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Conveniently located off of the Trans-Canada Highway, this park is the perfect stopping point for cross-country explorers. Two sandy beaches and the clear, shallow waters of Thunder Lake make Aaron ideal for water based activities, such as swimming, boating and fishing. The park’s Thunder Lake is a remnant of the ancient glaciers that covered Ontario tens of thousands of years ago.
The essence of Algonquin is in its vast interior of maple hills, rocky ridges, and thousands of lakes. The only way to explore the interior of this park is by canoe or on foot. There is also a second Algonquin - along the 56 kilometre stretch of Highway 60. Here you can enjoy camping at one of eight campgrounds, hike one of 14 trails, take part in extensive Natural Heritage Education programs, and visit Algonquin’s exceptional Visitor Centre, Logging Museum and Art Centre.
Large, treed and private campsites in the heart of Muskoka Three sand beaches on Arrowhead Lake Quiet motorboat-free lakes 15 km of hiking trails; including a trail leading to a waterfall Remains of old homesteads from the 1870’s Rental canoes, kayaks and mountain bikes during the summer season; skis, snowshoes and ice skate rentals during the winter Well-known for winter activities; skiing, snowshoeing, skating, tubing
Over 2,900 hectares of forested land on the shores of Georgian Bay 31 kilometres of trails Summer interpretive programs Interior lake for canoeing Private and shaded campsites includes sites for RVs, car camping, pet-free camping and radio-free camping 17 kilometres backcountry ski trails
Boating on the Trent-Severn Waterway Large sandy beach Good fishing for Walleye, Muskellunge, Large and Small Mouth Bass Canoe, kayak and paddleboat rentals Easy day-trip hiking trails Gift shop Fully-furnished 4-bedroom rental cottage near the water
Approx 10 minute drive west of Orillia, Ontario 2.8 km hiking trail RV, car camping, group camping, picnic shelters and a day use area Canoe, kayaks and paddle boat rentals and Park Store Sandy beach on Bass Lake is great for swimming 4 km cross-country ski trail Gas stations, groceries, convenience stores, restaurants, shopping and movie theatres within a five minute drive Attractions within 30 minutes: Springwater Provincial Park, Discovery Harbour, Saint Marie among the Hurons, Wye Marsh, Casino Rama
The drive along Highway 17 near Batchawana Bay offers outstanding views of Lake Superior. And Batchawana Bay Provincial Park is a perfect spot to stop and immerse yourself in this stunning scenery. Enjoy a beautiful beach with warm water on scenic Lake Superior, an exceptional picnic site and a good location with easy access for a short paddle.
The Spanish River and Biscotasi Lake are favourites for backcountry canoeing. Its rugged landscape, towering pines, variety of whitewater, a chance to include road or train access options and choice of routes make it a popular trip.
Renowned for its crystal clear waters and long sandy beach, Blue Lake is an outstanding destination for all types of water activities Blue Lake Crag a 25 metre high rock face Hiking trails ranging from easy, interpretive trails to longer day hikes Interpretive Centre located in an old log cabin
100 metre high Mazinaw Rock featuring over 260 Indigenous pictographs Great hiking trails from 1 km in length to 17 km in length Interpretive Boat Tours on Mazinaw Lake and over to Mazinaw Rock Camping experience for everyone: RV, car camping, backcountry, and roofed accommodations
Rich Ottawa Valley history Sandy beach on the shores of Round Lake McNaughton Trail with Foot Prints in Time enhanced interpretive experience Historic Depot with log Ranger Cabins Rustic Cabins for rent Walks of the Little Bonnechere trail guide
Bronte Creek Ravine - 50 m (115 ft) deep Family camping experience –from tents to large RV’s 1.8 acre outdoor pool Five great hiking trails that showcase the natural beauty of the park Children’s Farm with live farm animals Turn-of-the century Spruce Lane Farm House (c.1899) Disc Golf Course Excellent interpretive programs - Maple Syrup Festival in March, Ghost Walks in August, Camper Halloween and Homestead Christmas in December Tobogganing, cross-country skiing (weather permitting)
Campground features an impressive stand of old growth red and white pine trees The dedicated angler might catch Northern pike, crappie, walleye, or Smallmouth bass Large beach and buoyed swimming area provide family fun Lucky individual might see American White pelicans that occasionally make Caliper Lake their home
A favourite family camping destination offering excellent swimming, boating, fishing and wildlife viewing Rocky lake and forest landscape that is an extension of the Canadian Shield Great hiking trails including a vantage point from the highest peak in the county Nature Centre and Natural Heritage Education program
A quiet campground located on the Aux Sables River A six kilometre hiking trail with great views of scenic waterfalls and river gorge One kilometer from the Trans-Canada Highway this is the only provincial park between Sudbury and Sault Ste Marie Close to the town of Massey with amenities, cultural museum, public library Situated near a variety of hiking trails, fishing and canoeing/kayaking opportunities A great base to explore Manitoulin Island and the North Channel of Lake Huron
Located on the southern shore of Georgian Bay Fractured plates of shale that form our shoreline contain fossils that are 450 million years old Flat rock is ideal for launching a sailboat, kayak/canoe, paddle board, wind surfing, fishing or watching a spectacular sunset Located at the Base of Blue Mountain we are an ideal hub to enjoy what the local area has to offer.
