Innisfil, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada

Innisfil is a town on the western shore of Lake Simcoe in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada; 80 kilometres north of Toronto. Historically it was a rural area but being near Toronto changed it and now we find an important residential development there; there are lots of cottages all along the lake shore with permanent residents. The name Innisfil comes from the Irish, it’s an ancient mythological name for Ireland. The town comprises a lot of communities who were added along the years. One of them, Cookstown, is a hub of antique specialty stores and outlet shopping. The town has a number of beach ends and small parks throughout Innisfil that have access to Lake Simcoe for swimming.

Tips

I you like summer activities, visit Innisfil Beach Park where you can access to Lake Simcoe for swimming, boating, fishing and winter recreation. You also will find three soccer fields, two baseball diamonds, a public boat launch and accessible playground facilities and during the winter, ice fishers may use the boat launch to drop off and pick up their fishing huts.
Another interesting places to visit are Leonard’s Beach or Centennial Park where you can find covered pavilions, accessible playground equipment and a small pond. Both places are open all year long.
If you like picnics, visit the South Innisfil Arboretum, you can also do bird watching, walking and snowshoeing.

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