Must-Do Nearby Adventures
Greystone is an ideal central location. Breathtaking nature, captivating cultural attractions, and an extraordinary arts scene – if you can imagine it, you can experience it here. Greystone benifits from a prime location near some of the area’s best-known Provincial Parks and attractions, including Shaw Woods, the Barron Canyon, and the Algonquin Highway 60 Corridor. We’ve listed some of our favorite things to do and see below; don’t hesitate to ask us if you’d like more information about these or other attractions.
Sigrid's products are made in a little workshop located in the heart of Wilno, a village famous for its Polish heritage, pristine wilderness, and creative community. Visit the sweet, high vibes boutique — the only place that you will find all of Sigrid’s products — and bring home a piece of the Ottawa Valley. They are open seven days a week in July and August, from 12 noon to 5 pm. Always call first to make an appointment. 613-756-7890
Guided ATV Tour company officially open for business and accepting bookings for the upcoming season.
Join experienced guide Ron Ferguson, he is highly reviewed on TripAdvisor and offers family fishing guides for a 5 hour outings. Ron is a seasoned fishermen who takes pride in offering an exceptional level of service and professionalism. Rates start are $290 for a big game family fishing package based on 2 adults with 3 children 14 to 18 years of age.
The Homestead at Wolf Ridge is a superb course for golfers of all levels, you’ll enjoy the varied terrain, challenging holes and unspoiled natural surroundings of the Ottawa Valley. Located on highway 60, just West of Killaloe, the course is designed to make the most out of 220 acres of rolling farmland.
The Bonnechere Caves have been welcoming people from all over the world for over 55 years. They provide a safe, educational, informative and fun tour for people of all ages. Everyone from babies in backpacks to senior citizens have enjoyed the handiwork of Mother Nature here along the beautiful Bonnechere River. Reservations are not necessary as they have staff on hand to take you on tour when you arrive.
ALGONQUIN PROVINCIAL PARK
The best time to see the larger animals of Algonquin is in the springtime , bears, moose and deer, especially in the internationally known Algonquin Park
Greystone is situated within three gates a short drive from the west gate of the park. Go for a drive; visit the highly informative information pavilion that explains everything about Algonquin Park. The logging museum at the east gate of the park is worth the drive. It is a self-guided walk through the bush with stations and displays of the logging history in the park and the surrounding area. It’s quite a neat thing to do.
Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre
Within these woods you will find one of eastern Canada’s premier examples of an old growth maple/beech/hemlock forest. It supports a wide variety of ecological communities and has been carefully protected for generations. In addition, the property features a variety of managed forests, plantations and wetlands.
You can perhaps best absorb the essence of this place during a quiet walk along one of the nine trails, a 12.8 km network meandering through wetlands and forest along the Snake River and Dore Scarp to a scenic lookout.
Foy Provincial Park
Foy Provincial Park has a nice small beach on Round Lake, Ontario. The park is non-operational with camping prohibited. Day use activities such as swimming and hiking are permitted. There is limited parking (Pull over on Red Rock Road). The best way to the beach is from a foot trail 100 m. north of the park gate. From the beach area, a nature trail follows the shoreline going north and exits on Red Rock Road. The shoreline is rugged and coarse sand is found.