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Beaver Lake-Mississauga chain of lakes

Beaver Lake Kawarthas

Vista from along the trail
View from along the trail

Beaver Lake Kawarthas is part of the Mississauga chain of lakes.  This chain of lakes also includes Mississauga Lake, Catchacoma Lake, Cavendish Lake, Gold Lake and Cold Lake.  This chain of six lakes makes up a large portion of the west border of the Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Beaver Lake offers beautiful scenery and opportunities for boating, fishing, and swimming. The lake is surrounded by forests and is home to a variety of wildlife, including beavers, which gave the lake its name. Visitors can explore the park’s hiking trails and campgrounds or simply relax by the water’s edge. The Kawarthas region is known for its stunning landscapes and recreational activities, making Beaver Lake an ideal spot for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Catchacoma Cottagers’ Association has deployed 39 hazard buoys in 15 locations throughout the lake, as there are many hazards along Beaver Lake and in the narrows. These hazard buoys serve to alert boaters and ensure their safety while navigating the lake. They are strategically placed in areas with underwater rocks, stumps, or other potential dangers. Boaters are advised to stay within the designated channels and pay close attention to the hazard buoys to avoid mishaps. The Catchacoma Cottagers’ Association also provides resources and information for cottagers and visitors, including lake maps and guidelines for responsible boating. With the association’s efforts, Beaver Lake remains a cherished destination for boating enthusiasts who can enjoy the scenic beauty and recreational opportunities while staying safe.

Another fact about the lake is the maximum depth is approximately 18.2m (60 feet), and the average depth is about 6.4m (21 feet).

The lake’s clear waters make it a popular spot for snorkelling and scuba diving, allowing visitors to explore its underwater beauty. Fishing is also popular on Beaver Lake, with abundant species such as bass, pike, and trout. Anglers can try their luck from the shore or by boat. The lake’s diverse shoreline is dotted with picturesque cottages, offering a peaceful retreat for those seeking relaxation. Whether you’re seeking adventure or tranquillity, Beaver Lake in the Kawarthas region has something to offer everyone. Don’t miss the chance to experience this hidden gem in Ontario’s beautiful wilderness.

While a public boat launch is located at the second bridge along Beaver Lake Road, found near Beaver Lake, several private cottages and resorts offer accommodations and access to the lake. These establishments provide amenities such as boat rentals, docks, and waterfront activities to enhance the experience for visitors. Whether you want to spend a weekend getaway or a longer vacation, Beaver Lake offers a peaceful and scenic setting to unwind and enjoy the outdoors. Plan your next trip to this hidden gem in the beautiful Kawarthas region and create memories that will last a lifetime.

One of these local gems is the Highlands Cinema in Kinmount. It is an excellent way to spend an afternoon or evening.  This theatre offers a smaller cinema setting to enjoy the latest movies for a more affordable ticket price—a must-attend attraction in the area.

Another great attraction is the Beaver Lake Trail.  Located on the 5-point trail system, this is a large loop ATV/Snowmobile trail.  For those looking for a relaxing leisurely walk, this is considered an easy route with abundant local wildlife to add to your experience.

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