Pen Lake Presentation

Rich in history and fun PENINSULA LAKE

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Lake Association: http://penlake.ca

Maximum Depth: 121ft Total Shoreline: 29.8km Surface area: 8.688 km 2 Maximum length: 10.7km

Sunset Bay gas dock (Deerhurst charges a resort fee on gas)

Hillside Beach Boat Launch (beside Tally Ho)

Maple Hurst launch (loading only, limited parking)

Wolf Bay launch (canoes and small boats only)

Lake

Walker Lake

Islands & Boating Hazards

Harp Lake

Grassmere

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Grassmere Bay

Hillside

Hidden Valley

Colonial Bay Resort R

Cedar Grove

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Tally Ho

Grace's Bay

Tally Ho Bay

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Hidden Valley Inn

Pow Wow

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Morgan's Bay

Hill's Bay

Deerhurst

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Mosquito Bay

PenLake Farms GC

All Saints Cove

Put-in-Bay

Wolf Bay

Springsyde

North Portage

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North Portage Inn

Osbourne's Lake

South Portage

Portage Bay

Springsyde

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Hill’s Island Wolf Island Boating Hazards

Shoreline and Land Use

There is substantial shoreline residential development, together with resort development. Almost the entire shoreline is currently developed; there are only two properties of substantial shoreline frontage that are vacant. There is no industrial development, although the area was heavily logged during the past two centuries. The land immediately surrounding Peninsula Lake is predominately comprised of residential uses with 7 commercial resorts, one commercial ski hill and one residential condominium. Figure 3 indicates the total number of shoreline lots (includes public and private sewage disposal).

Jerry Lake

Walker Lake

Harp Lake

Peninsula Lake Plan, 2001

Jerry Lake

-inflatable water park -Yamaha riding adventures -Stoneleigh Farms Grassmere Harp Lake

Walker Lake

Grassmere

Hillside

Grassmere Bay

Colonial Bay Resort

Hidden Valley

Hillside

Grassmere Bay

Colonial Bay Resort

Cedar Grove

TallyHo

Hidden Valley

Grace's Bay

Deerhurst resort Hidden Valley resort Cedar Grove Lodge Colonial Bay Cottages Deerhurst Pow Wow Hidden Valley Inn Fairy Lake Mosquito Bay Morgan's Bay

TallyHo Bay

Cedar Grove

Hill's Bay

Tally Ho

Grace's Bay

Tally Ho Bay

Hidden Valley Inn

Pow Wow

Morgan's Bay

AllSaints Cove

Put-in-Bay

Wolf Bay

Springsyde

North Portage

Hill's Bay

North Portage Inn

Deerhurst

Osbourne's Lake

South Portage

Mosquito Bay

Portage Bay

Tally-Ho Inn Portage Inn

Lake ofBays

Fairy Lake

All Saints Cove

Put-in-Bay

Wolf Bay

Springsyde

Springsyde

North Portage

North Portage Inn

Osbourne's Lake

South Portage

Peninsula Lake History Name of the lake

Grand Turk Railroad originally called it Peninsular lake, in 1922, the Government set up “PenLake Post office” at North Portage. Over the years the lake has been known as; Peninsula, Peninsular, PennLake, PenLake and Pen Lake. But cottagers often prefer using PenLake. 1853 - Two Canoeists discovered the lake, they were also the first surveyors to chart the “Huntsville Lakes” 1868 - Rev Hill and family were the first permanent settlers East of Huntsville. The family took up residence in a small cabin in 1869. Hill blazed a trail from his property to Huntsville, originally named “Hill’s trace” is now known as Highway 60. 1870 - The first school was built at Hillside, church services were held here until Hillside church was built in 1892. 1888 - Dredging of the Canal between Fairy And Peninsula Lake began, this made Peninsula lake accesisible to tourists and cottagers 1896 - Charles Waterhouse established Deerhurst Inn as a fine fishing lodge open 2 months of the year.

1990 - Deerhurst expansion (370 guest rooms) made it the largest resort in Ontario at the time

1987 - Peninsula Lake association formed the Historical committee to record the history of the lake back to the 1850’s

The Portage Flyer - The smallest commercially operated railway in the world, ran on narrow- guage rails laid between South portage on lake of Bays and North portage on PenLake. (Train is now displayed at the Summit Centre in Huntsville)

Assurance that your investment will be protected, property owners and users of Peninsula Lake are passionate about preserving it’s natural beauty and cleanliness, shown in the “Peninsula Lake Plan” Vision Statement below; Why Should You Buy on Peninsula Lake?

The PenLake Experience…

“The friends I have made, the memories I have experienced and the lessons I have learned at the lake have all influenced who I am today.” –Chloe Moffat (18) ”Raising a family at the lake is awesome, the kids were outside all the time, they made lake friends and ski club friends. It is a very active healthy environment at the lake.” – Bruce Howell (Owner, Colonial Bay cottages) “Potential buyers should know that a PenLake investment is a good one because the property owners and associations are passionate about the area and preserving the lake’s water quality.” – Ted Charlton (Board of Directors, PLA) “The Fishing on Peninsula Lake is good, you will mainly catch; large mouth bass, small mouth bass and northern pike. The best spots to fish are on the shorelines with cabbage weed.” – Erik Bertelsson (Captain Action Charters)

A PenLake Favourite Pull your canoe up onto flat rock and hike up Wolf Mountain at the Eastern most point of the lake, to enjoy this amazing view

Things to do

Summer Water Sports Location: Deerhurst -cable park -waterski lessons -Jet-Ski rental Deerhurst Resort -Lakeside and Highlands golf courses -world class dining -kids adventure camp Wake HUI Location: SWS cable park -wakeboard day camp Snowmobiling

-inflatable water park -Yamaha riding adventures -Stoneleigh Farms - Captain Action Fishing Charters

-OFSC trails go directly across PenLake -snowmobile to Deerhurst, Hidden Valley, Dwight…

Hidden Valley Highlands/Muskoka Ski Club -ski and snowboard lessons for all ages -membership opportunity -social events -ski racing and freestyle programs for kids and adults Huntsville -40 miles of boating -shops and dining -boat to town docks for ice cream and food

Algonquin Park (Close proximity to Peninsula lake) -Hiking, biking, snowshoeing, Cross-country skiing

Boy Rafting in front of Deerhurst Resort

“Reflections On Peninsula Lake”

Peninsula Lake, from the Portage between Peninsula Lake and the Lake of Bays, 1875

Deerhurst’s early years

The Algonquin carrying visitors through the canal, 1888

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