River Mill Park / Playground

River Mill Park (Downtown Huntsville) features an accessible playground with a Sway Fun Glider. This unique piece of equipment allows for two wheelchairs plus two large benches for other passengers. Muskoka chairs, benches, a large central pergola, water views, and a community garden make this park unique. It is located in the centre of downtown Huntsville on the corner of Queen and West Street.

Hunters Bay Trail - 3.8km

Level of Difficulty - Moderate 

The Hunters Bay Trail is a walking, running and cycling trail. It begins at the Centre Street bridge near KWH Pipe and winds along the river, under the railway trestle, along the south side of Hunters Bay, through the Avery Beach Park and onwards to the Hwy #11 corridor. Enjoy the 450 foot section of the trail that floats on Hunters Bay. This is an ideal place to relax while fishing or swimming or just enjoying the trail. There are small nodes along the trail to stop and enjoy the scenery. Orchard Park is at the southern tip of the bay that looks down the full length of the bay. View Hunters Bay Trail Map

Trans Canada Trail - 52 km one way

Multiple Entry Points, Level of Difficulty - Easy to Moderate 

Starting at the north end, the first 10 km winds through the woods on a natural surface. The next 13 km are on secondary roads and Town streets. There are a variety of pedestrians and vehicles sharing the road. The next 3.8km are on the Hunters Bay Trail once again on a natural surface. The remaining 25 km are mainly along secondary roads with some paved sections and some gravel sections. View Trans Canada Trail Map

Yonge Street Trail - 1.5 km

Level of Difficulty - Intermediate 

This trail is a natural ground trail through mature forest. Yonge St. is in the west end of town, off Main St. W. Turn south (away from the lake) and when you meet Townline Rd. keep to your right. This is the Yonge St. Extension. At the end, there is a turnaround area where you can park. This trail can take about 30 minutes to walk. Please remain on the trail as private lands border the trail. Estimated cycle time: 10 minutes. View Yonge Street Trail Map

Lions Lookout Trail - 1.3 km

Level of Difficulty - Intermediate 

The Lions Lookout Trail can be accessed at the Forbes Hill Dr and Camp Kitchen Road intersection behind the Active Living Centre at the Canada Summit Centre. The trail follows Camp Kitchen Road along the Muskoka River to Fairy Lake. It then crosses the Portage Flyer railway tracks and heads up a steep slope to the top of the sports track. The trail continues around the track and along the roadway to Forbes Hill Dr. The view from the top of the track across Fairy Lake is magnificent. 


Avery Beach

Located at the foot of Yonge St., this public beach and boat launch provides access to Lake Vernon, Fairy lake and Peninsula Lake. The park area includes parking, outdoor restrooms, a pavilion, picnic area and access to the Hunter's Bay Trail.

Downtown Docks

Located on the Muskoka river just behind the Main St., the downtown docks allow boaters to dock their vessels and explore the downtown sector. The beautifully landscaped park area makes for a great place to enjoy a picnic.

For a complete list of local parks, trails and outdoor facilities click here.

For a map of Huntsville's parks and beaches click here.

*Please visit the Muskoka Trails Council website for further information, including a Huntsville Trail Guide and maps.