On the western edge of South Georgian Bay lies the four-season-pet-friendly-playground of Meaford, ON. Art, history, natural sights and sounds, this magical little municipality has it all! We’ve highlighted the must dos in Meaford this season so you won’t miss out on anything. Please make sure to plan before you go and always follow public health guidelines.
The Trout Hollow trail is a path that meanders along Bighead river. Running through woodlands, across vast meadows, and babbling streams. This trail offers beautiful scenery and an easy stroll through the wilderness. Walking the Trout Hollow trail is the perfect outdoor activity and must do for all ages!
Coffin Ridge Winery is a boutique winery overlooking Georgian Bay that produces high quality, small batch wine made primarily from hand-planted, hand-picked grapes. Enjoy a wine tasting on the deck in the sun, or in one of their outdoor bubbles! Make sure to make a reservation before visiting.
With many amazing shows and events, Meaford Hall is highly recommended for a stop when in town. Socially distanced and mask-mandatory, events start back up April 8th, 2021. Click HERE to find out what’s happening at the Hall.
A wonderful museum located steps from the waterfront. This museum boasts treasured historical artifacts, artwork and items of significant historical value. In the souvenir shop they even sell tasty local jams, jelly and honey. Admission is by donation!
One of the most scenic lookouts in the area is located north west of Meaford. From this lookout you can see the beautiful landscapes along Georgian Bay to Blue Mountain and beyond. It is also a stop on Meaford’s Big Red Chair Tour in the spring/summer time.
Meaford is a place where you and your furry friend are more than welcome! With extensive dog-friendly trails and dog parks, it’s easy to enjoy the outdoors here. The Beautiful Joe Leash-Free dog park is a must do and includes two different fenced-in areas (one for small dogs and the other for larger dogs)! With your dog on leash, head down the road and stop at Beautiful Joe Park which sits on the banks of the BigHead River. Learn about “Beautiful Joe” and how he became famous while you gaze over the freestone river full of trout.
Planning to visit South Georgian Bay in the near future? Please contact individual businesses to confirm method and hours of operation and plan ahead by making reservations when possible. Visit our “Know Before You Go” page by clicking here.