Welcome to Lake Eugenia
Lake Eugenia is the only place to be in the summer for boating, fishing, and water sports of all kinds. It’s this vast variety of outdoor recreation that draws people to the lake and entices them to become part of the community. Lake Eugenia is the largest inland lake in the area and is the only lake in Grey Highlands that allows motorized watercraft. With this, it is the perfect getaway for families to enjoy boating, waterskiing, and tubing. Canoers, kayakers, stand-up paddle boarders, and even wind-surfers are of course popular as well as the peacefulness and relaxation it provides. With a constant flow of fresh water running into the lake, it is a gorgeous body of water that offers an abundance of opportunities for recreation and fun for the whole family.
Eugenia Falls is the tallest waterfall in Ontario at a height of 30m, next only to Niagara Falls at a height of 53m. Springtime provides hikers with the best view of the falls as the water is ample and flowing, but wintertime also comes with its own beautiful views of the frozen falls. With hiking trails surrounding these beautiful falls to get many different views of the falls, there is so much so see and photograph. This is a great place for family day trips or afternoon outings to enjoy the fresh air while you’re not on the lake.
Other beautiful areas great for hiking and appreciating nature include Hogg’s Falls and the famous Old Baldy. Cycling is also very popular in the Lake Eugenia area for its got great terrain and spectacular views to enjoy along the ride.
Living on Lake Eugenia
This true 4 season economy offers plenty of opportunities in the area with a variety of outdoor recreation activities during the winter. The Beaver Valley Ski Club provides members and guests with great skiing and snowboarding and is best known for its ski run “Avalanche”: one of the steepest groomed runs in all of Ontario! There are also many popular trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the area as well that offer great terrain and amazing views as you are immersed in the natural beauty that surrounds Lake Eugenia.
Amenities at Lake Eugenia
In the town of Eugenia, you will find a variety of shops, general stores, and restaurants with local foods and products. With several small businesses, you can enjoy quick stops for delicious lunches and tasty treats on your way to the lake or pick up some foods to go for a picnic on your hike. Being surrounded by lots of locally grown foods it comes as no surprise that Eugenia is also home to fine dining as well for those who love great, local cuisine. Also close to amenities such as grocery stores, banks, post offices, and a hospital, as well as larger centres such as Collingwood and Blue Mountain with more stores, boutiques, department stores, large supermarkets, cinemas, and fine dining. Downhill skiing is offered at the Beaver Valley Ski Club which is only a 10-minute drive away.
With lots of outdoor recreation all year round, great local cuisine, and festivals, Lake Eugenia is a fantastic place to be. The Lake is an excellent place for year-round living and also makes a wonderful vacation destination. Because of the area’s beautiful year-round scenery; relaxation abounds! There is no better place in Ontario that offers recreation throughout all four seasons of the year, so what are you waiting for? Come explore, and enjoy Lake Eugenia through this website, or make this your next vacation spot! Only a 2-hour drive from the GTA and 1.5-hour drive from Kitchener/Waterloo.
January Grey Highlands Real Estate Market Report
In the Municipality of Grey Highlands, 10 residential properties were listed in January, 3 fewer than in December, and a 41% reduction from January 2023. 5 homes sold in Grey Highlands this month, up 2 from last month, but slightly less than half the number of sales in the first month of 2023, when there were 11. January’s listing-to-sales ratio in Grey Highlands settled to 65/35 from 80/20 in December. Months of Inventory available dropped to 10 in January, half what it was in December. At this time last year, just 4 months of inventory were on hand in Grey Highlands.