Photos

2013 Salmon Tour

Mill Dam & Fish Ladder
You can see the colours changing behind the Mill Dam & Fish ladder!
Jumping Salmon in the Harbour
An Owen Sound visitor, Chaim Alishekevitz, took this photo of a salmon jumping in the harbour.
Photo: Chaim Alishekevitz
Jumping Salmon
A salmon jumping up the Mill Dam & Fish Ladder.
Photo: Pat Bryant

Around the Sound

Fishing off Harbour
Fishing off the Owen Sound harbour wall.
Tom Thomson Art Gallery
Tom Thomson’s Painting ‘Soft Maple in Autumn’, found at the TOM.
Owen Sound Farmer’s Market
Visit the Owen Sound Farmer’s Market, open every Saturday morning.
Downtown Owen Sound
Downtown Owen Sound has plenty of great cafes to check out, as well as free wi-fi throughout the downtown
Downtown Shopping
Take a stroll through downtown Owen Sound and visit the unique shops on 2nd Ave E
Fresh Market Coffee
While you’re at the market, grab a cup of fresh coffee!
Tom with fish Tom Gallery
Tom Thomson, who loved to fish.
Photo: Tom Thomson Art Gallery

Fall Events

MS Chi-Cheemaun
MS Chi-Cheemaun returns to Owen Sound!
Canadian Spirit Festival
Canadian Spirit Festival, September 21-22, 2013.
Photo: Tom Thomson Art Gallery
Owen Sound Ribfest
Owen Sound Ribfest, September 13-15, 2013.
Photo: Owen Sound Ribfest
Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance
Cobble Beach Concours d'Elegance, September 14th, 2013
Photo: Cobble Beach
Sweetwater Music Festival
Sweetwater Music Festival, September 20-22, 2013
Photo: Sweetwater Music Festival

Harrison Park

Watching the salmon run at Harrison Park.
Watching the salmon run at Harrison Park.
Weaver’s Creek Falls, located in Harrison Park.
Weaver’s Creek Falls, located in Harrison Park.
Photo: Ethan Meleg/Grey County Tourism
Black History Cairn
Find the Black History Cairn in Harrison Park, marking the most northern point on the underground railroad.
Harrison Park Playground
Harrison Park has amazing, fully-accessible playgrounds for children of all ages!
Harrison Park Putt n Paddle
Rent a canoe, kayak, or paddle boat and paddle down the Sydenham River with the Salmon!
Harrison Park Bird Sanctuary
Check out the swans and other exotic birds at the Harrison Park Bird Sanctuary.
Photo: Paul Murphy

Inglis Falls

Inglis Falls
Inglis Falls
Photo: Don Sankey
View the falls and hike around Inglis Falls Conservation Area!
View the falls and hike around Inglis Falls Conservation Area!
Photo: Robby Breadner
How many different types of ferns can you find at Inglis Falls?
How many different types of ferns can you find at Inglis Falls?

Mill Dam & Fish Ladder

Mill Dam
Waiting for the salmon to jump at the Mill Dam & Fish Ladder.

On The Water – Georgian Bay & Sydenham River

Fishing in River
Fishing in the Sydenham River.
Photo: James Masters

Paddling the Sydenham River

Canoes at Harrison Park
Rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboat at Harrison Park’s ‘Putt ‘N Paddle’
Photo: Owen Sound Tourism
Paddling to the Mill Dam & Fish Ladder
Paddling to the Mill Dam & Fish Ladder
Photo: Petal Furness
Paddle the tour
Paddle the tour on the Sydenham River and see all the beautiful fall colours.
Photo: Robby Breadner
Paddle the Salmon Tour
Rent a canoe (or bring your own!) and paddle the Salmon Tour.

Salmon Viewing

Salmon Viewing at Harrison Park
Harrison Park is a great location to watch the salmon!

Submit your photo or video

Email your Owen Sound Salmon Photo or Video to vacation@owensound.ca

Bruce Grey Simcoe    Grey Sauble Conservation   Owen Sound