Muskoka Links

Windermere House Resort
Hidden Valley Resort
Couples Resort
Deerhurst Resort
Severn Lodge
Sherwood Inn
Rocky Crest Resort
JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
Bayview Wildwood Resort
Clevelands House Resort
The Baldwins Resort
Trillium Resort

Muskoka Cottage Brewery
Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh & Muskoka Lakes Winery
Tree Trekking & Zip Lines
The Tree Museum
Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm
Sunset Cruises
Treetop Trekking
Muskoka Steamships
Rotary Centennial Gardens
Muskoka Rails Museum
Summer Water Sports
Muskoka Lakes Museum
Georgian Bay Airways
Dorset Heritage Museum
Honeymoon Gondola
Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site
Island Queen Cruise
Santa’s Village Family Entertainment Parks
Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre
Lake of Bays Brewing Company Ltd.
Muskoka Highlands Footgolf
Bala’s Museum with Memories of Lucy Maud Montgomery
Muskoka Heritage Place – Museum, Village, Train 

Duke Boats Limited & Bent Rudder Cafe
Summer Water Sports
Walker’s Point Marina
Beaumaris Marina
Ride Muskoka
Port Sandfield Marina
Baysville Marina
The Cove Muskoka Marina
Back Country Tours Inc.
Severn River Rowing Club
Muskoka Lakes Marine
Gordon Bay Marine
Allport Marina
Muskoka Wharf Marine
Dwight Marine
Woodland Marine 

Shopping / Services

Swift Outdoor Centre Muskoka
Artisans of Muskoka
Dwight Garden Centre
Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh & Muskoka Lakes Winery
The Gypsy Market Mews
Algonquin Outfitters Oxtongue Lake
Yummies in a Jar
Algonquin Outfitters Bracebridge
Maple Orchard Farms
Muskoka Jewellery Design
Muskoka Wharf
Rich Hill Candles
Robinson’s General Store
Swift Outdoor Centre Algonquin
Oxtongue Craft Cabin & Gallery
The Muskoka Store
Downtown Huntsville BIA
Muskoka Bay Clothing
The Old Palmer House
Algonquin Outfitters Huntsville
Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm
Algonquin Outfitters Port Carling
Woodmill of Muskoka
Portage Store
Swift Outdoor Centre Georgian Bay
Stan W. Tait Jewellery

DiningSavour Muskoka members

3 Guys and a Stove  Proprietor/ Chef~ Jeff Sudabee
Welcome to 3 Guys And A Stove in Huntsville, Ontario! 3 Guys And A Stove is a ‘must eat’ whenever you are in Muskoka! Walk through the door and enjoy the great food, friendly service and music. Enjoy lunch or a delicious dinner 7 days a week and be prepared to enjoy the best breakfast around every Saturday and Sunday! Our Kids menu is yummy and healthy.

Ali Hunter Cuisine  Owner/Caterer~ Ali Hunter
Ali Hunter Cuisine is a full service catering business focused on quality and exceeding your expectations while using locally grown product.

All Fired Up in Muskoka  Owners~ Ron & Bonnie Karson
All Fired Up specializes in wood-fired pizza using local ingredients. They’re open Fridays and Saturdays when you can stop by to pick up a pizza and their bagels. You can find them on Highway 118 outside Bracebridge, at local farmers markets during the summer or you can even ask them to cater your event.

Arowhon Pines  Chef~ David Cooke
We serve three meals per day. The variety is inviting and the quality such that guests are tempted to try everything – they are free to do so. Coffee and muffins for early risers, afternoon tea and scones, hearty picnic lunches, impromptu luncheon barbecues by the lake and weekend buffet lunches are all part of the Arowhon Pines dining experience.

Bartlett Lodge Dining Room  Executive Chef~ Jakob Lutes
Join us to find out why a dinner at Bartlett Lodge is a “not to be missed” night out in Algonquin Park. A ride in our motorized freighter canoe begins an unforgettable evening. As you enter our lounge and dining room, the history of tourism in Algonquin comes alive. Our tabletop models of the Highland Inn, Mowat Lodge, the Hotel Algonquin and Nominigan Lodge remind you of days gone by.

