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Elmhirst’s Resort is open!

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Elmhirst’s Resort, Conference Centre, Wedding Venue and Spa is nestled on the beautiful north shore of Rice Lake, only 90 minutes from Toronto.

Through five generations of family ownership, we’re proud to support our Kawarthas community with delicious food and drink, much of which is grown here, raised here, or sourced nearby.

We offer incredible experiences including outdoor adventure, fishing and lots of watery fun to keep you cool all summer long.

What’s the BIGGEST thing here NOT sourced locally? Happy visitors like you!


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Delicious & Home Grown

Join us in warm elegance at our Hearthside Dining Room, or in the Wild Blue Yonder Pub & Patio, where farm-to-table freshness is always a key ingredient in our seasonal creations.


We respectfully acknowledge Elmhirst’s Resort is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.

Elmhirst’s Resort respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity, and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.

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