Fun Activities » Summer
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 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 and Lake Trout ishing. Check out our fishing pictures under the activities section of our web site. This summer we will be offering for rent; 4 x 18 ft fiberglass boats complete with 25 hp electric start motors, fish finder 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!!!!!
New this summer! We have just purchased 2 new 2015 Sea Doo Spark 3 person jet skiis and will be renting them out this summer to guests as well as cottagers on our lake system! Thjis is a firt for our lake and we are extremely please to be able to offer this to our guests. In addition, as these are three person sea doos, they have the ability to tow a single person tube or water skier and we will be able to rent tubes and water skiis as well.
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.
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.