Palmerston Lake and Area

Clear Water Spring Fed Lake

Palmerston Lake is one of a few clear water spring fed lakes in the area. It is a paradise for swimming, boating and fishing with many coves and bays to explore and average summer water temperatures as warm as 24C. It is approximately 5 km in length, has a surface area of 5.39 km (2), has depths ranging from 20-56 meters and has a strong Lake Trout and Bass habitat; although is stocked from time to time to supplement the natural Lake Trout population. Experience the exhilaration and fun of ATV’ing on EOTA trails.

Friendly, Small Community

Ompah is a very small community whose population triples during high season. The next village of Plevna, about a 15 minute drive, has a nice family restaurant attached to a Fresh-Mart grocery store, gas, propane and bottle return. The village has an LCBO, a seasonal bakery and a couple of small local arts and crafts outlets as well as a Flea Market.

Picturesque Cottage Country

With over 250,000 fresh water lakes and rivers, Ontario is well known for its’ picturesque cottage country. Part of the Canadian Shield, North Frontenac consists of rock, forest, lakes and rivers. Besides Palmerston Lake, there are many other lovely lakes within a short distance from the cottage. Canonto Lake, Crotch, Mosque, Granite, The Quinns, Summit, Wolfe and Mair to name a few can be accessed year round and offer numerous varieties of fish for the avid fisherman.


Wonderful Time

Once again, our family have had a wonderful time! Super swimming and canoeing! Spectacular sunsets! We thank you most sincerely… Read more “Wonderful Time”

Jack, Emma, Heather, and Jackie

Definitely Coming Back!

What a wonderful experience. My father and I spent the night in ‘The Guesthouse’ after riding over 100km of the… Read more “Definitely Coming Back!”

David Todman
Omemee, Ontario

Look forward to next Summer

Thank you Don and Kathy for the use of the Pioneer. Despite the rain, we had a wonderful time and… Read more “Look forward to next Summer”

Walter and Nancy
Windsor, Ontario

Your hospitality was amazing!

Thank you so much, your cottage is beautiful and we all had such a relaxing time. We tried putting the… Read more “Your hospitality was amazing!”

Holly and Dan

Truly Grateful

I appreciate what you have done for me and my family. We are all truly grateful and look forward to… Read more “Truly Grateful”


You have a beautiful spot!

Thank you for letting us stay at the cottage. You have a beautiful spot! The trails are really good. We… Read more “You have a beautiful spot!”

Erica (age 13) and family
Brockville, Ontario

Thank you for sharing your dream cottage

What a fantastic cottage! Loved it! I have owned a cottage on Palmerston lake for over 30 years and it… Read more “Thank you for sharing your dream cottage”

Brian and Judy Dean

Wonderful Week!

Thank you so much Kathy. We had a wonderful week! See you in April!

Lee, Shannon, Connor and Casey

It was perfect!

“Thank you very much for a most relaxing weekend. It was perfect” Thank you so much for your hospitality. Next… Read more “It was perfect!”

Marie and Alisa

Definitely Return

The weekend was wonderful! Thanks for everything-we will definitely return!

Robin and Kelly
Kingston, Ont.

See you again!

Thank you once again and we will see you again next Summer.


Exciting Adventures!

Kathy and Don, What a wonderful week. We all enjoyed the cottage, fantastic view and just plain relaxing. Thanks again.… Read more “Exciting Adventures!”

Willie and Susan

The sunsets were spectacular

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to enjoy the cottage this year! We missed not being able to watch… Read more “The sunsets were spectacular”

Monique and Mike

Relaxing Time

Kathy and Don. Thanks so much. Had a very much needed relaxing time. Have a great Christmas, see you in… Read more “Relaxing Time”

Lorri and Adrian

Truly Surprised!

We were truly surprised with the cottage! It was much more than we ever expected. The area including the lake… Read more “Truly Surprised!”

Mike, Sarah, Sophie and Hannah
Kingston, Ontario

Great Weekend!

Thanks for a great weekend

Doug and Leanne
Russell, Ontario

Water is so clear!

Dear Kathy And Don, We so enjoyed staying in The Pioneer this year. Thank you! I know the girls really… Read more “Water is so clear!”

Jackie, Bridget, Roger, Pat, Miles, Joyce, Hailey and the girls!

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