Local Area Attractions Near Owen Sound KOA Journey
Fathom Five National Marine Park
The deep and sparkling waters at the mouth of Georgian Bay are home to Fathom Five - Canada's first National Marine Conservation Area. The park preserves a rich cultural legacy that includes 22 shipwrecks and several historic lightstations. Fathom Five's freshwater ecosystem contains some of the most pristine waters of the Great Lakes. The rugged islands of the park are a reminder of the impressive lakebed topography found beneath the waves.
The Bruce Trail Association is a charitable, membership-based volunteer organization working to preserve public access to the Niagara Escarpment while restoring its natural habitat. The Bruce Trail, Canada's oldest and longest footpath, provides the only public access to the magnificent Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. It is one of only twelve such reserves in all of Canada. Owen Sound KOA Journey is a campground near The Bruce Trail, making it an ideal location to stay whenever you visit the footpath.
Soak in the sun and relax on the beach while camping near Sauble Beach and Lake Huron. Sauble Beach is a clean, beautiful beach that stretches 7 miles along Lake Huron. It offers year-round fun for the whole family. You can enjoy swimming, golfing, camping, shopping, lounging and more — the fun never stops!
Owen Sound, Ontario is a land of clear blue water and bright sky set against lush green valleys, and rugged limestone cliffs. Welcome to a land of hidden delights, sparkling streams and waterfalls, secret gardens of exotic ferns and rare orchids along inviting trails. For more information, click here! http://www.owensound.ca/
Owen Sound Farmers' Market
Fresh, local food is in abundance in Owen Sound, an urban community surrounded by lush agricultural land and a proud tradition of farming and culinary craftsmanship. Open Saturday mornings from 8:00-12:30.
88 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K1K8
Harrison Park is an urban dream, with more than 40 hectares of streams, trails, gardens, playgrounds, forest and green space in the heart of Owen Sound. Don't miss the peacocks and other exotic birds in the park's aviary.
The 15 metre high waterfall was formed by the erosion of soft Queenston shale beneath hard Manitoulin dolomite, in a manner similar to Niagara Falls.
Situated in the heart of the 200-hectare Inglis Falls Conservation Area, Inglis Falls is an 18 metre high cascade, created by the Sydenham River meeting the edge of the Niagara Escarpment. The erosive power of the water has carved a deep gorge at the base of the falls. On a clear day you can see down the valley into the City of Owen Sound and out to the Owen Sound harbour.
Get outdoors while visiting Georgian Bay, one of the most popular Owen Sound attractions. You and your family can take in the bay's beauty while engaging in various activities, such as fishing, hiking, biking and more. When camping by the Georgian Bay, you have many opportunities to explore the area's tall pines and towering cliffs. You can lounge on the beach, take a lighthouse and marine heritage tour or traverse the trails to see incredible views.
Story Book Park
Story Book Park is a children's amusement park for kids of all ages. The Park includes 11 rides of various sizes, tour train, animals, mini golf, haunted house and 3 playgrounds. There is a water area with 3 waterslides and a splash pad. Picnic tables are located throughout the Park to enjoy your picnic lunch, or purchase a lunch in our restaurant. One price admission (with mini golf $1.00 extra) gets you a full day of fun for your entire family.
Owen Sound, ON N4K5N8
Grey Roots Museum & Archives
Grey Roots Museum & Archives is a multi-faceted attraction that preserves and promotes the cultural and heritage traditions of Grey County. Innovative and informative interpretive programs and demonstrations, rotating exhibits, a heritage village, archival resources and superior customer service create an exciting and educational visitor experience.
102599 Grey Road 18, RR4
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N6
There are over 50 concept bars, restaurants and retail shops at the Blue Mountain Village. Enjoy the quaint atmosphere while you dine outdoors on patios or explore the unique selection of artwork, apparel, accessories, and home goods in-stores.
In the warm weather months, there are outdoor events like groove dancing, to themed food and beverage nights, there's always something happening at Blue Mountain Resort.
Summer activities such as hiking, biking, zipping and climbing are available. Just seek out fun here!
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Town Of The Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 3Z2
Kelso Beach Park
Kelso Beach Park is a beach, a park, a festival site and local history all in one. You can access the park by car via the Eddie Sargent Parkway or by foot or bicycle following the city's harbourfront walkway. The park offers views of the eastern shore of the harbour, interspersed with tall willow trees and boats in the distance. It's adjacent to the Georgian Shores Marina.
At Kelso Beach Park, you'll find a sandy playground, beach, picnic shelters, soccer fields and baseball diamonds, plus a children's splash pad.
Kelso Beach Park is home to some key annual festivals, including Canada Day Celebrations, the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival and the Salmon Spectacular Fishing Derby.
2nd Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2H4
Owen Sound Mill Dam & Fish Ladders
The Owen Sound Mill Dam offers great views of the salmon jumping. Rainbow Trout migrate in April and Chinook Salmon from September to October.
Owen Sound is one of the few places in Ontario where you can watch the salmon spawning in their natural habitat, in streams and rushing rivers, migrating upstream to lay their eggs in the shallows before winter settles in.
601 2nd Ave W
Owen Sound, ON N4K 4M2
Hibou Conservation Area
Hibou Conservation Area welcomes you to its sand beach, pavilions, and 2.5 km of hiking trails. Hibou is a 108 hectare day-use property overlooking the beautiful waters of Georgian Bay.
County Rd 15
Owen Sound, ON N0H 1V0