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Local Attractions Near Rocky Crest Golf Resort
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Festival of the Sound
The Festival of the Sound is a world-renowned chamber and classical music festival in scenic Parry Sound. Founded in 1979 by pianist Anton Kuerti, The Festival has grown to cover three weeks and dozens of concerts, including weekends of jazz and folk music.
Muskoka is consistently named as one of the best places to visit in Canada and the world by publications such as National Geographic, Frommer’s and Reader’s Digest. Muskoka is home to endless natural beauty, providing the perfect backdrop for adventure or escape.
Muskoka Farm & WInery, Bog to Bottle Discovery: tours daily: Take part in a Signature Canadian Experience as you follow cranberries on a guided journey from peat bog to delicious wine! Wine Tasting: Let our knowledgeable staff take you on a journey from dry to dessert. Discover the unique and delicious flavours of Muskoka in a glass! Browse our Wine & Gift Shop: Our store is full of wine, local cuisine, and one-of-a-kind treasures.
Come join us as we cruise through the inner islands of the Big Sound, an area many locals consider to be home to some of the most beautiful islands and channels on the Bay, including the famous Hole in the Wall!
When staying at Rocky Crest you have access to play championship golf at the Lake Joseph Club (705-765-2000), Rocky Crest Golf Club (705-375-4368) and Grandview's O'Meara Golf Course (705-788-9978). We recommend booking tee times prior to arrival to avoid disappointment.
The 4,700-acres of Crown land is bedrock and wetlands, with trees and bushes that are stunted in height. For star-gazers this means a spectacular 360 degree view of the night sky, unhampered by light pollution. Even an amateur’s telescope can see the rings of Saturn.
Muskoka’s steamship heritage is older than Canada. The first ship steamed Lake Muskoka in 1866. She is North America’s oldest operating mail steamship. Wenonah II, a modern interpretation of a traditional steamship, is named in honour of Wenonah, the first steamship to sail Lake Muskoka. Before or after sailing, visit the Discovery Centre.
Muskoka Lakes Cycling Route
Starting and ending in the beautiful town of Bala, Ontario’s cranberry capital, this 95km track will test your strength and endurance with two significant climbs. Be sure to stop in Port Caling and admire ‘The Wall’, the world’s largest picture mosaic. You might come across the village moose near Windermere.
Waters Edge at Lake Joseph Club
Open during the summer season only enjoy incredible dining at one of the most popular stops on the lakes of Muskoka. 5 minute boat ride from Sherwood Inn.
Explorer's Edge Region
Gorgeous natural landscapes form the backdrop for hundreds of incredible things to see and do in the great Canadian wilderness just north of Toronto. Hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, paddling, skating, golf, snowmobiling and more – it’s waiting for you here in the Explorers’ Edge region of Ontario. Not to mention unique attractions, festivals and events! Do it all and more when you plan your next incredible vacation getaway.
Set on an island between the locks, the Muskoka Lakes Museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts and interactive exhibits that provide a colourful glimpse into the way things were.
Parry Sound's 30m high observation tower provides stunning 360 degree views of the harbour Georgian Bay. After taking 130 steps up, you will be able to gaze down upon boats, float planes and barges, and the famous Canadian Pacific Railway trestle bridge below you.