WHAT TO DO
There is something for everyone in the Rideau Lakes!
Hunting and Fishing
Large & Small Mouth Bass - 3rd Saturday in June
Nothern Pike & Walleye (Pickerel) - 2nd Saturday in May
Perch, Crappie, Sunfish, Whitefish, Catfish - all year round
Chaffey's Lock is located in WMU 67. For more information check out the Ministry of Natural Resources website
Fitness & Leisure
70 acres of back country woods and trails owned by Simmons
Cataraquai Trail within steps of the cottages; great for hiking, biking and snowmobiling
Nearby Rideau Trail access
Golf - there are several courses within the district
Ottawa: Our Nation's Capital, Museums & Galleries, Casino, Byward Market
Kingston: Old Fort Henry, Great Restaurants & Festivals
Gananoque/Thousands Islands: River Boat Tours, Casino, Playhouse
Local: Chaffey's Lock, Newboro, Elgin, Portland, Westport & Perth
Studio Tours (The Rideau Lakes is home to a number of talented artists):
- Rideau Lakes Studio & Garden Tour - Canada Day Weekend
- Fall Colours Studio Tour - Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend
Crosby Flea Market: May long weekend - September long weekend 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Saturday mornings
Great and unique shops in nearby Newboro, Westport & Perth
We are just a short walk to the Opinicon resort that offers a variety of dining options and we can provide a number of great recommendations within a 30 minute drive.
For more information check out the Rideau Lakes Events Calendar and the Chaffey's Lock & Area Heritage Society Events Calendar.