Tom Thomson, Georgian Bay, Byng Inlet, 1914 Oil on Wood 21.7 x 26.9 cm

Norgate Inlet

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Norgate Inlet lies between Pointe au Baril and Byng Inlet.


Gereaux Island has a small place in Canadian art history. Tom Thomson’s painting Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay 1914 – 1915¬† originates here. Ross King wrote about it in a piece for the Walrus. The painting is now in the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. The AGO has a little sketch of the painting.

other resources

White Squall has a trip to this area:$545.html

White Squall organizes Norgate Passages (July 4 – 7) $790$790.html


Kas Stone, Paddling and Hiking the Georgian Bay Coast, p79-82.