South Archipelago Waste Site Hours

South Archipelago Waste Sites

The Township operates three transfer stations year-round in the south Archipelago: Crane Lake, Healey Lake and Woods Bay.  The Township also operates two transfer stations seasonally on Georgian Bay: Devil’s Elbow and Sheep Head.  These sites accept household waste and recycling only.

The Township of The Archipelago has an Agreement with The Town of Parry Sound for the disposal of household waste, recycling and household hazardous waste at its MacFarlane Street Transfer Station.  You will be required to present your Archipelago Waste Card as proof of residency to use this site.  Please visit the Town of Parry Sound's website for hours of operation.

Please note that contractor hazardous waste is not accepted at the MacFarlane Street Transfer Station.

The Township also has an Agreement with The District Municipality of Muskoka for the use by Archipelago residents of its Twelve Mile Bay Depot only.  Please note that this site operates during the summer months only and only accepts household bagged garbage and sorted recycling.  It is an unstaffed site equipped with video surveillance.  Illegal dumping is in violation of Provincial statutes and Municipal by-laws. 


Crane Lake Transfer Station
346 Blackstone-Crane Lake Road
(view Location)

  Summer* Winter
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm 9 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Closed
Friday Closed Closed
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Closed
*Note Summer hours commence on Saturday of the Victoria Day weekend and end on Thanksgiving Day. 

ExceptionsThe Crane Lake Transfer Station will be open until 8:00 pm on Family Day, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day and Thanksgiving Day.   The Crane Lake Transfer Station will be closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. 
 
 
Healey Lake Transfer Station
169 Healey Lake Road
(view Location)
  Summer* Winter
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm 9 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Closed
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Closed
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Closed
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Closed
*Note Summer hours commence on Saturday of the Victoria Day weekend and end on Thanksgiving Day. 

ExceptionsThe Healey Lake Transfer Station will be open until 9:00 pm on Family Day, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day and Thanksgiving Day.   The Healey Lake Transfer Station will be closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. 
 
 
Woods Bay Transfer Station
718 Healey Lake Road
(view Location)

  Summer* Winter
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm 9 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Closed
Tuesday Closed
Closed
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday Closed Closed
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Closed
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Closed
*Note Summer hours commence on Saturday of the Victoria Day weekend and end on Thanksgiving Day. 

ExceptionsThe Woods Bay Transfer Station will be open until 9:00 pm on Family Day, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day and Thanksgiving Day.   The Woods Bay Transfer Station will be closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.   
 
 
Devil's Elbow Transfer Station
137 B704 Island
(view Location)
  Spring
May 13 to June 3, 2018

Summer
June 4 to Sept 8, 2018
Fall
Sept 9 to Oct 15, 2018
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm 8:30 am - 7:00 pm 9 am - 4:30 pm
Monday Closed 8:30 am - 7:00 pm Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed Closed
Wednesday Closed 8:30 am - 7:00 pm 9 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday Closed Closed Closed
Friday Closed 8:30 am - 7:00 pm Closed
Saturday Closed 8:30 am - 7:00 pm Closed
ExceptionsDevil's Elbow Transfer Station will be open on Victoria Day (Monday, May 21, 2018) and on Thanksgiving Day (Monday, October 8, 2018).
 
 
Sheep Head Transfer Station
378 Georgian Bay Water
(view Location)
  Spring
May 13 to June 3, 2018

Summer
June 4 to Sept 8, 2018
Fall
Sept 9 to Oct 15, 2018
Sunday 9:30 am - 6:30 pm 9:00 am - 6:30 pm 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday Closed 9:00 am - 6:30 pm Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed Closed
Wednesday Closed 9:00 am - 6:30 pm 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday Closed Closed Closed
Friday Closed 9:00 am - 6:30 pm Closed
Saturday Closed 9:00 am - 6:30 pm Closed
ExceptionsSheep Head Transfer Station will be open on Victoria Day (Monday, May 21, 2018) and on Thanksgiving Day (Monday, October 8, 2018).