Huntsville & Muskoka
An Unforgettable Experience…
WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO SEE……
(Information was gathered from the internet & publications for your use. Please contact the companies, parks, or organizations for latest and updated information. We don’t take any responsibility for any changes or discontinuation of any services that these companies/businesses offer.)
  • Algonquin Provincial Park
  • Arrowhead Prvincial Park
  • Parry Sound on Georgian Bay
  • Santa’s Village in Bracebridge
  • Dorset Lookout Tower
  • Kinsmen Beach in Huntsville
  • Dyer Memorial near Huntsville
  • Lions Look Out in Huntsville
  • and many more…….
ALGONQUIN TRAILS CAMPING RESORT
Where you can enjoy 115 acres of unspoiled wilderness with large secluded pull-thru camp sites, rental accommodations, hiking, indoor pool, hot tub and mini golf. Just a 2 minute drive to a sandy beach and boat launch on Lake of Bays and only a 10 minute drive to the west gate of Algonquin Provincial Park. We are located 400 metres east of Hwy 35 and Hwy 60. Your hosts: The Van Bilsen’s. 2883 Hwy 60, Box 9, Dwight, ON P0A 1HP. Tel/Fax: (705) 635-1262 or Toll Free 1-877-266-4912 www.algonquintrails.on.ca E-mail: atrailsresort@sympatico.ca
125 Total Sites – Tent & Trailer – Store – Dump Station – Playground – Indoor Pool Water Hkp. – Flush Toilets – Ice – Mini Golf – Hot Tub – Electric Hkp. – Showers Firewood – Horseshoes – Large Sites – Sewer Pump-Out – Rec Room – Laundry – Room Wagon Rides
Off-site Recreational Activites:
  • Capitol Theatre, 0.3 km.
  • Algonquin Theatre, 0.2 km.
  • Huntsville Bowl Inc, 0.1 km.
  • Huntsville Place Mall, 0.3 km.
  • The Driving Range-Martin*s Farm, 2.1 km.
  • Huntsville Downs Golf Club, 2.2 km.
Area Attractions:
  • Town Dock Boat Tours, 1 km.
  • River Mill Park, 1.2 km.
  • Canada Summit Center, 1.5 km.
  • Huntsville Festival Of The Arts, 0.4 km.
  • Muskoka Heritage Place, 0.4 km.
  • Lions Lookout Center, 2 km.
  • Hutcheson Beach, 3.3 km.
  • Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area, 4.0 km.
  • Arrowhead Provincial Park, 4.5 km.
  • Huntsville Fall Fair, 14.2 km.
  • Dwight Beach, 19.4 mi. km.
  • Algonquin Park, 29 km.
  • Lady Muskoka Cruise, 29.9 km.
Nearby Restaurants:
  • Family Place and Restaurant, 0.1 .km
  • Spencer’s Tall Trees, 0.5 km.
  • Louis’s II Restaurant and Tavern, 1 km.
  • The Mill On Main, 1 km.
  • La Dolce Vita Trattoria, 0.2 km.
  • On The Docks Pub, 1km.
  • Tall Trees Restaurant, 2.5 km.
  • Blackburn’s Steakhouse, 0.9 km.
  • Swiss Chalet Rotisserie and Grill, 2.5km.
  • East Side Mario’s Restaurant, 2.5 km.
  • ARROWHEAD PROVINCIAL PARK
    Off Highway 11 north of Huntsville. Ranging 3 to 9 kms.
  • YONGE STREET TRAIL
    Off Yonge Street South in the town of Huntsville. 1.5 km trail.
  • FAIRY VISTA
    3.4 km paved trail off Highway 60 just east of Highway 11.
  • GRANDVIEW INN NATURE TRAILS
    15 km trail located at Grandview Inn off Highway 60.
  • CANN LAKE NATURE TRAIL
    Huntsville, located in Muskoka Heritage Place. Approx.1 km.
  • AVERY PARK TRAIL
    Off Muskoka Road 3 near the south entrance to Huntsville, follow the signs for Avery Park Beach.