Bigwin Island Golf Club  Executive Chef~ Philip Leach
Board our shuttle boat and cruise over to the historic Marine Dining Room. Like Gable and Hemingway revel in the breathtaking lake views and dramatic architecture. Chef Philip Leach has established his culinary mark by creating appealing and mouth watering dishes that have Muskoka’s local and cottage residents buzzing.

Blackriver Food Co.  Owner/Chef~ Becky Lennerton
Black River Food Co. came into conception approximately 4 years ago. Black River Food Co. supports the farm-to-table philosophy and does not use preservatives or pesticides in our products when possible. All meals are made in a health inspected kitchen with ingredients you would use in your own home. Our kitchen cooks in small batch sizes to keep everything homemade. When you are making a proper roux or reduction you cannot replace a chef with a machine.

Christine Bib Catering Inc.  Owner/Caterer~ Christine Bib
Since 1985 Christine Bib catering has been making events perfect for hosts and guests alike from Toronto to Muskoka. Our mission is to provide superior product and service customized to our clients’ needs.

Cross Roads Pub & Grill  Owner/Chef~ Richard Lalonde
Richard Lalonde has become owner and executive chef at Cross Roads Restaurant and has been insistent on the use of local products such as Brooklands Farm produce and naturally raised beef and pork from Winding Fences Farm. Executive Chef Richard Lalonde likes good, ‘honest’ cooking with respect to products and ingredients and the inspiration of the season. It is all about good quality, atmosphere and value.

Deerhurst Resort  Executive Chef~ Rory Golden
A founding SAVOUR Muskoka partner, Deerhurst produces its own maple syrup, honey, shiitake mushrooms and herbs as well as forages for seasonal ingredients like wild leeks, sumac & cat tails. Chef Rory Golden and his team work with and support over 20 area suppliers to showcase “eat local” particularly in the resort’s signature restaurant, Eclipse.

Hidden Valley Resort  Scott Cribb- General MAnager
Enjoy a lakeside setting at the new Hidden Valley Resort, this summer with a new and exciting resort destination in the heart of Muskoka.

JW Marriott Resort & Spa  Exucutive Chef ~ Shaun Crymble

Miss Nelle’s Cafe and Antiques  Owners~ Marenos & Karen
Miss Nelle’s Cafe and Antiques, located in Baysville, is a great place for breakfast, lunch, snacks…Many come by bike, boat, by foot or drive in for something to eat. Miss Nelle’s also retails many local products including roasted coffee, honey, syrup and also makes gift baskets.

Moon River Lookout  Owner/ Chef ~ Ken Bol
With a sunset as unique as Muskoka, Moon River Lookout offers a flare on Muskoka Cuisine. Sourcing Ontario & Muskoka local ingredients, Owner/ Chef Ken Bol along with Chef Kevin McGarrell offer a creative menu that changes with the seasons.

Morandin Catering  Owner~ Sandra Morandin
Food… People… Places… Out of these three simple ingredients, Morandin Catering has been creating unforgettable weddings, private parties, and corporate events in Muskoka for over two decades. Food is our passion. The people at Morandin Catering all share that passion and a commitment to flawless service for every occasion. And our places—the spectacular Muskoka venues we work with—are among the most impressive anywhere. Put it all together and the results are…perfection.

Muskoka Bay Club
Join us in the Clifftop Bar & Grill or experience sublime dining in the Muskoka Room. Muskoka’s newest dining venue and menu is as spectacular as the views from our 17,000 sq.ft. Clubhouse.

Muskoka Memories Steakhouse & Seafood  Executive Chef~ Glenn Kitchen
Muskoka Memories Steakhouse & Seafood is located in the beautiful Patterson-Kaye Lodge on the river in Bracebridge, Ontario. Executive Chef Glenn Kitchen recognizes the importance and affect that supporting local growers & value-added food producers has not only on the quality of the delectable meals he creates but also on maintaining a secure local food system and promoting a diverse economic exchange right here in his backyard. Click on the name above for monthly specials, hours of operation and photo’s.

