Buckhorn Lake is located in South Central Ontario in the Kawartha Lakes region (In the townships of Trent Lakes, Selwyn, and Peterborough County specifically). The lake is connected to Pigeon Lake to the West, Chemong Lake to the South, and Lower Buckhorn Lake to the East. Buckhorn Lake is also connected to the Trent-Severn Waterway with a lift lock and dam located in the town of Buckhorn. Settlements on the lake include Buckhorn, Curve Lake First Nation, Gannon Village, Gannon Beach, Kawartha Hideaway, Kimberley Park, Oak Orchard and Young’s Cove.
The Buckhorn Lake area is rich in outdoor activities both on and off the water the whole year around. The Lake is also excellent for fishing. Anglers will be pleased to know the lake contains Muskie, Small and Largemouth Bass, Pickerel, Perch, Crappie, Sunfish, and the Common Carp. The area is rich in cultural fare from Art Galleries to Antique Shops to Farms dotting the region. The Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park is also a short drive North of Buckhorn Lake.
Buckhorn Lake is approximately 2 hours from Toronto and 40 minutes from Peterborough by car.
Further information about the Buckhorn Lake area can be found here