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Back 40 Photo Scavenger Hunt

3 butterfly murals on the side of brick buildings

There's a butterfly mural in each of Point Clark, Ripley and Lucknow!

There's a butterfly mural to be found in Point Clark, Lucknow and Ripley

In summer 2021, MLE Designs created three community-themed butterfly murals with financial support from the Province of Ontario's RED fund ($12,415) and the Community Foundation Grey-Bruce ($3,000), with input from local residents and organizations.

Point Clark Mural - The Point Clark mural is on the west side of the public washroom building across from the Point Clark Lighthouse.
Lucknow Mural - The Lucknow mural is on the east side of Everlastings Flowers and Gifts.
Ripley Mural - The Ripley mural is on the side of Shoreline Chic facing Huron St.

Rural field scene with flowers and Lucknow's logo

Take a group photo or selfie with this gorgeous, hand painted mural downtown.

Downtown Lucknow Mural - You can't miss this showstopper, hand painted by local artist, Rachel Simpson from Rose Street Atelier.

Pioneer Cemetery with headstones

Lewis Pioneer Cemetery 

Lewis Pioneer Cemetery - It's worth the 1.5km walk along a beautiful trail through a farmers field to find this historical gem at the end!

Park your vehicle at the end of Park Street (by the Bruce Botanical Food Gardens, Ripley lagoon, and soccer fields) in Ripley to discover a winding pathway of crushed stone dust with two rest stops along the route. Detailed storyboards are available throughout the trail to enhance the walking experience, ending in a Pioneer Cemetery.

Erie Belle Boiler and lawn chair in front of lake

Erie Belle Boiler

Erie Belle Boiler - all that remains of the wreck of the Erie Belle, a Great Lakes steamship that exploded in 1883, lies off the shore of our pristine Lake Huron coastline. Located near the foot of the 12th concession and Boiler Beach road, it makes for a cool photo opportunity. *Please do not climb it and use extra caution around the boiler.

A tall white lighthouse on a sunny day

A National Historic Site

Point Clark Lighthouse - one of Huron-Kinloss' most photographed sites, the Point Clark Lighthouse is a National Historic Site, built in 1859. An amazing photo opp any time of year, it is open for paid, guided tours daily in July and August. Climb 114 steps to epic views of our beautiful shoreline and visit the adjacent Lighthouse Keepers' cottage, a new renovated museum. Tickets are available at: or stop in!

Alpaca staring at the camera

Make some new friends in the Back Forty!

Tag us in your best animal shot! Please be mindful of private property and shoot photos only from the road or public property. If you are wanting to get up close and personal, check out alpacas at Grassroots Woodfired Pizza/Farm Stand, just outside of Lucknow.

Rustic sculpture in garden

Explore rare and heirloom plants

Bruce Botanical Food Gardens - Come enjoy the rustic surroundings, learn about our heirloom plants and go home with some seasonal produce. There are many great photos to be had here, with rustic sculptures. This garden at 62 Park Street, Ripley relies heavily on volunteers and is open Wednesday through Saturday 10 - 5 or by chance. 

Statue of a strongman, wearing a kilt, throwing a shot put.

Perfect selfie opportunity 

Donald Dinnie Statue -A tribute to the Scottish strongman, this statue is located at the corner of Inglis Street and Campbell Street (Highway 86).


Beauty is all around!

Flora and Fauna  - Huron-Kinloss is home to an abundance of natural assets. Have fun experimenting photographing the many different kinds of flowers and plants we are home to. Please be mindful of private property and be respectful of nature.

Sunset over a lake

Huron-Kinloss sunrises/sunsets are second to none! 

Sunrise/Sunset  - Whether you are an early riser or night owl, you have 2x the opportunity to capture a gorgeous photo. We are the proud home to beautiful sunrises and sunsets and we'd love to see your photos! @DiscoverHuronKinloss on Instagram and Facebook, #SecretsoftheBackForty

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