Family camping experience close to home Great day-use and picnic facilities Group picnic and camping opportunities Nature trails A long sandy beach on Lake Ontario Interpretive programs and special events
Waterfront campsites on the Ottawa River Panoramic views of the scenic Upper Ottawa Valley and Laurentian Hills Beautiful sunsets Peaceful, family-oriented setting Ideal base camp for exploring this section of the Ottawa River and the mouth of the Dumoine river by sea-kayak Large sandy beach
Large outdoor swimming pool open from July 1 to Labour Day Great hiking trails including one paved trail for accessibility The fish ladder is a great place to view salmon spawning in the fall and trout in the spring. Earl Rowe Lake provides canoeing, swimming and fishing. Camping for everyone: group campsites, radio free sites, RV and car camping
Great family camping experience Located in the heart of the Kawarthas Excellent fishing opportunities Boating and paddling on the Trent Severn Waterway Fantastic fall camping and colours
A pleasant, family-oriented park with small lakes for canoeing and fishing, trails for hiking, sandy beaches and a full range of campground facilities. A peaceful, friendly lakeside campground offers a full range of campground facilities. The park is surrounded by Boreal Forest and offers plenty of bird-watching opportunities. The park hosts an Annual Blueberry Festival in August. Dozens of kettle lakes, formed when glaciers retreated 10,000 years ago, are found within the park.
Spring-fed Fairbank Lake, is crystal clear with great swimming at the buoyed sandy beach. Family oriented with waterfront campsites, located near Sudbury. Popular outdoor destination in the region for over 50 years! Interesting geology linked to its location on the very edge of the Sudbury Basin – a huge crater produced by a meteorite strike over a billion years ago.
Pedestrian suspension bridge over the Trent River Gorge Selection of wooded and open car and RV campsites Over 10 km of trails through forest and riverside settings Spectacular lookout over Ranney Falls Spring woodland wildflowers along Drumlin Trail Beautiful fall colours and vistas
A peninsula in the island-dotted waters of Lake Temagami, part of thousands of kilometres of ancient pine shoreline Gateway to Temagami’s vast wilderness, including Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater A base for canoeists, boaters, hikers and anglers seeking the wilds of Temagami region Camp beneath towering stands of White and Red Pine on the shores of Lake Temagami
Great family camping park with large campsites; swim, hike or relax by the beach Stay at the park and explore the Ottawa Valley or visit the nation’s capital - only one hour away Located at the junction of the meandering Carp River and the mighty Ottawa River See century-old White Pine forest and a stand of 200-year-old Bur Oak
Forks of the Credit is on the famous Bruce Trail. Hiking and picnicking are favourite activities. Great spot for fishing. Popular in the winter for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
A river of national historic significance the French River is the first designated Canadian Heritage River Paddle the route of Indigenous people, French Explorers, fur traders and Voyageurs A 105 kilometre canoe route of interconnected lakes, gorges and rapids from Lake Nipissing to Georgian Bay
Explore Frontenac’s 5,355 hectares on the southern edge of the Canadian Shield Open year-round for four season backcountry recreation -48 interior campsites Canoe routes through 22 lakes and over 100 km of looped backpacking and hiking trails Great fishing, wildlife viewing, interior camping, paddling, hiking, swimming, cross- country skiing, snowshoeing and winter camping all within a few hours drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal Wilderness skills training programs
A clean, clear northern lake, surrounded by lush Boreal Forest Camping experience for everyone: RV, tent or trailer sites, or backcountry sites on your own island. Excellent Walleye, Northern Pike and Yellow Perch fishing. Boat launch and fish cleaning station Two great hiking trails; one trail leads to a fire tower Excellent wildlife viewing
Camping experience for everyone: RV, car camping or backcountry canoe-in sites. Activities for all ages: great hiking trails, canoe/kayak rentals nearby and many great beaches with smooth rocky shores provide excellent swimming; bring your bikes! Countless inland lakes that offer endless canoeing and kayaking adventures. Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway Natural Heritage Education Programming. A mixed forest marks this area as the boundary between north and south.
