Experience the Summer

Savour the flavours of Headwaters with so much to see and do

Visit with your family and friends and ‘REAL’ize the many ways to be active, learn and explore the Headwaters region. Uncover the many diverse arts, festivals and events and don’t forget to sample the delicious fresh and local cuisine.


Summertime is fresh fruits and vegetables time in Headwaters!

Summertime is the best time for the most delicious fresh fruits and vegetables in Headwaters. Experience the food and farms first-hand. Connect with the farmers, pick and eat, savour and take away the best of the season.

To plan your trip, visit: Albion Hills Community Farm: http://www.albionhillscommunityfarm.org/

More farms in the Headwaters region:

Amaranth Spring Farms – amaranthsprings.ca

Am Braigh Farm – ambraighfarm.com

Berries4U – berrys4u.wordpress.com

Dixie Orchards – dixieorchards.com

Downey’s Farm Market – downeysfarm.com

Everdale Organic Farm – everdale.org

Fiddle Foot Farm – fiddlefootfarm.com

Mont Wolfe Farm – mountwolfefarm.ca

Rock Garden Farm – rockgardenfarms.ca 

Rockcliffe Farm – rockcliffefarm.ca


Fresh and Local have never been so much fun!

Do you long for some juicy strawberries, apples, carrots, pies or jam? Head over to Heatherlea Farm Shoppe – Butcher, Café and Store where everything is made from scratch. From freshly made pies to a tasty curried chicken wrap. You will not be disappointed. You can even speak with the butcher! Get all your tasty treats to take home. 

Go to https://heatherlea.ca/


Temperance & Temptation Self Navigated Tour

Headwaters has a rich, diverse and proud history that you can explore on your own time at your own pace.  Immerse yourself in the bootlegging history in the region with the Temperance and Temptations self-guided tour. All you need is your vehicle, radio and time to experience the pioneering spirits of Headwaters. Arts and Heritage your way!

Visit https://temperanceandtemptation.ca/self-guided-tours/


Find that one-of-a-kind at Escarpment Escape

Travel back in time this summer where old meets new in this one of a kind antique shop. Their new Coca Cola room has great new ‘finds’ to add to your collection. Continue your quest at Inglewood Antique Market which is just next door. One location, two great shops. To plan your trip, visit https://headwaters.ca/business/escarpment_escape/ and https://headwaters.ca/business/inglewoodantiquemarket/


Satisfy your appetites at the Alton Mill Art Centre – Wine and Food Festival

Experience the magic of Headwaters this summer while feasting on elegant wines and delectable food that will delight the palate. The Alton Mill Art Centre is just the place to be on Sunday, July 21st for the renowned wine and food festival, you won’t want to miss it!

Visit https://headwaters.ca/business/alton_mill_arts_centre/


Albion Hills Conservation Parks Camping

Summer is the time for camping and outdoors lovers will come back to headwaters again and again to have the best camping experience ever. Camp, hike and bike like never before at Albion Hills Conservation Areas, whether for a day or a week, you will find camping and outdoor facilities that will bring your family back to Headwaters year after year. Children will be delighted as they play in the famous Lakeview Splash which is open on weekends all summer long.

Find out more at: Albion Hills Conservation


Photographers and Instagrammers love Headwaters!

Summer, photography and outdoors …the perfect combination. Bring your cameras and GO wild, post and tag us #real_headwaters with the vast array of landscape, scenery and everything nature with family and friends. Satisfy that photography craving with pictures; be the envy of your friends. Post your journey as you follow the Parade of Horses


Spot that Rare Bird at Luther Marsh

Luther Marsh is a part of the Grand Valley Watershed and is one of the most important birding areas in in Ontario. More than 300 species have been recorded there. You may even catch a glimpse of eight rare Ontario birds.

For registration and park informaion go to https://www.grandriver.ca/en/outdoor-recreation/Birding.aspx


Experience the Headwaters Challenge

Whether walking, hiking , rollerblading or running, the Bruce Trail and side trails are the place to be this summer. Trek through Canada’s longest and oldest trail and the bragging rights will be yours. Sign up for one of the features hikes and complete your collection of photographs with beautiful cascading waterfalls along the way.

For more information visit https://brucetrail.org/

 

Just for children, Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail club presents Children’s Treasure Hike, a 2.6 km trek that is sure to please while you collect your treasure and claim the coveted prize.

For more information visit https://dufferinbrucetrailclub.org/childrens-treasure-hike/