Since Ontario’s introduction of the Family Day holiday back in 2007, it’s become a much-needed respite for those suffering from the February blahs. Who doesn’t love a long weekend in February?
Often called the 6th Great Lake, Georgian Bay touches Grey County’s shoreline from Colpoy’s Bay to the Town of the Blue Mountains and offers amazing opportunities for sailing, paddling, windsurfing, kiting and fishing. Add our inland streams and rivers and Grey County’s waterways are a huge draw for visitors. Learn more right here.
From Georgian Bay to Lake Eugenia, from the Beaver River to the Sydenham and the Saugeen, Grey County has miles of pristine waters to explore. Whether you’re looking for a family- friendly canoe adventure, a challenging kayak experience or a sunset stand- up paddle, there’s something for you in Grey County.
One of Grey County's most historically significant rivers offers a great paddle from Harrison Park in Owen Sound to the East Boat Launch. Also one of the most picturesque rivers with views of marshland, historical homes, the Niagara Escarpment, wildlife and birds.
The gentle flow of the Beaver River, navigable from Kimberley to Heathcote, is a perfect place for beginners. Named for the many Beaver found along its 40 kilometres, this river was used as a transportation route during the 19th century.