Boating in the Kawartha Lakes
Boating the Kawartha Lakes is a fantastic way to experience the historic Trent-Severn Waterway and explore the many communities that call this special piece of Ontario home. The City of Kawartha is made up of 17 municipalities linked by 6 Trent Severn Lock Stations from Bobcaygeon to Bolsover and boasting over 250 lakes and rivers. The area offers quaint towns and villages, pristine waters, scenic farmland and wilderness.
Visit Balsam Lake in Coboconk to say you’ve boated at Canada’s Fresh Water Summit at 256.3 meters above sea level. From this point you can circumnavigate the world without ever setting foot on land. Whether you go east to the Atlantic Ocean, West to the pacific Ocean, North to the Arctic Ocean or South to the Caribbean Sea. No matter which way you go, you’re always travelling downstream!
Just one of the communities nestled into the Kawartha Lakes is Fenelon Falls “The Jewel of the Kawarthas located at the centre of Kawartha Lakes at Lock 34 on the shores of Cameron Lake. The Falls themselves collect into a limestone gorge which connects Cameron and Sturgeon Lakes. Dock at the locks and visit the quaint downtown with its antique shops and restaurants or spend a relaxing day with nature on the 55 km Victoria Rail Trail.