huntsville, ON P1H 1R1, Canada

The Lions Lookout Trail can be accessed at the Forbes Hill Dr and Camp Kitchen Road intersection behind the Active Living Centre at the Canada Summit Centre. The trail follows Camp Kitchen Road along the Muskoka River to Fairy Lake. It then crosses the Portage Flyer railway tracks and heads up a winding road to…

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