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Embracing Healthy Living in Muskoka's Outdoors

September 22, 2020

Article by Meghan Smith / Photography by Andy Zeltkalns Living a healthy lifestyle can have a broad range of meaning, depending on the audience. What constitutes a balance of physical and mental well-being changes as we age and depends on our stage of life. Whether you enjoy tackling new pursuits, prefer to...

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Preserving the Reign of the Monarch

August 07, 2020

Article and Photography by Heather Douglas With its orange wings and black markings, the Monarch butterfly is one of the most recognizable and studied butterflies in the world. Its annual migration between Canada and Mexico is a well-documented and awe-inspiring feat and its arrival in Muskoka seems to really herald the...

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Take a hike in a good way, that is

July 02, 2020

By John Challis/ Photography by Andy Zeltkahns It took years – millions of them – for humans to evolve the unique set of muscles and skills needed to stand and walk upright. Yet many of us still run out of breath just climbing a flight of stairs. It’s just too handy to...

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Fish for Free on Family Day Weekend

February 12, 2020

Families are invited to go fishing this Family Day Weekend for free.    The Ontario government invites Canadian residents of any age to enjoy fishing in Ontario without having to purchase a licence or carry an Outdoors Card from February 15 to 17. Family Day weekend is the first of four licence-free fishing...

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Climbers Grab On To Winter

November 15, 2019

Article by Matt Driscoll / Photography by Tomasz Szumski Unknown to most but not far off the beaten trail, towers of frozen ice beckon adventurous souls. For decades, climbers have sought the beauty, solitude and the challenge of Muskoka’s ice walls. “It’s an incredible way to get outside and appreciate winter,” says...

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Experience Muskoka in September - Spectacular weather and lots of activities

October 02, 2019

Article by Matt Driscoll Muskoka offers beauty and exhilaration 12 months of the year but many would argue September is when the area shines brightest. The mid-summer heat has dissipated, the bugs have vanished and many of the big crowds have dwindled. Nonetheless, the water and the daytime temperatures will still...

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