Photos of Buckhorn and Trent Lakes in Harvey Ward - Brad Sinclair Flat Rate Realty

Welcome to Buckhorn

Buckhorn General Store

Mainstreet Buckhorn

Lower Buckhorn Channel

Buckhorn Fire Hall

Buckhorn Ball Diamond

Outdoor Rink

Buckhorn Public School

Buckhorn Community Centre

That, a little way down Adam & Eve Road, on the north side, you will see 2 large glacial rocks. Folklore has it that if a young couple can hold hands and each touch one of the rocks, their lives will be blessed.

Buckhorn District Tourist Information

If nothing more it is worth the drive to Buckhorn to have a slice of Pizza at "Pizza Alloro"

Buckhorn Wall of Honour next to Lock 31 in Buckhorn. Carolle Beyour created the 4 by 10 foot memorial to honour 158 Canadian soldiers that were killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan. 

Cody Inn. Perched on a little hill, in Buckhorn, overlooking Lock 31 

The first thing you see entering the village is the "Buckhorn Buck"

Lock 31

Parks Canada Info: Buckhorn Lock 31 In 1828 John Hall purchased property on both sides of the rapids in what is now known as Buckhorn, and over the next four years constructed a dam and mill. By the 1850’s and 60’s, the dam was rebuilt, as well as a 642 foot long bridge. A timber slide, piers and booms were included in the new work to support the area’s logging activity and by the latter part of the century , a bustling milling community stood. By 1887 a lock was in operation, having incurred extra time and expense due to the difficulties in both drilling through the pre-Cambrian granite of the Canadian Shield, and labour shortages in this part of the country at the time. Although the lumber industry remained an important commercial undertaking at Buckhorn, there was a concerted effort to promote the tourism potential of the waterway. With the advent of rail service it was clear the original commercial imperatives that had prompted the government to complete through-navigation from Lake Ontario to Georgian Bay were no longer necessary. Between 1920 and the 1930’s, representatives from communities all along the waterway participated in the Trent Waterway Development Association, designed to promote tourism. In the 1960s the Department of Transport initiated a major upgrade of facilities along federal canals due in part to significant increases in recreational boating. Major renovations to the Buckhorn lock, including mechanizing operation and some conversion to concrete, were undertaken in 1972. Along with this change a new high level concrete bridge was built which completely bypassed the lock. Today, the lock at Buckhorn rivals both Bobcaygeon Lock 32, and Couchiching Lock 42 as the busiest lock each navigation season.

Construction is well underway on repairing masonry repair work to Lock 31 in Buckhorn, the long term impact of which will enable this popular tourism asset to continue operations for many years

Looking South Into Buckhorn Lake

Buckhorn Dam

Sandy Beach The small cove at the south end of Sandy Lake about six kilometres west of Buckhorn, Ont. on Lakehurst Rd.

Sandy Lake

Lakehurst Community Hall

A former Hudson’s Bay post and Gannon Farm Land

Gannon Narrows Causeway

Buckhorn Lake

Pigeon Lake


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