Areas to Discover
The Township of Georgian Bluffs has eight inland lakes and miles of shoreline on Georgian Bay. Many of these lakes have a public access and are great for fishing, canoeing or kayaking. Or you can stop at Cedar Hill Park, east of Wiarton on Grey Road 1 and try some scuba diving or snorkelling in Colpoy’s Bay.
There are also several campgrounds in Georgian Bluffs. Whispering Pines www.campontario.net is located just 10 minutes from Sauble Beach. Bass Lake Resort Park is located just off Grey Road 17 on Bass Lake www.basslakepark.ca
And Mountain Lake Camp is found on Mountain Lake in the northern part of the Township www.mountainlakecamp.ca Kilsyth County Campground is located just west of Kilsyth on Grey Road 5 www.kilsythcountrycampground.com
Camp Presqu’ile is a unique summer camp that focuses on the camper’s development in “spirit, mind and body”. Through low camper/staff ratios, campers are able to be member of a community that focuses on fun, fair play and building relationships with fellow campers. The Camp is located at 339639 Presqu’ile Road in the former Township of Sarawak. www.rotarycamp.com
Don’t forget to bring your camera! The Township has numerous areas and outlooks that make for a great photographic opportunity. And while you’re driving through our Township looking for that perfect photo op, stop awhile in one of our many villages and hamlets; there are several quaint stores and loads of history.
For those that want to hike and view nature a little closer, there are many conservation and management areas throughout the Township. These properties are managed by the Grey Sauble Conservation Authority. www.greysauble.on.ca
“The Glen” is located on Grey Road 17, north of Owen Sound. This management area offers hiking on the Bruce Trail as well as varied forests, pond and ancient shore boulders.
The Kemble Mountain Management Area is located just north of the hamlet of Kemble on Kemble Rock Road. Hiking and skiing is available at this site as well as a panoramic view of Georgian Bay and Kemble.
Lindenwood Management area is on the edge of the escarpment north of Springmount. Skinner’s Bluff Management Area can be found east of Wiarton and offers a spectacular photo op of Georgian Bay and the islands.
There are also many conservation areas with the Township. These include Colpoy’s Lookout, east of Wiarton, and Lake Charles Conservation Area which can be accessed from Concession 24. It has a small boat launch and great bass fishing.