  • SKELETON LAKE FISH HATCHERY PARK
    Ullswater, off Highway 141 on Fish Hatchery Road.
    1 km trail.
  • CAMP TAWINGO
    Enjoy Spring & Fall hiking along a total of 17 kms
    of established trails. All use of these trails must be
    pre-arranged with Camp Tawingo at (705)789-5612.
  • ALGONQUIN AREA
    ALGONQUIN PROVINCIAL PARK
    Algonquin has 16 day-hike trails ranging from 0.8 km to 11 km, as well as 3 Backpacking Trail Systems ranging from 6 to 88 kms that permit you to camp for one or more nights in real back country. Call (705) 633-5572 for more information, or pick up the day trail Guide Books at the respective trail entrances.
  • OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
    ALGONQUIN WILDERNESS ADVENTURES
    Offers 3 to 5 day all-inclusive guided canoe trips in Ontario’s oldest and largest provincial park. We encompass a diverse background in the fields of leadership, education and ecology. Our worry-free service includes all of the equipment, food, permits and reservations, as well as comprehensive instruction on how to paddle, pack
    and portage. Enjoy the wilderness of Ontario and “Let Experience Be Your Guide.”
    1-877-771-TRIP (8747) or (905) 473-5268
    E-mail: paddle@algonquin-wilderness.com www.algonquin-wilderness.com
  • BUCKWALLOW CYCLING CENTER
    On 500 acres, a network of trails through mixed forests and marshland on the Canadian Shield, just outside Gravenhurst, offers year round access to outdoor enthusiasts. Open from May till October 31, the Buckwallow is a mix of main trail and specifically designed biking trails, with an emphasis on maitenance. Suitable for the whole family at all skill levels. Ongoing expansion of trails, facilities and functions. KOA campground next door provides accommodation and operates x-country skiing. (705) 687-8858
  • CALL OF THE WILD, OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
    We offer high quality wilderness experiences, specializing in Canoeing and Hiking trips in the world famous Algonquin Park. We also have an 8-day “Ontario Adventure” including 4×4 driving, wilderness canoeing, and white water rafting on the mighty Ottawa River! In winter we have dog sledding expeditions in Algonquin Park. Stay in luxury at the Algonquin Wilderness Eco Lodge. “Mini Adventure” trips that include dog sledding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing! We also offer 3-5 day Snowmobile Safaris. 1-800-776-WILD (9453) or (905) 471-WILD (9453) www.callofthewild.ca E-mail: adventure@callofthewild.ca
  • COTTAGE COUNTRY SNOWMOBILE TOURS
    Whether you are a first time sledder or a seasoned pro, our guides’ professional instruction, personal attention and dedication to safety will guarantee your enjoyment. Our snowmobile fleet includes new touring “Ski-doos” for your comfort. Complimentary snow attire and helmets available. All trips are accompanied by a trail guide. Tours from 3 hrs to 5 hrs and full day tours. Children 11 and under ride free with adult. For Reservations Call 1-800-298-2979 or (705) 325-0111
    E-mail: cctours@bconnex.net www.cctours.com
  • ECCLESTONE CYCLE
    Muskoka’s Premiere Bicycle Shop offers the complete cycling experience, bring your own bike or rent one of ours and find out why Muskoka has the best trail network in the province. Sales, Service, Rentals, local trail knowledge, trail group rides and tours. Gary Fisher, Kona, Oakley, Rip N Hammer. 230 Ecclestone Dr., Bracebridge, ON. (705) 645-1166. For more visit www.ecclestonecycle.com
  • THE LESLIE M. FROST NATURAL RESOURCES CENTRE
    Adventures in outdoor learning can be found at the Frost Centre. Located 11 km south of Dorset on Hwy 35, the Frost Centre is a public education, training and conference centre operated by the Ontario Ministry of Resources. The Centre hosts special workshops and events that are open to the public. Visitors may also explore the 10 km of hiking trails and 22 km of trails groomed for classic skiing. Phone (705) 766-2451 or Fax (705) 766-9677 E-mail: frostcentre@mnr.gov.on.ca www.frostcentre.on.ca
  • MUSKOKA ADVENTURE
    We offer guided wilderness canoe, hiking, snowshoe trips and winter camping in various regions of Ontario like Algonquin Park, Muskoka, Haliburton, Georgian Bay, Killarney Park and Temagami. All of our trips are led by a certified and experienced trip leader. Complete outfitting and trip consultation. Instruction, shuttle and accommodation. Customized trips, no experience necessary. German spoken. Canoe, kayak and mountain bike rentals available. For more info contact Oakwood Motel/Muskoka Adventure. (705) 687-4224 Fax: (705) 687-4224
