The community of Baysville is a tiny village on the Muskoka River at the narrows of Lake of Bays. This village is the southern gateway to the township from Toronto through to Algonquin Park and towards Ottawa. This tiny village of approximately 350 permanent residents is part of Muskoka, a well known getaway for city dwellers. Once upon a time historic Hollywood stars and entertainers would pass through on their way to stay at the famous Bigwin Resort.
Baysville has heritage sites along with buildings of great historical significance. Once a stopover village of many different hotels and a mill this spot once was a very significant lumber town.
Baysville has a very large percentage of volunteers that are constantly involved in beautification and event planning. These dedicated people create a charming northern community filled with history along the river. The village has volunteers actively dedicated to the gardens and landscape as well as almost all the entertainment and youth programs in the area.