The Town of Campbellford is ready to welcome you – with a few modifications and changes to ensure your health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions from visitors eager to experience all that a Trail Town has to offer:
Q – Where can I find a public boat launch for both paddle craft, smaller and larger motorized boats?
A – In Campbellford, there are six locations for you to launch your watercraft:
- Nappan Island, Trent Severn Waterway Entry Point | Nappan Island Road (at Puffball Creek), Campbellford
- Campbellford, Trent Severn Waterway | 64 Trent Drive, Campbellford
- Ferris Park, Trent Severn Waterway | 474 County Road 8, Campbellford
- Percy Boom, Trent Severn Waterway | Jakes Road, Campbellford
- Lock Point, Trent Severn Waterway | Lock Point Road, Campbellford
- Wilson Island, Trent River | 1 Line E., Campbellford
If you are paddling, you can also launch at at one of the specialized paddling docks created by the Trent Severn Waterway located at the upper and lower sides of Lock 13, the lower side of Lock 10 and the upper end of Lock 8.
Q – Where can I dock my boat ?
A – Old Mill Park Docking | 51 Grand Road, Campbellford. Pre-registration is recommended for docking at Old Mill Park. You can also dock on the walls of the Trent Severn Waterway (Lock 13 and 14 are not able to accommodate overnight mooring due to construction in 2020).
Q – Where is the best swimming location ?
A – Campbellford Outdoor Pool (opening soon) – The Trent Hills municipal swimming pool, located on 21 Ranney Street in Campbellford, offers public swimming, summer swimming lessons and organizes a recreational swimming team.
Q – Where can you suggest we fish ?
A – The top of the Healey Falls Lock will give you a great spot for Family Fishing. If you are an avid fisherperson, we suggest you consult the Outdoor Adventure Map from Northumberland Tourism for a listing of what species of fish can be found in which body of water.
Q – Where can a visitor rent bikes, paddle craft and boats ?
A – If you are looking to rent a bike for a ride through the hills, contact Windswept. This group of B&B’s and cottage rentals can arrange a rental and recommend a route for you to take. Ask about their delicious lunch basket to take with you.
Boat rentals can be arranged through many of the cottage resorts in Campbellford. Fishing boats can be rented from Percy Boom Haven and Kat Tail Cottages. For a more comfortable ride contact Catch More Resort and inquire about their Pontoon Boat Rental.
Q – Where are public washrooms located ?
A – Public washrooms are located at the Visitor Information Centre at the Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce | 51 Grand Road, Campbellford. The washrooms are open from 9:30 am to 4 pm seven days per week. Here you can also find a secure bike rack and spot to refill your water bottle.