    E-mail: oakwoodmotel@muskokadventure.com www.muskokaadventure.com
  • MUSKOKA OUTFITTERS
    Dedicated to all aspects of outdoor adventure, Muskoka Outfitters can complete your natural experience from either of their two Muskoka locations. Visit Downtown Bracebridge for the best selection of the latest camping equipment & outdoor clothing. For your complete outfitting needs, stop at our convenient Hwy 11 N store located in Port Sydney. This store has everything you need to complete your Outdoor Adventure, including a wide selection of boats for sale or rent. Visitors to Muskoka can also enjoy a wide selection of Guided Day Tours by canoe, kayak, or learn activities like Rock Climbing & Star Gazing. (705) 646-0492 Fax: (705) 646-0493 Check our website for full details: www.muskokaoutfitters.com
    E-mail: mail@muskokaoutfitters.com
  • MUSKOKA WILDLIFE CENTRE
    Located on 100 acres, this brand new wildlife education park features live animals native to Ontario. Many of the animals housed here (wolves, moose, eagles, fisher, porcupine, opossum, badger, owls, etc.) are ex-pets, were abandoned or have medical conditions and none are eligible for release into the wild. Entertaining and educational programming offers park visitors the rare opportunity to interact with otherwise seldom seen wildlife. Come watch a bird of prey flight demo, howl with the wolves or meet one of our resident baby animals. Located on Hwy 11 North, between Orillia and Gravenhurst. (705) 689-0222
  • THE PORTAGE STORE
    The Portage Store has been outfitting Algonquin canoeists since 1937. Located right on Canoe Lake in Algonquin Park, the store continues to serve as the gateway to the Algonquin interior. The store offers a wide range of outfitting packages and rental options, including canoes, kayaks, camping equipment rentals, overnight and one day guided canoe trips, a restaurant, gift shop, supply store and much more. Box 10009, Algonquin Park, Huntsville, ON P1H 2H4. (705) 633-5622 Fax: (705) 633-5696 www.portagestore.com
  • SCUBA SHACK
    Muskoka’s only year-round dive store featuring the largest selection of quality snorkel and scuba equipment, first-class instruction and service that is second to none. Our entire staff are certified dive enthusiasts and are dedicated to making your dive experience rewarding. Instruction by Internationally Certified Scuba Instructors with a multitude of courses available. Well maintained rental equipment plus service and repairs by trained technicians. Come aboard our custom dive boats for wreck and wall diving charters to Lake Muskoka and Lake Joseph. 141 Hotchkiss St., Gravenhurst, ON. (705) 687-5879 Fax: (705) 687-8251
    E-mail: info@scubashack.on.ca www.scubashack.on.ca
  • STANTON AIR
    Imagine a vacation on your own lake; no neighbours, no phones, no cars, no jet skis. Stanton Air offers you and your family the opportunity to enjoy a wilderness vacation of a lifetime at one of our eco-retreat cabins. Our lake sites are accessible by float plane only, providing the added excitement of a flight over some of the province’s most beautiful countryside. Our eco-cabins are equipped with major appliances, boats and motors, canoes and kayaks. Fish for bass, watch birds, explore on foot, observe deer, moose and numerous small creatures. Food and fishing gear provisioning is available. 6422 Bluebird Street, Orillia (at Lake John Airport near Casino Rama). (705) 325-3993 or (416) 432-5414
    E-mail: john@stantonair.com www.stantonair.com
  • SWIFT CANOE
    Have you ever wanted to explore Muskoka by kayak or canoe? Join us for one of our relaxing and enjoyable Day Trips or Lessons that are ideal for couples, families and groups. Our certified guides have a passion for paddling and enjoy sharing fabulous food and great times on the water. Lessons and trips are available from both our Muskoka (Gravenhurst) and Georgian Bay (Waubaushene) locations. While in Muskoka, please stop by one of our Retail Stores for a wide selection of canoes, kayaks and paddling accessories and find out more about our wonderful trips and lessons! 1-800-661-1429 Fax: (705) 687-5587
    E-mail: swift@swiftcanoe.com www.swiftcanoe.com
  • ALGONQUIN WILDERNESS ADVENTURES
    Offers 3 to 5 day all-inclusive guided canoe trips in Ontario’s oldest and largest provincial park. We encompass a diverse background in the fields of leadership, education and ecology. Our worry-free service includes all of the equipment, food, permits and reservations, as well as comprehensive instruction on how to paddle, pack
    and portage. Enjoy the wilderness of Ontario and “Let Experience Be Your Guide.”
