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(All phone numbers are area code (705) unless otherwise noted)

Kids Attractions

Buckhorn Observatory

2254 County Rd., 507, Buckhorn 657-7718

Galaxy Cinemas @ Peterborough Square

320 Water Street, Peterborough 749-2000

Kawartha Lakes, Lindsay Twin Drive-In Theatre 340-6666

Indian River Reptile Zoo

R.R#3, Indian River 639-1443

Milltown Mini Golf 743-7789

Ontario Speed Skating Oval 652-1687

Peterborough Speedway 743-5880

Petroglyphs Provincial Park 877-2552

Putt n ParTee 750-GLOW (4569)

Serpent Mounds Park 295-6879 / 1-866-223-3332

Riverview Park and Zoo

1230 Water St., N., Peterborough 748-9300

Warsaw Caves 1-877-816-7604 / 652-3161

Wild Water and Wheels

1650 Chemong Rd., Peterborough 876-9292

Pioneer Villages Kawartha Settler's Village, Bobcaygeon 738-6163

Lang Pioneer Village, Keene On

Country Road 34, east of Peterborough 1-866-289-5264 / 295-6694

Local Spas

Chemong Physiotherapy

765 Ward Street 292-9888 Bridgenorth Beartylicious Moble Spa

Has a mobile spa service. 799-0375 Peterborough Burleigh Island Lodge and Spa 654-3441 Lakefield Essentials Plus Mobile Services Spa

Has a mobile spa service. 743-7134 Peterborough Fandango Hair & Nail Salon 743-4101 / 1-800-574-3664 Peterborough King Bethune House Guest House & Spa 743-4101 / 1-800-574-3664 Peterborough Salon Sorella & Day Spa

42 Queen Street 652-0100 Lakefield Silver Leaf Spa

903 Kelly Rd., Bridgenorth

CLOSEST 292-7339 Bridgenorth Stoney Gardens on the Lake 742-5483 Peterborough Sun Shrine Day Spa & Salon 652-0155 Lakefield Viamede Spa 654-3344 Woodview Weiss Massage Therapy

790 Ward Street 292-7101 Bridgenorth

Boat Cruises

Kawartha Lakes Boat Cruises

Water Street public dock, above Lock 34, Fenelon Falls 887-9313

Liftlock & the River Boat Cruises

Peterborough 742-9912 / 1-888-535-4670

Stoney Lake Cruises

Lakefield 654-5253

Attractions & Entertainment

Bingo - Kawartha Club Bingo 745-1124

Burleigh Falls

Hwy. 28 Burleigh Falls, On 654-3441

Celebration of Trails

Craft Works - 246 George Street

7 days / week - 10,000 sq. ft. of Arts and Crafts 750-1010

Ecology Park

1867 Ashburnham Dr., Peterborough 745-3238

Explore The Kawarth Lakes 1-866-397-6673

Gardens Plus 742-5918

Kawartha Downs and Slots

Harness Racing, Stock Cars and Slots

Kawartha Kayaking 1-877-877-2735

Lockside Trading Company

Click on "Store Events" 652-3940

Peterborough Lions Centre 740-2288

Peterborough Memorial Centre 743-3561

Pigeon Lake Yacht Club Annual Bow Tie Regatta in Bobcaygeon

Trent Severn Waterway 750-4900

Sir Sanford Flemming College 1-866-353-6464

Trent University - 748-1011

Viamede Resort - Stoney Lake 654-3344

Music, Art & Theatre

Peterborough Marina - Culture

EXCELLENT LIST of Cultural Things To Do

4th Line Theatre

Winslow Farm, 779 Zion Line, Millbrook 932-4448

Art Gallery of Peterborough 743-9179

Academy Theatre for the Performing Arts & Kawartha Theatre

2 Lindsay St. S., Lindsay 1-877-888-0038 / 324-9111

Gallery on the Lake, Buckhorn

May to October only 657-1108

The Hope Mill 745-4404

Kawartha Artists' Gallery & Studio 741-2817

The Lindsay Gallery

190 Kent Street West, Lindsay 324-1780

Lindsay Little Theatre

55 George St. W., Lindsay 324-2445

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre

336 George St., N., Peterborough 749-1146

Peterborough Promotions


Peterborough Singers 745-1820

Peterborough Theatre Guild

364 Rogers St., Peterborough 745-4211

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra

311 George St., N., Peterborough 742-1992

The Legendary Red Dog in Peterborough - Blues, Rock & Roll bar

189 Hunter St West, Peterborough 741-6400

Showplace Performance Centre

290 George St., N. Peterborough 1-866-444-2154 / 742-7089 / Box Office 742-SHOW (7469)

Westben Arts Festival Theatre

Westben Barn, 6698 County Rd. 30, 3kms NW of Campbellford 1-877-883-5777 / 653-5508

Regional Flavours

Good List of Ontario Farmers' Markets

Campbellford Farmers' Market

CTC Parking Lot, Grand Rd., Campbellford 924-1634 Campbellford Church Key Brewing

