Local Activities

For those looking to spend some time off the Resort, there are many local attractions that you may enjoy

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In our Backyard

Nestled in the heart of Central Frontenac, Springwood Cottage Resort is centrally located to provide guests with easy access to all that this region has to offer – nature, shopping, artisans, adventure and more.

With approximately 500 hectares of fresh water to explore, guests can partake in water sports, swimming, fishing, paddling and more. Bring your own boat or rent one from our marina to enhance your Springwood adventure.

Kennebec Lake at Springwood Cottage Resort.

Those who wish to get some moderate exercise can go for a run, hike, bike or snowshoe just outside the resort along Kennebec Wilderness Trails, which features 7 kilometers of trails a 2 km inclined dirt path loop with lake views on a former ski hill.

A trail map near Springwood Cottage Resort.

Those who are more active and adventurous, can gain easy access to the nearby Trans Canada Trail (Central Frontenac Trail) for snowmobiling, ATVing, biking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, hiking and more. This trail connects into many others via Sharbot Lake and Kaladar to give adventurers endless options for exploring. ATV and snowmobile rentals are available through Outdoor Adventure Trails in Perth with advance arrangements made prior to your stay.

An ATV trail near Springwood Cottage Resort.

The village of Arden has a children’s playground, park, a recreation hall, public beach and boat launch, as well as a vibrant artisan community that guests may visit and explore.

A cottage at Springwood Cottage Resort,

Many of the surrounding towns, including Sharbot Lake, feature some of mother nature’s finest treasures, including caves, mines, night sky viewing, parks, beaches and nature reserves that are ideal for activity and exploration. The towns and townships of Perth, Lanark and Westport offer guests an opportunity to explore small town charm, local artisans’ food and wares; as well as specialty shopping and dining experiences in a beautiful rural setting. While the beautiful historic city of Kingston area has a vibrant night life, dining and shopping options, and plenty of excursions for anyone’s tastes. Ask us for suggestions!

Get Out More!

Come explore nature with Springwood Cottage Resort, your year-round lakeside destination.

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