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

Baseball St. Patrick Field

Basketball  Kinmount Baptist Church

Bingo Friday nights at the Royal Canadian Legion & Family Fun Bingo Monday nights through July & August

Bowling Nearby in Minden & Bobcaygeon

Camping Kinmount Country Jamboree & Kinmount Fair

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

Hockey Kinmount Arena

Kayaking Along the Burnt River. Rentals available at Austin Lumber

Kinmount Artisans Marketplace

Kinmount Heritage Centre

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

Yoga & Fitness Kinmount Community Centre


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