Kinmount Recreation

Kinmount, a charming community rich with heritage, is located on the Burnt River in the heart of Lake Country, bordering Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton Highlands. Enjoy 4 season recreationat your doorstep including swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, golf, curling, skating, skiing, snowmobiling as well as arts & crafts. Kinmount boasts an abundance of fish & wildlife & hundreds of miles of trails in surrounding forests & lakes.


Victoria Rail Trail

Open year-round to the public for recreational uses including walking, hiking, cycling, bird watching, horseback riding, dog sledding, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. There are access points at the old railway station and Austin Saw Mill Heritage Park in Kinmount. This trail runs from Lindsay to Kinmount to Haliburton.


Somerville Tract

This large 3,420 hectare section of the Victoria County Forest offers three trail loops totaling 8.5 km in length. This trail passes through a picturesque combination of pine plantations, wetlands, hardwood forests and rock outcrops. Located 5.6 km west of Kinmount on County Road 45 the tract is ideal for hiking, mountain biking & cross country skiing.

ATV's Access to Municipal trails and private facilities, in City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County such as: Victoria Rail Trail and Somerville Forest (KATVA Permit required), Haliburton Rail Trail (HATVA Permit required) and the Burnt River Off Road Vehicle Facility (private). See respective websites for details.


Austin Sawmill Located along the Rail Trail

Austin Sawmill Heritage Park Picnic Area, Shelter, Gardens, Children's Playground adjacent to Victoria & Haliburton Rail Trails/ Home to Music in the Park, Thursdays at 6:30 pm through July & August. Food available.

Basketball  Kinmount Baptist Church

Bingo Friday nights at the Royal Canadian Legion year round

Family Fun Bingo Monday nights through July & August


Bowling Nearby in Minden


Camping Kinmount Fair & Southwind Motel & Campground


Darts Royal Canadian Legion


Dirt Biking Burnt River Off Road Vehicle Facility


Highlands Theatre & Movie Museum


Historical Walking Guide Available at Kinmount Railway Station Tourist Information Centre & Kinmount Artisan's Marketplace


Horseback Riding Victoria & Haliburton Rail Trail


Kayaking Along the Burnt River. Rentals available at Austin Lumber

Kinmount Artisans Marketplace

Kinmount Music in the Park

Kinmount Model Railroad & Museum at Kinmount Railway Station


Mountain Biking Somerville Tract


Seniors Cards Monday afternoons at the Royal Canadian Legion


Shuffleboard Royal Canadian Legion


Skateboard Park Nearby in Bobcaygeon


Skating Kinmount Arena


Snowmobiling Victoria & Haliburton Rail Trail


Swimming Pumphouse Beach on the Burnt River


Tai-Chi Galway Hall


Site maintained on a voluntary basis by Lynne Kilby, P.O. Box 286, Kinmount, Ontario K0M 2A0