Outdoor Activities

With such pleasant scenery and so many outdoor activities, it is no wonder that Beavermead Campground is so popular in the Peterborough area. Camping is available on serviced as well as unserviced sites, and if you would like to stay for the season, we can accommodate you! Canoe and Kayaking along the water is a wonderful way to explore nature within the City ~ bring your own or rent the equipment from us. Hike / Bike the splendid trail system! Fishing on Little Lake and Meade Creek can be a great way to spend a few hours enjoying the outdoors. Swimming on the beach - what a great way to cool off on those hot summer days! On behalf of all the Staff at Beavermead Campground - Welcome!

Camping

Located on beautiful Little Lake in the heart of Peterborough, Beavermead Campground has 95 individual sites, 18 un-serviced, 77 serviced (30 Amp hydro and 50 Amp hydro) as well as 1 group site to support your camping needs! Bring your RV, travel trailer or tent and come stay with us. Our comfort station offers showers and washrooms. We have a sanitary dump station for camper’s use. Our season runs from May 12 – October 9, 2017 inclusive. Seasonal camping sites are available. There is also access to a beach as well as playgrounds in the adjoining Public Park.The local trails system connects with the campground for hiking and biking. Request A Campsite

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Canoe / Kayaking

Paddle on beautiful Little Lake in the heart of Peterborough! Bring your own or rent a canoe or kayak from us. Flat water paddling is a recreational activity that anyone can enjoy. Come stay with us and include this great activity into your holiday plans!

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Hike / Bike

The City of  Peterborough and surrounding area has numerous multi-use linked trails for your enjoyment. The Rotary Greenway Trail starts at Beavermead Park and connects you to the rest of the trails system. The Peterborough and Kawarthas countryside is rich and varied and the trails allow a great way to experience it. Include hiking or biking into your holiday recreation plans!

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Swimming

Enjoy time on the beach and go for a swim in beautiful Little Lake at the adjacent Beavermead Public Park, operated by the City of Peterborough. Make it a picnic and enjoy a lazy day, just a few minutes walk from the campground. The beach is supervised by lifeguards from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, starting June 27th until August 24th. At all other times, the beach is unsupervised. Occasionally the beach is posted due to high levels of E-Coli, the beach is tested by the Peterborough County-City Health Unit each business day. No dogs on the beach. No alcohol allowed.
Beach Testing Results

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Fishing

Beavermead Campground is situated on Little Lake which is a great place to fish for pan fish such as perch, crappie and sunfish. Bass and carp are also found. There are areas for shoreline fishing and the calm flat waters surrounding the campground are perfect for boat or canoe fishing. Join us for Family Fishing Week, July 2-10 and fish licence free! We are also offering an OFAH/OPG “Learn to Fish” workshop on August 7th 11:00 am until 1pm
Common Area Fish
Common Area Fish

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