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There is plenty to do in and around the resort for the entire family. The region is rich with culture, arts, heritage, sports and eco-tourism opportunities.

Take a jump off the dock into the lake. Enjoy an invigorating afternoon of swimming, paddle boating, canoeing, fishing or exploring. Or just unwind in the shade with a good book.

Activities at

Birch Bend Cottage Resort

  • Lending Library
  • Boat Rentals for fishing and parties
  • Pet Swimming Area
  • Pet Walking Area
  • Watersports
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Kids Playground
  • Corn Hole
  • Toys: water toys, beach toys, friz-bee’s, water guns and more…
  • Beach Area
  • Activities in the Area

    • Arts – Gallery on the Lake / Whetung
    • Golfing
    • Horse-Back Riding
    • Bird Watching
    • Movie Theatres / Drive-Ins
    • Museums
    • Petroglyphs – Native Stone Drawings
    • Lang Pioneer Village
    • Peterborough Liftlocks
    • Warsaw Caves
    • Peterborough Zoo (free)
    • Shopping: Malls in Peterborough, boutiques in Lakefield
    • Boat Tours
    • Churches
    • Canoe Museum
    • Casino and Racetrack
    • Nature Walks, Bicycle and Hiking Trails

    “Easy to get to…
    difficult to leave!”

    WATERCRAFT

    Canoe: Taking in the sites on the water.

    Paddle Boat: made for two people to wander around the lake.

    2 Kayaks: 2 person kayaks with paddles.

    Paddle Board: 1 person board.

    COMMON AREA

    Washer Toss: Enjoy a friendly round of washer toss with the kids.

    Loungers & Muskoka chairs: Are displayed throughout the common area for all to enjoy. Read a good book or watch the sun go down….it’s truly amazing!!

    Playground: for both grown children and toddlers.