My Chef in Muskoka  Owner/ Chef~ Mackenzie Taylor
Visit our storefront location in Baysville to find the finest selection of artisan cheeses, meats, fine foods and extraordinary catering services.

one fifty five Restaurant and Catering  Owners~ Michael and Marlenne Rickard
Voted “Best Fine Dining in Muskoka” popular restaurant one fifty five (155) caters to food lovers. Concentrating on local ingredients and seasonal dishes, one fifty five consistently receives rave reviews. Chef/Owner Michael Rickard offers a unique culinary experience to be savoured which includes many a guest visiting his kitchen. For an intimate evening meal, one fifty five offers the perfect inviting ambiance with a reasonably-priced wine list. And for a more casual lunch designed to fit into a busy day in Muskoka, one fifty five awaits you.

Riverwalk Restaurant  David Friesen
Riverwalk Restaurant, located right on the river in downtown Bracebridge, is a beautiful place to be transported to heavenly food, a dynamic wine list and a culinary twist where Chef David Friesen and his staff creatively incorporate as much local produce, meats and value-added artisan foods as possible! Click on the name above for Riverwalk’s special offerings, menu’s, hours of operation and photo’s.

Rocky Crest Resort  Executive Chef~ Ken Schulz
Located at The Rocky Crest Resort, The Windows Dining Room Executive Chef Ken Schulz brings Muskoka inspired cuisine to this beautiful dining atmosphere.

Seven Main Cafe  Proprietors~ Barb & Ken Stronach
Seven Main cafe is located on the busy Main St. of Huntsville, Ontario. We strive to use locally sourced products whenever possible and serve Muskoka Roastery Coffee which is small batch roasted within miles of our cozy little cafe. Come in to enjoy lunch or a latte and check our schedule for live music and special events! Look inside to find out more.

Sherwood Inn on Lake Joseph  Executive Chef~ Everett Bell
Sherwood Inn is located on the beautiful shores of Lake Joseph in Muskoka. Sherwood Inn is a founding member and life time supporter of SAVOUR Muskoka and is renowned for its culinary excellence for over seven decades. Sherwood offers fine linens and Muskoka -inspired cuisine which features many local ingredients prepared by Everett Bell, Chef De Cuisine, and his extraordinary culinary team.

Spencer’s Tall Trees  Chef/ Proprietor~ Randy Spencer
A Culinary treat in the center of Huntsville, Tall Tree’s enjoys a reputation for quality food, wine and hospitality. Please click on the name above for specials, Christmas Party bookings, menu’s and hours of operation.

Taboo Resort Golf & Spa  Chef~ Andrew Dymond
Executive Chef Andrew Dymond at Taboo Resort Golf and Spa brings a wealth of knowledge and high standards to his role. Chef Dymond is passionate about cooking with using local ingredients to create globally inspired dishes.

The Griffin Gastropub  Owners~ Jed Corbeil & Curt Dunlop
Co-owners Jed Corbeil & Curt Dunlop operate this cozy pub that specializes in high-end pub food and Ontario craft beers tucked away in downtown Bracebridge.

The Old Station Restaurant  Proprietor~ Michael Warr
A fixture of Bracebridge since 1985, The Old Station offers a quality dining experience in an atmosphere that is purely Muskoka. Enjoy the warm summer days on our wrap around patio or warm yourself by the fire on a cold winter night. Come on in and let us surround you with great food and great service!

The Ridge at Manitou Golf Club  Executive Chef~ Philip K. Patrick
The Ridge at Manitou Golf Club. Open May till Thanksgiving for ‘Best in Canada’ Championship Golf and Local Fresh Market Fine Dining. 705-389-9577

Touchstone on Lake Muskoka  Executive Chef ~ Wade Urash
“At Taste Restaurant, we strive to use only fresh, local ingredients. All of our menu items are made in house; including fresh handmade pasta and natural reductions. We take pride in being equipped to handle all dietary restrictions.”

