Rules & FAQ

Rules & FAQ2022-05-04T16:37:34-04:00

Shady Point Rules & FAQ

Please read our rules and policies and if you have any questions or need any clarifications on anything in our Rules and F.A.Q., please Contact Us!
We will try to work with you to resolve any issues outside of what is covered here but Rules and Policies may change at our discretion dependent upon circumstances.
The campground assumes no responsibility for loss or damage through fire, theft, collision or otherwise.


Red Eagle is privately owned and the Management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time.

What Do The Cottages Have?2019-04-16T19:11:27-04:00
  • Screened in porch, except the Sandpiper.
  • Comfortably furnished, modern and completely equipped for housekeeping.
  • Hot and cold running water.
  • Indoor bathrooms with at least 3 pieces (toilet, sink, shower).
  • Three cottages have a 4 piece bathroom (toilet, sink, shower and tub).
  • Fully equipped kitchens including full size electric refrigerators with freezer, propane range, built in cupboards and sinks, drip coffee-maker, toaster, kettle, microwave, cooking and eating utensils.
  • Comfortable, queen, double box spring beds (blankets and pillows provided). Some with duvets.
  • Modern propane furnaces with separate thermostat and ceiling fans.
  • Colour TV, Satellite and BBQ [extra cost].
  • Outdoor full-size propane barbeques and a picnic table.
  • Fire pit at each cottage for those romantic evenings, or roasting marshmallows with the children.
  • Free internet access via wi-fi service
We Are Visiting From the U.S.A., Do We Need Any Documentation To Enter Canada?2019-04-16T19:09:19-04:00

If you are a citizen of the United States, you do not need a passport to enter Canada or the U.S. However, you should carry proof of your citizenship, such as a birth certificate, certificate of citizenship or naturalization, as well as a photo ID. If you are a permanent resident of the U.S., you should bring your Permanent Resident Card (i.e. green card) with you.

U.S. citizens returning to the U.S. from Canada are currently exempt from passport requirements.

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Is There A Charge For Day Visitors?2019-04-16T19:07:51-04:00

Shady Point Resort is an intimate resort that offers relaxation and serenity in peaceful surroundings. To ensure the enjoyment of all our clients the number of day visitors will be kept to a minimum. There is a charge of $5.00 per visitor, per day and all visitors are expected to vacate the Resort by 10.00 p.m. unless prior arrangements have been made with the management.

Will My Cell Phone Work At Shady Point?2019-04-16T19:06:56-04:00

Cell phone service is available in the area. Reception in and around the resort is generally reported as average to good.

Do Your Cottages Have Telephones?2019-04-16T19:06:07-04:00

The cottages do not have telephones. Over the years our guests have expressed a preference of not having telephones in the cottages. There is access to a payphone at the Liquor Store in the hamlet.

What Is Your Cancellation Policy?2019-04-16T19:05:15-04:00

If a cancellation occurs, the deposit is refundable, minus a $30 administration fee, provided the cancellation is received 21 days prior to arrival date, except July and August in which case May 1st is the last date of refunds. No deductions will be made for late arrivals or early departures.

How Far Away Is The Nearest Medical Facility?2019-04-16T19:04:32-04:00

Hospital facilities are located in Peterborough (20 minute drive) from Shady Point Resort. The Jane Furber Clinic is in Lakefield (10 mins. away) & Information is provided in each cottage.

Can We Bring Firewood?2019-04-16T19:03:05-04:00

Due to the past infestation of invasive species, and the loss of many mature trees, we kindly ask that you do not bring firewood. You may purchase firewood sold in immediate area stores or alternatively, we sell firewood at $10.00 a large load. If you have any questions about firewood, please call.

Can I Bring Seadoos, Dirt Bikes, or ATVs?2019-04-16T19:01:59-04:00

We endeavor to provide a quiet and relaxing vacation for all our clients therefore we would very much appreciate if you do not bring Seadoos, dirt bikes or ATVs.

