Sixty kilometers north of the City of Peterborough, North Kawartha offers year-round tourism and recreational opportunities including boating, fishing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, hiking and hunting.

The township is a gateway to the pristine wilderness of Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park, the ancient history of Petroglyphs Provincial Park, as well as to a number of unspoiled freshwater lakes, beaches, and trails, the area is an exciting destination for outdoor enthusiasts, cottagers, and people who just want to get away from it all.

Home to the bustling town of Apsley, North Kawartha has all the amenities you need for life in the County of Peterborough. With its health care centre, library, and numerous stores and services, you’ll find much of what you need in this warm and friendly community.

Its backcountry canoe and hiking routes will impress weekend wanderers and hardcore campers alike. Meanwhile, its cottage lakes and award-winning resorts are ideal destinations for vacationers and residents who want to experience nature at a more leisurely pace.

Whether you are planning to come for a short vacation or to set up your own permanent retreat from hectic city life, North Kawartha is your place to get away.

What makes this Municipality unique from the others?

  1.  Two provincial parks and surrounding lakes
  2. Popular cottage country and tourism attractions such as Viamede or Burleigh Island Lodge
  3. Full-service community

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