Downtown Port Carling - Discover Muskoka: Plan Your Trip

Discover Muskoka: Plan Your Trip

Muskoka Lakes

Downtown Port Carling

Port , Carling, ON


Located on the Indian River, between Lake Muskoka and Rosseau, downtown Port Carling is known as the “Hub of the Lakes” and is filled with opportunities to shop, dine and explore. 

Explore the historic Hazelwood Trail, a 2.5km moderate hike that offers beautiful views of a large beaver pond. Take a refreshing swim at one of the 3 beaches in Port Carling: Archdekin Park, Hannah Park, and Indian River Park. Don’t miss the boat cruises Sunset Cruises and Muskoka Cruises departing from the locks in Port Carling, and make sure to view The Wall, a mosaic of 9028 tiles showcasing photos of the past. Visit the Muskoka Lakes Museum to explore a vibrant collection of artifacts and interactive exhibits. Take a stroll through Port Carling to discover unique shops and dining options such as Turtle Jack’s, York & Mason, Gato Gato, Beveragino, Coop Wicked Chicken, and PIE Wood Fire Pizza. Finally, treat yourself to some ice cream at Muskoka Chills.

Add downtown Port Carling to the bucket list and you will see why it is one of Muskoka’s top spots.