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Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada

Locks 42 to 45 – Couchiching to Port Severn

Map of Locks 42 to 45
Map of Locks 42 to 45
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Attractions:

  1. Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site – Commemorates the life and achievement of Dr. Henry Norman Bethune, a battlefront surgeon, activist, humanitarian, inventor, teacher, and artist. The historic site explores the roots and examines the legacy of this international hero

  2. Mnjikaning Fish Weirs National Historic Site – ‘Mnjikaning' (“man-jik-a-ning”) is a word in Ojibway, the language of the Chippewas of Mnjikaning First Nation, meaning “place of the fish fence”. Some 5,000 years ago, the installation of the first fish fences was under way at what is now the Atherley Narrows. Visitors can enjoy a self-guided walk and learn the fascinating history of the Mnjikaning Fish Weirs.

  3. Big Chute Marine Railway
    Big Chute Marine Railway
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    Big Chute Marine Railway – The only marine railway of its kind in North America, visitors can enjoy watching boats being transported over land in a huge, open carriage. Picnic tables are available.

  4. Ste. Marie Among the Hurons
    Ste. Marie Among the Hurons
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    Ste. Marie Among the Hurons – A unique historical experience which will delight and intrigue people of all ages. Visitors explore a recreated, 17 th century French Jesuit mission headquarters and experience the interaction of the French and native Wendat (Huron) nation.

  5. Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre – Designated as a RAMSAR Wetland of International Importance and an Important Bird Area, the centre is home to an abundant diversity of bird species. Visitors to the Wye Marsh may canoe through the marsh, stroll numerous trails, or bird watch from the observation tower.

  6. Georgian Bay Islands National Park – One of five national parks found within Ontario, this park offers magnificent islands with spectacular landscapes, diverse habitats and the rugged beauty of the Canadian Shield. Visitors coming to the park without a boat can partake in Day Trips where the park offers boat rides to Beausoleil Island. Camping and hiking at the park are great ways to spend some of your holidays.

    Georgian Bay Islands National Park
    Georgian Bay Islands National Park
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For more information please contact:

Honey Harbour, Port Severn & District Chamber of Commerce
(705) 756-4863
www.hhpsacofc.ca

Simcoe County – Huronia Tourism Association
(705) 726-9300 ext 220 or 1-800-487-6642
www.county.simcoe.on.ca

Muskoka Tourism
1-800-267-9700
http://www.discovermuskoka.ca/