About Our Community
The Town of Parry Sound is the world-renowned jewel of the 30,000 Islands on Georgian Bay.
Located on Hwy 400 approximately 2 hours north of Toronto, and 2 hours south of Sudbury, Parry Sound hugs the shores of the world's largest freshwater archipelago, known as the 30,000 Islands. In 2004,UNESCO designated the area as a World Biosphere Reserve, the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve.
Parry Sound is rich in arts, culture and heritage. The Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts and Bobby Orr Hall of Fame are home to the international summer music festival, the Festival of the Sound. The Hall of Fame pays tribute to home-town hockey hero, Bobby Orr.
The 6 km Rotary and the Algonquin Regiment Fitness Trail is a waterfront trail linking to the North Shore Rugged Trail. Stop along the way for a quick swim in sparkling, clean waters or enjoy a picnic at Waubuno Beach or catch a breath-taking sunset over the Bay.
If you are looking for an outstanding vacation destination, you will find it all in Parry Sound!