Bobcaygeon is a town in the City of Kawartha Lakes in South-Central Ontario. Also known as “The hub of the Kawarthas” it is located on the Trent-Severn Waterway the town contains several narrows and a lift-lock (the first lock constructed along the Trent-Severn) which connects it to Sturgeon Lake to the West and Pigeon Lake to the East. The town initially built up around its sawmill and lumber industry and was eventually incorporated into a village in 1876.
In modern times, the town’s main industry is tourism, mainly related to fishing and travel along the Trent-Severn. It serves as a hub for many smaller communities spread throughout the region. The town holds a population of approx. 3500 people and contains a public school and a vibrant downtown.
Bobcaygeon is approximately 2 hours from Toronto by car.
Bobcaygeon also has a Chamber of Commerce, its website has further information about the town and its goings-on which can be found here.