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A quick peak at our vibrant communities

Get to know the communities that make up our 1000 Islands playground.

Unique beauty and charismatic charm await within each of the communities that call the 1000 Islands home. See for yourself and discover all the jewels in the 1000 Islands’ crown.

Gan River
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Known as the Gateway to the 1000 Islands, Gananoque is a small town with a big community spirit and a growing arts scene.

Population: 5, 383

Six Schools, Seven parks,

500,000 tourist visits a year

Summer Attractions: 

Paddling, Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Cycling & Public Beaches, Summer Theatre & Live Outdoor Concerts and so much more!

Winter Fun: 

Skating at the Gord Brown 150 Outdoor rink, 

Candy Cane Lane and Festival of Lights

Official Town Website

Home to the famous Lansdowne Fair!


Located in the Frontenac Arch Biosphere, Lansdowne immerses you in a land of farms and fields, and is reminiscent of a simpler time.

Population: 550 

Summer Attractions: 

Charleston Lake Provincial Park,

The Lansdowne Biking Loop, The Lansdowne Fair

Winter Fun: 

Cross-country Skiiing, Ice Fishing

Official Community Website

Experience the heart of the 1000 Islands  within the village of Rockport.

Discover majestic castles and the whispers of a thousand legends as you cruise the breathtaking 1000 Islands.

This wonderfully lush landscape is dotted with luxurious cottages and vast estates. 

Explore the rugged natural beauty of the area, which offers fine dining, local beverages, and quaint, yet welcoming crossroads of retail as you set off from the riverside and discover the countryside.


Summer Fun:  Some of the best freshwater Diving sites in the world and 

Rockport Cruises trip to Boldt Island

Official Community Website


Seeley's Bay

Seeley’s Bay is the first full-service community north of Kingston, at the southern end of the Rideau Corridor. Located just off Highway 15, it sits on a bay a few hundred metres off the main navigation channel of the Rideau Canal.
Nestled at the northwest corner of the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Seeley’s Bay is renowned for its fishing and direct access to the UNESCO designated Rideau Canal.
The area is awash with endless opportunities for hiking, cycling and fishing, making it perfect for those seeking outdoor fun.
Population 212
Official Tourism Website



A charming small village that’s big on natural beauty, Lyndhurst is home to Ontario’s oldest bridge. Built in 1856, it’s still in use today and serves as the unofficial gateway to this charismatic hamlet.
If you’re visiting in the fall, you’re in luck! Each September, the community celebrates the renowned Turkey Fair, which involves hay-stack decoration, petting zoos, fishing contests for kids, crafts and 50/50 draws.
Population 426
Chamber of Commerce Website

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