About The Area



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Muskoka is a Regional Municipality located in Central Ontario, Canada. Muskoka extends from Georgian Bay in the west, to the northern tip of Lake Couchiching in the south, to the western border of Algonquin Provincial Park in the east.

Located approximately two hours north of Toronto, Muskoka has some 1,600 lakes, making it a popular resort destination. There are six municipalities in Muskoka: the towns of Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, and Huntsville plus the townships of Georgian Bay, Lake of Bays and Muskoka Lakes. Huntsville, Bracebridge and Gravenhurst are the three largest towns in Muskoka.

 

Each town is unique in its own way. Muskoka’s three big lakes often referred to as “The Big Three”, include Lake Joseph, Lake Rosseau and Lake Muskoka. All three lakes are interconnected. Port Carling is the hub and where Rosseau and Lake Muskoka through a lock system.

Muskoka is a Regional Municipality located in Central Ontario, Canada. Muskoka extends from Georgian Bay in the west, to the northern tip of Lake Couchiching in the south, to the western border of Algonquin Provincial Park in the east. Located approximately two hours north of Toronto, Muskoka has some 1,600 lakes, making it a popular resort destination.

Lake of Bays is situated in the northeast corner of Muskoka and has long been a vacation destination for the inhabitants of Toronto and the surrounding areas. Bigwin Island www.bigwinisland.com is the largest island on Lake of Bays and here you will find a Bigwin Island Golf Club, waterfront cottages and golf villas. Also on Lake of Bays are the quaint communities of Dwight, Dorset and Baysville, all which offer amenities without the need to drive into Huntsville.

Huntsville’s “Chain of Four Lakes” which are all interconnected, offer approximately 40 miles of boating. The four lakes are Lake Vernon, Mary Lake, Peninsula Lake and Fairy Lake. The ability to boat right into downtown Huntsville makes these lakes very appealing to both permanent residents and cottagers.

Muskoka is more than just a summer destination. With activities such as downhill and cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, dog sledding, fishing, and so much more, Muskoka truly offers something for everyone all year round!