Barrie is a city in Ontario, Canada. It sits on the west shore of Lake Simcoe and is known for its ski resorts. Centennial Park has trails, a playground and a sandy beach. Other beaches include smaller Johnson's Beach and Minet’s Point, across Kempenfelt Bay. The “Spirit Catcher” is a large, birdlike sculpture on the waterfront. The Simcoe County Museum has local history displays, including a furnished 1920s cottage.
More info you can find here in city of Barrie official website. It is full of interesting and useful information.
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