Family-oriented campground with two buoyed beaches and great swimming Day tripping, overnight hiking and canoeing provide access to exceptional vistas. There are opportunities to see nesting Bald Eagles and a heron rookery along the Two Narrows Canoe Route and moose are often sited along the Echo Pond Trail Natural Heritage Education programs Well-stocked Park Store Outstanding backcountry camping Interesting landforms resulting from glaciation can be seen in the Two Narrows Lake area.
Prized for its sandy beach, dunes and glorious sunsets. Includes a wetland and a young hardwood forest Diverse habitat nurtures rare plants and protects many woodland animals and birds. Steeped in history. Indigenous people lived here for thousands of years. In the 1800s a small town was established in what is now part of the park.
Great birding opportunities in this 68 hectare park. Nearby, the Backus Page museum is situated within a restored 1850 Georgian style house. A trail with fifteen interpretive stops that leads through a century of old hardwood forest. A 33 metre cliff overlooking Lake Erie. Visitors can take a leisurely walk to the lookout high atop the Lake Erie bluffs or picnic in the quiet shade of the forest canopy.
40 metre high Kakabeka Falls is the second highest waterfall in Ontario with year round access for viewing Excellent views of the falls and gorge from the boardwalk that wraps around the top of the falls The Kaministiquia River has cut deep into the rocks to reveal 1.6 million year old fossils at the bottom of the falls Historic route of the Voyageurs
The rushing Englehart River plunges down white-water rapids, over several cascades and waterfalls in a picturesque valley Surrounded by forest, a convenient and pleasant campground sits high above the river, located just off Highway 11, two kilometers south of Englehart Many walking, photography, bird-watching and hiking opportunities in the Englehart River valley
Did you know - Kawartha Highlands Signature Site Park is the largest park in southern Ontario after Algonquin Provincial Park? It is a special place with many opportunities for you to experience the outdoors ranging from backcountry canoeing and camping to a short hike. Before visiting please be aware that, unlike some parks you may be familiar with, the access points at Kawartha don’t have a lot of facilities including limited parking.
Twenty-two deep, spring-fed kettle lakes formed by glaciers Primarily Jack Pine Boreal Forest, with great blueberry picking in August. Many lakes are stocked with Rainbow and Brook Trout for excellent fishing. Fourteen kilometers of biking trails. Interpretive programs for the whole family.
This iconic 645 square kilometre wilderness landscape showcases the wild Georgian Bay Coast of pink granite; the La Cloche Mountains’ white quartzite ridges and over 50 exceptionally clear, sapphire lakes set among Jack Pine hills. The area has long captivated artists including The Group of Seven’s A.Y. Jackson, Franklin Carmichael and A.J. Casson, so much so, that they persuaded the Ontario government to make it a park. Extensive backcountry canoeing and sea kayaking experiences.
