Bala Muskoka Ontario - This is Muskoka at its very best!
The wide open sky, the clean relaxing waters, the rugged landscape, all waiting for your arrival. Bala is built around the junction of Lake Muskoka and the Moon River; with the wilds of nature on our doorstep and recreational activities all around, Bala will comfortably remove you from the hectic pace of everyday life. Bala area Hotels, Inns, Motels, Lodges, and Bed & Breakfasts offer excellent accommodations. We have many good eating establishments & special events for you to enjoy. The people of Bala are warm & welcoming, the surroundings are beautiful.
Activities abound for every outdoor enthusiast. Canoe, sail or motor about our endless waterways. Golf, swim, water ski, snowmobile, roller skate, hike or dance the night away at The Kee.
"The Town of Bridges" welcomes you to a leisurely escape. Explore the Bala Museum featuring Lucy Maud Montgomery. Attend some nearby theatres & attractions or simply marvel at the scenery. We're easy to find & very hard to leave.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Lucy Maud Montgomery, famous for Anne of Green Gables, also wrote a Muskoka novel, The Blue Castle, after a Bala holiday in 1922. A visit to the Bala Museum will provide insights into how much Muskoka meant to Lucy Maud Montgomery at a stressful period in her life. (She wrote: "Bala is a dear spot. Somehow I love it. It has the flavour of home. The Bala Museum features one of the best Anne of Green Gables gift shops in Canada!