What Do I need To Bring With Me?2019-04-16T18:58:31-04:00
  • Alternatively, bed Linens (sheets & pillowcases) are available.
  • Bed Linen $10 per bed per stay.
  • Towels (1 bath and 1 face) $10.00 per person per stay.
  • Advance notice required, minimum of two weeks.
Can I Check Out Late?2019-04-16T18:57:31-04:00

Check out time is 10.00 a.m. during peak times and 12.00 p.m. during the remainder of the season. Check with Management for check out time applicable to your stay. To ensure the cottage is ready for any incoming guests we ask that you adhere to current check out times. You are welcome to stay at the resort for a couple of hours and use the facilities after checking out of your cottage.

Can I Check In Early?2019-04-16T18:56:38-04:00

Check in time is 4 p.m. Arriving a couple hours early is not a problem, you are welcome to use the resort facilities while you wait for your cottage to become available.

Are Pets Welcomed at Shady Point?2019-04-16T18:55:58-04:00

Small dogs (Maximum 25lbs) are welcome based on prior arrangement with the management (maximum 1 pet per cottage). Pets may not sleep on the beds, should be leashed, kept quiet and not left alone at the Resort at any time. Dogs are not permitted in and around the beach and swimming area and you must “poop and scoop”.  There is a $35.00 charge per pet per stay

The famous “Kawarthas” are one of Ontario’s most beautiful regions. Large and small lakes, many connected by locks or rivers, rolling farm lands and forest areas. Buckhorn Lake is on the Trent-Severn Waterway, midway between Lake Ontario and Georgian Bay, it’s elevation is about 600 feet above Lake Ontario. Hundreds of houseboats and pleasure craft make this trip each season.


Call Toll Free: 1-866-675-8559 for these cottages only


Local: (705) 657-9922   |  E-mail:

“Would love to come back soon!”
“Oh… and we had a wonderful time and will highly recommend Shady Point! You and your husband were great! Thanks again!”
“We wanted to Thank You for another great year at Shady Point. As always, it was a First Class experience and our family is already looking forward to returning next year”
“Thanks Rosalinda. It will be nice to be back.”
“Just a short note to say thank you for the weekend. The cottage was very nice and we had a very nice time.”
“Thank you so much for such a wonderful vacation! It was very peaceful and relaxing. Your family is wonderful and really made this holiday special. The scenery is beautiful and cabins are well maintained! A true taste of The Kawarthas!
“Thanks, we had a great stay as always. We are already counting down the days until next year when we will be back for sure.”
“Thank you once again for a fantastic week this year! We always enjoy ourselves so much up there! I constantly brag about how beautiful it is at Shady Point Resort and what great hosts you are that i have already forwarded your website to several people.”
“Once again we had a great time on vacation at the Ponderosa cottage, please reserve it again for next year for us.”
“It is beautiful and quiet.”
“I just wanted to thank you for the hospitality last week. It was so relaxing – we had a great time. ”
“I can’t tell you how much we enjoyed our stay. Can’t wait for spring, see you then.”

“In truth, I spent a good deal of yesterday wishing I had booked two weeks, not one! I really enjoyed the peace and quiet – this was definitely the right week to come. Thank you again; I’m already thinking about how to schedule my vacation for next year and hope to be able to return to your cottage. Thanks for another great year & see you next year!”

“Just to let you know we had a great time at Shady Point Resort last week. Everything worked out well and you and Alex are very nice people. I will recommend your place to others for sure. I will be in touch to book again for next year.”
“Thank you for a wonderful stay. You will see us again most definitely. I am going to try to arrange a family vacation for next year. Thank you again,”

Take some time. Treat yourself. You deserve it.

Book this Month And Get FREE Kayak & Paddle Boat Use for All Registered Guests!

3350 Buckhorn Rd. (Behind Home Hardware),
Buckhorn, Ontario Fire Route 25

Phone: 866.675.8559

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