1678 Country Rd. 38, Campbellford 1-877-314-BEER / 653-9950

Kawartha Choice - Farm Produce 743-0777 x2136

Kawartha Country Wines

2275 Country Road 36, Buckhorn 657-9916

Kennedy Farms

574 County Rd. 10, Millbrook 932-2653

McLean Berry Farm

2191 16th Line Smith, RR1, Lakefield 657-2134

Peterborough and District Farmers' Market

Saturdays all year round 7am - 1pm

Morrow Park, Lansdowne and George St., Peterborough 742-3276 Saturday mornings all year long Peterborough - Wednesdays Farmers' Market

Wednesdays 9am - 2pm

Charlotte St., Peterborough 657-2134 May to beginning of October Village Winery

15 Cambridge St., South, Lindsay 1-888-845-9463 / 328-9463


Boyd Heritage Museum

21 Canal St., Bobcaygeon 738-0918

Campbellford Memorial Military Museum

230 Albert Lane, Campbellford 653-4848

Canadian Canoe Museum

910 Monaghan Road, Peterborough

RECOMMENDED 1-866-34-CANOE / 748-9153

Charlie's Indian Motorcycle Museum

204 Grand Rd., Campbellford 653-2873

Maryboro Lodge: The Fenelon Falls Museum

50 Oak St., Fenelon Falls 887-1044

Hutchison House Museum 743-9710

Kawartha Ancestral Research Associaton Inc (KARA)

Peterborough Centennial Museum and Archives

300 Hunter St. East, Peterborough

Trent Valley Archives 745-4404

Festivals and Events

Festivals & Special Events in Ontario

General directory web-site

Snofest: Peterborough's Winter Festival

Contact Peterborough Centennial Museum & Archives 742-0743 Mid January Haliburton Highlands Winter Carnival

Head Lake Park, Haliburton, ON 1-877-811-6111 Early February Dorset Snowball Winter Carnival

Dorset Ontario 766-9968 Mid February Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival

Kirkland Lake Mall, Kirkland Lake, ON 567-7669 Mid February Dunsford Winter Carnival 738-2202 Around Valentine's Day in Feb Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival

Sandy Flat Sugar Bush & Village of Warkworth 924-2057 Mid March Buckhorn Maplefest

Smith Road, Buckhorn, ON

Mid March Festival of Lights

Live Music and fireworks.

RECOMMENDED 742-7777 #4613 Wed & Sat all summer Whetung Ojibwa Center

Many events, including major, fun Pow-Wows. 657-3661 Late June and mid Sep Annual Kiwanis Rodeo 742-3861 Early June Annual Canadian Olde Tyme Fiddle and Step Dance Contest

Douro Community Center - Seems to be discontinued.

Call for current details. 652-7776 Early June Annual Haliburton Highland Games

Head Lake Park, Haliburton Village 1-877-540-8126 Early July Lakefield Jazz and Art Festival 652-1041 Early July Subaru Half-Ironman and Sprint Triathlon

Beavermead Park, Peterborough 743-7712 Early July Warkworth Fairgrounds, Warkworth 924-1530 Early July Lakefield Literary Festival 461-6424 Mid July Shamrock Festival and Tractor Pull

Ennismore Recreation Centre 292-8774 Mid July Fiesta Buckhorn - A Celebration of Fine Wine, Beer and Cuisine 657-7717 Mid July Annual Bobcaygeon Open Fiddle & Dance Contest 738-3569 Late July Annual Waterfront Festival

Campbellford 632-1430 Late July Lakefield Agricultural Fair

Lakefield Fairgrounds 292-5327 Late July Bobcaygen Ontario Open Fiddle & Step Dance Contest

Bobcaygeon, On. 738-3569 Late July Ontario Fall Fairs


Fall Fairs Peterborough Exhibition

Great for kids 742-5781 First weekend in August Campbellford Fall Fair 653-1250 Early August Annual Buckhorn Wildlife Art Festival & Sale

Buckhorn Community Centre & Buckhorn Public School Lakehurst Rd. Buckhorn 657-1918 Early August Havelock Country Jamboree 1-800-539-3353 / 778-3353 Mid August Buckhorn Fine Art Festival 877-300-9766 / 657-1918 Mid August Peterborough Folk Festival

Rotary Park, Peterborough 749-1130 Late August Kinmount Agricultural Fair, Kinmount 488-3182 Sep Labour Day Weekend Annual Kawartha Arts Festival

Fenelon Falls Fairgrounds 887-3409 / 887-3263 Sep Labour Day Weekend Lindsay Central Exhibition 324-5551 Mid September Whetung Ojibwa Center

Many events, including major, fun Pow-Wows. 657-3661 Mid September Colours 'n' Crows Tour, Buckhorn 657-8833 Late September Annual Victoria County Studio Tour 454-1878 Early October Norwood Fair, Norwood Fairgrounds 639-5283 Oct Thanksgiving Weekend Peterborough Festival of Trees 1-800-676-3378 / 743-1705 Mid November

