The town of Buckhorn in the Kawarthas sits at the geographic centre of the 386 kilometer Trent Severn Waterway which winds its way from Georgian Bay to Trenton on Lake Ontario. Lock 31 is one of the most popular on the system with boaters as it is in the middle of the town. All amenities are within a short walk. By road, Buckhorn is only a short 90 minute drive from Toronto, 20 minutes or 30 kilometers north of Peterborough and 20 kilometers east of Bobcaygeon.
Nearby attractions include the famous Petroglyph Provincial Park, Warsaw Caves and the new Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park. Sandy Lake’s “Heart”, the well known heart-shaped rocks visible from Lakehurst Road. The Kawartha Winery is located 4 kilometers out of town and is open everyday during the busy summer season. The largest private art gallery in Canada, Gallery on the Lake, is accessible by car or boat as are Bayside Boutique and the world famous Whetung Native Art Gallery at Curve Lake First Nations. Peterborough is home to the Canadian Canoe Museum and the largest Lift Lock in the world. Kawartha Downs Shoreline slots and Lang Pioneer Village are approximately a 30 minute drive south.