Contact us:



Gethsemane Rest
Guest Cottage

906 Kelly Blvd.

Bridgenorth, ON K0L 1H0


(705) 292-6045


We're located on the shore of Chemong Lake between lock 31 and 32 of the Trent Severn System, in Bridgenorth, Ontario, Canada, in the heart of the beautiful Kawartha Lakes district in the County of Peterborough.Just 90 minutes north of Toronto and 8 minutes north of Peterborough.

Boating on
Chemong Lake

FREE FISHING BOAT with 9.9 Johnson outboard (you pay for the gas & oil). You must have boating license. All life jackets and requirments are supplied. Supply you own fishing equipment. Bring your boat as FREE dockage, off street parking and launching is available. Excellent local fishing with Large and small mouth Bass, Muskie, Walleye and perch. Chemong Lake is part of the Tri-Lakes and the Trent System. A FREE ICE FISHING HUT, propane heater ($6 disposable bottle of propane)and ice auger are all supplied FREE of charge. Bring your own fishing equipment and you are responsible for having a fishing licence..


Your Hosts


Your hosts are Gordon and Mary Jo Hepburn.


Gordon was brought up in Toronto. He is a retired Master Seaman Boatswain of 22 years service in the Canadian Navy. He lived in Nova Scotia for 30 years.


Mary Jo is from the U.S., was born in Georgia, and lived many years in Florida.


They met in Florida.


Gordon and Mary Jo bring together the fun of the Canadian lifestyle and the hospitality of the southern United States.