Visit Mackie Lake House

A tale of three teapots, a rattlesnake hunting Reverend, and a gift from the King of Naples! Discover these and a multitude of other fascinating stories at this historic grand home.

Mackie Lake House opens June 18, 2024, for guided tours as well as self-guided site exploration. Be sure to download our 2024 Visitor Companion, to learn more about the house and its history while you enjoy the site.

Summer Season Hours: on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays the house and site are open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Winter Season (September-May) tours can be booked by emailing:


Summer Season Tours are by donation

Winter Season Tours are $15 per person 

Mackie Lake House is a picnic-encouraged site and includes beach access on Kalamalka Lake. Please note that use of the beach and lake are at the visitor’s own risk and Mackie Lake House Foundation is not liable for these activities. Come for a guided tour of the home, bring a picnic, relax and take in the beauty of the Mackie Lake House grounds, and visit key areas around the site, including:

Fylton Forest

The Veranda (sit back and relax, enjoy a game, and we have drinks and ice cream for purchase!)

The Gardens

The Beach House (outside only)

Coming soon:

The Barn

The Root Cellar