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Explore Carlow/Mayo's rugged Canadian Shield landscape on North Hastings' scenic driving routes. 

Perfect for cycling, motorcycling, and cars, Routes #9 and #10 have waterfalls, mines, and views for days.

Visit Carlow/Mayo


Immerse yourself in the majestic hills of Carlow/Mayo.  The Township of Carlow/Mayo is a rural retreat, where cottages and campsites dot the shores of the communities many lakes. Located entirely on the Canadian Shield, the landscape can often be rough and unpredictable, but at the same time providing scenic backdrops and vistas. The natural beauty of Carlow/Mayo is what most residents love about the area, and the many outdoor activities that can be enjoyed. 


Interested in their upcoming community events? Check out their online events calendar. 

For a Wildly Authentic Day in Carlow/Mayo, you must visit …

Fosters Lake Township Park – located off Boulter Road, this community park has a little of everything from a boat launch and beach to a picnic area with sun shelters – enjoy swimming, boating and fishing!

Our Cabins & Campsites – escape for a rustic getaway or family adventure surrounded by nature’s beauty, with options of lodging in a cabin or be fireside on a campsite at Little Mississippi Resort & Campground or Silgrey Rustic Resort. Don’t forget the s’mores!

Our Scenic Driving Tours – take a cruise down our backroads along Route #9 (Two Rivers Run) and Route #10 (Valley View Elk Country) to experience our rural landscapes from rolling hills and farmland to rock cliffs and lush forests.

Where to eat in Carlow/Mayo

Food & Drink


The Mills Grills

The Mills Grills

  • Carlow Mayo
35541 Hwy 28, McArthurs Mills, ON

Whether you're in the mood for a juicy burger, hearty poutine, or crispy chicken wings, they've got you covered! 

Where to stay in Carlow/Mayo



Dreamers Rock Bed and Breakfast

Dreamers Rock B&B

  • Carlow Mayo
35556 Hwy 28, McArthurs Mills, ON

Dreamer's Rock B&B, a destination Bed and Breakfast beside a series of small waterfalls and smooth rock ledges.

Spacious open concepts, great views. McArthurs Mills (southeast of Algonquin Park) near Bancroft.

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