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"THINGS TO DO - FUN FOR ALL AGES"

Things to do!  We are about 10 minutes from Dorset, a picturesque quaint little town that has everything you need.  Robinson's General Store provides a combination grocery, hardware, souvenir, and trading post all in one.  Local Restaurants, Shops, and Art Galleries are all eager to welcome you.  Sail across the smooth waters of Lake of Bays aboard the historical SS Bigwin at the base of bridge.  The Dorset Museum offers the areas historical memories and the Dorset Tower, a 100' climb to a sky view of Lake of Bays with its unforgettable shorelines. Enjoy a hike, swim or canoe ride at the well known Frost Centre next door, or the new municipal park Echo Valley Nature & Bike Trails in nearby Dwight.  





     In fall the multi-color trees are stupendous and a must to see, we are on the "Scenic Route 35" .  Our abundance of snow allows you to enjoy  the well-groomed Tall Pine Snowmobile Club Trails.  just 1/4 mile north of us. You will love our countryside location known for spotting wildlife:  moose, deer, bear, and other small animals.  If you are a birdwatcher you will enjoy the spectacular pair of pileated woodpeckers, kingfishers, and osprey that have nests nearby, all this will add to your phenomenal outdoor experience. 





     In the evening you can listen to the crackling of a campfire and gaze at the mantle of stars above. The excitement you encounter here will truly make your vacation the most memorable one of all. We are centralized to many Muskoka attractions; throughout the region, there is always a festival or event taking place.  Lots of things to do.


 

"SUMMER"

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Many lakes to choose from, boat launch next door on Lake St Nora. 

BOATING
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Nice quiet beach next door, or short drive to several public beaches.

SWIMMING
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ATV trails nearby, drive right from our home, parking room for your trailers.

ATV RIDING
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Canoe our abundance of lakes for fishing or to view animals and scenery not always viewed by land.


CANOEING
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Hours of great riding, situated on Hwy 35 of  "Riding the Highlands Tours."  Visit us when riding "The Highlands Loop" and "The Dynamite Alley" routes, near Dorset.

MOTORCYCLING
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 The rugged landscape of granite rock, towering pines, trails next door.  Frost Centre is walking distance right next door.

HIKING
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  The most exciting zip line and aerial game adventures in Muskoka! Your family with love it.  Great for the young at heart.

zip line
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Family time on the water fishing, one vacation you will never forget.  Many lakes are stalked.

fishing
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Picture perfect 9-hole course to challenging 18-hole courses carved out of the Canadian Shield.  

golfing
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  Muskoka is home to over a dozen stunning spectacular waterfalls waiting to be explored.  

waterfalls
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 Over 3.5 km of trails consisting of the main trunk line and 14 smaller trails with varying degrees of difficulty. 

bike trails
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  Birding Reports provide visitors with species observed in recent days within Algonquin Park.

birdwatching

Winter

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 Sir Sam's brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, and the number of open ski lifts.

Downhill ski
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 Experience majestic hardwood forests. Ski or snowshoe to cliff-top lookouts and spectacular ice falls. 

Cross Country skiing
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 The interactive trail guide,  find all snowmobile trails, learn about their status and services close to the trails.   

Snowmobiling
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Dogsled tours are run on acres of wilderness located between Haliburton and Algonquin Park.

dog sledding
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 Trek 11 km of stacked loop trails, then enjoy warming up fireside in the historic Tower man’s log cabin.

Snow shoeing
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Dorset is the place to be if you enjoy ice fishing! The area lakes are teaming with perch, splake, bass, trout to name a few.

Ice fishing

"Year Round activities"

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  The Geocaching Capital of Canada Geo Tour is a collection of geocaches spread across the nearby 7 hamlets. 

geocaching
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Attractions nearby - Algonquin Park, enjoy the  trails , lakes, canoeing, swimming, hiking, and don't forget the Visitor's Centre.

Algonquin park
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 Showcasing the Dorset area’s past with displays, stories, and fascinating artifacts. 

Check also  Stanhope Museum. 

Museums
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Explore and Tour the variety of Studios.   Artists and crafts people have opened their  doors so you can experience the creativity process first-hand. 

Arts & Studios
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 The 5,000 square foot facility that houses exhibits, and more.  View the observatory to  catch a glimpse of Haliburton Forest’s wolf pack.

wolf centre
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Our region has some greatest places to shop. From quaint downtown shops to nearly world-famous general stores. Muskoka is a shopper’s delight!

Shopping

“ Enjoy Nature at its Best”

  Amazing views of the forest and meandering creek right off the deck. 

Walking distance to Lake St. Nora.  

The glimpse of various animals, birds and scenery will increase your appreciation for nature .   

     All this and more just off Highway 35, Dorset

Come stay with us:  drive up to the door, (no stairs) and enjoy all the luxuries of home.   

"Make your reservations today."      

We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to search for your choice of activities.

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