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Kushog Lake

Kushog Lake is a prime destination for lakeside cottages in the Algonquin Highlands near Haliburton. With stunning scenery and access to nature, the area around Kushog Lake is perfect for anyone looking to purchase a vacation home, rental property, or permanent residence in Ontario's cottage country. Kushog lake, known for its long narrow shape, is a popular spot for fishing and outdoor recreation, with species like lake trout and smallmouth bass in abundance. Don't pass up the opportunity to view any of the Kushog Lake homes or cottages available below!

Trees reflecting off of the waters of a lake in the fall

Kushog Lake Waterfront Cottages Statistics

Average Price $818K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $88M
Total Listings 132,831
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.2K

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Kushog Lake Waterfront Cottages

At Kushog Lake in the Algonquin Highlands area of Ontario, you can find a variety of real estate options to suit your needs. From secluded cottage properties with spacious and private yards to gorgeous lakeside homes with panoramic views of the water, there's something for everyone at Kushog Lake.

Many of the properties around Kushog Lake are surrounded by vast natural forests and waterways making it the perfect setting for those who enjoy the great outdoors. The homes come in various sizes, some reminiscent of a cozy and remote cabin, and others evoking a more stately feel. Whether you're looking for a vacation home, a rental property, or a year-round residence, you'll find a diverse array of options at Kushog Lake.

As mentioned, Kushog Lake real estate includes a number of spacious cottages designed to accommodate large families and groups of friends. Many of these properties have multiple bedrooms, ensuring that everyone has a comfortable place to sleep. The outdoor areas are also designed to take full advantage of the natural surroundings, with features like BBQ areas, fire pits, and swimming platforms, perfect for enjoying the beautiful sunsets over the lake.

Open-concept living spaces with tall ceilings and large windows, provide breathtaking views of the surroundings. These spaces often open directly onto a wrap-around deck, giving way to tall trees and lush gardens descending gently towards the lake shore, where a private dock or platform invites you into the water.

The Kushog Lake community also has an active community association, committed to maintaining the well-being of the people who live and stay there. 

Whether you're looking for a family getaway or a tranquil retreat, you'll find it at Kushog Lake.

Things to Do at Kushog Lake

Located in the scenic Algonquin Highlands of Ontario, southwest of the famous Algonquin Park, the Kushog Lake area is a perfect destination for those seeking a mix of adventure and relaxation.

The lake itself offers a variety of popular recreational activities including boating, fishing, canoeing, and the use of ATV trails. In the winter, the area transforms, with those ATV trails becoming perfect for snowmobiles, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.

The lake also has several recreational facilities, such as the Kushog Marina, Buckslide Tent and Trailer Park, and the TwinRocks campsite. Whether you are looking to camp, hike, fish, hunt, or simply relax, Kushog Lake has something for everyone to enjoy.

Area Information for Kushog Lake, Ontario

The Kushog Lake community is located in Stanhope Township some 30 minutes west of Haliburton and 15 minutes north of Minden. The lake itself is surrounded by many beautiful natural features from hills with lookout points to long winding rivers and valleys.

Some nearby lakes include Halls Lake, Boshkung Lake, Brady Lake, Sherborne Lake, and Raven Lake.

Access to properties on the western side of the lake is via Kushog Lake Road, while the eastern side is accessible via a network of smaller side roads. Kushog Lake is reachable from Bracebridge by heading east along either Highway 118 or Highway 117 (turning onto Highway 35). Highway 35 bisects the north and south portions of the lake, continuing east towards Carnarvon.

The lake is divided into two parts, the northern and southern arm, with the northern arm connecting to Lake St. Nora.

Kushog Lake is a lake with a rich history and has had many names over the years, including Cushog, Hall's Lake, and variations of its original name, perhaps most accurately transcribed as Kakwakshebemahgog, which describes its long, narrow, winding structure in Ojibway.

Fishing is a popular activity on the lake, with species like lake trout and smallmouth bass in abundance.

Kushog Lake FAQs

Q: What kind of fish are in Kushog Lake?
A: Kushog Lake is home to a number of fish species including lake and brook trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, walleye, and rainbow smelt. Trout are more common in the deeper northern part of the lake, while bass are more abundant in the shallower south.

Q: How big is Kushog Lake?
A: Kushog Lake has a surface area of approximately 657 hectares, 1,624 acres or 6.6 square kilometres, and is approximately 12.5 km long.

Q: How deep is Lake Kushog?
A: The maximum depth of Kushog Lake is around 30 metres. However, the southern portion of the lake is significantly shallower on average.

Q: How long is Kushog Lake?
A: Kushog Lake is approximately 12.5 kilometres long.


Gorgeous sunset view of Haliburton lake waters near a dock

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