Parry Sound

Parry Sound

Located on the shores of Georgian Bay, the town of Parry Sound, sometimes called “The Sound,” boasts incredibly outdoor activities, including canoeing, kayaking and hiking, as well as intriguing museums, beaches and a performing arts centre.

Explore the famous 30,000 Islands aboard the Island Queen Cruise in Parry Sound. The stunning scenery throughout the region attracts visitors from around the world to experience its marine heritage sites, lighthouses, towering cliffs and clear, sparkling waters.

Map of Parry Sound

Where is Parry Sound?

The town of Parry Sound is located on the eastern shore of Georgian Bay, about 125 kilometres north of Barrie.

Travel to Parry Sound by car from Toronto, with easy access from Highway 400. Bus service is provided by Ontario Northland and rail service by VIA Rail. You can also fly into Parry Sound Municipal Airport via small commercial flights or charter flights with Georgian Bay Airways.

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Things to do in Parry Sound

Have fun at the beach

Waubuno Beach is located at the end of Prospect Street and features shallow waters, soft sand, seasonal lifeguards and facilities, making it a perfect spot for the summer.

Dine lakeside and enjoy local drinks

Relax with delicious comfort foods and a great view of Georgian Bay at Tailwinds Bar & Grill or try ales and lagers at Trestle Brewing Company.

Explore nature

Go camping, bird watching and hiking on coastline and forested trails at Killbear Provincial Park.

Visit a hockey legend museum

Step into the world of sports at the Bobby Orr Hall of Fame with educational materials and memorabilia celebrating athletes and others associated with Parry Sound.

Attend a classic concert

Chamber and classical music lovers will enjoy the Festival of the Sound. Listen to performances by some of the best musicians and conductors at this world-renowned music festival.

Enjoy unique, local shopping

Shop for Indigenous arts and crafts at the Wolf Den or find sustainable clothes made from recycled materials in Tree Chic Eco Boutique.

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Last updated: February 16, 2024

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