Kilometres of rugged, rocky shoreline mixed with numerous sand beaches Beautiful views of windswept pines on rocky islands 6 km recreational trail for hiking and biking Visitor Centre Excellent sailing and windsurfing conditions Georgian Bay sunsets
This near-urban park is located along the Thames River. Much of the park is former agricultural land now succeeding to meadows, the river portion is located in mature forests.
Located in the heart of the Temagami region and centre of a 2400km interconnected canoeing network, thousands of years old A spectacular wilderness park encompassing rugged topography, clear lakes and rushing rivers Precambrian bedrock rises to a dome, forming the highest point in Ontario – Ishpatina Ridge – with several others, like Maple Mountain, in the top ten.
The lake is a natural curiosity with a constant flow of clean, fresh water, with no apparent source 60 metres above Lake Ontario with views towards the Bay of Quinte, the Glenora Ferry and the north shore Great picnic spot if you are exploring Prince Edward County Day-use park, no camping
Large lake to explore by boat; great fishing opportunities Beautiful sandy beaches for swimming Spend the day at nearby Algonquin or Silent Lake Provincial Parks, free for day-use with your camping permit from Lake St. Peter
The Lake Superior Coast, including both easy to access and remote sections of the Lake Superior shoreline Spectacular and diverse scenery – cliffs, beaches, river valleys, waterfalls, inland lakes, Algoma Hills, fall colours World-class hiking and paddling along the Lake Superior shoreline
Fourth oldest Provincial Park in Ontario (Est. 1921) Over 1.5 km sandy beach on the warm waters of Lake Erie Excellent fishing and boating opportunities in Long Point Bay One of the largest bird and waterfowl migration and staging areas in North America Located within a designated World Biosphere Reserve
MacGregor Point is one of the most ecologically diverse natural places along the Lake Huron shoreline. A complex ecosystem unfolds at this all-season park on a seven-kilometre stretch of coast, just south of Port Elgin. Park interpreters offer a full summer program of activities, including guided walks by the shore and through silver maple swamps, cattail marshes, ponds, fens and bogs that reveal unusual inhabitants.
Named after an abandoned gold mine, this park is located on a peninsula in Kenogamisis Lake The lake offers excellent swimming and walleye and pike fishing in its bays and marshes Look up at the sky on a clear summer night and you may see the northern lights Bird watch and view wildlife as the forest comes alive after a long, cold northern Ontario winter
The Makobe River is one of the wild whitewater rivers that flow from the headwaters contained in Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater Provincial Park. In the high water levels of spring and early summer, many of the numerous rapids may be run as Class I and ll by skilled whitewater paddlers, for a short but challenging trip. The Makobe River has cut a series of narrow canyons through shield bedrock as it flows northward from the height of land to the Montreal River.
Approximately a 10 minute drive South of Orillia Beach located on the shores of Lake Simcoe 0.5 km nature trail A picnic shelter available for reservations Ice, firewood and novelty ice cream available at registration office Playground Restaurants, gas stations, convenience stores, boat rentals and shopping close by Within 15 minute drive of Casino Rama
Day-use park; great for a quiet walk in the woods or a family picnic Majestic stands of maple, beech, elm and hemlock - among the oldest in Ontario In the middle of the Peterborough Drumlin Field, which contains more than 3,000 of these glacial remnants Great fall colours
A replica 19thcentury logging camp brings a bygone era to life The park is the southern gateway to the Temagami area and is a base for canoeists, boaters, hikers and anglers Enjoy remnant stands of massive pines including a 350 year old White Pine as you walk the Transition Trail Take part in various logging contests, enjoy a logger’s bean lunch, be serenaded by fiddlers, charmed by the antics of chainsaw carvers and entertained by an array of musicians during Lumberjack Days
Pull-through sites for large and extra large equipment On the shores of Lake Simcoe near Orillia 1.2 km nature trail Boat launch and boat rentals close by Swimming Novelty ice cream, firewood, ice, and Ontario Parks merchandise available at Registration Office Restaurants, gas stations, shopping and convenience stores within a 15 min drive. Only 15 minute drive from Casino Rama
Relaxing with family and friends on one of the three shallow sandy beaches Boating and paddling around the small islands on Eagle Lake Hiking through beautiful hardwood forest and past vibrant ponds and wetlands Letting your dog run wild at our leash free dog park and beach Playing sports with friends like disc golf, volleyball, basketball, or horseshoes Private campsites in mature maple and open red pine forests
The only operating (day-use only) provincial park on Manitoulin Island Provides access to scenic Lake Huron Coastline Eco-friendly Visitor Centre 15 km of hiking trails Rare plants and globally significant ecosystems Great educational programming
A Canadian Heritage River, designated for its significant Indigenous, fur trade and logging cultural heritage, outstanding ecological and geological natural heritage, and wilderness recreation. A 500 km long provincial park, encompassing large lakes, scenic waterfalls and outstanding whitewater. A variety of unique camping experiences: Barclay Bay Campground on Missinaibi Lake; interior boat and canoe sites on Missinaibi Lake; backcountry canoe sites on hundreds of kilometers of Missinaibi River.
