Rice Lake is well known for the rolling hills that surround the lake creating a perfect location to tour and explore the area while experiencing amazing scenery. The villages of Keene, Bewdley, Gores Landing, Harwood and Hastings offer unique shopping and cultural experiences, while the nature around the lake offers an abundance of outdoor adventures to explore.
Whether you’re touring by car, motorcycle, or vacationing for a week you’ll find a variety of inspiring ideas right around every corner. If you’re cycling in the area be sure to check out themed cycling routes from the Ganaraska Freewheelers and PTBO Rides: Around the Lake, Heavenly Harwood, Rice Lake Vistas, Queen Victoria, Rice Lake Heights, Elmhirst’s to Campbellford and Circle Rice Lake.
Rice Lake is part of the Trent Canal System, a 380km network of waterways that connect the Bay of Quinte, Lake Ontario, to Georgian Bay. Boaters can tour the lake and enter from the locks is Hastings through the Trent River or the Otonabee River. The lake has many fully equipped marinas, eateries, groceries, gas and public parks. Imagine the memories!
By car or motorcycle there are plentiful touring opportunities. Take a self guided shopping tour and visit unique galleries, gift shops, and studios. Many restaurants, bakeries and farm gate sales surround the lake and offer tasty treats!
With many conservations areas, public parks, scenic attractions and exciting touring opportunities, Rice Lake invites you to come explore.
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|Heritage and Scenic Views map||Ganaraska Freewheelers|
|Shopping, Eats and Galleries map||Rice Lake – Northumberland Tourism|
|Outdoor Adventure map||Trip-Click – Kawarthas Northumberland|