    1-877-771-TRIP (8747) or (905) 473-5268
    E-mail: paddle@algonquin-wilderness.com www.algonquin-wilderness.com
  • BUCKWALLOW CYCLING CENTER
    On 500 acres, a network of trails through mixed forests and marshland on the Canadian Shield, just outside Gravenhurst, offers year round access to outdoor enthusiasts. Open from May till October 31, the Buckwallow is a mix of main trail and specifically designed biking trails, with an emphasis on maitenance. Suitable for the whole family at all skill levels. Ongoing expansion of trails, facilities and functions. KOA campground next door provides accommodation and operates x-country skiing. (705) 687-8858
  • CALL OF THE WILD, OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
    We offer high quality wilderness experiences, specializing in Canoeing and Hiking trips in the world famous Algonquin Park. We also have an 8-day “Ontario Adventure” including 4×4 driving, wilderness canoeing, and white water rafting on the mighty Ottawa River! In winter we have dog sledding expeditions in Algonquin Park. Stay in luxury at the Algonquin Wilderness Eco Lodge. “Mini Adventure” trips that include dog sledding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing! We also offer 3-5 day Snowmobile Safaris. 1-800-776-WILD (9453) or (905) 471-WILD (9453) www.callofthewild.ca E-mail: adventure@callofthewild.ca
  • COTTAGE COUNTRY SNOWMOBILE TOURS
    Whether you are a first time sledder or a seasoned pro, our guides’ professional instruction, personal attention and dedication to safety will guarantee your enjoyment. Our snowmobile fleet includes new touring “Ski-doos” for your comfort. Complimentary snow attire and helmets available. All trips are accompanied by a trail guide. Tours from 3 hrs to 5 hrs and full day tours. Children 11 and under ride free with adult. For Reservations Call 1-800-298-2979 or (705) 325-0111
    E-mail: cctours@bconnex.net www.cctours.com
  • ECCLESTONE CYCLE
    Muskoka’s Premiere Bicycle Shop offers the complete cycling experience, bring your own bike or rent one of ours and find out why Muskoka has the best trail network in the province. Sales, Service, Rentals, local trail knowledge, trail group rides and tours. Gary Fisher, Kona, Oakley, Rip N Hammer. 230 Ecclestone Dr., Bracebridge, ON. (705) 645-1166. For more visit www.ecclestonecycle.com
  • THE LESLIE M. FROST NATURAL RESOURCES CENTRE
    Adventures in outdoor learning can be found at the Frost Centre. Located 11 km south of Dorset on Hwy 35, the Frost Centre is a public education, training and conference centre operated by the Ontario Ministry of Resources. The Centre hosts special workshops and events that are open to the public. Visitors may also explore the 10 km of hiking trails and 22 km of trails groomed for classic skiing. Phone (705) 766-2451 or Fax (705) 766-9677 E-mail: frostcentre@mnr.gov.on.ca www.frostcentre.on.ca
  • MUSKOKA ADVENTURE
    We offer guided wilderness canoe, hiking, snowshoe trips and winter camping in various regions of Ontario like Algonquin Park, Muskoka, Haliburton, Georgian Bay, Killarney Park and Temagami. All of our trips are led by a certified and experienced trip leader. Complete outfitting and trip consultation. Instruction, shuttle and accommodation. Customized trips, no experience necessary. German spoken. Canoe, kayak and mountain bike rentals available. For more info contact Oakwood Motel/Muskoka Adventure. (705) 687-4224 Fax: (705) 687-4224
