Kearney – The Biggest Little Town in Ontario has a population of 841 (2011 census), which was formed in 1979 when legislation was passed to amalgamate the Town of Kearney with the geographic townships of Proudfoot, Bethune as well as portions of Butt & McCraney Townships which were not part of Algonquin Park resulting in approx. 531 sq kms of land.
Buying a property in the Kearney Real Estate area you will have Algonquin Park as your backyard, and close to thousands of acres of Crown Land makes this the perfect location for your 4 season recreational destination.
The Park to Park trails system which runs from Parry Sound in the West to the boundaries of Algonquin Park in the east and Oxtonque Rapid in the South (east of Dwight on Hwy 60). The Old Bethune Trail runs thru Kearney along the retired rail bed, road and dirt track and is suitable for Horseback, Cycling and Through-Hiking and is utilized by the Algonquin West ATV Club and Almaguin & District Snowmobile Club.
The Town of Kearney is host to many annual events, Blackfly Festival, Lobsterfest,Creative Changes Art Show, Sand Lake Regatta, Kearney Regatta, Christmas Fun Fair & Craft Sale, Kearney Dog Sleds to name a few.