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1821 County Rd 2 Bailieboro, ON, K0L 1B0
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Bensfort Bridge ResortBensfort Bridge Resort is located on the Otonabee River, part of the Trent Severn Waterway, 12km from Rice Lake, 8km from Peterborough, and 145km from Toronto. It became popular as a fishing camp in the late 1940’s. The 2017 fishing season begins at Bensfort Bridge on May 13 with pickerel fishing south of the bridge. Muskie follows on June 3, and the Bass season comes in on June 17. Bensfort Bridge Resort stocks worms, an assortment of tackle and fishing licenses for your fishing convenience. Bensfort Bridge Resort offers a variety of camping choices. Cottages, waterfront tent and trailer sites, overnight or fully-serviced 30 amp seasonal sites. Canoes, boat motor and Pontoon rentals, boat docks up to 40 feet and boat launch. Gas and oil are also available. Whether you fish for pan fish or that trophy to hang on your wall, Bensfort Bridge Resort is the place to go. Bensfort Bridge Resort is a quiet and relaxing campground where nature surrounds you providing a quiet atmosphere for rest and relaxation. Enjoy the geese swimming on the river while a heron glides gracefully overhead occasionally landing to rest on the docks. One can only smile as you watch the squirrels, chipmunks and rabbits scamper about the property collecting their treasures. For the bird enthusiast there are many different species of birds to view working away in their natural habitat. Activities throughout the summer include dock fishing, river swimming, motor boat rentals, canoe rentals, horseshoes and volleyball/badminton. A play ship and a play fort with tires, slides, climbing equipment provide hours of entertainment for the children. Swings provide additional recreational activities. Planned weekend activities throughout the summer months include pot luck dinners, fishing derby for the children, fun-and-field day, Christmas in July, horseshoe tournament and Halloween trick-or-treating in August. Peterborough is the largest community and located about 8km from us. Area attractions include the hydraulic lift lock, boat cruises, zoo, golf courses, canoe museum, casino, Westgate (speedway), Wild Water and Wheels, miniature golf and batting cages, theaters, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Little Lake Musicfest on Wednesday and Saturday during July and August. Cottages, RV spots, Campgrounds . . . Your Hosts: Doug and Jenni Greyer

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