It's service with a smile at the area's premiere marina on the St. Lawrence River located at Marker 72. It's the perfect stopover or long-term stay between Quebec and the world famous 1000 Islands Region - ranked as one of the most beautiful marinas along the St. Lawrence River. On shore, Crysler Beach is just minutes away by car or by our miniature train, The Moccasin (Sponsored by BMO), which stops en route to the award-winning Upper Canada Village.
Whet your appetite for the open water and try kayaking, canoeing, water skiing or water tubing and bike rentals or enjoy a snack and drink at the licensed Marker 72 Dockside Patio featuring live entertainment.
The Marina boasts such amenities as transient and seasonal slips accomadating boats up to 120 feet, a fuel service dock, a well stocked retail store, secure vehicle and trailer parking, an exclusive private beach, indoor and outdoor winter storage and shrink wrapping services.
Open April 20 to October 9. (Mon-Fri - April 20 to May 10; Sept/ 7 to Oct. 9, 2015; daily May 11 to Sept. 6, 2015).
Crysler Park Marina offers top notch services and facilities to our guests. Some of the services and facilities you can expect to find include:
• Friendly and Informative Staff
• Laundry, Showers
• Recreational Areas
• Shuttle Service
• Above Ground Swimming Pool
• Picnic Area
• Souvenirs / Groceries
• Disabled Access
• Propane BBQ
• Kayak & canoe rentals
• Watersport rentals
Featured Cycling in Ontario
Windsor Essex Pelee Island
Essex County sits on the edge of the Great Lakes in the southern-most region of Canada. Its warm summer temperatures and mostly flat farmland make it an attractive destination for cyclists.
Surrounded on three sides by water, the warm humid weather is perfect for growing grapes and Essex County has become one of the premier wine regions in Canada. Pelee Island is a popular tourist destination and its quiet back-country roads and excellent sightseeing are perfect for the recreational cyclist. Windsor was recognised in 2011 as a 'Bicycle Friendly Community'.
With its proximity to Detroit and the United States, the area has always been a busy transportation corridor. Many of the original rail lines have been abandoned and are slowly being turned into multi-use recreation trails. One of these is the scenic 48km Chrysler Canada Greenway. Also launched summer 2013, the new Lake Erie Waterfront Trail will enable cyclists to follow the shorelines of Lake St Clair, the Detroit River and Lake Erie, connecting to a 1400km cross-provincial trail.
Exploring the Niagara Region
Niagara is becoming known for cycling almost as much for wine. An incredible selection of bicycle routes and trails make this a popular destination for cyclists. Whether joining a tour or striking it on your own, there are short or multi-day trips to suit all levels. Meander between wineries through farmland, travel along rivers and lakes, or take advantage of acres devoted to mountain biking featuring the Escarpment.
Attracting thousands of cyclists from early spring into late fall, the entire region is a popular place to cycle. Cycling is also the perfect way to get between all the attractions, and is certainly an attraction itself. In addition to many kilometeres of off-road paved trails, there is significant on-road infrastructure. signed bike routes, maps and smart phone apps all to help ensure that cyclists keep enjoying all Niagara has to offer.
Ottawa Valley & Renfrew County
The Ottawa Valley has a number of rivers and valleys interconnected throughout Renfrew County. Criss-crossing the Ottawa River, Bonnechere and Madawaska Rivers, and skirting many lakes, the area has a number of mapped road riding routes. These routes include many options for stops at interesting heritage sites, artists' studios, swimming areas and communities while cycling quiet country roads and enjoying spectacularly scenic forested and often hilly landscape.
Across the County there are numerous rugged mountain biking trails to challenge oneself, with many of the snowmobile trails converting to multi-use trail systems beyond the winter season. Cyclists can also enjoy off-road recreational riding along abandoned railway beds that include the K&P Trail.
The powerful and lengthy Ottawa River has a rich history of both First Nations and early settlers. With tributaries flowing in from Algonquin Park, Quebec on the eastern river bed, and the city of Ottawa not far south, it is easy to get to the many cycling and outdoor adventures nearby.