    E-mail: oakwoodmotel@muskokadventure.com www.muskokaadventure.com
  • MUSKOKA OUTFITTERS
    Dedicated to all aspects of outdoor adventure, Muskoka Outfitters can complete your natural experience from either of their two Muskoka locations. Visit Downtown Bracebridge for the best selection of the latest camping equipment & outdoor clothing. For your complete outfitting needs, stop at our convenient Hwy 11 N store located in Port Sydney. This store has everything you need to complete your Outdoor Adventure, including a wide selection of boats for sale or rent. Visitors to Muskoka can also enjoy a wide selection of Guided Day Tours by canoe, kayak, or learn activities like Rock Climbing & Star Gazing. (705) 646-0492 Fax: (705) 646-0493 Check our website for full details: www.muskokaoutfitters.com
    E-mail: mail@muskokaoutfitters.com
  • MUSKOKA WILDLIFE CENTRE
    Located on 100 acres, this brand new wildlife education park features live animals native to Ontario. Many of the animals housed here (wolves, moose, eagles, fisher, porcupine, opossum, badger, owls, etc.) are ex-pets, were abandoned or have medical conditions and none are eligible for release into the wild. Entertaining and educational programming offers park visitors the rare opportunity to interact with otherwise seldom seen wildlife. Come watch a bird of prey flight demo, howl with the wolves or meet one of our resident baby animals. Located on Hwy 11 North, between Orillia and Gravenhurst. (705) 689-0222
  • THE PORTAGE STORE
    The Portage Store has been outfitting Algonquin canoeists since 1937. Located right on Canoe Lake in Algonquin Park, the store continues to serve as the gateway to the Algonquin interior. The store offers a wide range of outfitting packages and rental options, including canoes, kayaks, camping equipment rentals, overnight and one day guided canoe trips, a restaurant, gift shop, supply store and much more. Box 10009, Algonquin Park, Huntsville, ON P1H 2H4. (705) 633-5622 Fax: (705) 633-5696 www.portagestore.com
  • SCUBA SHACK
    Muskoka’s only year-round dive store featuring the largest selection of quality snorkel and scuba equipment, first-class instruction and service that is second to none. Our entire staff are certified dive enthusiasts and are dedicated to making your dive experience rewarding. Instruction by Internationally Certified Scuba Instructors with a multitude of courses available. Well maintained rental equipment plus service and repairs by trained technicians. Come aboard our custom dive boats for wreck and wall diving charters to Lake Muskoka and Lake Joseph. 141 Hotchkiss St., Gravenhurst, ON. (705) 687-5879 Fax: (705) 687-8251
    E-mail: info@scubashack.on.ca www.scubashack.on.ca
  • STANTON AIR
    Imagine a vacation on your own lake; no neighbours, no phones, no cars, no jet skis. Stanton Air offers you and your family the opportunity to enjoy a wilderness vacation of a lifetime at one of our eco-retreat cabins. Our lake sites are accessible by float plane only, providing the added excitement of a flight over some of the province’s most beautiful countryside. Our eco-cabins are equipped with major appliances, boats and motors, canoes and kayaks. Fish for bass, watch birds, explore on foot, observe deer, moose and numerous small creatures. Food and fishing gear provisioning is available. 6422 Bluebird Street, Orillia (at Lake John Airport near Casino Rama). (705) 325-3993 or (416) 432-5414
    E-mail: john@stantonair.com www.stantonair.com