Trillium Resort and Spa  Joe Wood
Enjoy casual fresh dining in the original 1819 Muskoka lodge. The menu offers seasonally inspired cuisine, emphasizing fresh, simple preparation using locally grown foods. The majestic post and beam architecture of the main lodge affords a captivating and panoramic view of the lake and surrounding forest.

Windermere House
Windermere House is home to both The Rosseau Grill and Windermere Pub & Patio.

Boat Cruises:
Lady Muskoka Cruises
Sunset Cruises
Muskoka Steamships
SS Bigwin / Lake of Bays Marine Museum
Honeymoon Gondola
Island Queen Cruise

Muskoka Artisans:

The Muskoka Novels
Muskoka Rocks
Elizabeth Steinebach Stained Glass
Destination Rosseau – a festival of theatre, art, music and film
Lindgren Pottery
Muskoka Arts and Crafts Inc
Wendie Donabie
Kyle McDougall Photography
Artists of the Limberlost
The Painting Doctor
George Popadynec
Heather Kertzer 


Taboo Muskoka Golf Course
Deerhurst Resort Golf
Beaver Run Golf Course
The Rock Golf Club – The Faldo Course
‘The Diamond in the Ruff’
Bracebridge Golf Club
Oak Bay Golf and Country Club
Muskoka Highlands Golf Links
Muskoka Bay Club
Bigwin Island Golf Club
Huntsville Downs Golf and Country Club
North Granite Ridge Golf Course
Maple Hills Golf Course
South Muskoka Curling & Golf Club
Windermere Golf and Country Club
Rocky Crest Golf Course


Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre
The Tree Museum
Bala’s Museum with Memories of Lucy Maud Montgomery
Muskoka Lakes Museum
Lake of Bays Marine Museum and Navigation Society
Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site
Dorset Heritage Museum
Muskoka Heritage Place – Museum, Village, Train
Muskoka Rails Museum

Winery & Brewery Tours:

Muskoka Cottage Brewery
Lake of Bays Brewing Company Ltd.
Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh & Muskoka Lakes Winery
Sawdust City Brewing Co

Points of Interest

Georgian Bay Area:

Georgian Bay Biosphere
Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve is one of only 16 in Canada. There are over 600 World Biosphere reserves in 117 countries. Designated by UNESCO in 2004 as a World Biosphere, this incredible place stretches over 200 km from Port Severn to the French River, and contains the world’s largest fresh water archipelago, also known as the 30,000 islands.

Georgian Bay Islands National Park
From Honey Harbour to Twelve Mile Bay, you’ll discover the spectacular rugged beauty of the Canadian Shield.  (705) 526-9804

Trent Severn Waterway
This unique waterway and National Historic Site links Lake Ontario with Georgian Bay.  The system stretches 386 km twisting and turning, linking a number of rivers and lakes by 42 locks, 2 hydraulic lifts and one marine railway.  (705) 750-4900

Big Chute Marine Railway
Big Chute Marine Railway is the only one of its kind in North America.  It has been in operation since 1917.  (705) 750-4900

Huronia Museum
Discover the fascinating world of the Huron People prior to the arrival of the Europeans in Canada’s first recreated Huron Village.  (705) 526-2844.    

Miss Midland 30,000 Islands Boat Cruises
Take a Sightseeing Cruise aboard the  300 passenger Miss Midland and experience the sparkling water, the windswept pines of Muskoka-Georgian Bay’s  30,000 islands-the finest cruising area in the northern hemisphere.

Island Queen Cruises
Explore the beautiful Thirty Thousand Island region of Georgian Bay aboard the 550 passenger Island Queen and discover the unbelievable beauty of this remote region of Canada.  It would be a pleasure to welcome you aboard.

Gravenhurst Area:

Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Reserve
See the stars as you have never seen them before.  The first of its kind in Canada, the Torrance Barrens is now officially recognized as a Dark Sky Reserve

Rotary Gull Lake Park-Music on the Barge
Many well known musical acts have been presented here since the 1940’s.

