Just twenty minutes north of Muskoka, the Almaguin Highlands of Ontario features all that its neighbour to the south has to offer – but in its own unique way.

This area is one of the province’s best kept secrets when it comes to places that are guaranteed to impress four-season travelers looking for something new to explore. With thousands of lakes and rivers, rolling hills and lush forests, and its location on the west side of beautiful Algonquin Park, the Almaguin Highlands region is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream come true.

From the largest freshwater lake in North America without an island (Lake Bernard in Sundridge) to the beautiful Magnetawan River, from historic villages with captivating heritage, shops and dining, to charming festivals and events, the Almaguin Highlands offers visitors much to discover.

Find numerous outfitters who’ll help prepare you for a visit into Algonquin Park (via multiple westerly access points) or Mikisew Provincial Park, meet members of the local arts community who will welcome you when you stop by one of the numerous studios and galleries that dot the region, and marvel at the Screaming Heads art installation in Burk’s Falls, recognized as one of Ontario’s most unique attractions.

Map of Almaguin Highlands

For information visiting the Almaguin Highlands of Ontario, click here. Check out the links below for more great things to see, eat and do, and where to stay.

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Ahmic Lake Apiaries

Ahmic Lake Apiaries is a family run Apiary located in the scenic Almaguin Highlands area of Northern Ontario.…

Ahmic Lake Apiaries is a family run Apiary located in the scenic Almaguin Highlands area of Northern Ontario. We specialize in the production of Certified Naturally Grown Honey and Queen Bees with…

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Cornball Store

Don’t miss a stop at the Cornball Store in Magnetawan for all your summer essentials with ice cream,…

Don’t miss a stop at the Cornball Store in Magnetawan for all your summer essentials with ice cream, bait, fresh baking, oven ready meals and more.

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The Felting Shop & Fibre Arts Studio

The Felting Shop & Fibre Arts Studio is the home of artist Linda Coop. The studio features work…

The Felting Shop & Fibre Arts Studio is the home of artist Linda Coop. The studio features work including hand felted nuno scarves, vessels, decor pillows, journal covers and fibre art wall…

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Horse Sense North

Horse Sense North

Horse Sense North empowers you to be who you’re meant to become. Transformational adventures and workshops (with and…

Horse Sense North empowers you to be who you’re meant to become. Transformational adventures and workshops (with and without horses – no experience required) that take place on a beautiful farm with…

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89 Main

89 Main is Almaguin’s prime destination for outdoor services such as paddleboard and kayak rentals, ice cream and…

89 Main is Almaguin’s prime destination for outdoor services such as paddleboard and kayak rentals, ice cream and homemade sweets along with a brick and mortar shop full of seasonal essentials and…

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Outdoor Adventures ATV

Outdoor Adventures ATV offers exciting guided tours using only the best fleet of ATV’s, Snowmobiles and Kayak’s. We…

Outdoor Adventures ATV offers exciting guided tours using only the best fleet of ATV’s, Snowmobiles and Kayak’s. We now offer Winter ATV riding and accommodations. Embark on an adventure of a life…

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Armstrong’s Thunder Ridge Farm

Armstrong’s Thunder Ridge Farm is a family run business operating from the beautiful Almaguin Highlands. With their team…

Armstrong’s Thunder Ridge Farm is a family run business operating from the beautiful Almaguin Highlands. With their team of two stunning black Percheron Geldings – imported from Manitoba specifically for them –…

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Crystal Cave Canada

Crystal Cave Canada is home to a mineral exhibit, learning centre, artisan village and a unique crystal shoppe…

Crystal Cave Canada is home to a mineral exhibit, learning centre, artisan village and a unique crystal shoppe in the heart of South River. Come explore a world of crystals, fossils and…

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Missing Link Adventure Tours

Missing Link Adventure Tours (MLAT) provides farm-stay based cycling retreats in, around, over and through the Almaguin Highlands,…

Missing Link Adventure Tours (MLAT) provides farm-stay based cycling retreats in, around, over and through the Almaguin Highlands, Parry Sound and Muskoka. We provide route, accommodation and nutrition solutions for touring, training…

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New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA)

New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) is a non-profit media arts organization based in South River Ontario that…

New Adventures in Sound Art (NAISA) is a non-profit media arts organization based in South River Ontario that presents performances, exhibitions and installations spanning the entire spectrum of electroacoustic and experimental sound…

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Riverbowl

For decades, bowling has been a favourite pastime in Canada. At Riverbowl, that tradition continues. Riverbowl’s 5-Pin Bowling combines…

For decades, bowling has been a favourite pastime in Canada. At Riverbowl, that tradition continues. Riverbowl’s 5-Pin Bowling combines classic entertainment with modern machinery and scoring equipment. We provide a unique and exciting…

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Bizzy B’zz Bookbin

Bizzy B’zz Bookbin is a family run bookstore in the heart of the Almaguin Highlands. Stop in and…

Bizzy B’zz Bookbin is a family run bookstore in the heart of the Almaguin Highlands. Stop in and browse our selection of new and used books and pick up something to enjoy…

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Eagle Lake Narrows Country Store

Welcome to Eagle Lake Narrows Country Store. Located on Eagle Lake, just 12 km west of South River…

Welcome to Eagle Lake Narrows Country Store. Located on Eagle Lake, just 12 km west of South River and on the NN430, we are conveniently located for all your outdoor adventure needs.…

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South River Indoor Golfers Club

The South River Indoor Golfers Club is a place to play golf indoors year round. With a state…

The South River Indoor Golfers Club is a place to play golf indoors year round. With a state of the art golf simulator featuring over two dozen world class golf courses to…

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Patricia’s Esthetics and Day Spa

Relax in a beautiful spa atmosphere at Patricia’s Esthetics and Day Spa in Burk’s Falls. We offer a…

Relax in a beautiful spa atmosphere at Patricia’s Esthetics and Day Spa in Burk’s Falls. We offer a variety of services including facials, massage, manicures, pedicures, waxing, eyebrow tinting and much more.…

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