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
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).
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.
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.
Clean, peaceful rivers and the clear blue waters of Georgian Bay continue to call fishermen to cast their lines in sparkling waters.
Top Fishing Spots
- Georgian Bay at the Meaford Harbour
- Bighead River in Meaford at Legion Park or the Trout Hollow Trail
- Noisy River in Dunedin
- Mad River in either Glen Huron or Creemore
- Pretty River in Nottawa
- Beaver River in Thornbury
- Georgian Bay at the Collingwood Harbour
- Nottawasaga River in Wasaga Beach
- Shoreline Fishing by boat in Wasaga Beach