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

Cave Exploration

Cave Exploration

Because of the Niagara Escarpment rock surrounding the Beaver Valley, caves and crevices exist throughout the region. There are many incredible caving places to explore in Grey and Bruce from Nottawasaga and all the way to  the tips of the Bruce Peninsula. There is so...

Meaford Harbour

Meaford Harbour

Overview The harbour in Meaford has always been an important part of the town from the time the first settlers arrived in the early 1830’s, at what was then known as Peggy’s Landing. Mills and industries were erected along the shore and, because the water was the only...

Nottawasaga Lookout Provincial Nature Reserve

Nottawasaga Lookout Provincial Nature Reserve

Overview One thing that this area is known for is an amazing nature that surrounds us. We are so lucky to get the opportunity to watch the leaves change throughout the seasons and the various crops grow and produce. But the best part is getting to explore the hidden...

William’s Lake

William’s Lake

https://youtu.be/rrrm7W2Y-MA Lake Characteristics Williams Lake is a large 148-acre clover shaped lake which features a public beach with boat launch on the south side of the lake. The lake is spring fed and is aqua in colour. It is popular for boating and fishing and...

Walter’s Falls

Walter’s Falls

When you visit Walter’s falls you will discover it is in a different setting than most of the other larger waterfalls in our area.  It is not in a park or conservation area, but rather on private property in the village of Walters Falls where the owners of the...

Inglis Falls

Inglis Falls

The next time you are planning a family drive or day trip you may want to consider Inglis Falls your destination or a stopping off point. It is one of the many conservation areas in the Niagara Escarpment, located in the southeastern portion of Owen Sound. You can...

Georgian Bay

Georgian Bay

Life on the Water Though it is often taken for granted, many people are extremely fortunate to live in an area that is surrounded by water. The beauty of Georgian Bay is breathtaking as it provides amazing scenery year round. In the warm summer months, the water is...

The Mary Ward – A Famous Shipwreck

The Mary Ward – A Famous Shipwreck

Georgian Bay Georgian Bay is well known as a great summer playground, with lots of opportunities for all types of water activities.  The many beaches and harbors attract large numbers of tourists during the warm weather. There are a few stretches along the southern...

Exploring Old Baldy

Exploring Old Baldy

https://youtu.be/v_0rtQ_cs54   Overview If you want to see Old Baldly and are traveling from Highway 10, you should head for Flesherton.  From downtown turn right onto Grey Road 4 for about 3 km then onto Grey Road 13.  You will see a sign Eugenia Falls...

Lake Eugenia

Lake Eugenia

https://youtu.be/p5AqPEEy_EI History of Lake Eugenia The artificially made Lake Eugenia was created in 1915. The Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario moved the power plant, which was formerly owned by the Georgian Bay Power Company, and flooded approximately...

Exploring Hogg’s Falls

Exploring Hogg’s Falls

https://youtu.be/3s_7hXILBwQ   Overview These falls are in a forest preserve in the upper Beaver Valley, just east of Flesherton and close to Eugenia Falls. They are a smaller waterfall, wild and unspoiled by human intervention that is not as well known as some...

Eugenia Falls

Eugenia Falls

  There are a number of beautiful and remarkable waterfalls you can visit in our area. Located on Grey Road 13 is one that is visited regularly. Eugenia Falls, which is found in the village of Eugenia, can be reached from Flesherton by taking the Highway 4...

Exploring Epping Lookout

Exploring Epping Lookout

Overview This lookout is a popular place in the Beaver Valley to stop for a break, stretch your legs, admire the view, take pictures or to have a picnic lunch.  It is located on the western side of the valley on Grey Road 7 that extends from Hwy. 26 in Meaford to Grey...

Beaver River

Beaver River

https://youtu.be/i9GJFxonUOg Overview The gentle Beaver River was named for the many Beaver found along its 40 kilometers. The River was used as a transportation route throughout the 19th century from Georgian Bay inland to the...