Fall fairs are ingrained in Grey County's history. Most still celebrate the season the way it has been done for well over a century in rural Ontario, with livestock and trained animal shows; bake-offs; fruit, vegetable, flower and preserve contests; parades; quilt and art shows; farm equipment displays; BBQ dinners and live entertainment.
Parking is available at Access Point 1. The paddle from Access Point 1 to Access Point 2 takes you from Kimberley to Epping. This 10 kilometre stretch takes about 2 to 3 hours to paddle. This stretch of the river is rugged and scenic. Mature trees along the banks completely envelope the river in some locations, making it seem as if you are paddling in the wilderness. Paddlers should be be aware of possible debris, log jams and beaver dams which you may need to make a short portage around.
The Beaver River Canoe Route begins north of Kimberley, and winds its way through open areas and wooded stretches, with several views of the Niagara Escarpment, ending at the village of Heathcote.
Edible landscape includes fruit and nut trees, berry bushes, unusual perennail vegetables and salad greens; designed to be self-fertile and low-maintenance (and delicious!). 10-5 Thursday-Sunday, May 15-October 11.
No facilities on site other than parking and signage, but the sights to be seen after a 15 minute walk through the quiet woods make up for that.