Muskoka Attractions and Events
Muskoka Attractions and Events
Deerhurst Resort is your home base from which to explore Muskoka. From the great outdoors to an outdoor art gallery to fun festivals, everything you want to see and do is all right here - Muskoka offers the best of it all.
What's Happening in Muskoka:
Museum, Village, Train
Step back in time!
This charming, interactive recreated village is home to the Muskoka Museum, Muskoka Pioneer Village 18 authentic pioneer buildings and the historic Portage Flyer Train. The train was part of the world's smallest independantly operated railway and traveled between Peninsula Lake and Lake of Bays until the 1950's.
Located on Brunel Road in Huntsville. From Main Street, turn left at the lights just past the swing bridge.
Open daily May - October 10am - 4pm.
Muskoka Roastery Coffee Company
Locally roasted coffee right here in Muskoka!
The Showroom is open Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm.
Friday's from 1pm - 2pm join Muskoka Roastery for the special live roasting demonstration.
Just 5 minutes from Deerhurst Resort, downtown Huntsville is a great place to explore.
A unique outdoor gallery tour showcases over 90 mural replicas of the works of the Group of Seven painters and the artist who inspired them, Tom Thomson. Thomson, who is also celebrated with a life size bronze statue outside the Algonquin Theatre, frequented Huntsville often with his fellow painters before his untimely - and still mysterious - death in the park.
Take a mobile tour of locations throughout Muskoka and Algonquin Park!
Algonquin Provincial Park
Canada's oldest provincial park and wildlife sanctuary is a nature lover's dream, made famous by the Group of Seven painters and revered world over. Get your day-use park permits at the West Gate park entrance, about 30 minutes east of Deerhurst Resort on Hwy. 60.
- 14 hiking trails along the Hwy 60 corridor alone!
- Canoe and kayak routes - rent from park outfitters
- Chance to see moose, bear & other wildlife
- Wolf Howl Outings (available late summer)
- Interactive Visitor Centre
- Logging Museum and Algonquin Art Gallery
- and tons of winter activities including: snowshoeing, x-c skiing trails.
Great Entertainment All Year Long!
Live music, theatre, comedy shows, jazz and everything in between featuring artists such as David Clayton Thomas, Lunch at Allens, Matt Andersen, The Good Lovelies and more!
Events, concerts and live theatre dates can be found on their website.
Welcome to Arrowhead - What You'll Like:
A charming provincial park on the Big East River and Arrowhead Lake, just 10 minutes from Deerhurst. Take Hwy 60 West, turn right at Muskoka Rd 3 lights, then turn right at Arrowhead Provincial Park Road.
Day use fee - $20/vehicle
- Three sand beaches on Arrowhead Lake
- 15km of hiking trails
Arrowhead Park is well known for their winter activities. Enjoy cross country skiing on groomed trails throughout the park, snow tubing, snowshoeing and the 1.5 km skating trail!
Enjoy great hiking at Deerhurst and the surrounding area!
- Deerhurst Resort's Lookout Trail - stop by the Activity Desk for a map or click here
- NEW Sanctuary Trail at Deerhurst Resort - click here for map
- Big Bend Lookout and Stubbs Falls trail in Arrowhead Park
- Lion's Lookout Trail
- Dorset Fire Tower Scenic Lookout - sweeping views of the surrounding lakes!
- Oxtongue River - Ragged Falls - one of the top 10 waterfalls in Ontario
- and last but certainly not least - Algonquin Park! Best spots - Hardwood Lookout Trail and Track and Tower Trail.
There is also access to the Trans Canada Trail nearby!