Shady Acres Cottages & Trailer Park

Keene, Ontario

Shady Acres Cottages & Trailer Park is a campground / RV park located in Keene. Shady Acres Cottage and Trailer Park is located on the North Shore of Rice Lake. Nestled on the east side of McGregors Bay. Rice Lake has a reputation for great fishing second to none. The perfect spot for the seasoned angler or the weekend fisherman. It contains an abundance of Pickerel ( Walleye). Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Perch, Bluegill, Rockbass, and Crappie.

With waterfront location, our two and three bedroom cottages are your home away from home. Each is equipped with a complete kitchen including coffee maker and microwave, 4 pc. bathroom, double bed in each bedroom, and a sofa bed in the livingroom. Outside a lovely deck, picnic table and a gas BBQ.

Our campground has fully serviced lots. Each site has 30 amp.service, water and sewer. We offer transient and seasonal camping. Waterfront transient sites are available.

Nearby restaurants include Old Railroad Stop, and The Hearthside Room at the Elmhirst Resort.

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Address and Location details

Photo of Shady Acres Cottages & Trailer Park
740 Serpent Mounds Road
RR 3

K0L 2G0

Tel: (705) 295-6815
Fax: (705) 295-6817

Reviews for Shady Acres Cottages & Trailer Park, Keene

8 / 10 based on 5 reviews

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10 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Thu 24 May 2012

Shady Acres Cottages & Trailer Park

stayed at my brothers the end of May June weekend, he has been there for years, it was my first time there but it will definitly not be my last. Looking forward to going up this summer with a few freinds and renting a cottage, cant wait.

Positives: clean washrooms, clean pool, not loud and rowdy at night everybody was possitive, great time

Negatives: none

Staff / Service
Value for money

10 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Fri 01 Jul 2011

Shady Acres Cottages & Trailer Park

i spent the week end of july 1st 2011 and my family came for visit and grand daughters stayed overnight .. we had great time and great people.. managment was very very good very helpful most acommodating helpful people i have met in long time and over many many years of camping experience ,,many thanks to them all for a most enjoyable week end and the saturday after noon enterainmet and fire works show was one of the best i have seen in my yrs of camping wowowow great job by the people....jodi thank you for ur pleaeant and most enjoyable personality and for keeping a good running family enviroment..pool staff thanks for ur clean friendly enviroment and two life guards on duty wowowowowwo great peace of mind and thanks for that ..all in all oen of the nicest week ends we have hadin a very nice family park.. even got to sleep at decent time and park was quite when it should be secure gates and just felt really comfortable with this place for my family.. i say thanks to all that work there for the nice spot and clean wash rooms the provided us with thank you all very much

Positives: great place to be and thanks to all of the people involved in the operations of this large park to make it happen clean safe and quite at proper times for truley good relaxation and fun week end .. the staff should take great pride in keeping such a great place thanks

Negatives: only one i can think of was week end went to fast and i did not win the 50/50 draw hahhaha

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10 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Mon 06 Sep 2010

Shady Acres Cottages & Trailer Park


Positives: everything

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8 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Sat 10 Jul 2010

Shady Acres Cottages & Trailer Park

Been camping here for past 3 years, also rent cottage.

Positives: Staff are very friendly, and very accomodating and helpful. Cottages are very clean and updated. campsites are good.

Negatives: Could use more rec facilities.

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2 OUT OF 10 Reviewer: Not provided - Sun 05 Jul 2009

Shady Acres Cottages & Trailer Park


Positives: None

Negatives: Manager is nasty!!!!!

Staff / Service

Additional details


Large fully serviced sites
Housekeeping cottage rental
Boat, motor and dock rental
Free fish freezing
Boat launch
Security gates
General store
Recreation Hall
Clean washrooms and shower
Heated Pool
RV service
Lawn Maintenance
Mobile propane service
Paved Roads
Nighttime Patrol

Horseshoe pits and weekly tourney (Sun.)
Children’s playground
Basketball court
Shuffleboard courts
Heated pool
Dance (long weekends)
Kids fishing tournament (June)
Halloween Night (July)
Family Day
Golf Tournament (Aug.)
Monte Carlo night
Corn roast (Sept.)


Nearby. Lang Pioneer Village. Hopes Mill. Warsaw Caves. Horseback riding. Gold courses. Pinecrest, Oakland Greens within 10 minutes. Reptile Zoo. Peterborough Liftlocks. Kawartha Downs & Slots. Peterborough Zoo. Arbour Theatre. Shopping in Peterborough. Nearby 18 hole Golf Course, The Quarry Golf Club. Use your Advantage card and get 10% off Green Fees!.


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Location details / directions

Shady Acres is located only 3 miles south of Keene, Ontario on Serpant Mounds Road.

From the 401, take exit 464 at Highway 28 north and travel 5 miles north to Bailieboro then turn east on Highway 2 and continue to Otonabee-South Monaghan. Turn south on County Road 34 (Serpents Mounds Road) to Shady Acres which is located on McGregors Bay, a sheltered inlet on the north side of Rice Lake.

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