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134 kilometres north of Toronto.Wasaga Beach is a Canadian town at the southern end of Ontarios Georgian Bay.Wasaga is the world’s longest freshwater beach (14 km).The provincial park that bears its name has eight beach areas.Its long, sandy beach lies on Nottawasaga Bay, with views of the rugged Niagara Escarpment. It’s known for canoe routes on the winding Nottawasaga River. Nancy Island Historic Site, near the river’s mouth, commemorates the War of 1812. Footpaths and cycle trails crisscross Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, home to native wildlife.Wasaga Beach is the first provincial park in Canada to be awarded the “Blue Flag” designation for its banks management efforts under the international environmental standards. The Wasaga Beach visitor center was officially opened in 2012 to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and highlight the natural and cultural riches of the Wasaga Beach area. The visitor center is the gateway to the Nancy Island Historic Site which features a theater, a museum and a replica of a Great Lakes lighthouse.