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Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We've been going to Limberlost for a number of years - spring, fall and winter - and have stayed at several of the cottages and lodges. We just finished almost a week at Water's Edge and it was spotless when we arrived with everything we could ask for in terms of amenities. There was ABSOLUTELY no sign of any mice...

1Thank outthere89
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Seven people - three generations (four adults, three children, plus one dog) spent three nights at Amron Cottage on Lake Solitaire in mid March, 2017. We spent most of our time time ice-skating and playing hockey on the completely frozen lake that had very little snow. We also spent time inside our cottage in front of a fire playing board...

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Thank murraylumley
Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Water's Edge Cottage is always a pleasure to come back to each spring to have a front row seat to watch spring unfold. On this trip we watched the ice disappear from the lake and waterfowl quickly come back. Each year the management of Limberlost work to improve their cottages as well as their network on trails. Since last year...

Thank Bill S
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you can verify that the cleanliness issues have been fixed by all means go. We rented water's edge cottage, which is a beautiful cottage in an amazing setting. But the cottage was infested by mice and ants, There was mice poop EVERYWHERE, in the beds...on every flat surface you can thing of, kitchen counters, sink, coffee tables, chairs, dining...

Thank Valeriepoupounette
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Have been renting Buck Lake Lodge almost yearly with family. The property is outstanding and the views and trails are five stars. That being said, the cottage seems to be showing neglect each year we come back. The old owners used to keep it pristine and were very attentive to the guests. Now the last few years we've been back,...

Thank Heather M
Brantford, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have to give Limberlost 1 star due to their seriously poor communication. I really wanted to book one of their cottages in October for the weekend and emailed them my interest. They responded once and when I asked a few follow-up questions they just stopped responding...I tried a few times with no luck. It's not much of an experience...

Thank TheGrumpyCat
Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

You enjoy more than nature . Great ice fishing great knowledgeable staff.They know how to make you welcome..i would recommend 12 months a year .If you like fishing that a great spot to go..Few lakes with trout and not only.Great lodges around the lakes for everything you need...The serenity of that place is amazing.Just try it and you love it

Thank TraianPFredericton
Georgetown, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A very special place. Formerly, a famous lodge with hiking, horseback riding, sleigh rides, fishing, tennis, etc., Limberlost is now a wilderness area where you can rent a cabin/cottage. We have rented the Buck Lake cabin in winter and summer. The lakes are pristine (no motor boats), the swimming sublime, great fishing (ice fishing and summertime), canoeing, tranquility, lovely hiking...

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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

I was traveling to Ontario with my 7 yr old son and we were looking for a rustic camping/fishing experience without bringing all our camping gear. After a little research, I decided on Helve Lake Fish Camp in the Limberlost Forest. It was a perfect choice. We were joined by my brother in law and his 14yr old son. Limberlost...

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Reviewed 31 July 2015

My girlfriends and I have been coming up for 10 years and staying at the Solitaire for a girls weekend. We just love the accommodations and the rustic atmosphere. The property is great for swimming, and safe for long walks. I'll keep coming up for as long as I can! Thanks for the great memories of years past, and looking...

Thank Carin B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve is a publicly accessible private year-round wilderness haven with twenty private lakes and more than 10,000 unspoiled acres of mixed forest near Huntsville, Ontario, Canada. The private forest reserve contains more than 70 km of hiking, biking, skiing and snowshoeing trails made available to the public at no charge. Limberlost practices a form of land management referred to as Conscientious Forest Management which focuses on ensuring the sustainability of their management objectives and actions for generations to come. We encouraging the use of the forest visitors and eco-tourists at no charge; support environmental research programs and institutes; and offer both modern and traditional forest land use options to the local community. Limberlost’s primary objective is to offer continued free access to the 10,000 acre Muskoka property for the purpose of encouraging safe wilderness experiences. Free use of the property is made possible by the rental of chalets, cottages, fish-camps, glamping sites and camp sites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve

Address: 1088 Buck Lake Landing, Huntsville, Ontario P1H 2J6, Canada (Formerly Limberlost Wilderness Lodge)
Region: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Huntsville
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Limberlost Forest And Wildlife Reserve Huntsville, Canada - Ontario
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“Basic but good accommodation. A rustic atmosphere but very comfortable.”
murraylumley, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rent a place somewhere else”
Valeriepoupounette, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This does not apply. It's not a hotel.”
149madeleineh, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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