Current Events Calendar

Local Tourist Information Web Sites


Good list of Kawartha and Highland Golf Clubs

Bancroft Golf Course 613-332-2426 Bancroft On. Bellemere Winds Golf Club 295-FORE (3673) Keene, On Black Diamond Golf Course

705 Pontypool Rd.

Off Hwy 115 on the way to Peterborough 932-GOLF (4653) Pontypool Blue Spruce Ridge Golf & Country Club 277-3957 Bethany Eganridge Inn & Country Club 738-5111 Fenelon Falls Katchiwano Golf & Country Club 1-877-668-6003 / 652-6612 Lakefield Kawartha Golf and Country Club 743-3737 Peterborough Keystones Links Golf Course 876-8061 Peterborough Marvel Rapids Golf Course 1-888-656-4655 / 656-GOLF (4653) Apsley On. Peterborough Golf and Country Club 743-5010 Peterborough Pinecrest Golf and Country Club 743-5953 Peterborough Quarry Golf Cub

Second CLOSEST 292-0019 Ennismore Six Foot Bay Resort & Golf Club 657-8788 RR1, Lakefield Tamarack Golf and Country Club

CLOSEST 292-8761 Ennismore


Buckhorn District Tourism Association - Local Fishing page

P.O. Box 55, Buckhorn, ON, K0L 1J0 1-800-853-1615

Williams Outfitters

Curve Lake First Nation 875-1999 - 1-877-266-9351

Fish in Buckhorn Lake and Upper Chemong Lake

Muskie / Muskellunge

Walleye / Pickerel

Smallmouth Bass

Largemouth Bass


Yellow Perch

Sunfish (Pumpkinseed)

Black Crappie

Winter Sports and Attractions

Sleigh and hay rides McLean Berry Farm


Buckhorn Maplefest

At McLean Berry Farm,

Sleigh rides Elmhirst's Resort

RR#1, Keene, ON, K0L 2G0 1-800-461-1940 / 295-4591 Sleigh rides Irwin Inn

R.R. 2, Lakefield, ON, K0L 2H0 1-800-461-6490 / 877-2240 Sleigh rides. Kennedy's Sugar Bush & Maple Supplies

574 County 10 Rd., Millbrook, ON 932-2653 Sleigh & hay rides. Pine Vista Resort

R. R. 2, Lakefield ON, K0L 2H0 1-800-634-2848 / 877-2108 Sleigh rides Merryland Farm

#2936 HWY 28, Lakefield, ON.

1 mile north of Douro Arena on Hwy, 134.

Horse drawn sleigh rides to a skating pond in the forest

Return to a blazing fire and hot chocolate. 755-1081 / 652-1337 Sleigh & hay rides. MillBrook Farms

Sleigh & hay rides. Viamede Resort

General Delivery, Woodview, ON, K0L 3E0 1-800-461-1946 / 654-3344 Sleigh rides Skiing Dagmar Ski Resort

R.R. #1, 1220 Lakeridge Road, Ashburn, ON, L0B 1A0 905-649-2002

Devil's Elbow

878 Bethany Hills Rd, Bethany, ON, L0A 1A0 705 277-2012

Kawartha Nordic Ski Club

PO Box 1371, Peterborough, ON, K9J 7H6

Lakeridge Ski Resort

790 Chalk Lake Road (off Lakeridge Road - Durham 23);

RR #4, Uxbridge, ON, L9P 1R4 905-686-3607

Oshawa Ski Club

4098 Regional Road 9 (Ganaraska Road), Orono, ON L0B 1M0 1-877-672-2582

Ontario Ski Resorts Associations Web Sites

Sir Sam's Ski Area

P.O. Box 180, Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0 754-2298

Skyloft Ski & Country Club

722 Chalk Lake Road W., Uxbridge, ON, L9P 1R4 905-649-5160

Snowmobiling Buckhorn District Snowmobile Club 657-1296

Havelock Snowmobile Club 778-7584

Kawartha Lakes Snowmobile Club

Great resource for local snowmobiling - see their links page 887-1288

Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs

501 Welham Road, Unit 9, Barrie, ON, L4N 8Z6 739-7669

OFSC District 2 613-478-5916

Ontario Snowmobiling

Paudash Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club 656-2292 / 1-800-385-8644

Rice Lake Snodrifters 295-6258

Stoney Lake Snodriders 654-3436

Twin Mountains Snowmobile Club

Local Sports

Local Adventure Boating

Over 50 Lakes & Waterways.

Enjoy the Great Trent Severn Waterway.

Buckhorn has access to 5 lakes without locking through.

Canoeing, Kayaking in one of many Lakes or Rivers

Trent Severn Waterway 750-4900

Adventure Outfitters

Aerotrike Aviation

Air Adventures and Horse Back Riding

See "Free Spirit Adventure" link

Hill Adventure Outfitting

Kawartha Kayaking 1-877-877-2735

Kayaking in Burleigh Falls

Local Marinas Emerald Isle Marina

Convenience Store and DVD rentals.

CLOSEST 292-8452