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Directions to Rice Lake Gallery

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For GPS users: N44° 09.520 mins. W078° 16.861 minutes



Directions to Rice Lake Gallery from the 401

Exit the 401 at Highway 28, Port Hope (exit number 464). Go north on 28, towards Peterborough and Bewdley. Shortly after the big blue sign for the County of Peterborough you enter the village of Baileboro. Take the first road on your right, marked County Road 2 and Lakeview Rd. Doo Doo’s Bakery is on the corner. After approximately 7 km you will come to a four way stop. (Rice Lake will be visible on your right.) Turn left and go up the hill (about 1.5 km) turning left again just before the crest of the hill, in front of the church which has been converted into a house. This unsigned gravel road is the Second Line South Monaghan Township. Take the first driveway on your left, about 1 klm from the main road. Keep going – slowly please -  through the farm to the end of the driveway.

Directions to Rice Lake Gallery from Peterborough

If you are coming from the west end of town…
Take the Peterborough by-pass direction Ottawa and exit at Bensfort Road. As you exit at this junction turn left and then immediately right onto Bensfort. Once on Bensfort you will pass the farm supply store Boyles on your left.

If you are coming from the east end of town…
Take Lansdowne Street to River Road (west of Ashburnham). Turn south on River Rd. Keep going straight under the highway 7 by-pass. A farm supply store called Boyles will be on your left.

Whichever way you come from…
Keep going on Bensfort Rd. (about 7 km) until you reach a stop sign. (You will have passed the Peterborough landfill on your right.) Turn right at the stop sign onto Peterborough County Road 2. This road twists and turns but stay on it until you crest a hill and see Rice Lake in front of you – about 8 km from Bensfort Rd. Turn right in front of the church that’s been converted into a house. This unsigned gravel road is the Second Line, South Monaghan Township. Take the first driveway on your left (about 1 klm from the corner). Keep going – slowly please – through the farm to the end of the driveway.

The fire route number is 855 Second Line, Bailieboro. The phone number is 705.939.6144

If you are travelling north on Highway 28 watch for the blue and white Ontario signs for the Rice Lake Gallery. They start before Bailieboro and take you right to the gallery.

 

Rice Lake Gallery

 

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