Bowmanville offers families, singles and empty nesters many entertaining, year-round activities. Whether you like art, music, dining, shopping, sports, or outdoor recreation, Bowmanville has it all. Conveniently located 75 km east of Toronto and 15 km east of Oshawa, Bowmanville’s fun and entertaining activities are enjoyed by both locals and visitors. Read on for a few of our favourite activities in Bowmanville.

Favourite Family Activity in Bowmanville

Cedar Park Resort Water Park and Campground

Since 1955, families have flocked to Cedar Park Resort for fresh air and water fun. There are many activities to enjoy at the park:

  • The pool and water park has water slides, splash pad and aqua playgrounds
  • Miniature golf
  • Tennis courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Thirty acres to hike and bike
  • Picnic grounds with covered shelters
  • Tent-trailer, trailer, or R.V. camping
  • Tent-trailer, trailer, or R.V. camping

Cedar Park Resort is open from June to September, offering endless fun for families, schools, or any large or small group. Daily admission is between $10 and $12 depending on age and time of year. For a day or weekend of fun, consider a family trip to Cedar Park Resort.  Cedar Park Resort, 6296 Cedar Park Road, Bowmanville.

Favourite Outdoor Activity in Bowmanville

Long Sault Conservation Area

Long Sault Conservation Area is located in the rolling hills of the Oak Ridges Moraine in Bowmanville. It is the perfect place for those that love to run, hike, cross country ski, snowshoe, mountain bike, take nature walks, bird watch and picnic with family and friends. The park includes over 400 hectares of mature forest, plantation, wetland, and meadow. Including more than 18 km of marked trails and access point for visitors wanting to use the Oak Ridges Trail. Long Sault Conservation Area is also home to diverse wildlife and habitats. Outdoor enthusiasts are sure to enjoy the unlimited outdoor space at the Long Sault Conservation Area. Long Sault Conservation Area, 9320 Long Sault Road, Bowmanville.

Favourite Sporting Activities in Bowmanville

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

The Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is a 3.957 km, 10-turn road course located just north of Bowmanville. It is considered one of the most challenging tracks in the world. Many of the best drivers and fastest cars have driven the course. The facility has also hosted just about every class of road racing, including Formula 1, IndyCar, sports cars, stock cars, endurance racing, motorcycles, and more. The Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is the place to go for exciting and entertaining motor racing. Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, 3 Concession Road #10, Bowmanville.

Favourite Shopping in Bowmanville

Quaint, Historic Downtown Bowmanville

Charming downtown Bowmanville with it new pedestrian- friendly, interlocking brick sidewalks, make it the perfect place to spend a quiet day shopping. The downtown has everything from boutiques, gift stores, bistros, barber shops, antique shops, annual festivals and more. There is no need for shoppers to travel to the big city. Downtown Bowmanville offers shoppers everything they want: goods, services and fantastic dining and entertainment.

Favourite Wine and Beer in Bowmanville

Archibald’s Estate Winery

Archibald Orchards & Winery is a fourth generation, 40-acre farm, that has evolved from a wholesale business to a multi-speciality orchard. Today, Archibald Orchards & Winery offers wine tasting and tours, hard ciders, bottled wines, gift baskets, baked goods and family friendly apple picking. Whether you enjoy light, fresh and fruity ciders or dry and dessert wines, Archibald Orchards & Winery has it all. Hours are limited to call in advance. Wine and ciders are sure to find a drink they will enjoy at Archibald Orchards & Winery, located at 6275 Liberty St N in  Bowmanville.

Manantler Craft Brewing Co.

Bowmanville’s own microbrewery offers unique and flavourful beers sure to satisfy every beer buff. Including their Seismic Narwhal, with its volcano of flavours and Liquid Swords with its floral and fruity note. Manantler Craft Brewing Company is a great place to meet up with friends. Additionally, every Sunday, they offer in-depth guided tours of their brew lab where visitors can learn the process of making beer from start to finish. For well-crafted and delicious beer visit Manantler Craft Brewing Company, located at 182 Wellington St, Bowmanville.

logoBowmanville is quickly becoming the ideal place for families and friends to relax, play and enjoy a broad range of entertaining and cultural activities. In fact, between 2015 and 2016 the population of Bowmanville grew by nearly 20 percent. Fortunately, Falconcrest Homes is in the process of developing the second phase of their Summervale Project. The Summerville Project is a housing development in Bowmanville that connects its residents with shops, restaurants, parks, trails and ravine. If you are considering a move to Bowmanville, don’t hesitate to register

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