Kawartha, Peterborough & Kawartha Region - Gaa-waategamaag, "Land of Reflections"
Peterborough & County
THE LAKES: Rice, Katchewanooka, Clear, Stony, Lovesick, Lower Buckhorn, Buckhorn, Chemong, Little Bald, Big Bald, Pigeon
MAJOR POINTS of INTEREST: Peterborough Lift Lock, Centential Fountain, Museums, Golf Courses, Petroglyphs, Parks, Dining, Entertainment, Accommodations and more.
TOWNS & VILLAGES can be found in the region like Peterborough, Lakefield, Buckhorn, Bridgenorth, Ennismore, Millbrook, Norwood, Havelock, and more. MAP
City of Kawartha Lakes
THE LAKES: Pigeon, Sturgeon, Cameron, Scugog and Balsam.
MAJOR POINTS of INTEREST: Kirkfield Lift Lock, The Central East Correctional Centre, Golf Courses, Parks, Dining, Entertainment, Accommodations and more.
TOWNS & VILLAGES are part of the City of Kawartha Lakes, just like a county, some are Lindsay, Fenelon Falls, Bobcageon, Woodville, Omemee and more. MAP
Kawartha First Nations
In Anishinaabe language the area was known as, Gaa-waategamaag, "land of reflections". Changed by tourism promoters to Kawartha, meaning "bright waters and happy lands".
Curve Lake First Nation people are of the Mississaugas of the great Anishnaabeg (uhnish-nahbe) Nation. MAP
Hiawatha First Nation is an Ojibway First Nations reserve. MAP