Day Trips and Staycations - Peterborough, Ontario

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Day Trips and Staycations - Peterborough, Ontario

A short 1 1/2 hours drive from Uxbridge, Peterborough is recognized as one of Canada's Premier Recreational Regions.

Ride The Peterborough Lift Lock as it rises 65 feet using the simple hydraulic system designed back in the late 1800's. Opened on July 9th 1904 this dual chamber hydraulic lock has been in operation for over 100 years. One of only two hydraulic locks on the waterway it offers boaters quiet overnight camping on the upper level.

The Peterborough Lift Lock Visitor Centre, open during the boating season, is located here and offers exhibits, films and washroom facilities

Peterborough Lift Locks

 Opening The Upper Gate Peterborough Lift Locks

Little Lake Water Fountain

 Little Lake - In The Heart Of The City

Little Lake is home to the Little Lake Marina and Lift Lock Cruises and Del Crary Park


Travel To, From or Through Peterborough

Ontario Waterway Cruises provide canal cruising on the Kawartha Voyageur covering these waters in three 5 day segments. Accompanied by six full color maps.

Cruise Descriptions

Five Day River Boat Cruise

Del Crary Park, located on the shores of Little Lake in Peterbourough, is home to a Summer Long MusicFest with some top name groups and individuals providing live entertainment.

Summer Music Fest

Likely the best free concert series in The Kawarta Lakes area. We have enjoyed every single one we have attended. 

 Summer of 2011

 Del Crary Park Amphitheater

Beavermead Campground and Day Use Park

If You want to extend your stay for more than a day Beavermead Campground is a family campground and day-use parkthat is owned and operated by the City of Peterborough.  Located on beautiful Little Lake in the heart of Peterborough, Beavermead Campground has 98 sites, 46 un-serviced sites and 52 are serviced to support your camping needs!

Riverview Park and Zoo

A 55.5 acre park and zoo with a splash pad, frisbee golf course, walking trails, a miniature train ride, and beautiful gardens there is something for everyone. ... Take an Interactive Tour


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Kathy,

This is a great article you wrote about the hydraulic locks! I really appreciate learning something new. Your writing is great!!!

Patricia

June 20, 2011 10:55 PM
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Hi Kathy! This is localism at its finest! I've never heard of hydraulic locks!

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Patricia - it was an educational/fun day for all our grandkids for fathers day

June 21, 2011 01:05 PM
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Joni - they are kind of amazing they simply operate on the flow between th two hydraulic pistons by a control valve betwen them and driven by the weight of the water in the upper chamber being greater than the weight in the lower.

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