Discover secrets
behind every turn.

Welcome to Ontario’s Back Forty.

Huron-Kinloss is full of hidden gems, waiting for you to discover. It's a place where the grass is greener, the lake is clearer and people friendlier - where the experience of choosing how you eat, play and find balance in your life is unique.

Discover secrets in your own backyard.

Located within 3 hours of most major Ontario cities, Huron-Kinloss' back roads and 3 quaint communities are waiting to be discovered.

Every acre has a secret. Which ones will you discover?

Join Grassroots Farm & Woodfired Pizza outside Lucknow for wood fired pizza on "Fired up Fridays"
Just one of the new friends you might discover on the back roads of the Back Forty.

From nature trails to pick-your-own heirloom produce, local restaurants and even a music festival, these ten Back Forty must-do activities will inspire your next visit.

Bike in the
Back Forty
Bike in the
Back Forty

Discover rural routes at your own pace.

Come for a ride along the backroads bike routes of the Back Forty and enjoy the many hidden treasures along the way.

Cycle the Back Forty to take a step back in time, and honour traditional ways of farm life.

Unlock even more secrets with these itineraries

Back Forty Roadie Ramble

Connecting Huron Kinloss’s quiet rural landscapes with the dramatic Lake Huron shoreline is what this relaxed 58km ride is all about.

Back Forty Gravel Grind

See the heart of the Back Forty on this 55km route perfect for the gravel enthusiast.
Eat in the
Back Forty
Eat in the
Back Forty

Discover what a difference locally grown makes.

Local roadside stands with fresh produce dot the Back Forty in Huron-Kinloss
Homemade eats and treats at Armstrong's Bakery in Lucknow - always worth a stop.

Here’s our recipe for a perfect day: gather the freshest ingredients at our local markets and farmstands and enjoy them at one of our many picturesque picnic spots.

Play in the
Back Forty
Play in the
Back Forty
Fun for young ones at Farrell's Pick Your Own pumpkin patch.

Discover year-round activities for the whole family.

It's no secret that Huron-Kinloss welcomes all ages - all year round! Spring, summer, fall or winter, we have your next adventure covered.

Rain or shine, there’s always something to do in the Back Forty

Discover moments that will last a lifetime.

Best Back Forty Moments

Capture memories of your trip to the Back Forty with these scenic places as your backdrop.

Contact Us

Township of Huron-Kinloss

21 Queen Street

P.O. Box 130

Ripley ON, N0G 2R0

Phone: 519-395-3735

Fax : 519-395-4107

[email protected] Point Clark Lighthouse