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SIMCOE COUNTY

CYCLING

Pick up your Cycle Simcoe map for routes and trails along picturesque back roads, rail trails and waterfronts. Outdoor bike repair stations are dotted throughout the county for easy fixes while on the road. Both Horseshoe Resort and Hardwood Ski & Bike have dedicated mountain biking trails, with bike and helmet rentals available. 

HIKING

If exploring by foot is more your thing, try the minimum impact Ganaraska Trail, which meets up with the Bruce Trail’s Mad River Side Trail at Glen Huron.

RESORTS

Try a fall family resort vacation getaway — Fern Resort and Bayview Wildwood Resort are just two of great resort options in Simcoe County.

ATTRACTIONS

Take a step back in time at the Simcoe County Museum. Visit the galleries and explore the ten heritage buildings on the Museum grounds. Rounds Ranch is the place to go if you are looking for a country and western experience for the entire family. Wasaga Beach Adventure Park offers paintball, laser combat, archery tag, nerf battles, escape rooms and axe throwing. Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre is located on 1,200 hectares of wetlands and woodlands. Experience guided canoe and kayak tours, 25 km of trails, interactive display hall, and birds of prey demonstrations. 

FOOD AND DRINK

What better way to sample local brews than on a guided tour?  Book your tour with the Beer Bus or the Ace Transportation Group and leave the driving to them.

FISHING

Drop a line in legendary Lake Simcoe, one of several rivers or in an inland lake.  Whichever you choose, the fishin’ will be fine.

FESTIVALS

Head to Barrie for the Troubadour Festival, September 20-21, featuring roots, folk, indie rock, rap and Americana with performances by Matt Andersen, Cowboy Junkies, Bedouin Soundclash, Old Man Luedecke, The East Pointers and more.

STUDIO TOURS

Tis the most artful season of the year! Fall studio tours start the weekend of October 5th and end the weekend of November 23rd, four of them in total.

Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Huronia Historical Parks

VISIT SAINTE-MARIE AMONG THE HURONS

Huronia Historical Parks operates two historic attractions: Sainte-Marie among the Hurons was a 17th century French Jesuit Mission to the Huron people and is Ontario's oldest European community.

Cycle Simcoe

CYCLE SIMCOE COUNTY THIS FALL!

Trails, trails and more trails! Whether it's road cycling, mountain biking, gravel riding or just touring along, Simcoe County has the route just right for you, surrounded by the stunning splendour of fall colours. Handy cycling maps are available too — just visit the site below to get yours and ride on.

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