A rugged landscape of ancient hills and clear lakes located west of Sudbury Seven hiking trails of varying duration and difficulty levels with great views; fall is a particularly spectacular season for hiking Rustic camping with many pull-through sites and seasonal leasing options Backcountry camping Lakes for canoeing or kayaking Spectacular 130m high Helenbar Trail Lookout Excellent trout fishing
Mono Cliffs is located on the picturesque Bruce Trail Numerous hiking trails throughout the park Diversity of ferns and cedars Walk through a canyon on the spillway trail or past 30 meter cliffs on the cliff top trail
Located on Big Rideau Lake, part of the historic Rideau Waterway Silver Queen Mine, an early 1900s mica mine Tours of the mine and other regular interpretive programs from end of June to Labour Day and fall weekends Hiking trails groomed in the winter for skiing Car and RV camping, group camping, backcountry camping (boat-in sites on the Rideau) Great mix of wildlife habitat: forest, wetland, old fields and three lakes
Anglers return year after year to this large secluded lake north of Hornepayne. They are drawn by the excellent fishing for Great Walleye, Northern Pike and Yellow Perch. Boat launch, fish cleaning station and fish smoker. Two great hiking trails and a new playground! The lake’s name in Cree means “lake with fine, sandy shores” and is part of a significant Boreal Forest landscape. Excellent wildlife viewing and bird watching. Motorboat, canoe, kayak and bike rentals.
Enjoy one the finest sand beaches on Lake Superior’s north shore. View a model of a former prisoner-of-war (POW) camp at the Visitor Centre and the actual remains of POW Camp 100. See Pic Island as it was immortalized on canvas by Lawren Harris of the famous Canadian painting team, The Group of Seven. Enjoy viewing sub-Arctic plants and a chance to see an elusive Woodland Caribou.
Over one kilometre ribbon of sand shelters tiny North Beach from Lake Ontario The sandy beach is a great place to picnic on a summer day Swim or boat in the sheltered waters of the bay or the more open Lake Ontario A quieter park than its more famous neighbour - Sandbanks
Set on the Boyne River, minutes from Parry Sound and Georgian Bay Panoramic views from the waterfront campsites overlooking Oastler Lake Summer hiking and biking on the nearby Seguin Recreational Trail Great fishing for Rainbow Trout, pike and bass Canoe rentals on site
This waterway park contains an incredible diversity of landscapes, from island-speckled lakes, to meandering rivers, bedrock uplands and expansive wetlands, as well as towering stands of old growth pine and rocky cliffs Part of Temagami’s 2400km network of portages and waterways, the park contains segments of a number of canoe routes that link with other parks, conservation reserves and Crown land. Archaeological evidence of the area’s rich Indigenous heritage.
Tranquil and wild, this retreat on Little Vermilion Lake offers a sandy beach and good swimming Fantastic fishing for Smallmouth Bass Park lakes link to several major northern canoe routes A small, quiet park where reservations are not required
Panoramic views of a 150 metre wide gorge and sheer cliffs that drop 100 metres straight down to the canyon floor A trail and boardwalk connects two lookout platforms with spectacular views of the canyon Arctic plants, usually found 1,000 kilometres north, survive in the unique environment at the bottom of the canyon Operated in partnership with the Friends of Ouimet Canyon Day-use park only park
Close proximity to Algonquin Provincial Park Gravel Falls demonstrates the powerful, erosive force of glacial meltwater. A short trail leads from the parking lot to a lookout of the thundering whitewater falls. The falls are very beautiful, one of the top 10 waterfalls in Ontario!
