Launch Your Paddling Trip

Get out on the water and explore!

First-timers and experienced kayakers and stand up paddlers (SUPers) alike will find a Georgian Bay or river adventure that perfectly matches their level of thrill and skill. 

Put in at one of these launch points to start your easy paddle:

  • The beach beside the Meaford Museum 
  • Memorial Park in Meaford
  • Northwinds Beach in Craigleith
  • Little River Park at the Thornbury Harbour N
  • Delphi Point Park in Craigleith
  • Living Water Resort Marina in Collingwood
  • Harbourview Park Collingwood (Parking and dock access is located at North Maple Street)
  • Wasaga Beach, Beach Areas 1 -6
  • Schoonertown Bridge in Wasaga Beach
  • Sports Park in Wasaga Beach
  • Main Street Bridge in Wasaga Beach
  • Nancy Island in Wasaga Beach
Kayaking
Beavertails at Blue Mountain
Thornbury by the Water

Wasaga Beach Shore Line Route

Paddle the shore line of Wasaga Beach. Choose between paddling from Beach Area 1-2 (the main end), Beach Area 2-3 (History in the making), Beach Area 3-4 (Views galore), Beach Area 4-5 (Naturally Wasaga) or Beach Area 5-6 (Waving blue).

Beavertails at Blue Mountain
Beavertails at Blue Mountain

Nottawasaga Canoe Route

Launch your canoe or kayak at Edenvale and navigate 23.5 km of river through to Wasaga Beach. Highlights include Jack’s Lake and the Wasaga Beach parabolic sand dunes. Free Spirit Tours offer guided tours.

Beaver River
Canoe Route

The Beaver River Canoe Route begins north of Kimberley, and winds its way through open areas and wooded stretches, with several views of the Niagara Escarpment, ending in Heathcote. Excellent fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Beavertails at Blue Mountain

Fishing

Clean, peaceful rivers and the clear blue waters of Georgian Bay continue to call fishermen to cast their lines in sparkling waters.

Beavertails at Blue Mountain

Top Fishing Spots

  1. Georgian Bay at the Meaford Harbour
  2. Bighead River in Meaford at Legion Park or the Trout Hollow Trail
  3. Noisy River in Dunedin
  4. Mad River in either Glen Huron or Creemore
  5. Pretty River in Nottawa
  6. Beaver River in Thornbury
  7. Georgian Bay at the Collingwood Harbour
  8. Nottawasaga River in Wasaga Beach
  9. Shoreline Fishing by boat in Wasaga Beach
Beavertails at Blue Mountain
Blue Mountain
Blue Mountain