Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: March, 2023

 

The Muskoka area is known for some of Ontario's most beautiful natural landscapes. Visitors come from all areas to immerse themselves in the wilds of cottage country as they enjoy great hiking trails, breathtaking nature and an abundance of wildlife. And while Muskoka is home to several unique provincial parks just waiting to be explored, areas such as the Torrance Barrens Dark-Sky Reserve also warrant a mention.

The Barrens is a very special place within the Muskoka community. On a clear night, it is like stepping into another world. With its picturesque views and rare wildlife sightings, it's no wonder the Ministry of Natural Resources has named it Canada's very first "Dark Sky Reserve." To preserve the area's nature, neighbouring towns have…

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One of the best things about living in and visiting Muskoka is enjoying some of Ontario's most breathtaking natural landscapes. Explore your adventurous side by hiking, biking or skiing through the captivating wilderness within our provincial parks. Rampant with various wildlife, there is no place better to experience all that is Muskoka. Let’s look at Hardy Lake Provincial Park.

Though small in size, covering an area of only 8.08 kilometers squared, just east of Torrance, Ontario, Hardy Lake Provincial Park is a true gem among local parks. While it is a non-operating park, which means there is no biking or camping, and it has neither facilities nor staff, it remains one of the most popular parks in the area.

Hardy Lake Park is home to, you…

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 Muskoka has some of Ontario's most beautiful natural landscapes. Locals and visitors alike enjoy exploring our little piece of cottage country. Here, outdoor enthusiasts partake in fun outdoor activities on snow-covered trails while taking in breathtaking nature and abundant wildlife.

Cottage country boasts several unique provincial parks just waiting to be visited. Let’s take a look at Arrowhead Park.

Arrowhead Park is one of the most delightful outdoor attractions in the Huntsville area. Covering an area of over 12 square km and full of exciting outdoor activities all year round, this destination is a must-see. You might even come back a day or so later to check out all you missed on your first visit.

Arrowhead is a great place to unplug…

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One of the best things about living in and visiting the Muskoka area is enjoying some of Ontario's most beautiful natural landscapes. Immerse yourself in the wilds of cottage country and unleash your adventurous side as you explore some of Ontario’s best parks.

Cottage country boasts several unique provincial parks just waiting to be explored. Let’s take a look at Ragged Falls Provincial Park.

Ragged Falls Park is a small, day-use park on the outskirts of Algonquin Park that operates from mid-May to mid-October. It features a hiking trail only one kilometre long but ends with a breathtaking glimpse of Ragged Falls. The falls are especially beautiful “in the winter when some parts are frozen, and other parts are still flowing,” as discovered…

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One of the best things about living in and visiting the Muskoka area is enjoying some of Ontario's most beautiful natural landscapes. What better way to unleash your adventurous side than to explore a selection of Ontario’s best parks? While Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve isn’t technically a park, it is a wildlife marvel that should top anyone’s must-see list. 

The Limberlost Wildlife Reserve is a year-round wilderness reserve encompassing twenty private lakes and spanning 10,000+ acres of mixed forest. Located just outside Huntsville, Ontario, the reserve’s trails are ideally suited for hiking, biking, skiing and snowshoeing –– all free of charge. It is truly “one of the most pristine wildernesses out Algonquin Park,” says Broker Jay…

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