Secluded and serene, this northern park guarantees a sandy beach and shallow, warm waters ideal for swimming, fishing and canoeing Gateway for northern canoe routes Fantastic walleye fishing Small, quiet park where camping reservations are not necessary
More than 3 km of beautiful sand beach and Caribbean blue water Panoramic view of Lake Superior from the Edmund Fitzgerald Lookout hiking trail The park is located along the historic paddling route of the Voyageurs A camping experience for everyone: large RV sites, car camping and yurts Barrier-free campsites, washroom facilities and beach access. A short drive from many regional attractions
Largest known concentration of Indigenous rock carvings (petroglyphs) in Canada, depicting turtles, snakes, birds, humans and more; this sacred site is known as “The Teaching Rocks” Visit the Learning Place Visitor Centre to discover the traditions of the Ojibway (Nishnaabe) people through the teachings of the medicine wheel Visit bright blue/green McGinnis Lake – one of only a handful of meromictic (layers of water that don’t intermix) lakes in Canada Great opportunities for wildlife viewing
Dramatic High Falls, 28 m high and Middle Falls, 6m high Scenic views of Lake Superior and the USA shoreline Great hiking and walking trails, taking in views of the falls and river gorge and featuring carved metal art sculptures that depict the history of the area Evidence of human occupation dating back to 7000 BC Part of the Voyageur Boundary Waters Canadian Heritage River Day-use park.
A breathtakingly beautiful park with 10 km of sand beach on the shores of mighty Lake Huron. Extremely rare and fragile Oak Savanna and Coastal Dune Ecosystems with extraordinary biodiversity – over 800 vascular plants, over 300 bird species. Sunsets here are ranked by National Geographic as among the “Top 10 Best in the World”!
Once the site of a popular Victorian resort, this park north of Goderich is perched on a bluff and offers spectacular views of the blue water and beautiful sunsets of Lake Huron. The park offers many family-friendly experiences including a large sandy beach with good swimming; 6 km of hiking trails, playgrounds and playing fields.
Picturesque 200 m sandy beach located in the hamlet of Port Bruce Picnic area with a hardtop basketball court Restaurant beside the park Shallow, clear water Free admission
The 2.5 km sandy beach is one of most beautiful on the northern shore of Lake Erie. An exceptional family friendly campground with large, well-treed, level sites as well as an outstanding play area for kids. Family-friendly Discovery Drop-ins from July 1st to Labour Day The group campsite area offers a very picturesque view of Lake Erie. Experience the “Marvels of Migration” at the annual autumn hawk watching program. An undiscovered birder’s paradise.
A short walking trail with boardwalks and interpretive signs takes you through distinctive bedrock scenery including “potholes” formed by glacial erosion, miniature waterfalls and boreal forest along the Kinniwabi River. A nice convenient picnic stop along Highway 101 in an ancient glacial valley.
Over 300 car camping sites in a variety of settings from shoreline to forest 2.5 km sandy beach 16 km of trails and paths along shorelines and through woodlands and meadows A migration hotspot in spring and fall, 338 bird species recorded with 130 breeding species 1 km marsh boardwalk trail accessing the largest protected marsh on the north shore of Lake Ontario
Quetico is an iconic wilderness class park renowned for its rugged beauty, towering rock cliffs, majestic waterfalls, virgin pine and spruce forests, picturesque rivers and lakes World famous destination for backcountry canoeing with over 2,000 lakes and 460,000 ha of remote wilderness. You can explore the heart of the park for two days or two weeks. Adjoins the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of the Superior National Forest in Minnesota
View the cascading waters as they plunge over the rock ledges of Rainbow Falls on their way to Lake Superior. Hike the trails which lead to panoramic views of Lake Superior and Whitesand Lake. The Rainbow Falls Trail located within the park is part of the 52 km Casque Isles Trail section of the Voyageur Trail that runs between the communities of Terrace Bay, Schreiber and Rossport.
