Travel 90 minutes northeast of the Greater Toronto Area and you’ll find a destination worthy of your effort. With more than 250 lakes and rivers, unique communities, a variety of sights and activities and endless opportunities to explore, the Kawartha Lakes has much to offer.
The Trent Severn Waterway extends from the Bay of Quinte on Lake Ontario to Georgian Bay; it’s passage through Kawartha Lakes a regional trademark. Coboconk/Balsam Lake on the Trent Severn represents the highest navigable point in Canada from which it is possible to reach the world (Wikipedia). Boating east and/or west through the beautiful Kawartha Lakes is a must-do when you’re in the region.
Like most of Ontario’s cottage country, there are many unique opportunities to explore. Whether you’re a foodie, love history, enjoy craft beer or are hoping to catch a lunker bass or just have a love of water sports, the Kawartha Lakes are sure to capture your imagination and provide you with lifelong memories.
Visit the vibrant communities of Lindsay, Fenelon Falls, Bobcaygeon, Apsley or Bancroft for their history and individual characters. Find out more about the Kawartha Arts Festive in Fenelon Falls or the Rock Hound Gemboree and Elk Restoration Project in Bancoft. Irrespective of your interests, Ontario’s Kawartha Lakes region will have a something for you.