Located just 90 minutes Northeast of Toronto, the City of Kawartha Lakes and its many charming communities are nestled amongst beautiful lakes, winding rivers, scenic farmland and pristine wilderness. With over 250 lakes and rivers, an extensive 800km network of trails, and an abundance of recreation areas all set amidst a scenic natural landscape, Kawartha Lakes offers both refuge and outdoor adventure for enthusiasts of all ages.
In Kawartha Lakes the arts and culture scene is rich and alive. From the grass-roots talent of our local artists and artisans, to the dedicated triplethreat performers at our local theatre productions, to the many year round cultural festivals, Kawartha Lakes has the scene covered.
Explore our unique heritage here in Kawartha Lakes as history comes alive at the many intricate museums scattered throughout the region. Visitors of all ages will love exploring attractions like the Olde Gaol Museum, Kawartha Settlers Village, and the Horseless Carriage Museum or taking a unique tour on the Town Trolley of historic downtown Lindsay.
In Kawartha Lakes, regardless of how long you stay, there’s plenty to see and do in our natural four season outdoor playground. Whether your priority is fresh air, relaxation or a chance to connect with the pleasures of a small community, take advantage of all Kawartha Lakes has to offer. The more you experience the best of Kawartha Lakes, the longer you’ll want to stay … and the sooner you’ll be back! To learn more and get your free map and events guide, call 1-866-397-6673 or visit us online at www.explorekawarthalakes.com.
Golfing in Kawartha Lakes
Book you next tee time here, Kawartha Lakes is a golfer’s paradise with dozens of excellent golf courses framed by the peace and tranquility of nature.
We offer a number of 9 and 18 hole courses, many of which are public or semi-private. Many are situated lakeside and along with the sparkling summer sun, provide the perfect backdrop to a day on the greens.
Kawartha Lakes Golf Directory
Black Diamond Golf Club
Black Diamond is a par 72 championship golf course with four tee decks, carved out of the deep woods and the foothills of the Kawartha Oakridge Moraine. While soaking in the surrounding vistas, golfers are welcomed to an incredible golf experience and a spectacular view.
Lindsay Golf & Country Club
Voted the area’s finest, this Graham Cooke designed golf course features a blend of parkland and links-style holes, 5 sets of tees, an exceptional practice facility, and a fully-stocked Pro Shop with CPGA professionals.
Oliver’s Nest Golf & Country Club
Built on 180 acres of gently rolling lands. Many holes are routed around and beside the quiet meandering of the Mariposa Brook, the principle watercourse for over 200 000 square miles of Ontario’s heartland. Stands of century old trees are found throughout the property. Oliver’s Nest is a truly outstanding championship caliber golf experience, Come, See and Experience for Yourself.
Wolf Run Golf Course
Situated near the shorelines of Lake Scugog; this semi-private facility is a beautifully manicured 18 holes, par 72 facility. The course Marshals and 9-minute tee times will provide you with an enjoyable pace of play. There are CPGA professionals on staff to offer lessons and clinics. Combined with tightly fashioned holes cut through the natural beauty of the Kawarthas, it is no wonder Wolf Run is often considered ‘the jewel of the Kawartha’s’.
Crestwood Golf Club
This unique 9 hole layout incorperates double tees on every hole so that when you play the back nine, the holes play completely different then the front. This allows the seasoned player to play 18 different and challenging holes as well as giving the new or average golfer a chance to play from tees that fit their game. This 5800 yard course is easy to walk and allows you to enjoy the peace and quiet of the surrounding countryside.
Location: 27 Little Britain Rd., Manilla Telephone: 1-888-411-2160 Website: www.crestwoodgolfclub.com
Deer Run Golf Course
Located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes district, Deer Run Golf Course offers a pleasant golf experience for golfers of all levels. An easy course to walk surrounded by tall birch trees and the Mariposa River.
Eganridge Inn and Spa
Eganridge is best described in ‘Tee-Off’ magazine as “having impeccable course maintenance and Poanna grass in perfect condition. Winding 2635 yards through pristine forests and unspoiled wetland areas, the par 35, nine-hole course which is laid out in Scottish links style, is a true pleasure to play”.
Whitetail Golf & Country Club Estates
Nestled in the heart of protected woodlands, rolling hills, mature trees, creeks and ponds, Whitetail Golf Club provides an exceptional experience for all golfers. This wonderfully manicured 18 hole Championship Golf Course offers beautifully conditioned bent grass greens, tee decks and fairways.
Links on Monck’s Landing Golf Course
Monck’s Landing is a “links-style” layout, inspired by the classic golf courses of the British Isles: treeless, rolling terrain, pot bunkers, high fescue rough. The visual focal point is the unique stone barn which occupies a central vantage point on the course. Recalling the mills which dot the landscape of “the old country”, the barn provides an authentically stately echo of the links tradition Monck’s Landing has strived to recreate.
Byrnell Golf Club
The natural features of the Kawartha Lakes region are prevelant in this course overlooking Cameron Lake. The 9-hole course offers a challenge for players of all ages.
Balsam Lake Family Golf
This 9 hole par 3 Family Course features 160 yards with an executive 9 hole 3000 yard course. Situated on 85 acres with great frontage on Kawartha Lakes Hwy #48 Balsam Lake Golf is a great destination when you are in Cottage Country with your family or friends.
Location: 2045 Hwy. 48, Kirkfield Telephone: 705-879-7142
Sturgeon Point Golf Club
Established in 1899 this semi-private nine hole par 36 course was designed by C.E. Robinson. Locaed 9 kilometers south of Fenelon Falls adjacent to the historic village of Sturgeon Point this course offers a driving range, boat docking facilities and more!
Location: 78 Golf Links Rd. Sturgeon Point Telephone: 705-887-3144 Website: www.sturgeonpoint.com/golf