The owner of Scenic Caves has been honoured by the Ministry of Tourism.
Rob Thorburn has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Thorburn rescued the attraction from bankruptcy in 1993.
Now the business has 100 thousand visitors a year for its hiking, skiing and snowshoe trails, suspension bridge and tree walk.
The Blue Mountains Apple Pie Trail has also won the best Ontario Tourism Culinary Experience Award.
The trail showcases local businesses offering various apple edibles around Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment.