Summer Activities in Collingwood & Blue Mountain
Fractured plates of shale that form this Georgian Bay
shore tell an ancient story. The rock contains invertebrate fossils 455
million years old. Now, the flat rock is ideal for launching a sailboard,
fishing or watching a spectacular sunset. At the base of Collingwood's Blue
Mountain, it's a short trip to Wasaga Beach, the Bruce Trail and historic
The Plunge, Collingwood 'Y', Le Scandinave Spa, Wasaga
Bayview Beach, Bayview Beach, Christie Beach, Thornbury Pier and
Custom BBQ Cruises, River Tours and Sunset Cruises,
Summer Fishing Charters,
Salmon Fishing, Fly Fishing, Learn to Fly Fishing,
Bass Fishing, Canoe & Kayak Trips.
Enjoy an outing on the water in and around the Collingwood
Savor a BBQ or a sunset cruise, and swim in the shadow of
the Nottawasaga lighthouse. Or sail on the Endurable a replica of a Watts
skiff formerly built in Collingwood and used around the Great Lakes and
the west coast during the late 1800s.
For hikers some of the best preserved trails in the
world are available along the Niagara Escarpment. Tours vary in length and
difficulty and can be customized for groups.
The Central Ontario North region has some of Ontario's
best mountain biking. Hardwood Hills outside Barrie in the Simcoe region
is considered by most enthusiasts to be the best trail system going. The
center is dedicated to mountain biking (cross country skiing in the winter)
and the variety, condition and design of the trials reflect this. Just a
short distance from Hardwood is another of Ontario's finest, the Mansfield
Outdoor Centre. The trail system is well designed and challenging with a
lot of variety. Like Hardwood, many of Ontario's races are held at the centre.
To the west an array of other challenges await you in the form of the Kolapore
Uplands, the Loree Forest and the Three Stage area. To the east, in the
Algonquin/Muskoka regions, head for the Bracebridge Resource Management
Centre, Buckwallow Cycle Center, the Minnising Trail or our favorite Porcupine
The last five to ten years has seen the ski hills make
a real push in the area of MTB trail development. The world class resort
at Blue Mountain is one example. Further afield in the bordering regions
you'll find excellent biking at the Haliburton Center, and the Durham and
Ganraska Forests, each of which offers a variety of other outdoor activities
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Take a PLUNGE! Looking for activities for the kids?
Do your children enjoy swimming? Come catch the sun on your skin, while
swimming under the stars! Rain, Snow, or Shine. Hot or Cold, Inside or Out!!!
The Plunge! Aquatic Centre, the perfect place for kids activities and things
to do with the family at Blue Mountain.
In 1850, when an intrepid visitor journeyed up Blue
Mountain and left his initials in the caves, the trip would have been an
adventure indeed. Today, Scenic Caves offers more than simply thrilling
caves.. more than spectacular scenery and awe-inspiring views.. more than
Located on top of the Blue Mountains
The Village at Blue Mountain has everything you need
to complement your perfect winter getaway.
More than 25 shops, restaurants
and bars will provide you with plenty to do while you take a break from
the slopes! Discover a distinctive souvenir to remind you of your stay at
the mountain, or the perfect outfit for an evening of après entertainment.
Satisfy your hunger with everything from a Beavertail or burger on the run,
to traditional Italian style pizza or casual gourmet dining. You wont want
Discover the Beaches in and around the Town of The Blue
Mountains, Collingwood and of coarse, Wasaga Beach, the longest fresh water
beach in the world.
Tennis Courts in the Georgian Triangle
For Guest only at Mountain Springs Resorts.
court overlooking the swimming pool
and right in front of the Mountain.
Tennis camps for adults and children of any experience
level running May through September.
Located in Wasaga Beach, this public facility offers
outdoor tennis, free of charge. For more info, contact Wasaga Beach Parks
& Recreation at 705-429-0412.