Passport Stop 4

colpoy’s bay boat dock

GPS: 44°46’59.8”N 81°07’27.4”W

detourmotorcycle friendlybicycle friendly

Return Trip Time: 15 to 30 Minutes

Level: Easy to Medium

The Clue: Park at the boat dock!

More Info & Historical Significance: Colpoy’s Bay is just north of Wiarton and provides stunning views if the Niagara Escarpment.  This lakeside village, founded in 1863, stretches along the shores of Georgian Bay.  Once home to sawmills, a general store, church and community centre, the village also has a pier, a classic place to fish or take photographs of a wide swath of the Niagara Escarpment that dominates both side of Colpoy’s Bay.

top 3 things to do while you’re here:

  1. Go for a hike at the Spirit Rock Conservation Area in Wiarton.
  2. Visit the famous Wiarton Willie prognosticator in his home.
  3. Make your way to Bluewater Park and take in the breathtaking views of the Escarpment.

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