Blue Hawk Lake, Ontario, Canada
Surrounded by beautiful scenery, Blue Hawk Lake is located in the Haliburton Highlands region in Ontario, Canada. The Haliburton Highlands region was named in honor of Thomas Chandler Haliburton who inhabited the area for some time, as well as for its resemblance to the Scottish Highlands. Blue Hawk Lake has a surface area of 178 acres and a maximum depth of 30 feet. This quaint size allows…
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- Where to Stay
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- Things to Do
- Known Fish Species
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All About Blue Hawk Lake, ON
Surrounded by beautiful scenery, Blue Hawk Lake is located in the Haliburton Highlands region in Ontario, Canada. The Haliburton Highlands region was named in honor of Thomas Chandler Haliburton who inhabited the area for some time, as well as for its resemblance to the Scottish Highlands. Blue Hawk Lake has a surface area of 178 acres and a maximum depth of 30 feet. This quaint size allows for a tranquil experience as no large boats plow the waters. Come to Blue Hawk Lake and relish in its calm waters and gentle wildlife.
Anglers will find a variety of fish including rainbow trout, rock bass and Atlantic salmon here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or bait casting, your chances of getting a bite are good. If fishing is not your sport, spend the day canoeing and kayaking the crystal blue waters of Blue Hawk Lake or the Burnt River that connects it to Stump Lake. Blue Hawk Lake is a great place to spend a quiet night with a book and a glass of wine with your closest family and friends.
The Haliburton Highlands area is home to more than a few parks and forests. Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve is made up of 60,000 acres with rolling hardwood forests, pristine lakes, meandering rivers and extensive wetlands to excite any nature enthusiast. Bring your child to the youth day camps and youth wilderness experience to encourage them to learn about their world. With weekend getaways that involve activities ranging from dog sledding and snowmobile poker runs, to wolf and wildlife searches, Haliburton Forest is sure to capture your interest as well.
The Algonquin Provincial Park in Central Ontario is a definite must-see. Plan a day to the park to hike and picnic, or spend a weekend camping. Algonquin Park offers a range of camp sites from lodges to back country that are known to have a slow-paced, old-fashioned charm that many people wouldn’t trade. The park allows fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and cross country skiing. Visit the museum and learn about the park. Algonquin Provincial Park is the oldest provincial park and one of the oldest in the country. It has many historical heritage values including its role in development of park management, and its role in inspiring artists, giving Canadians a greater sense of their country.
Blue Hawk Lake has so many activities to offer. The city of Haliburton is alive all year long. On a warm summer night, visit Haliburton to listen to concerts and dine at unique restaurants. There are also galleries and studios for those who appreciate art. There are even arts and crafts tours to experience, such as pottery classes. During the winter months you can expect cross country skiing, dog sledding, downhill skiing and snowboarding. Find your interest with unlimited activities including camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, bowling, golfing, and paintballing. Visit the Haliburton museums to learn about the area, especially if you plan to make this area your new home.
Blue Hawk Lake has plenty of vacation rentals and real estate properties for sale. Visit for a weekend, a week, or a month, and you may decide to make the Haliburton Highlands your permanent home.
Things to Do at Blue Hawk Lake
These are some activities in the Blue Hawk Lake, ON area visitors can enjoy:
- Vacation Rentals
- Downhill Skiing
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Dog Sledding
- Horseback Riding
- Wildlife Viewing
- Provincial Park
What Kind of Fish Are in Blue Hawk Lake?
Blue Hawk Lake has been known to have the following fish species:
- Rainbow Trout
Find Places to Stay at Blue Hawk Lake
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More Sites to Book a Blue Hawk Lake Vacation
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Blue Hawk Lake Statistics & Helpful Links
Lake Type: Natural Freshwater Lake, Not Dammed
Surface Area: 178 acres
Maximum Depth: 30 feet
Trophic State: Oligotrophic
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