Grundy Lake, ON - Cathy Paxton | Great Lakes Guide
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    Grundy Lake, ON - Cathy Paxton

My Watermark is Grundy Lake, located off Hwy. 522 in Britt, ON, a part of the French River watershed.

I have had a relationship with this lake since the summer of 1958. It is the lake in which I learned to swim, paddle a canoe, enjoy picturesque sunsets, fall asleep and be wakened by the haunting call of the loon. It is a lake with a particular water fragrance that one experiences while swimming, surrounded by its friendliness, It holds memories of fast friendships made, old ones renewed, adventure and relaxation.

I introduced my new husband to this lake and he nearly drowned swimming after me across a bay. He still loves this place and I am thrilled to have introduced him to my Watermark.



Waterbody
Grundy Lake, ON

Location
Grundy Lake Provincial Park, ON

Watersheds

Contributed By
Cathy Paxton

Collected By
Chloe Cross

Watermarks are true stories about you and your connection to a body of water. By archiving your story, you add to a living record of our shared water heritage, protecting these waters for generations to come. So tell us: What is your watermark?