Heathcote may look like a "blink and you'll miss it" village but it has lots to offer! Visit for great paddling (see Free Spirit outfitters if you need gear or guides) and enjoy great treats at Blackbird Pie or Farmers Pantry up the road.

Local Gems

Beaver River with canoe
236720 Grey Road 13
Clarksburg, ON N0H 1J0
Canada

This Access Point has parking and can be the takeout point for the Epping to Heathcote paddle or the launch for the 1 hour/3 kilometre paddle from Heathcote to Slabtown. Small rapids and eddies may be encountered in this section. Once in Slabtown, disembark on the left (west) bank before the town dam. This launch is also home to Free Spirit Tours.

butter tarts from Blackbird Pie
108 Main St
Heathcote, ON N0H 1N0
Canada

Handcrafted sweet and savory pies, butter tarts, muffins, cakes and lunches to go. As a stop on the Apple Pie trail, local Apple Pies are our specialty. A friendly, welcoming stop located in the beautiful Beaver Valley hamlet of Heathcote. Open daily from Mother's Day weekend to Thanksgiving. Closed Sundays fall & winter.

Photo of building
788030 Grey Rd. 13, R,.R, #1
Clarksburg, ON N0H 1J0
Canada

At the Farmer's Pantry you'll find pick your own apples, raspberries, and soon cherries, a petting farm, our Wildlife Interactive center, Farmer's Mini Golf, a Cedar Maze, a Rope Maze, events and activities on some weekends throughout the summer and fall! Check out farmerspantry.com for details!

Reach new heights!
County Road 13
Heathcote, ON N0H 1N0
Canada

Summer in this area is amazing!!  Join us at Metcalfe Rock for a half day of rock climbing or a half day of caving.  Both tours are guided and we provide all equipment.  Or come over to the Beaver River and enjoy a 1, 2 or 5 hour paddle down the river.  You can choose from going with a guide or going on your own.