Things To Do Around The Lake

I have compiled a list of interesting things to do around the lake. Please enjoy and if you know of any events/locations that you feel should be posted here, please send the information to the

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Sightseeing and Dinning Cruises return to Stony Lake

Sightseeing and Dining Cruises return to Stony Lake effective June 1 aboard the Spirit Of The Kawarthas, a newer sister ship to the Kawartha Spirit

Stony Lake Cruises


Kawartha Tubing

Tubing on the Mississauga River at Buckhorn Ontario

In the summer of 2017, there was a company providing a tubing service in Kawartha Highlands Signature Park.
Unfortunately, their success created parking and other issues at the park and they decided to shut down their business.
You can still do this tubing excursion but you must adhere to the Park rules. Go to 44.576818, -78.359007(enter those number in google maps)
to park in the lot. Follow the park rules and put your tube in just downstream from the bridge.
In approximately .5 km there is a sharp bend to the left, just past that a slight bend to the right. At this point get on out on the left side
of the creek just before the small water falls. Follow the rough path back to the bridge and across to the parking lot.



Camp Kawartha

inspiring outdoor and environmental stewardship

Camp Kawartha


Largest known concentration of Aboriginal rock carvings (petroglyphs) in Canada, depicting turtles, snakes, birds, humans and more; this sacred site is known as “The Teaching Rocks”

Petroglyps Park

The Stoney Lake Sno Riders

The Stoney Lake Sno Riders snowmobile club maintains some of Ontario’s most beautiful Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs prescribed trails from Stoney Lake in the South, to Apsley in North.

The Stoney Lake Sno Riders

Academy Theatre for Performing Arts

Welcome to the New Year at the Academy Theatre, where we’re anticipating great things happening in 2017.

Academy Theatre

Peterborough Music Fest

Music By the Lake

Peterborough Music Fest

Globus Theatre

Theatre at the lakeviewartsbarn

Globus Theatre

Ston(e)y Lake Hiking Trails

Four hiking trails in the Viamede Area

Stony Lake Trails

Warsaw Caves

The Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and Campground takes its name from a series of seven caves found in the park. The caves were formed thousands of years ago at the end of the last ice age by the rushing melt waters of a glacier that covered Ontario.

Warsaw Caves

Canadian Canoe Museum

The Canadian Canoe Museum is an engaging, family-friendly place that explores Canadian history told through the canoe.

Canadian Canoe Museum

Lock 21, The Peterborough Lift Lock

The Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site of Canada is located on the Otonabee River section of the Trent Canal in the City of Peterborough, Ontario.

Lock 21, The Peterborough Lift Lock

Paddle Eel’sCreek

A trip up Eel’s creek to high falls is great day trip. Find out more about this great place to paddle.

Eel’s Creek Paddling Route


Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Distance: 7 km
Portages: 6 in summer, fewer in the spring, longest portage is 162 m around High Falls

Put-In: Bridge at Haultain (Hwy. 28) Parking is limited here

Take-Out: Bridge at Northey’s Bay Road

Notes: This route is best paddled towards stony lake and requires some experience 

in moving water.

Watch out for and portage around High Falls


Richard’s Notes on Paddling to Eels Creek:

I have always enjoyed the day paddle up from Stony Lake to High Falls for lunch, a swim and then the paddle back.  It is great day trip.  Make sure you have sturdy footwear that can get wet, a rope to line up and down your canoe and lift-jackets.  Watch out for poison ivy too!  On a sunny day watch for the five lined Skinks sunning themselves on the rocks at high falls. The skinks are at risk so do not disturb them. For more information on Ontario’s only lizard click the highlighted title below.

The Five Lined Skinks