Tourism Attractions

Tourism Attractions2018-01-19T11:47:01+00:00

Arts & History

While you’re here, make sure to check out some of our must-see attractions including:  Camani’s Screaming Heads Outdoor Art Installation, The Burk’s Falls Arts Centre and our two Heritage Centres!  Click on the images below to learn more!

Magnetawan River

The Magnetawan River played a crucial role in the settlement and growth of Burk’s Falls and surrounding area.  Retrace the steps of our forefathers – start at the Burk’s Falls Welcome Centre  and walk over the covered foot bridge along the Heritage River Walk Trail (Check out the Heirtage River walk APP for IOS and Android).  Launch your boat at the docks and enjoy a ride on over 40Km of calm, navigable waters and through 3 lakes (Midlothian, Cecebe and Ahmic).

Parks & Water Access

Burk’s Falls, Armour Township and Ryerson Township welcome you to enjoy our many parks, recreation areas and water access points.  View all of these locations on the map by clicking here!

Burk’s Falls & Area Bike Routes

The Almaguin Highlands welcomes cyclists!  The road cycling routes listed below have been hand picked by the local Almaguin in Motion (AIM) cycling group.  Most of these routes feature good quality pavement, and a fairly low traffic – which lets you enjoy the region safely and at your own pace.  Make sure to keep an eye on the Strava cycling app for time trial segments – some of the local experts are looking for new challengers!  Make sure to review the ride descriptions in the links below – they will tell you if the ride has gravel or is fully paved.

AIM Triangle

Distance: 65.7KM

AIM Triangle

Distance: 65.7 km
Elevation Gain: +571M

The AIM Triangle is the signature route for the Almaguin in Motion (AIM) recreational cycling group.  This route features a blend of secondary provincial highways and low traffic, paved municipal roads.

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Sand Lake Loop

Distance: 63.2KM

Sand Lake Loop

Distance: 63.2 KM
Elevation Gain: +593M

The Sand Lake Loop (AKA George’s Loop) almost nudges up against the back country entrance to Algonquin Park.  This route contains approximately 4KM of gravel.

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Burk's Falls to Parry Sound Loop

Distance: 164 km

Burk's Falls to Parry Sound Loop

Distance: 164 km
Elevation Gain: +1176M

The Burk’s Falls to Parry Sound Loop is perfect for an ambitious one day ride, or more comfortable overnight ride with a stop over in Parry Sound on Georgian Bay.  Special attention should be given along highway 518 due to winding sections and poor sight lines.

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Burk's Falls - Katrine Mini Loop

Distance: 21 KM

Burk's Falls to Katrine Mini Loop

Distance: 21.1Km
Elevation Gain: +223M

The Burk’s Falls – Katrine Mini Loop is a perfect way to check out the Burk’s Falls Area and take in two villages in an afternoon.  This ride is great for a family afternoon ride, or a quick workout for cycling enthusiasts.

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Pickerel Lake Loop

Distance: 27.6KM

Pickerel Lake Loop

Distance: 27.6KM
Elevation Gain +227M

The Pickerel Lake Loop is best enjoyed with a short swim on pickerel lake at the half-way point.  This route contains approximately 4KM of gravel.

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Screaming Heads Loop

Distance: 48.4KM

Screaming Heads Loop

Distance: 48.4KM
Elevation Gain +431M

Looking to check out the Screaming Heads Outdoor art installation on your cycling journey?  Turn it in to an afternoon ride and also take in Burk’s Falls and Magnetawan.  This route contains approximately 5KM of gravel.

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Doe Lake Loop

Distance: 40.3KM

Doe Lake Loop

Distance: 40.3KM
Elevation Gain +431M

The Doe Lake Look encircles all three sections of Doe Lake and has a few opportunities for a mid-ride dip.  This route contains approximately 3KM of gravel.

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Explore Burk's Falls Loop

Distance: 6.4KM

Explore Burk's Falls Loop

Distance: 40.3KM
Elevation Gain +68M

Check out all Burk’s Falls has to offer on this quick, family friendly ride.  this route also intersects with the heritage river walk trail which is mountain bike friendly.

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