Cottage Rentals Amongst a Wealth of Shining Waters
|Lakefield Lakefield is a pretty town on the shores of Lake Katchewanooka. It’s the hub for cottagers on Stoney and Clear Lakes and a summer weekend will see the town buzzing with visitors. Browse the antique and craft stores and stop for a cold drink and lunch at the Canoe and Paddle on the bridge. Stroll along the riverside and enjoy the historic buildings and pleasant gardens.
On the Trent Severn System, this village bustles in the summer with boat traffic and visitors who stop by the waterfront restaurants and visit the art gallery. The Buckhorn Fine Art Festival in August attracts artists to showcase their work in this lovely setting.
Don’t miss the small town of Apsley just off Hwy 28 between Peterborough and Bancroft. It’s a convenient shopping spot for visitors to Chandos, Jack’s and Paudash Lakes along with many of the smaller lakes in the region.
|Take a Cruise on the Chippewa ll on Stoney Lake. A 15km cruise among the 1128 charted islands on Stoney Lake on a steamboat replica.Petroglyphs Provincial Park located to the east of Stoney Lake has the largest known concentration of Aboriginal rock carvings in Canada. Carved into the white marble rock face hundreds of years ago, the 900 petroglyphs depict turtles, snakes, birds, humans and other images. Hiking trails meander through surrounding forests, wetlands and rocky ridges.
Cross Country Skiing
There are a good range of ski trails in the Kawartha area with rentals available from Wild Rock in Peterborough. Kawartha Nordic in Apsley has just under 60 kms of classic, skate and wilderness trails and has trail side cabins with wood stoves for warming up.
Hiking, Walking & Cycling
A full list of trails from the Ontario Trails Council.
|Professional Guided Fishing Adventures
Book a half-day or full-day fishing trip with an expert and learn advanced fishing strategies and tips, or if you are a beginner, come away with the knowledge you need to fish like an expert.
Rent your boat and get it delivered! Paddleboat, fishing boat, pontoons and bowriders available for rental. There’s a great selection here. They will deliver to: Stoney Lake, Clear Lake, Buckhorn Lake, Kashabog Lake, Chemong Lake, Pigeon Lake, Chandos Lake, Jack’s Lake, Round Lake, Big Cedar Lake, Eel’s Lake, Anstruther Lake, Long Lake, Rice Lake, Cordova Lake and Crowe Lake
Information on fishing in the Kawartha Lakes
|Lockside Trading Company
A mix of cottage and country items including giftware, decorative accents and home décor and feature’s a wide selection of quality indoor and outdoor furniture, as well as comfortable clothing. Topping it is Steamers Cafe offering everything from ice-cream, specialty coffees, to paninis.
Convenient for Chemong Lake, Katchawanooka Lake and Stoney Lake, the Kawartha Bakery is a must-stop place for yummy baked goods for your cottage vacation.
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