Our Area

Updated: May 26 17
 Created: Jun 06 16

Canoe pulled up on lake shore

ABOUT THE AREA

Updated: May 31 17
 Created: Jun 06 16

The Railway Station in Barry's Bay Visitor information provided year-round in our lovingly preserved railway station.  See the Railway Museum and Art Exhibits as well.
AlgonquinEast.com Events, business directory and information for Barry's Bay and the area east of Algonquin Park.
Ottawa Valley Tourism Association Loaded with information about the area, accommodations, dining, shopping, events and area activities.
Township of Madawaska Valley General information about activities, businesses and events in the area.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Updated: May 26 17
 Created: Jun 06 16

Algonquin Park Algonquin, the first provincial park in Ontario, protects a variety of natural, cultural, and recreational features and values. As one of the largest provincial parks, Algonquin is diverse and offers something for nearly everyone.
Snow Country!
OFSC District 6
The go-to site for information about snowmobiling and clubs in this area.
Bonnechere Caves Guided tours of Ontario's Natural Underground Wonder. Reservations not necessary.
Barry's Bay Outfitters Selling and renting quality kayaks, canoes, sailboats and outdoor gear, including fishing rods and reels.
Madawaska River Rentals Flatwater and Whitewater Tandem and Solo Canoe & SUP(stand-up paddleboard) rentals located in Quadeville on the Lower Madawaska, a few minutes from Palmer Rapids Whitewater Park.
The Homestead at Wolf Ridge Golf Course The newest 18-hole golf course in the Upper Ottawa Valley also includes an driving range.  Located on Hwy 60, just west of Killaloe.
Opeongo Hills Nordic Ski Club Twelve kilometers of groomed classic and skate ski trails through rolling wilderness terrain.
Madawaska Kanu Centre In its 40th season of teaching whitewater paddling and organizing fun rafting trips for the entire family.
Hydes Bay Model Railway Model railway layout that features many hand-built features including a coal mine and sawmill, as well as the trains. Open Fri & Sat 1 pm to 4 in July & August.  See a video here.

ARTS & CRAFTS

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 Created: Jun 06 16

The Railway Station in Barry's Bay Curated exhibitions of works by local artists. Themed group shows as well as one-person shows year-round. Cards, prints and other local art for sale.
Wilno Craft Gallery Located in Canada's first Polish Settlement, the Wilno Craft Gallery features a selection of 100% Canadian works including many local artists and artisans. Open seven days a week in summer, Fri Sat & Sun in winter.
Grumblin' Granny's A Mystical Journey Around the World! Handcrafted items from around the world.
Madawaska Valley Studio Tour The Madawaska Valley Studio Tour offers the art and craft lover a thoroughly enjoyable weekend. Explore picturesque rural roads at the height of autumn colour. Browse 15 country studios filled with the exciting work of 25 talented artisans and artists.
Gift it Gray Unique gift shop in the heart of Barry's Bay, formerly The Vintage Shoppe.

Where to Eat

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 Created: May 21 17

Wilno Tavern Restaurant This historic pub features hearty Polish fare, as well as a traditional Canadian menu.  The decor features art by local artists and local antique tools. 
The tavern is famous for vibrant entertainment – Tuesday Nite Blues Jam, as well as rock, country, jazz or folk bands on weekends.
Stay with us and receive a voucher for 10% off at the renowned Wilno Tavern.
Charlie D's Popular food truck featuring Poutine with Personality, Charbroiled Angus burgers, Ullrich’s deli sausages, fabulous fries, and Bev’s surprises. Tracey's old-fashioned premium ice cream, movie rentals, free wi-fi.
Bent Anchor Delightful outdoor setting on the banks of the Madawaska River - roofed area or open patio. Summery salads, burgers and buns, wraps and snacks and delicious dinner options. Live music on summer weekends.
Vito's Pizzeria Great pizza and Italian dishes. Licenced.  Eat in or take-out.
Madawaska Coffee Small independent roastery produces top-quality coffee of unparalleled freshness.  Espresso based drinks served to go or on our patio.

REAL ESTATE

Updated: Jun 06 16
 Created: Jun 06 16


Queenswood National Real Estate Ltd. Interested in purchasing your own piece of paradise in the area? Real estate agent Barb Kraft-Kuiack will work tirelessly to help you achieve your goal!