About Us

Serving families and fishermen since 1926. Since opening in 1926, Knoepfli Inn has had three owners, The Pagets who built the Inn and most of the buildings on the property. The Paget family operated the Inn until 1947, when Lorne Thompson and his family took over and operated the Inn until the end of 1971 summer season. From that point on, the Kolman family has continued to run the Inn in the old traditional manner. The year 2021 is the 50th season in the Kolman family and the current owner, Bea Kolman has been there all 50 years.

History of Knoepfli Inn.

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Knoepfli Inn in the 1940s

Knoepfli Inn was operated by Lorne Thompson and his family from 1947 to 1971. The Inn was run as a seasonal business and the Thompsons would winter in their hometown of Kitchener where they lived after selling the Inn.