Fun Activities » Summer

In the heart of lake country, Ogopogo Resort is ideal for a couples or family based all season vacation/getaway.. We have also seen a growing trend for grandparents to vacation with their grandchildren giving Mom and Dad a break and creating special memories. We have created an environment that is both safe and relaxing for all. Swim, play in the sand, fish, canoe or kayak, go tubing and water-skiing and relax all on-site. Fabulous golf courses are within 15 minutes not to mention hiking and biking trails, live theatre, local artists studios, and white water kayaking.

Sand Beach and Swimming

Ogopogo has a sand beach area for young and older alike to enjoy the crystal clear waters of Mountain Lake. Our dock is great for swimmers looking for deep water.     

Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboats, SUPs and Fishing Boats

Our small navy of boats is available for the use of our guests. There is no charge for our non-motorized craft and fishing boat rentals are available on a daily or weekly basis. There is a safe children’s play area near the pool.     


Mountain Lake has great Small Mouth Bass,Muskeye , Pickerel and Lake Trout fishing. Check out our fishing pictures under the activities section of our web site. We offer for rent;  18 ft fiberglass boats complete with 25 hp electric start motors, swivel fishing seat.

Heated Swimming Pool

For those who like an alternative to the lake, we have a lovely heated pool (weather permitting) open late May until the September long weekend. There are lounge chairs along with patio tables to sit and read a book, watch your children and is an alternative option to enjoy the afternoon sun.

Jet Ski/ Sea Doo Fun!!!!!

We now rent Sea Doo Spark 3 person jet ski to guests as well as cottagers on our lake system! 


Within 15 minutes, there are five golf courses for the enthusiast. Click here for a description.

Hiking and Biking

Haliburton County boasts some great trails for hiking and biking whether it is a casual walk or a more serious adventure. Most trails are separate for hikers and bikes. Your hosts have maps of self-guided tours so please ask for them.  In addition, Sir Sam`s Ski and Bike is about a half of an hour drive boasting some of the more scenic bike trails in the area as wll as the chair lift ride to the peak in summer and fall for those of you looking to take in the sights.  They are known in the area for their downhill mountain biking, scenic chairlift rides, bike rental and pro shop. Visit Sir Sam`s Ski and Bike for more detailed information.

Area Activities

Haliburton County has a seemingly endless list of activities in the summer. Ask us about the Highlands Summer Festival live theatre and the Kinmount theatre and movie museum . Visit artists’ studios, antique shops, a miniature pioneer village, and the world’s biggest general store! Algonquin Park and the Haliburton Forest Wolf Center are only a short drive away.

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The Best Resort Ever in Canada I had a wonderful time at Ogopogo Resort. I stayed a few times with my son. The cottages are very clean and cozy. You have everything you need. I stayed during summer and winter times. Dog sledding was fun too. My son can’t wait for the marshmallows by the fire pit again. We will definitely be back!!!!

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