Location & Travel

The Parry Sound Area Industrial Park is located along the Highway 400 Corridor in the Parry Sound District, which provides easy access to all southern Ontario urban centers. The Industrial Park is only 2.5 hours north of Toronto.  The closest urban centers are the City of Greater Sudbury, the City of North Bay, and the City of Barrie. The US border (Buffalo) is only 4 hours away. The Parry Sound Area Industrial Park has a high degree of connectivity, supported by an extensive, local transportation network.  This transportation network is capable of personal and freight movement to and from provincial, national, and international destinations, in terms of roadway, waterway, airway, and railway.map

Key Driving Distances

  • Sudbury: approximately 140km (87 miles) from the Parry Sound Area
  • North Bay: approximately 150km (93 miles)  from the Parry Sound Area
  • Barrie: approximately 140km (87 miles) from the Parry Sound Area
  • Toronto: approximately 230km (143 miles) from the Parry Sound Area
  • US border (Buffalo): approximately 380km (236 miles) from the Parry Sound Area

Directions

From Sudbury

Follow the Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-69 S for approximately 140km (87 miles) until Woods Road. Take a right onto Woods Rood and the Parry Sound Industrial park is on the right.

From North Bay

Follow the Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-11S for approximately 70 km (43 miles). Take the exit for ON-124W and continue on Highway 124 for approximately 80 km (50 miles). Merge onto Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-400N/ON-69N via the ramp to ON-400N/Sudbury. Continue on ON-400 N for approximately 20 km (12 miles). Turn left onto Woods Road. The Parry Sound Area Industrial Park will be on the right.

From Barrie

Follow the Trans-Canada Hwy/ON 400 N which merges into ON-69N for approximately 140km (87 miles). Turn left onto Woods Road. The Parry Sound Area Industrial Park will be on the right.

From Toronto

Follow the Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-400 N for approximately 85km (53 miles). Take the exit onto ON-400N toward ON-69/Parry Sound/Sudbury. Continue on the Trans-Canada Hwy for approximately 145km (90 miles). Turn left onto Woods Road. The Parry Sound Area Industrial Park will be on the right.

From US border (Buffalo):

Follow ON-405 and merge onto the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Continue on the QEW for approximately 80km (50 miles). Take Exit 139 to merge onto ON-427N toward ON-401/Pearson. Take the exit onto ON-401 E. Continue onto ON 401 Express. Stay on the 401 E Express for approximately 80km (50 miles). Take Exit 359 to merge onto ON-400 N towards Barrie. In approximately 80km (50 miles) take exit onto ON-400 N toward ON-69/Parry Sound/Sudbury. Stay on the ON-400 N/ON 69 for approximately 140km (87 miles). Turn left onto Woods Road. The Parry Sound Area Industrial Park will be on the right.

Waterway Access

Desirable access to the St. Lawrence Seaway is provided through the Parry Sound Harbour.  The harbour has a navigational season of 245 days and a channel depth of 27 feet.  The Parry Sound Salt Docks is an important shipping port for the area, as it services parts of Northeastern Ontario.

Airway Access

The Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport is the Parry Sound Area’s local airport.  With year round access to a 4000’ runway, the airport provides an efficient transportation link to other communities and international airports.  Georgian Bay Airways also provides commuter services locally.

The Pearson International Airport is a mere 45 minute flight or a 2.5 hour drive from the community and services over 1,000 flights daily.

Click here to visit the Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport website.

Railway Access

The Canadian National Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway pass through the Parry Sound Area Industrial Park, however there is no base in the Park.