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Bala and District

Phone : (705) 762-3332
Your Host(s) : Post Office

Bala, ON (Nearby: Torrance, Port Sandfield, Port Carling, Beaumaris, Minett)

Medora Lk
Bala, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Muskoka, Parry Sound and Algonquin Park

Description From Owner:
  • TPop. 490. In Muskoka Lakes T., Dist. Mun. of Musk ok a, on Bala Bay of L. Muskoka and C. Rds. 38 & 169,25.5 km. NW of Bracebridge.
  • . The first settler in 1868 was Thomas Burgess who used the falls on the Musquosh R. to operate a sawmill.
  • The community was known as Musquosh Falls and then Muskoka, but was named Bala in 1871 after Bala Lake in Wales. In 1914 it was incorporated as a town without fIrst becoming a village, and was believed to have been Canada's smallest incorporated town.
  • In 1971 Bala amalgamated with the villages of Port Carling and Windermere and the townships of Card well and Watt to form the T. of Muskoka Lakes.
  • A provincial plaque at Bala describes the Pre-Cambrian Shield, one of the oldest rock formations in the earth's crust, which covers about two-thirds of the surface of Ontario.


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Off the beaten track:
  • Bala Road, 2km
  • Park Beach, 1km
  • Dudley, 3km
  • Bala Park, 3km
  • Whiteside, 5km
  • Medora, 5km
  • Torrance, 5km
  • Darling, 7km
  • Mortimers Point, 6km
  • Roderick, 6km
  • Glen Orchard, 9km
  • Rossclair, 7km
  • Port Sandfield, 11km
  • Port Carling, 11km
  • Redwood, Bala area, 11km
  • Duffy, Gravenhurst area, 10km
  • Ferndale, Bracebridge area, 13km
  • Sahanatien, 10km
  • Gregory, 14km
  • Woodward, 12km
  • Woodington, 15km
  • Barlochan, 11km
  • Brackenrig, 14km
  • Valley Green Beach, 13km
  • Severn Falls, 16km
  • Big Chute, 16km
  • Sunset Beach, Bracebridge area, 13km
  • Thorel House, 17km
  • Buckskin, 17km
  • Morinus, 18km
  • Southwood, 15km
  • Glen Echo, 13km
  • Windermere, 17km
  • Walkers Point, 13km
  • Foot's Bay, 16km
  • Cedar Nook, 16km
  • Rostrevor, 19km
  • Crooked Bay, 16km
  • Swift Rapids, 19km
  • Juddhaven, 20km
  • Dee Bank, 19km
  • Willow Beach, Bracebridge area, 16km
  • Potters Landing, 16km
  • Ufford, 19km
  • Gull Rock, 22km
  • Bardsville, 17km
  • Wood Landing, 19km
  • Hydro Glen, 21km
  • Inverness Lodge, 21km
  • Bent River, 23km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Leech Lake, 1km
  • Spiers Lake, 2km
  • Round Lake, 2km
  • Barrett Lake, 2km
  • Long Lake, 2km
  • Hesners Lake, 2km
  • Bear Lake, 3km
  • Pennsylvania Lake, 3km
  • Island Lake, 4km
  • Dark Lake, 4km
  • Tar Lake, 4km
  • East Brophy Lake, 5km
  • Harts Lake, 5km
  • Medora Lake, 6km
  • The Kettles, 5km
  • Black Lake, 5km
  • Indian Pond, 8km
  • Clear Lake, 6km
  • Butterfly Lake, 8km
  • Ada Lake, 8km
  • Big Otter Lake, 8km
  • Concession Lake, 8km
  • Little Otter Lake, 8km
  • Sawyer Lake, 7km
  • Henshaw Lake, 9km
  • McCaffery Lake, 9km
  • Hardy Lake, 7km
  • Stevenson Lake, 9km
  • Nine Mile Lake, 9km
  • Echo Lake, 8km
  • St. Germaine Lake, 9km
  • Gullwing Lake, 8km
  • Turtle Lake, 10km
  • Thompson Lake, 10km
  • Duffy Lakes, 8km
  • Speiran Lake, 9km
  • Marion Lake, 11km
  • Neilson Lake, 8km
  • Goldstein Lake, 8km
  • Mirror Lake, 11km
  • Brotherson's Lake, 11km
  • Boot Lake, 11km
  • Narrow Lake, 11km
  • Lone Lake, 11km
  • Mosquito Lake, 12km
  • Cain Lake, 12km
  • Bastedo Lake, 11km
  • Silver Lake, 12km
  • Hart Lake, 12km
  • Roderick Lake, 10km