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Welcome to Blue Mountain

Welcome to Blue Mountain, known for its amazing four season recreation. The Village at Blue and the hamlet of Craigleith are found in between the mountain and the shores of Georgian Bay. This area has amazing scenery and great ways to experience all that this area has to offer.

Blue Mountain is pretty much synonymous with winter. With over 40 different trails for downhill skiing and snowboarding, Blue Mountain is definitely one of the biggest ski resorts in Ontario.

What most people don’t know is that Blue Mountain is just as popular in the summer months. From hiking and mountain biking to mini put and ropes courses, there’s something to do for every age and skill set. Also during the summer months, the Village at Blue hosts some amazing events and festivals. With a different theme each weekend, there’s always something new and exciting going on.

Here, you will find local information about the history of the Blue Mountains, points of interest and landmarks, activities and things to do including outdoor recreation and winter activities, Blue Mountains area local businesses and local services, local news, information about Real Estate & Properties for Sale in the area and so much more!

The Blue Mountains Community Profile

June Real Estate Market Report

Blue Mountain Amenities

Local Schools

Acorn Montessori Pre School – Thornbury
Beaver Valley Community School – Thornbury
Georgian Bay Secondary School – Meaford

Local Library

L E Shore Memorial Library – Thornbury
The Craigleith Heritage Depot – Craigleith

Nearest Hospital

General & Marine Hospital – Collingwood
Collingwood After Hours Medical Clinic – Collingwood

History of Blue Mountains

It was the spring of 1883 when Charles Rankin was sent to survey the “Wild Land” beyond the Simcoe district.  After establishing a log house for himself in what is now known as Lora Bay, Rankin proceeded to plant a large garden of potatoes west, near the “Blue Hills”, now named the Blue Mountains.  The area he landed and settled upon was later referred to as Rankin’s Landing.  The first potato harvest in 1834 brought in approximately 100 bushels of potatoes; which would have been excellent provisions for the long winter ahead…