Dreamland Resort

Dreamland Resort

Map of Dreamland Resort

885 River Road W
Asphodel-Norwood, ON
K0L 1Y0

Private Campground

Centrally located in the heart of the Kawarthas on the north shore of the Trent River, near the eastern tip of Rice Lake. Family resort, great view, large sites, full hookups. 2,000-foot waterfront, beach and docks. Great Rice Lake fishing. Heated pool, banquet/games hall, pull-thru overnight sites, 2 playground areas, docking available. 5-star resort.

We are 4 km west of Hastings Ontario, between Belleville and Peterborough.

We invite you to spend your summer in a beautifully landscaped campground on 33 acres of waterfront property.

Amenities and Services



HOOK-UP $47.50 $280.00 $160.00

FULL HOOK-UP $47.50 $280.00 $160.00 $825.00

(Limit 4 Persons - 3 night minimum stay on all long weekends)



Large Seasonal Sites

Full hook-ups & serviced sites (55' & 72')

Lakefront serviced sites (55' & 100')

30 and 50 amp service (Individually metered.)

Quality water and sewage facilities

On-site Bell telephone hook-ups available (DSL Internet Supported)

Additional Facilities

Security access to seasonal sites

General Office (Including ice, snacks, clothing, etc.)

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) available on site (Donated by the Seasonal Residents of Dreamland Resort)

Overnight camping areas

Camping cabin

Washrooms and showers (Some with wheelchair access)

Recreation Hall

Heated swimming pool & lounge area (Change room) open from approximately mid-May/early June until the first Tuesday after the Labour Day Weekend.

Visitor parking area

Boat docks

Boat and trailer storage

Boat launching area

Children's playground areas

Paved 'rink' for road hockey, basketball, etc.

Fitness area

Covered picnic pavilion for barbecues etc.

Games room

Horseshoe pits

Waterfront walking path along half a kilometre of shoreline

Green-space for everyone to enjoy along waterfront

Lang-Hastings Recreational Trail runs through resort

Garbage disposal and recycling depot

Recreation Hall/Banquet Facility Features:

5900 square foot facility.

Fully air conditioned and heated.

Full kitchen facilities.

LLBO licensed - no need to get an event permit.

Full disabled access including accessible shower.

Ample free parking. (Primary parking area now paved.)

Recreation Committee

Saturday Night Dances on each of the long weekends in May, July, August and September. Admission is free for residents and overnight guests. Cash bar provided.

Pot-luck dinners.

50/50 draws.

Children's Canada Day parade and flag raising.

Fund raisers. (Example: The residents have purchased an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) for emergency use.)

Fishing tournament.

Horseshoe tournament.

Halloween in August for residents and visitors.

Pancake breakfasts.

Bake sale.

Golf tournament.

Bonfire and wagon rides.

Other Events

Bass fishing tournaments. (In 2011, Hastings was named one of the top five fishing spots in Canada.)

Antique boat and car show.

Nearby Attractions and Services

Dances, Fishing, Motorboats allowed, Swimming (lake, river), Walking/hiking trails

Shopping is only 4 km away in nearby Hastings.

Part of the world's longest network of recreational trails runs right through Dreamland Resort. The 33 km Lang-Hastings trail (part of the Trans-Canada Recreational Trail) has been widened and upgraded with limestone screenings from Hastings to Peterborough. Click here for a full description and photos of the Lang-Hastings trail. Note: In addition to the information found on the trail website, we have confirmed that disability scooters are permitted on the trail.

On June 6, 2012, Hastings was named the Canadian winner of the "World Fishing Network's Ultimate Fishing Town" contest. Follow these links for newspaper coverage in the local Community Press and Northumberland News.

The World Fishing Network representatives arrived in Hastings on June 19th to present the $25,000 prize to the Hastings Environmental Group. Check the coverage in the Community Press.

This followed the previous annoucement in December 2011 when Hastings was named one of the top five fishing spots in Canada by the World Fishing Network. See the article in the Peterborough Examiner. Click here to view the original nomination by Robyn Harrison.

Enjoy tennis and other recreational sports at the new Field House in Hastings.

Harness racing and slot machines at Kawartha Downs.

Visit the new Shorelines Casino Belleville

Visit the Lang Pioneer Village.

Golf at Oakland Greens 10 minutes away.

Golf at Bellmere Winds overlooking Rice Lake.

Use Dreamland as your home base to explore the Trent Severn Waterway in your own boat. (Lock free for 56 km towards Peterborough.)

Visit the famous Peterborough Lift Locks.

Concerts in the barn at Westben Theatre.

Visit the Indian River Reptile Zoo.

Experience part of Canada's maritime history at the Canadian Canoe Museum.

