Beautiful Lake of Bays offers 108 lakes to enjoy waterfront recreation and stunning views. Lake of Bays is the 4th largest lake in Muskoka, boasting 170km of shoreline. Its inviting communities (Baysville, Dorset, Dwight and Hillside) and beautiful scenery have made it a hugely popular summer and winter destination for many. Lake of Bays is a coveted cottage, recreation and tourist destination in the North East corner of Ontario cottage country, adjacent to Algonquin Park.
The township thrives on tourism and recreation, which allows for multiple activities for everyone to enjoy. It was established in 1971 as one of six municipalities within the district of Muskoka. In the early 20th century, several resort hotels opened on the lake. These hotels were sought after destinations for many rich and famous, including Hollywood stars.
You will never tire of your surroundings in Lake of Bays. With boat cruises, scuba diving and other exciting opportunities, it’s rare that one would ever find themselves bored. The area is popular for activities such as canoeing, fishing, golfing, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and of course, swimming. It’s also the best-kept secret for winter fun.
Experience the dark crystal waters, majestic forest and rugged granite outcrops the area. You will be charmed and might never want to leave.