Huntsville Ontario is a vibrant and growing town and the largest town in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Canada. Huntsville Ontario is located in the hilly terrain of the Canadian Shield and is dotted with many deep and clean lakes. Due to its natural beauty and abundant natural resources Huntsville is known as a major tourist destination drawing visitors worldwide. Huntsville Ontario also acts as a western gateway to world famous Algonquin Provincial Park. Here you can enjoy camping at one of eight campgrounds, hike one of 14 trails, take part in extensive Natural Heritage Education programs, and visit Algonquin’s exceptional Visitor Centre, Logging Museum and Art Centre. For over 50 years, each Thursday in August, park staff have offered the “Public Wolf Howl”, a highly engaging program on wolf ecology that includes howljng for wolves. Weather and wildlife dependent.
Home to well known Deerhurst Resort on Peninsula Lake, Deerhurst Resort is a year-round retreat to Ontario’s famous “cottage country” lifestyle in Muskoka, one of National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s “Best of the World 2012” recommended places to visit. Grandview and Hidden Valley Resorts are among the many beautiful inns and resorts that dot the town of Huntsville Ontario.
Deerhurst Resort was host to the 36th G8 summit of world leaders in June 2010. The world’s attention was on the beautiful lakefront resort and friendly town.
Gold medal Olympian Dara Howell is a Huntsville Ontario native who learned to ski and trained at Huntsville, Ontario’s Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area. Nestled in the heart of Muskoka just minutes east of Huntsville, Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area gives winter experiences to skiers and snowboarders. Huntsville, Ontario the site of IRONMAN Muskoka, is a vibrant community with a diverse selection of world-class restaurants, shopping, theatre, events and festivals, parks and museums. And there’s a lot on offer: Visit a museum, hike a pristine trail, star gaze, relax in front of bonfire, swim or fish in sparkling waters, sip local wine or beer on a dock, get up close and personal with wildlife, pamper yourself at a spa, or enjoy one of the many events and festivals that reflect Muskoka’s charm. The region truly has something for everyone, both athletes and spectators alike.The 2.4 -mile, one-loop swim takes place in picturesque Peninsula Lake. The 112-mile bike course circles Lake of Bays, passing through the small communities of Dwight, Dorset, and Baysville. The 26.2 -mile run will take you through Muskoka County, downtown Huntsville past pink granite rock and cascading waterfalls.
Huntsville Ontario is home to many beautiful and challenging Golf courses and is a Golf destination for many enthusiasts. Courses in or close to Huntsville include Deerhurst Highlands, The Mark O’Meara Course at Grandview, and Bigwin Island Golf Club.