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Located at the Highest elevation on the Trent-Severn Waterway on beautiful Balsam Lake, Coboconk is a bustling summer hub and a busy stop for cottagers as well as campers at Balsam Lake Provincial Park.

Follow the Gull River north through Shadow Lake to find the small community of Norland. The towns are surrounded by beautiful lakes, forests, and scenic landscapes, making them popular destinations for outdoor recreation.


Tranquil and peaceful environment, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The towns are Recreational opportunities: hiking, camping, fishing, boating, and swimming in the summer, and skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing in the winter.
The Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park
Balsam Lake Provincial Park


The lifestyle in Coboconk and Norland is laid-back and relaxed, with a strong sense of community. Both towns have a small population of around 1,000 year-round residents combined


Coboconk and Norland are small towns with limited options for dining, entertainment, and shopping. However, visitors can enjoy a meal at one of the local restaurants, such as the Riverside Inn or The Pattie House. For entertainment, visitors can explore the nearby parks and conservation areas, or relax along the Gull River in Norland, or along the wharf in Coboconk. Shopping options in both towns are limited, but visitors can find a few local shops and boutiques offering souvenirs and handmade crafts. A Zebra of a Different Stripe in Norland is well worth the drive. If golf is more your speed, Monck’s Landing is a great 9-hole course.