TOURISM AND BIRDWATCHING:
The Carden Plain is considered one of the main tourist attractions
within the Kawartha region and is considered by naturalists to be
one of the most interesting birdwatching areas in Ontario. From
mid-May to mid-July, the landscape offers breathtaking views of
vast meadows full of wildflowers, numerous grassland birds and rare
Birders and other naturalists from all over the world come to view
and enjoy the curious and impressive array of wildlife that Carden
has to offer, many of which come with hopes of catching a glimpse
of the Plain's endangered species.
tourng guide to the Carden Alvar, Carden
Nature Guide, is available
free from the Couchiching Conservancy, 705-326-1620 and ask
for Tanya or from the City of Kawartha Lakes Economic Development
Department 705-324-9411 ext 1232 or toll free 1-866-397-6673
In the winter, snow mobiling is increasing in popularity with
the establishment of well-groomed trails. These trails double
country skiing. Get the snow mobile map as a guide.
on names of roads and places to view
information about that particular area.