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Skootamatta Lake - Hiking

Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada

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What are the activities at Skootamatta Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Skootamatta Lake?

The Skootamatta River is a river in southern Ontario, Canada. It flows from its source at Skootamatta Lake to the Bay of Quinte on the north shore of Lake Ontario. The river is approximately 107 kilometres long. The river was named for the Skootamatta First Nation, who lived along its banks.

The Skootamatta River is a popular destination for whitewater rafting, canoeing and kayaking. The river has a number of Class III and IV rapids, including "The Chute", "The Drop" and "The Falls".

The Skootamatta River is also a popular fishing destination. Species of fish found in the river include bass, pike, muskellunge, walleye, trout and salmon.

The Skootamatta River is surrounded by forests and wildlife. There are numerous hiking trails in the area, including the Trans Canada Trail. The area is also home to black bears, moose, deer and other wildlife.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-77.251667
44.842222

What are the coordinates and address of Skootamatta Lake?

Skootamatta Lake
Skootamatta Lake, Addington Highlands, ON, Canada

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Starting Point

The trails at the Skootamatta Lake in Ontario can be accessed from Highway 7.

Why visit Skootamatta Lake

The Skootamatta Lake is a beautiful place to visit in Ontario. The lake is surrounded by forest and is a great place for fishing, swimming, and canoeing. The lake is also home to many animals, including deer, beavers, and otters.

Is Skootamatta Lake in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some potential pros of visiting Skootamatta Lake include its beautiful natural scenery, opportunities for outdoor recreation, and relatively secluded location. However, some potential cons could include the lack of amenities in the area and the fact that it can be difficult to get to.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Skootamatta Lake in Ontario are swimming, fishing, and canoeing.

1. Hiking - There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including the Skootamatta River Trail, which follows the river for 12 km.

2. Fishing - The lake is stocked with trout and bass, making it a popular spot for fishing.

3. Canoeing/Kayaking - The lake is a great place to paddle around and take in the scenery.

4. Swimming - The lake is a great place to cool off in the summer heat.

5. Camping - There are a number of campsites near the lake, perfect for an overnight stay.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse at Christie Lake – This hidden gem is located on the edge of Christie Lake and is perfect for a summer day outing. They have a great selection of food including sandwiches, salads, burgers, and pizza.

2. The Old Mill – This restaurant is located in an old mill that has been converted into a beautiful restaurant. They have a great selection of food including steaks, seafood, pasta, and pizza.

3. The Rusty Anchor – This restaurant is located on the edge of Skootamatta Lake and has a great selection of food including sandwiches, salads, burgers, and pizza.

4. The Boathouse at Purdy’s – This hidden gem is located on the edge of Purdy’s Lake and is perfect for a summer day outing. They have a great selection of food including sandwiches, salads, burgers, and pizza.

5. The Boathouse at Charleston Lake – This hidden gem is located on the edge of Charleston Lake and is perfect for a summer day outing. They have a great selection of food including sandwiches, salads, burgers, and pizza.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

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Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No

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