Ramara was formed in 1994 through the amalgamation of the townships of Rama and Mara. The municipality stretches along the northeastern shore of Lake Simcoe from Gamebridge to Orillia, and along the entire eastern shore of Lake Couchiching from Orillia to Washago. Farming, tourism and aggregate are the primary industries, and are supported by a wide variety of local enterprises. The area is perhaps best known for its proximity to Casino Rama, which is actually located on the neighbouring First Nations reserve of Chippewas of Mnjikaning First Nation in Rama.

The township comprises of many small communities including Brechin, Gamebridge, Lagoon City & Uptergrove.

Brechin is one of the township’s largest communities. It is known for its several local businesses such as a new Tim Hortons and Wild Wing Bar & Grill. Brechin is also known for having some of the region’s beast beaches including Brechin Beach, Point of Mara & Prophet Beach.

Lagoon City is one of the area’s hidden gems. Developed in the 1970’s, this man-made lagoon features year-round living on beautiful Lake Simcoe. Enjoy living dockside with an intricate canal network throughout the village, making water travel fast and easy. This truly is a boater’s paradise!

Gamebridge is one of the southern-most communities of Ramara, home to Lock 41 of the Trent-Severn Waterway, it is a hot-spot for boaters passing through in the summer months. 

Uptergrove is a rural lakefront community located on the western shores of Lake Simcoe. The community boasts it’s own public school and is home to a network of residents living on the water. Dock your boat at one of the several marinas in the area or take a day trip and enjoy one of the several provincial parks in the area.