Summer Activities

ATV's and MotorBiking
Discover the rugged terrain of the Magnetawan area on off-road adventure. Feel the exhilaration of driving along an unbeaten path of take smooth ride on one of the many trails. The Municipalities of Magnetawan and Whitestone now allow ATV’s on all municipal roads. The areas north of the village of Magnetawan along the Nipissing Road (Trans Canada Trail) has thousands of acres of forest trails
Boating or Fishing
Bring your own boat of any size to Magnetawan or rent one from some of the many outfitters (see below). Ahmic Lake is at your doorstep with day trips up the Magnetawan River through the locks in the village of Magnetawan. Ride up to Burks Falls on Lake Cecebe and the Magnetawan River (Fees applicable to pass through the locks.) Or, just stay on one of the lakes and do some sight-seeing...taking in the beautiful cottages and homes. You may want to try your hand at fishing while you relax on the water. Bring your own toys and enjoy the fun and exciting family sports of tubing, water skiing or wake boarding.  Fishing is great year round. Walleye, Small mouth Bass, and Pike are species you can catch in Ahmic Lake, surrounding lakes and along the Magnetawan River.
The Ministry of Natural Resources. considers Ahmic Lake to be one of the most well stocked lakes in the Parry Sound District. Bring your own fishing gear, bait and tackle or visit the Magnetawan Bait and Tackle shop for all of your fishing and boating needs.
Boating Packages are offered by:
Ahmic Lake Resort, Ahmic Lake, 1-705-387-3853
Quiet Bay Log Motel, Magnetawan, 1-705-387-1501
Canoeing and Kayaking
You can also explore the waterways by canoe or kayak and listen to the nature or watch the fox and heron, even river otters along the shores. There is the world renown Magnetawan River Canoe Route, plus so many small lakes, streams and rivers to explore This uncrowded area awaits your paddle!
Cycle the Magnetawan Area via Road or Mountain Bike
McKellar via Ardbeg Route - 95 KM   
Starting from Chikopi Road head west on to Hwy 124 (paved shoulder) to Dunchurch 11 km. Turn right onto Hwy 520 north towards Ardbeg 21 km. Then turn left onto Bunny Trail and back to Hwy 124, 23 km. Left onto Hwy 124, 10 km (no paved shoulder) to McKellar. Continue on Hwy 124 from McKellar via Dunchurch back to Chikopi Road, 30 km (paved shoulder).
Ahmic Lake Route - 40.2 KM   
Start from Chikopi Road and head into Magnetawan. Head south on Old Nipissing Road, part of the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) 16.2 km. Turn right on to Ahmic Lake Road, after 18 km you will reach Ahmic Harbour. Then head east 6 km on Hwy 124 back to Chikopi Road. Be careful this route has some rough areas to be repaired.
Lake Cecebe/Midlothian Route - 56.4 KM
Start from Chikopi Road and head into Magnetawan. Head south on Old Nipissing Road, part of the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) 15.6 km. Turn left (at the Cornball Store) onto Midlothian Road (part Gravel Road). Stop at the Screaming Heads for a visit. Continue on Midlothian Road 10km and turn left on to Hwy 520 west 22.6 km and turn right at the four way STOP in Magnetawan. Stay on Hwy 520 to Hwy 124 go west to Chikopi Road 8.2 km.
Highway #124 McKellar to South River Route - 100km
Paved shoulders make this route scenic and safe! Stop in to Magnetawan for refreshments on your trip and check out the sights around town including 4 waterfalls and a hand-operated lift locks.  
This route is 100 km round trip and a nice challenge to the bike enthusiasts!
Mgnetawan is are fortunate to have numerous delightful and challenging golf courses nearby. There are courses with both 9 and 18 holes and all come with stunning views.
Google the area to find out where you can play.


Horseback Riding

There is nothing better than to experience some of our great scenic trails on horseback. Trail packages are offered by Riverside Ranch and includesmall groups by the hour "Western Style" ridingCome explore over two hundred acres of trails in the Chapman Valley.

White Water Rafting
Experience the White Water Rafting on the Magnetawan River, which explodes out of Knöpfli Falls dam pouring its spring loud water out toward Georgian Bay. Magnetawan River is the spring's most exciting rafting experience.  You can book your day through Quiet Bay Log Motel as all tours begin there.



Come Explore

So whether you're a summer cottager, a local resident or up for a fall or winter getaway in Magnetawan your visit is sure to leave you feeling richer, relaxed and well cared for. 
COME EXPLORE Magnetawan.