For those living an active lifestyle The Rideau Lakes and Lanark County offer a wide array of activities. Summer sports such as water-skiing, boating, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and cycling are just off the back doorstep. There’s also great golf, fishing, festivals and of course shopping in the nearby historic villages of Perth and Westport.
During the winter months enjoy miles of picturesque and well-groomed snowmobile trails, competitive and recreational ice fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and lake skating.
Come experience a lakeside lifestyle unique to Ontario, while celebrating nature, family and friends. See you at the Lake!
The Rideau Lakes
The landscape of the Rideau Lakes displays towering ancient white pines, granite outcrops, rocky shorelines and abundant wetland habitat. Unmistakably Cottage Country. With the world-renowned UNESCO Heritage Rideau Canal running through our back yard, you can’t help but experience a piece of Canadian History around every turn.
A remarkably distinct region within the Frontenac Axis, Lanark County is home to more than 100 lakes, rivers and waterfalls. Making this county a definite destination for avid anglers and paddlers alike. Coined the “Maple Syrup Capital of Ontario” you’re sure to satisfy any sweet tooth in the family. Experience first-hand an abundance of regional heritage and a uniquely natural environment.
Experience breath taking views and old village charm at Westport on the Rideau. A place where people say hello to one another and business owners go out of their way to make shopping an experience to remember. With family-friendly attractions, unique shops, a vibrant arts and music scene, a trip to Westport will surely leave a smile on your face. Prepare to enjoy yourself but be careful, you may stumble upon a new place to call home – as we surely did.
A town steeped in history, Perth can only be described as aged to perfection. With a community dedicated to preserving a quintessential example of Canadian heritage you are unlikely to leave without a feeling of pride and a plan to return. In the hub of cottage country Perth boost’s an amazing arsenal of attractions, theatre, festivals, shopping and dining opportunities. Visit once and return often.