Don’t miss out on your chance to move into these Canning Lake waterfront cottages! This southern Haliburton County lake is highly desirable for its many year round activities, beautiful lake views and close proximity to main towns.

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Canning Lake Area Information

Canning Lake is part of a five lake chain which also includes the popular lakes of Little Canning Lake, Kashagawigamog Lake, Sawyers Lake and Grass Lake.

Among the smallest of the chain, Canning Lake still contains over six and a half kilometers of surface area, perfect for boating and other recreational and leisure activities. 

Located just fifteen minutes away from the township of Minden, residents have easy access to amenities such as grocery stores, post offices, gas stations, breweries, and LCBO. 

The towns of Haliburton and Carnarvon are also north of Canning Lake.

Canning Lake Real Estate

Canning Lake waterfront cottages typically have a classic feel to them, perfect for those looking to purchase a nostalgic bungalow cottage.

These properties are usually quite cosy, perfect for intimate gatherings with friends and family during any season. 

Some properties are two storey modern ranch style cottages, with more than enough space for hosting friends, or even working remotely from your Canning Lake waterfront cottage.

Lots are large, however, so those looking to tear down and build their dream properties will find great value at Canning Lake.

Lucky homebuyers will be able to find property in one of Canning Lake’s several inlets, providing them with private seclusion, although neighbors are usually quite far with dense tree cover. 

Things To Do Near Canning Lake

Canning Lake is protected by the Canning Lake Property Owners Association, which aims to keep this natural lake looking beautiful for current residents and future generations. 

This organization also sets up annual events such as the annual sailing regatta, a sailboat race across Canning Lake that residents can participate in. 

Canning Lake has a long history of being a popular sailing lake, and locals and residents alike still often participate in this eco-friendly sport.

Fishing is also a popular activity, with many species of fish such as lake trout, smallmouth bass and yellow perch populating the deep waters of Canning Lake.

In the winter months, Canning Lake is still a hive of activity with ice fishing, snowmobiling and other popular winter activities.

Local parks around Canning Lake are perfect for a day trip or lunch picnic, such as Snowdon Parkand Ritchie Falls.

Snowdon Park is just south of Canning Lake, with eight kilometers of trails over various types of terrain. 

Located to the east of Canning Lake, Ritchie Falls is ideal for a picturesque waterfall dip on a hot summer day and also contains many trails, bridges and vantage points for visitors to take advantage of. 

Other lakes to explore in the Canning Lake area include:

Blairhampton Golf Course

The Blairhampton Golf Course is located just 20 minutes north of Canning Lake, providing locals with 18 premiere holes of beautiful green scenery and challenging bunkers.

FAQs About Canning Lake

Q: Where did Canning Lake get its name?
A: No one is quite sure how Canning Lake got its name. Due to the heavy influence of a Finnish population, some think it ties back to this. However, no one is completely sure how. 

Q: What is there to do in Canning Lake?
A: Canning Lake is great for swimming, boating and fishing in the summer.

Q: How big is Canning Lake?
A: Canning Lake is quite large, sitting at about 620 acres.