Wasaga Beach

Wasaga Beach resort area runs from Midland to Collingwood.  Wasaga Beach Provincial Park offers popular summer swimming locations.  Wasaga continues to receive the prestigious ‘Blue Flag Rating’ for quality. Beaches like Balm BeachTiny Beach are often considered part of Wasaga Beach area.


Wasaga Beach is located north west of Barrie in Simcoe County (Historic Huronia). The Beach can be reached by going through the towns of Elmvale on Highway 27, or by taking Highway 26 west from Barrie and following the signs. From Collingwood proceed east on Highway 26, and follow the signs. See Wasaga Beach Map

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A road trip around Lake Simcoe including Barrie and Orillia, provides seveval options and with side trips including spectacular fall colour maple sugar bush areas in Simoce County such as Horseshoe Valley Wasaga Beach, Elmvale and Miniesing with recommended events,festivals and fall fairs.

Distance from Toronto: 90 km
Driving Time from Toronto: 1.5 hrs

Featured Wasaga Beach Members

Accommodation Hotels, Resorts & Inns

Attractions in the Wasaga Beach Area

Outdoor Experiences

  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Water skiing
  • Sea-do watercrafts

Fishing Nottawasaga River to Georgian Bay

Fishing Nottawasaga River
Nottawasaga River FMZ 16 tributary map
File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat – Tributaries Map between Alliston and Wasaga Beach. Selected Fishing Regulations for Nottawasaga River,. Wasaga Beach, Ontario,. Fisheries Management Zone 16. Zone 16 

Culture and History

Wasaga Beach Area Tourism Information

Official Town Web Site: Town of Wasaga Beach

Georgian Bay Area Travel and Tourism Information

Ontario road trips around Georgian Bay must include a Wasaga Beach stop.  This is the world’s longest fresh water beach and is a great people watching spot in addition to swimming and sandy beach. 

Nearby resort towns on Georgian Bay are Collingwood | Midland | Penetanguishene

Tour Georgian Bay Resort destinations:  Circle tour with a Georgian Bay road trips