Muskoka Wharf
The Muskoka steam era comes alive here with heritage facilities, shops and restaurants.

Muskoka Steamships
Board the amazing Segwun, North America’s oldest operating steamship.  Go sight seeing on Wenonah II, combining turn-of-the-century charm with modern conveniences.  (705) 687-6667

Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre
North America’s only in water, indoor exhibit of working antique boats.  Enjoy the museum’s heritage of the Muskoka Lakes.  (705) 687-2115

Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site
The birthplace of a hero!  Bethune Memorial House commemorated the life and achievements of Dr. Henry Norman Bethune.  (705) 687-4261

The Gravenhurst Opera House
This historic opera house continues to be one of Gravenhurst’s most important attractions and the home of many great musical and theatrical performances of the past 100 years.
(705) 687-5550

Muskoka Lakes Area:

Bala’s Museum & Memories of Lucy Maud Montgomery
Bala’s Museum celebrates the life and writings of author, Lucy Maud Montgomery.  Since opening in July 1992, it has become known as one of the best LMM museums in all Canada.

The Locks & Wall in Port Carling
“The Wall” is the world’s largest historic photo-mosaic, that adorns an entire side of a building at the locks in Port Carling.

Huckleberry Rock
Huckleberry Rock has been a well known and most scenic lookout in Muskoka for over 100 years.  Located just off Hwy 118 W. at Milford Bay Road. Follow the signs.

Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh
Bala Cranberry growers for over 50 years, and Muskoka Lakes Winery, opened in 2001 producing award-winning wine.  Drop in, tour the farm, taste our wines and shop in our amazing Cranberry Store. (705) 762-3203

Muskoka Lakes Museum
Representing the history of the Muskoka Lakes Township, the museum is an important cultural, historical and educational resource, serving the community and its many visitors.  (705) 765-5367

Kee to Bala
Formerly Dunn’s Pavilion – which for nearly 30 years has been called The Kee to Bala continues to draw thousands of people to be entertained with music and dancing.
(705) 762-3134

Sunset Cruises
Enjoy memorable cruises aboard the Idyllwood, a restored 1920s vintage yacht offering elegance and grace for up to twelve guests.
(705) 645-2462

Bracebridge Area:

Santa’s Village
A magical experience under the Muskoka pines. Children spend the day as an elf on over 50 acres of family fun. (705) 645-2512

Rene M.  Caisse Memorial Theatre
The theatre features 300 seats, including a balcony and two boxes and features the most up to date sound and lighting equipment.  (705) 645-8400 Ext. 21

Maple Orchard Farms
Take a guided tour of our maple syrup kitchen.  A 10 to 15 minutes tour of our site is given with an explanation of how maple syrup, maple butter, and maple sugar are made.  Factory Outlet and gift shop.  1-800-461-5445

Covered Bridge
One of only two covered bridges in Ontario. This bridge spans Beaver Creek on Ball’s Drive in Bracebridge.

Bracebridge is renowned for its spectacular waterfalls. Some of the waterfalls are accessible, but not all. The cascades can easily be found along the roads and trails of this vibrant town.

Rotary Centennial Gardens
The Rotary Centennial Gardens, located in Bracebridge at the corner of Taylor Road and Pine Street, is a community garden available free to the public.

Huntsville Area:

Muskoka Heritage Place-Museum, Village, Train
Historical Late 1800’s genuine settlement dwellings from the Huntsville area with costumed narrators demonstrating pioneer life.  Ride the beautifully restored Portage Flyer train along the Muskoka River to Fairy Lake.  (705) 789-7576

Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery
This outdoor mural gallery celebrates the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson’s contribution to the heritage of the Algonquin and the Huntsville area.

Lion’s Lookout
Take in the spectacular vista at Lion’s Lookout off Brunel Rd. on Park Drive by Huntsville Centennial Centre

Algonquin Theatre
A 408 seat performing arts theatre which hosts a variety of performances ranging from elementary school productions to concerts by seasoned professionals.

Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area
A long-favoured destination for generations of skiers and snowboarders, Hidden Valley has something for everyone.  Ski & Stay Packages, Learn to Ski or Snowboard Packages , Holiday Kids Camps.  1-800-398-9555

Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm
Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm is a “State of the Art” maple sugaring operation located only 10 minutes south of Huntsville. Sugarbush Hill is family owned and operated by Tom and Pauline Stehr. We offer, from our beautiful sugarbush locally produced, year round sales of maple syrup, candy, cream and sugar all produced to the highest of standards, 100% pure, natural and of course always delicious. We have a convenient roadside location for easy access to our brand new board and batten sugarhouse. See up close, the latest in modern maple equipment and technology that is used for our current 3200 tap maple operation and, yes, we are all wood-fired, the traditional, old fashioned way.

Free samples, maple observation deck, bucket wall, a slice of the tallest sugar maple ever recorded in Canada, maple antiques and artifacts, maple tap hole counter and much more. A Canadian heritage, all yours to discover at Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm, the ultimate in your “Muskoka Maple Experience” or 705-787-9787

Lake of Bays Area:

Oxtonque Rapids
Take a unique drive along Oxtongue Rapids Road and view the endless rolling rapids that cascade down the Oxtongue River.  Take Hwy 60 east from Huntsville to Oxtongue Rapids Road.

Heritage Museum Dorset
Showcasing the Dorset area’s past with displays, photographs, stories and fascinating artifacts.  Open 10am-4pm July to Thanksgiving  (Wed. to Sat.)

Baysville Dam and Park
A great place to relax and have a picnic lunch and watch life float by.

Great Country Stores
Muskoka is dotted with some of the neatest and unique country stores offering som of the finest shopping experiences in all of Ontario. Offering local cottage country crafts and antiques, one-of-a-kind items from the rustic to the sublime.

Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower and Picnic Site
Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view from the platform of the old fire-tower 142 meters (465 feet) above Lake of Bays.

SS Bigwin / Lake Of Bays Marine Museum
At the Marine Museum in Dorset you will find on display artifacts, photographs as well as many historical recollections concerning the marine history of the Lake of Bays and specifically the SS Bigwin. Stop by today for an unforgettable voyage aboard the SS Bigwin, learn more about the history of Lake of Bays, check out some local art on display or purchase various novelty SS Bigwin items, everything from apparel to that perfect cottage gift! All profits will be going toward the SS Bigwin and are an important part of the operating plan and the future developments of the property. For scheduling information of public cruises or private charters on the SS Bigwin.

Algonquin Area:

Algonquin Provincial Park
Ontario’s oldest and most revered park.  Offering a wonderful outdoor experience including fabulous hiking trails, some of the finest canoeing anywhere, lots of wildlife, great camping, and if camping is not your cup of tea there are a number of lodges and resorts in the park.

Algonquin Logging Museum
Logging Museum brings the story of logging to life – from the early square timber days to the last of the great river drives.  Take a step back in time and learn about this very colourful aspect of Algonquin’s cultural history.

Algonquin Art Centre
Here, artists share with you some of the many spectacular vistas of Algonquin and area.

Muskoka Trails
Muskoka has a vast, scenic network of trails that runs through the entire District of Muskoka.
Muskoka Farmers’ Markets
Spend some leisurely time at one of the many farmers markets in Muskoka.  The days and times vary.
Bala’s Summer Market – Mondays
Baysville – Fridays
Bracebridge – Saturdays
Gravenhurst – Wednesdays
Huntsville -Thursdays & Saturdays
Port Carling – Thursdays
Rosseau – Fridays

Muskoka Municipalities

Building Permits:

Building Permits & Planning:

Building & Planning:

Township of Lake Of Bays
Building Dept:

Township of Muskoka Lakes
Development Services:

Township of Seguin
Building Permits & Procedures:

Township of Georgian Bay
Building Forms & Fees:
Planning Applications:

Muskoka cottage life & real estate