SERVICES & ASSOCIATIONS
Help When It’s Needed
Chambers of Commerce
Muskoka’s Chambers (Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Huntsville, Georgian Bay, Lake of Bays, and Muskoka Lakes) offer one-stop-shopping for community services information.
The District Municipality of Muskoka is comprised of the following municipalities: Town of Bracebridge, Township of Georgian Bay, Town of Gravenhurst, Town of Huntsville, Township of Lake of Bays and the Township of Muskoka Lakes.
Muskoka is well served by major highways and transit systems, including major bus routes and trains, and area airports are capable of handling large jet aircraft.
NEW Starting September 24, 2012, the Corridor 11 Bus will run Monday to Friday, from Huntsville to Barrie and back, making stops along the way in Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Washago, and Orillia. Seats can be booked ahead by calling Hammond Transportation at 705-645-2583 or tickets can be purchased directly from the driver.
Real Estate Services
Muskoka is a hotbed of real estate opportunities, due largely to the tremendous demand for cottage property. Licensed realtors can provide up-to-the-minute listings of residential and leisure property, as well as general housing information. See Muskoka Tourism Real Estate Members in the Members' Directory.
Business Improvement Areas
Muskoka is full of opportunities for entrepreneurs and business, and most communities have staff equipped to handle economic and business development matters.
Known as "Cottage County," Muskoka has many cottage and lake associations.
RTO 12 - Regional Tourism Organization covering Algonquin Park, Almaguin Highlands, Muskoka, Parry Sound.
Muskoka is a wonderful place to retire to! Visit a cottage country retirement community or retirement residence to find out why!
Muskoka has a wide variety of charitable groups and organizations dedicated to offering assistance. Many also actively look for volunteers.
Muskoka Futures is proud to be Muskoka's Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC). CFDCs support community economic development across Canada by assisting rural communities to strengthen and diversify their economies. Incorporated in 1987, the Muskoka Futures operates throughout the Muskoka region as a community-based, not-for-profit organization partnering with the District of Muskoka, local municipalities, businesses, individuals and other community organizations to promote sustainable economic development.