Dreamland Resort is a perfect base for your visit to the annual Havelock Country Jamboree.

On the third weekend of August, plan to have a noon-time meal at the Warkworth Long Lunch. The traditional buffet BBQ lunch will be changed to a Food Truck event for 2017. Check their website for details.

Explore the Warsaw Caves.

Spend your Thanksgiving Weekend at the Norwood Fall Fair.

Explore the Campbellford area including one of Ontaro's last cheddar cheese factories at the Empire Cheese factory , or experience a livestock sale at Hoard's Station.

How to Get Here

GPS Co-ordinates: N44°17.681' W077°59.673'

GPS Note: If you will be using GPS to navigate to Dreamland Resort, it is recommended that you route via Hastings. Otherwise, the GPS may guide you to seasonal back roads not suitable for motor-homes or trailers.

Hwy 401 From Toronto via Cobourg:

East on 401 to Cobourg (exit 474) then north on Hwy 45 to Hastings. Cross the bridge to the lights, then left on Front Street 4 km to Dreamland. (Front Street will turn into River Road at the edge of town.) The entrance will be on the left, beyond the large solar panels.

Hwy 401 > 35/115 > 7 From Toronto via Peterborough

East on 401 to Hwy 35/115 (exit 436) then north on Hwy 115 to Peterborough. (Stay on Hwy 115 at the 35/115 interchange.) At the end of Hwy 115 (Peterborough) proceed eastbound on Hwy 7 to the lights at County Road 38. (The Indian River Reptile Zoo is on the northwest corner.) Turn right on County Road 38 and go south to the stop sign at County Road 2. Turn left (east) on County Road 2 to the 6th Line. (Watch for the Dreamland Resort direction sign on County Road 2 prior to the 6th Line.) Turn right (south) on the 6th Line. At the next stop sign you will see the Dreamland Resort sign on the south-west corner of the intersection of the 6th Line and River Road. Turn right (west) on River Road - the entrance will be on the left, beyond the large solar panels.

Hwy 401 From Kingston

West on 401 to Brighton (exit 509) then north on Hwy 30 to Campbellford. Stay on Hwy 30 through Campbellford (left at the Campbellford lights - do not cross the bridge). After passing through Campbellford, turn left on route 35 and go west to the 'T' junction with route 25. Turn right (north) on route 25 to Hastings. At Hastings bear right on to Hwy 45. Pass through town and across the bridge to the lights, then left on Front Street 4 km to Dreamland. (Front Street will turn into River Road at the edge of town.) The entrance will be on the left, beyond the large solar panels.

Hwy 7 From Ottawa

Proceed westbound from Ottawa on Hwy 7 to Norwood. At the lights in Norwood, turn south on Hwy 45 to Hastings. In Hastings, Hwy 45 will turn left at the Hastings Civic Centre. Continue to the lights at the bottom of the hill before the bridge. At the lights, turn right on Front Street 4km to Dreamland. (Front Street will turn into River Road at the edge of town.) The entrance will be on the left, beyond the large solar panels.

Campground Rules and Regulations

(Times are strictly enforced to enable grass cutting and cleaning of site.)

All campers must respect Seasonal Lot Holders and abide by park rules. Quiet time is 11 pm to 9 am.

Cancellation Policy: NON-REFUNDABLE ON DEPOSITS (Please allow a considerate amount of time when cancelling your site.)

Late Arrival Fee: $10 late arrival fee for arrivals after 9 pm.

DOCKS available for Transient Campers on a first come booking. (Book early to save a dock.) These rates include self-launch.


$20.00 $100.00 $40.00 $60.00

Picnic tables are provided (one per site) and a fire ring.

FACILITIES AVAILABLE: Firewood, Hot Showers, and modern Comfort Station. Office, Store (Ice Cream, Candy), Long Weekend Dances at Recreation Hall. Heated swimming pool open from approximately mid-May/early June until the first Tuesday after the Labour Day Weekend.

Two pets are allowed per campsite. Must be on a lease at all times, pet owner is responsible for clean-up. Note that aggressive dog breeds such as pit bulls, rottweilers, bulldogs, etc. are not permitted. Contact resort management in advance if you are unsure if a particular dog breed is permitted within the campground. Dreamland Resort assumes no responsibility or liability for any pets within the campground. You may be asked to leave if you do not abide by the pet rules.


Contact Info

Website: www.dreamlandresort.homestead.com

Email: dreamlandresort@bell.net

Phone: 705-696-3423

Albert & Zita Crowley and Family
RR #3, Hastings Ontario K0L 1Y0
Office Phone: 705-696-9888
Res./Fax: 705-696-3423

Camp Hosts: Albert and Zita Crowley and family

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