A camping experience for everyone: RV, tent and trailer camping located near Kapuskasing. Seasonal site rental available. Four sandy beaches on Remi Lake, a float plane base for many years in the early 1900s Great Walleye, Northern pike and Small-mouth bass fishing along with a fish cleaning station. New boat launch just outside the park and fish cleaning station Two great hiking trails one which tells of a 1922 bush pilot plane crash Motorboat, canoe, kayak and bike rentals
Paddling alongside ancient cedars at the cliff base of the 100 meter high Stormy Lake Bluff Hiking the Fire Tower Trail for an amazing view of Stormy Lake Biking on the Angels Point and Rangers Point Trails Car and RV camping in a beautiful maple forest Waterfront camping at our walk-in campsites on Restoule Lake
Located on the historic Rideau Waterway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Enjoy family camping on nice level, shaded campsites with all of the amenities nearby Great base for exploring Ottawa; only 40 minutes away or the small towns that line the Rideau. Explore the waters of the Rideau by canoe or motorboat; perhaps fish for muskie or bass
Exposed fossils of a coral reef dating back to over 350 million years embedded in limestone shelf along the beach Viewing platform above sand dunes 2 km hiking trail 1 km of sandy beach Fall monarch butterfly migration
11 km of sandy beaches on Lake Erie Excellent hiking, biking, and rollerblading opportunities World renowned bird watching destination including the springtime “Festival of Flight” that attracts birdwatchers from across Ontario and the United States. Fishing and water recreation (canoeing, windsurfing) Old growth Carolinian forest along with extensive coastal wetland
Rushing River cascades over rock gouged by glaciers in a series of rapids but elsewhere is passable by canoe A favourite family camping destination offering beaches, playgrounds, interpretive programs, hiking trails and endless opportunities for exploring Only a 2.5 hour drive from Winnipeg Gateway to Eagle-Dogtooth Provincial Park’s five canoe routes During the winter the park offers 16 km of groomed cross-country ski trails
Located on historic Mattawa River fur trade route in the scenic Mattawa Valley Great hiking trails with scenic views – outstanding fall colours Voyageur adventure interpretive experience – try paddling a Voyageur canoe New Mattawa River Visitor Centre (2011) depicting historical, cultural and natural features Excellent opportunities for exploration by canoe Natural Heritage Education programs for all ages
World’s largest baymouth barrier dune formation Three expansive sandy beaches that some say are among the best in Canada; Outlet Beach is perfect for families, with shallow waters and gentle drop off Location jutting out into Lake Ontario means that this park is a bird migration hotspot in spring and fall
Beautiful sandy beach with gently sloping swimming area that’s great for kids Transitional forest with plants and animals from the boreal forest as well as those of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Lowlands Erratic boulders are strewn amidst the trees- evidence of the power of glaciers Gateway to challenging northern canoe routes
The perfect base camp for visits to nearby Sauble Beach and to explore the Bruce Peninsula. An exceptional picnicking site including a children’s adventure playground. Spring and fall spawning runs for Rainbow Trout and Chinook salmon. Watch the fish struggle over each ledge of this cascading waterfall to spawn upstream. Excellent fishing.
