Peterborough Ontario
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On the banks of the Otonabee River


City of Peterborough is located on the banks of the Otonabee River in the East Central region of Ontario. The neighbouring towns of Selwyn, Otonabee-South Monaghan, Douro-Dummer and Cavan Monaghan form part of the region.

Activities, Parks, Trails and Places of Interest in Peterborough

Peterborough is referred to as the gateway to the "Kawarthas Cottage Country." Activities most enjoyed in the community and surrounding areas include river boat cruises, golfing, sightseeing, walking, jogging, picnicking, skateboarding, cycling, birding, canoeing, geocaching, hiking, swimming, camping, horseback riding, beachcombing, kayaking, boating, fishing, atving, xc skiing, snowshoeing and more.

There are said to be over 100+ local parks, trails and green spaces to explore in Peterborough. A few of the more popular destinations are the Jackson, Riverview, Confederation, Del Crary, Beavermead, Rogers Cove, and Harper Parks. As for trails visit the High Falls, Otonabee River Loop, Miller Creek, and Promise Rock Trails.

City of Peterborough Attractions

Attractions throughout the community include the Peterborough Lift Lock, Little Lake, Trent-Severn Waterway, Trent Canal and some artistic and historical venues like the Canadian Canoe Museum, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra, Artspace, Peterborough Museum & Archives, Art Gallery of Peterborough and the Kawartha Art Gallery.

Services and Amenities of Peterborough, Ontario

Services important to travelers one will find in and around the community include accommodations, campgrounds, restaurants, coffee houses, gas stations, shopping malls, grocery stores, internet, cell service, library, marina, and and transportation (taxi services, bus, and Peterborough Airport).

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