Markdale has been a hub for central Grey County for many decades. In the heart of cattle country, Markdale is home to Canada's frozen treat maker, Chapman's Ice Cream.

Local Gems

Family biking on rail trail
595 9th Avenue East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3E3

This multi-use trail is 77 km and begins at East Bayshore Road in Owen Sound and provides good views of Georgian Bay as the trail climbs in elevation and follows a wide arc east of the city and runs parallel to Highway 6 to Chatsworth.