Natural Treasures

Waterfalls, Caves, Lookouts

You’ll never be bored when you move to Grey County! With so much beautiful landscape, there is always something to explore. Below, you’ll find a comprehensive list of local waterfalls, lakes, caves, trails, and lookouts, so go ahead and take a look to get a better idea of what there is to see & do. You can also contact us at Sea & Ski Realty to find out more about some of the best sites to check out. We’re long-time locals, and we’re always happy to share more information about this great area!

Map of Natural Treasures

Natural Treasures

Thornbury Fish Ladder

In 1960, the Thornbury fish ladder was added to the Thornbury dam to help fish get up and down stream. The fish ladder was the first fish ladder built in Ontario and took $320,000 to build. The fish ladder, also known as a fish lock, works the same way as the...

McGowan Falls

55HR+P6 Durham, West Grey, ON Overview Beautiful McGowan falls is located in the Durham conservation area within a scenic tree lined area. The falls are a perfect spot to view any season because of the easy parking lot accessibility. During the summer the spot is...

Irish Lake

Municipality of Grey Highlands South of Markdale, Ontario Overview Irish Lake is a 65 acre lake located in the Municipality of Grey Highlands South of Markdale, Ontario. This non-motorized lake has approximately 50 cottages surrounding it. With a maximum depth of 20...

Duncan Caves

The Blue Mountains, ON N0H 1J0 Located in Duncan Escarpment Provincial Park just off of Side Road 9 you will find the hidden gem, Duncan Caves, a 6.5 mile trafficked loop trail that features beautiful wild flowers and stunning views of the escarpment. This crevice was...

Jones Falls

717875 ON-6, Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N7 Overview Jones Falls is a beautiful waterfall to visit this winter, or anytime of the year.  We found a special kind of beauty during the winter season though.  If you aim to make the trek down to the bottom of the falls, you will...

Clendenan Dam

10th Line, Clarksburg, ON, CA Overview Clendenan Dam is a hidden gem in Grey County but also a necessary part of the Beaver River. The dam is needed for flood control of the Beaver River and is a part of the Grey Sauble Conservation Area. The dam is used to prevent...