Bin Site Transition Plan

June 26, 2020 Update

The District is moving forward with a pilot project in the Township of Muskoka Lakes to service water-access and island residents who have been impacted by the Bin Site Transition Plan.

Beach advisories

Swim Advisory - Gull Lake Rotary Park Beach 

Gravenhurst, ON - Based on beach water samples collected by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) on Monday July 27th, it has been recommended by the SMDHU that Gull Lake Rotary Park Beach be posted with swim advisory signs. The beach itself will remain open to the public.

Wearing a Face Covering in All Indoor Public Spaces

As of July 13, 2020 you will be required to wear a face covering in all indoor public spaces (businesses, organizations and public transit systems) in Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka.

Lakeside Waste Collection Pilot for Water-Access and Island Residents to Start July 5, 2020

June 26, 2020 (Muskoka, ON) – The District of Muskoka is moving forward with a waste collection pilot project to service water-access and island residents in the Township of Muskoka Lakes who have been impacted by the Bin Site Transition Plan.

'We're not out of the woods yet': Muskoka mayors talk COVID-19

MUSKOKA — Optimism, gratitude and safety were the key themes of a webinar among local mayors on June 18, a virtual event sponsored by the Muskoka Lakes Association.

District CAO Announces Resignation

District Chair John Klinck has accepted the resignation the District’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Michael Duben, who is leaving to pursue another career opportunity.  Mr. Duben has been CAO at the District since 2013 and his last official day will be

Ontario Invests in Invasive Species Centre

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Ontario government is protecting the province from the harmful ecological, social and economic effects of invasive species by investing in management and prevention.   

The District of Muskoka Reopens Port Carling Locks for the Season

June 8, 2020 (Bracebridge, ON) - The Port Carling Locks have reopened for the summer season with restrictions in place to protect the health and safety of staff and the community.

COVID-19 Update - Township Provides Update on Outdoor Recreational Amenities

Tuesday May 19, 2020 The township of Muskoka Lakes provided details on new openings around our towns!

Port Carling Locks Reopening

Port Carling Locks Reopening for Summer With Safety Measures in Place

The Port Carling large locks will be open for vessel passage beginning Saturday, May 23, 2020.