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About Us

About Willowood

Nestled along Rice Lake’s south shore on 4.5 scenic acres in Roseneath, Ontario. Willowood Camp is your idyllic home away from home, just 1.5 hours from Toronto and 3 hrs. from our nation’s capital, Ottawa. Willowood Camp is proudly family owned and operated by the Da Silva Family. Willowood Camp is your haven of relaxation and adventure. Secure your family’s tranquil getaway, where moments turn into cherished memories. Your idyllic lakeside getaway awaits at Willowood Camp!


1. Hospitality - We embrace guests as family, ensuring their comfort and happiness. 
 2. Safety - We prioritize guest well-being with high safety standards and provided equipment. 
 3. Nature- We celebrate and encourage reconnecting with the outdoors. 
 4. Memorable Experiences - We aim to create lasting memories for our guests. 
 5. Community - We foster a sense of belonging and camaraderie among guests and staff.


Our Mission at Willowood Camp is to provide families with a serene lakeside retreat, offering safe, convenient amenities and memorable experiences.


Experience the unparalleled fishing of Rice Lake, known for its superb angling. Home to some of Ontario’s finest fishing -- muskie, pickerel, bass and abundant panfish. After a successful day on the water, head to Willowood Camp's well-equipped Fish Hut, where you can clean your freshly caught fish in comfort. The hut is outfitted with sinks and ample space for cleaning, and we kindly ask that you bring your own cleaning knives. Additionally, please dispose of any waste responsibly in the Fish Hut freezers provided for your convenience.

Water Activities

Unwind in the simplicity of nature at Willowood Camp. Choose from a variety of water-crafts rentals, including outboard boat motors, a 20ft. pontoon, canoes, and kayaks. Long-term guests can enjoy convenient docking and boat launch access. Safety is paramount, so life vests are provided with all watercraft rentals. Kids can have a blast in our large sandy area, playground, and shallow swimming spot. As the day winds down, soak in the breathtaking sunsets and capture envy-worthy photos by the campfire.

Nearby Activities

Discover endless family fun just minutes away from Willowood Camp in the vibrant Rice Lake tourist area! Immerse yourself in history with a journey to the Lang Pioneer Village Museum, marvel at the engineering wonder of the Peterborough Lift Lock, and indulge in the award-winning cheeses at the Empire Cheese Factory. For animal lovers, a visit to the Peterborough Zoo or the Indian River Reptile & Dinosaur Park promises excitement, while outdoor enthusiasts can tee off at Pine Crest Golf Club or unwind at Riverview Park with a picturesque picnic. Don't forget to explore the charming villages nearby for unique shopping experiences. And of course, you can always bask in the sun along our 350ft. shoreline for a relaxing day by the water. There's something for everyone to enjoy!

Our Season

Our season begins on the Victoria Day weekend every May and lasts until Thanksgiving Weekend in October. Weather permitting we open early for Mother's Day Weekend.  Contact us now to reserve your family's next cottage vacation!

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