Joel Stone Beach
Features a splash pad, pirate themed playground, and a sandy beach.
Water St, Gananoque

Grass Creek Park
A local favourite! Features a sand beach, picnic areas, play equipment, a pavilion, parking, washrooms, a boat launch.


Town Park
It is located in the centre of town. The play structure and swings can provide hours of entertainment for children. There are also many events hosted here during the summer months such as craft fairs, pirate festival and many more!
30 King St E

Active Sports

Take the kids on an adventure

Cultural Activities

1000 Islands History Museum
Featuring cultural and natural history of Gananoque and the 1000 Islands region. For children, there is a new interactive activity that gives you the sensation that you’re driving a boat around Boldt Castle. It feels like you’re really there!
125 Water St. Gananoque

1000 Islands Boat Museum
The Canadian 1000 Islands Boat Museum will narrate the heritage of the St. Lawrence River, the 1000 Islands, and the magic spirit of the region. The collection is the core of the Museum, around which the galleries, boat shop, programming and kids workshop have been developed.
125 Water St.

Nature Exploration

Mallorytown Landing – Main Site of Thousand Islands National Park
Playground, beautiful views, short trails, and an explorer program that runs 10-4 Thursday-Monday. Snakes, turtles and other local wildlife on view.
1121 Thousand Islands Parkway (401 exit 675)

Jones Creek
Trail network of Thousand Islands National Park. Wildlife viewing, Lookout points, Scenic wetland boardwalk, Geocaches.
1270 Thousand Islands Parkway (401 exit 675 or 685)

Charleston Lake Provincial Park
The perfect place to camp or spend the day for the whole family! At Charleston Lake, you have a variety of activities to choose from such as swimming, boating, fishing and wildlife viewing.
148 Woodvale Road, Lansdowne

Gananoque Walking Trails
A Fun and active way to see the town. Walk (or bike) on the trails to see some of the beautiful sights of Gananoque!
10 King St East, Gananoque

Landon Bay
Walking trails with lookout over the St Lawrence, Flower Garden, Campground, and Wildlife Sanctuary. Part of the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve. Has a pool for swimming.
302 Thousand Islands Parkway

Other Attractions

1000 Islands Tower
After being elevated 140 meters up to one of the 3 observation decks, you are able to see some of the amazing views of the 1000 islands.
716 Highway 137, Hill Island, Lansdowne

Petting Zoo at Wendy’s Country Market
The petting zoo at Wendy’s is somewhere you must visit! The petting zoo features pigs, goats, rabbits, and many more friendly animals. Also features a country market with local foods.
Fortune Line rd. in Rideau Lakes, ON

HMG Silver Cinema
A unique movie theatre showing the newest releases and an extensive selection of movie rentals.
345 Herbert St. Gananoque