Sturgeon Lake Triangle: Great Central Ontario Day Trip

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Searching for a wonderful, beautiful roadtrip away from the Greater Toronto Area? Why not visit around sturgeon for sale, one of the more well known of the Kawartha Lakes in Central Ontario. Lindsay, Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls make a triangle around the lake and are all aspect of the Trent-Severn Waterway.

  • Sturgeon Lake

The lake is really Y formed, 25 kilometers or 16 miles at its longest and never multiple kilometers or two miles wide. The Scugog River and Fenelon River are Sturgeon’s fundamental feeders. Scugog enters from the south and goes through Lindsay. The Fenelon River is a short waterway that associates Sturgeon and Cameron Lake. Lesser feeders incorporate Emily Creek and Nogies Creek. Fishing is abundant in the lake with Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Muskie and Walleye being the most famous.

In the Sturgeon Lake Triangle, Lindsay is the southernmost and biggest of the three towns. From Toronto, travel east on the 401 and turn north on interstate 35 to get to Lindsay. Parkway 36 goes close to the southeast shore of the lake among Lindsay and Bobcaygeon. Thruway 8 ignores the head of Sturgeon among Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls. Interstate 35 through expressway 121 brings voyagers down to Lindsay.


Lindsay, Ontario is situated on the Scugog River between Lake Scugog and Sturgeon. The town is home to Lock 33 in the Trent-Severn Waterway, a 2.1 meter directly in the focal point of town. Lindsay has a populace of a little more than 20,000 and is the focal point of the more prominent City of Kawartha Lakes. The town was built up in 1831 and is a school town with Sir Sanford Fleming College’s School of Natural Resources situated in the southern segment of town.

  • Bobcaygeon

Nicknamed the ‘Center point of the Kawarthas’, Bobcaygeon, Ontario is situated at the upper east finish of Sturgeon Lake. Lock 32 of the Trent-Severn interfaces Sturgeon Lake with Pigeon Lake in the focal point of town. This was the home of the principal lock in the Trent-Severn Waterway, inherent 1833. The town was joined in 1876.

The lasting populace of 3,500 radically expands in the mid year with the zone filling in as a well known escape for those from the Toronto zone and past. Bobcaygeon is arranged on three little islands, alongside the terrain. This is an incredible spot to stop for lunch and rewards. A genuine treat is the Farmer’s Market at the hockey field on Saturday’s in the late spring.

  • Fenelon Falls

Nicknamed the ‘Gem of the Kawarthas’. Fenelon Falls, Ontario is situated at the northwest finish of Sturgeon Lake and is associated with Cameron Lake by means of the Fenelon River and Lock 34 in the Trent-Severn framework. The lock has a noteworthy lift of 7.2 meters or 24 feet. There is a cascade yet it has been seriously modified by people throughout the long term and is straightforwardly associated with a hydro-electric dam.

Initially named Cameron’s Falls, the town was joined in 1874 and now has around 1,800 lasting inhabitants. Fenelon Falls was a rail town however the CN Rail tracks were deserted in 1983 and eliminated the next year. The option to proceed despite everything exists and fills in as an all year multi-use trail, well known with snowmobilers in the winter.

Fenelon Falls is an extraordinary spot to stop for supper. There are eateries in the little midtown center, along the trench and straightforwardly overhanging the south side of the cascade. Falls View Restaurant has an outside porch that is simple feet from the cascade and makes for an interesting dinner.