- Young's Point, Ontario
Young's Point is a small village in
Ontario, Canada, established in 1825. It is about 25 km north of Peterborough.
Young's Point gets its name from the founders of the village — the Young family, who built and operated the
steamboatservice for both cargo and passenger service to nearby Stoney Lake. The Stoney Lake Navigation Company office and Young family homestead from the 1850s is now home to the [http://www.lockside.com Lockside Trading Company] , a year round destination.
Young's Point is the home of Lock 27 of the
Trent-Severn Waterwaynetwork. The lock has a lift of seven feet and was built in the early 1870s. To the south you can travel through Katchewanooka Lake towards Lakefield and on to Peterborough, to the north travel through Clear Lake and on to Stoney, Buckhorn and Pigeon Lakes and beyond.
In 1887 the Old Bridge Inn was built; originally run as a
general store(the Kearney Store), it's now a Bed and Breakfast.
In addition, Young's Point is host to several Recreational facilities, Including, but not limited to; a Golf Course, several Bed & Breakfast hotels, Marinas and Restaurants.
With a low population density and significant amounts of privately owned wooded land, Young's Point is also a favorite spot for residents of nearby Peterborough and Lakefield to hunt, fish, partake in off-road activities (Both motorized and not) and play Paintball.
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