Front of Yonge

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Front of Yonge is a township located between Brockville and Gananoque in the 1000 Islands Region. The township includes the village of Mallorytown.

Get in[edit]

Gazebo located behind the Mallory Coach House in Mallorytown, Front of Yonge Township.

Within driving distance of large cities, such as Ottawa, Toronto, and Montreal, Mallorytown offers rural surroundings amidst key locations. Access to the Village of Mallorytown can be done by taking exit 675 of the 401 Highway. Other entry points include the Thousand Islands Parkway that travels along the St. Lawrence River, old Highway 2 and several other county roads.

As Front of Yonge is bordered by the St. Lawrence River, travellers can dock at one of the marinas to enter the area at TJ Guild Marine or the Thousand Islands National Park. Neighbouring towns have train stations and airports for accessibility.


  • Chimney IslandChimney Island (Historical plaque along the 1000 Islands Parkway). Private island is viewable from the 1000 Islands Parkway and Brown's Bay Day Use Area. National Historic Site of Canada
  • Mallorytown Heritage Gardens1523 County Road 2, Mallorytown (Located behind the Mallory Coach House). Gazebo and walking paths among gardens
  • Mallorytown Landing PavilionThousand Islands National Park, Mallorytown Landing. Federal Heritage Building located inside the Thousand Islands National Park
  • Remembrance RoadCorner of County Road 2 and 5. A tribute to the local fallen soldiers.


Waterfront view from Brown's Bay located in Front of Yonge Township.
  • Brown's Bay Day Use Area (Along the 1000 Islands Parkway), toll-free: +1-800-437-2233. This is the oldest of all of the Parks of the St. Lawrence offering swimming, a boat launch, and playground. It continues to be a popular stopping point for travellers to enjoy some outdoor recreation and offers a view of Singer Castle.
  • Jones Creek Trails (Located along the 1000 Islands Parkway near Brown's Bay Day Use Area). 12km of trail for both novice and expert hikers with several lookout points and streams.
  • Mallory Coach House Tour1523 County Road 2, Mallorytown +1 613-923-2251, e-mail: . Sundays in the summer or by appointment; Check site for hours. Guided tours from locals in period costume about the Front of Yonge area and its history. By Donation.
  • Thousand Islands National Park2 County Road 5, Mallorytown (Entrance is on the 1000 Islands Parkway near County Road 5). Some features are available year round while others are only between May and October. Visit one of the oldest National Parks in Canada spanning 20 islands. Camping, trails, and activities await!
  • Waterfront Trail (Spanning across Ontario.). Cycle, run, or walk along the 1000 Islands Parkway and river on this paved trail. Free.


  • Business Directory listing all Services in the area. Click here to view
  • Purcell's Freshmart4 Quabbin Road (Located near the corner of Quabbin and County Road 2). Local grocer/liquor store, offering hand made salads and subs daily.


  • Mallorytown Landing Restaurant1489 County Road 2. Indoor and outdoor dining, daily specials, licensed bar with TVs.




  • Mallorytown ONroute401 Highway, km 680/682 eastbound and westbound. Highway service stop offering various eating establishments, convenience store, gas station, and free wifi.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Mallorytown
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