NameGravenhurst Narrows (Lighthouse Island) lighthouse
AddressMidland ON
CategorySights / Landmarks / Museums

The area surrounding Lake Muskoka was inhabited by the Ojibwa before the arrival of European settlers, and the lake is believed to be named for Mesqua Ukee, a tribal chief whose name means 'not easily turned back in the day of battle'. The first white man known to have crossed Lake Muskoka was Lieutenant Henry Briscoe of the Royal Engineers, who transited the area in 1826 looking for a route across Upper Canada that was less prone to attack than sailing along the St...
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Visitor Info
Gravenhurst Narrows Lighthouse is best seen by boat. Boat rentals are available at Allport Marina. Sightseeing cruises offered by Muskoka Steamships from Gravenhurst pass by the lighthouse. The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.

Coordinates44.95489, -79.40636
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