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Welcome to Bensfort Bridge Resort

Bensfort Bridge Resort invites y'all to come out and enjoy Southern hospitality at affordable prices!

Ontario cottage rentals campingYour Hosts: Doug and Jenni Greyer

Bensfort Bridge Resort is located on the Otonabee River, 6 miles from Rice Lake, 6 miles from Peterborough, and 90 miles from Toronto. It became popular as a fishing camp in the late 1940's.

The 2015 fishing season begins at Bensfort Bridge on May 9 with pickerel fishing south of the bridge. Muskie follows on June 6, and the Bass season comes in on June 20.

Bensfort Bridge Resort stocks worms, an assortment of tackle and fishing licenses for your fishing convenience.

Bensfort Bridge Resort offers a variety of camping choices. Cottages, waterfront tent and trailer sites, overnight or fully-serviced 30 amp seasonal sites. Canoes, boat motor and Pontoon rentals, boat docks up to 40 feet and boat launch. Gas and oil are also available.

Whether you fish for pan fish or that trophy to hang on your wall, Bensfort Bridge Resort is the place to go.

Bensfort Bridge Resort is a rustic campground where nature surrounds you providing a quiet atmosphere for rest and relaxation. Enjoy the geese swimming on the river while a heron glides gracefully overhead occasionally landing to rest on the docks. One can only smile as you watch the squirrels, chipmunks and rabbits scamper about the property collecting their treasures. For the bird enthusiast there are many different species of birds to view working away in their natural habitat.

Three Bedroom Cottage

The three bedroom cottage is done totally in wood. The bedrooms are done in board-and-batten. The living area (kitchen, dining, living rooms) are done in cedar. The 3-piece bath includes a toilet, sink and shower. The view of the river from the deck is spectacular. The cottage is adjacent to the volleyball court, and convenient to the playground.

Amenities to the cottage include toaster, refrigerator, and propane stove. Bed linens and towels are not included with the cottage.

Two Bedroom Cottage

The two bedroom cottage interior has the appearance of a log cabin. This cottage does not have an inside washroom, but has washroom facilities close by. The cottage has hot and cold running water. The kitchen has a sink, stove and refrigerator. It overlooks the horseshoe pits and the river.

One Bedroom Cottage

The one bedroom cottage is a log cabin. It is one large open area with kitchen, dinette and bedroom area. The 3-piece bath includes a toilet, sink and shower. The cottage interior is done in one-inch oak paneling. The patio is stone, and has a peaceful view of the river.


Please Note: We require a cash cleaning deposit at check in time.


Activities throughout the summer include dock fishing, river swimming, motor boat rentals, canoe rentals, horseshoes and volleyball/badminton. A play ship and a play fort with tires, slides, climbing equipment provide hours of entertainment for the children. Swings provide additional recreational activities.

Planned weekend activities throughout the summer months include pot luck dinners, fishing derby for the children, fun-and-field day, Christmas in July, craft times for the children, horseshoe tournament and Halloween trick-or-treating in August.

Peterborough is the largest community and located about 6 miles from us. Area attractions include the hydraulic lift lock, boat cruises, zoo, golf courses, canoe museum, casino, Westgate (speedway), Wild Water and Wheels, miniature golf and batting cages, theaters, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Little Lake Musicfest on Wednesday and Saturday.

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