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A Guide to In and Around Owen Sound


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The Scenic City

Owen Sound’s reputation as the ‘Scenic City’ is well earned. Everywhere you look and every turn you take, there are beautiful surroundings. From the jutting cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment to the blue-green waters of Georgian Bay and the limitless green between. Owen Sound is filled with heritage, character, recreation, and beauty. A place you want to be.

Paddling the Sydenham

Paddling the Sydenham

Looking for a scenic paddle? The inner harbour of Owen Sound is one to try. Set out from one of the boat launches or the city marina and travel to the harbour and the Sydenham River. While paddling you will pass many iconic Owen Sound sites such as the Bayshore Community Centre, Kelso Beach and the grain elevators.  Read More

Visit the Jumping Chinook

Visit the Jumping Chinook

Visit the chinook salmon as they battle their way up the river to the Mill Dam fish ladder and beyond.  Read More

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Oct 24, 2020
Owen Sound
The Rob Elder Trio is bringing LIVE MUSIC back to Owen Sound! It's been a long crazy year and we hope to alleviate some stress with love and mu
Oct 30, 2020
Owen Sound
Costume Contest Car Decorating Contest Treat Bags
Nov 21, 2020 - Jan 2, 2021
Owen Sound
The Festival of Northern Lights is a lighted display festival that takes place annually from mid-November to early January with more than 400 displ
Sep 18, 2021 - Sep 19, 2021
Beautiful and rarely seen automobiles will herald in a new tradition of distinction and elegance on the shores of Georgian Bay. On Septem