Quiet campground with grassed campsites Wheeler’s Walk Trail with boardwalk across marsh wetland Large day-use picnic area 15 minutes east of Port Dover Monthly camping offered
Located on two beautiful, clear lakes that offer great swimming, canoeing, boating and fishing Park your vehicle and enjoy all the park amenities within easy walking distance of each other, great for young families Nature trails are picturesque and offer a great variety of scenery Clean facilities and friendly staff are our top priority for customer service Easy access from major Ontario city centres for those weekend getaways or longer vacations
Large sandy beach on Lake Simcoe Spacious electrical and non-electrical campsites with pull through trailer sites Audio Device Free Camping for a natural camping experience near an urban centre The Sibbald family museum – Eildon Hall (open in July & August) Grassy picnic areas and forested hiking trail Boat launch and parking area for boaters
Over 19 km of hiking trails and mountain biking trails Beautiful lookout point over Silent Lake No motor boats or electric motors are permitted on Silent Lake Two sandy beaches Some campsites are walk-in for camping enthusiasts More than 40 km of groomed winter cross-country ski trails
Located on a picturesque lake that offers great swimming, canoeing, boating, and fishing Park your vehicle and enjoy all the park amenities within easy walking distance, great for young families with a good playground Clean facilities and friendly staff are our top priority Easy access from major Ontario city centres for those weekend getaways
Located on the shores of Lake of the Woods, this park offers recreation opportunities for the lake lover - boating, swimming, sailing and canoeing Internationally renowned for its walleye fishing Great location to start your exploration of Lake of the Woods; this 1 million acre lake has over 14,000 islands and 105,000 kilometres of shoreline Sioux Narrows is the site of an Ojibway battle with Sioux warriors and only a boat ride away from Indigenous pictographs
A pretty park with landscape that has inspired painters Many semi-private, larger sites. Conveniently located off Hwy 400 Three sand beaches Canoe, kayak and pedal boat rentals Three hiking trails Well-known for recreational boating and fishing Fully equipped park store
Park features on this map are representative only and may not accurately depict regulated park boundaries. For official map representation of provincial parks, visit Ontario’s Crown Land Use Policy Atlas.
Solace Provincial Park encompasses a chain of narrow, scenic lakes that point north and south, and lie between a series of forest-covered ridges. Canoeing opportunities are lake-to-lake with short rugged portages in-between. The park connects with Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater and Sturgeon River Provincial Parks and other waterways on Crown land, as part of the Temagami canoe route network. The landscape is dominated by Jack pine of the Boreal Forest and many lakes support both Lake and Brook Trout.
The Spanish River and Biscotasi Lake are favourites for backcountry canoeing. Its rugged landscape, towering pines, variety of whitewater, a chance to include road or train access options and choice of routes make it a popular trip. The Spanish River offers paddling for canoeists of intermediate skill level, with Class I and II rapids, lots of swifts and moving water.
An appealing day-use park for family picnics - year round! 12 kilometers of hiking trails. Large playing field.
Excellent fishing on Sturgeon Bay, leading into Georgian Bay Situated among the 30,000 Islands - just off of Trans-Canada Highway 69 Great shallow sandy beach Camping experience for everyone: RV and car camping Canoe rentals, ice and camping supplies available Docking facilities available for rent with motorboat rentals nearby
The Sturgeon River provides canoeists with plenty of whitewater, scenic falls and rapids, wildlife spotting and good fishing, all in a remote setting. Enjoy the river’s continually changing scenery, from long slender lakes to narrow river channels, rapids and shallows. The river begins in the Temagami highlands, with bedrock outcrops eventually turning to sandy shores over the course of a week-long paddle
Backcountry camping on Georgian Bay stretching from Parry Sound to the Moon River Park takes in hundreds of windswept islands, inland forests and lakes Camp by the bay or paddle to inland lake sites Protected sanctuary for the Massasauga Rattlesnake Boat mooring in a quiet cove Visit Calhoun Lodge for a glimpse of 1930s cottage life
Tidewater Provincial Park, a partnered park operated under agreement with the Moose Cree First Nation, is located in the northernmost part of Ontario near the salt waters of James Bay and Hudson Bay. This special park attracts visitors and campers looking for an unusual and exciting outdoor experience. The park consists of five islands in the Moose River estuary close to Moose Factory and Moosonee. From Moosonee, there are water taxis to take visitors to the park islands.
Only provincial park with a golf course Three hiking trails Great beach in the village of Turkey Point – shallow, buoyed swimming, great for kids. Marina, restaurants, zip lining, winery all within two kilometres Group camping
Summer nature interpretation program Four beaches on the Ottawa River Camping experience – both car camping and RV Seasonal and monthly leases Great fishing experience from boat or shore Large picnic area (350 car capacity) Cross-country ski trails
World-class wilderness canoeing, including over 2,000 kilometres of lake and river routes and some excellent whitewater Remote wilderness with opportunities for wildlife viewing and sport fishing Legendary fishing for walleye and northern pike; fly-in backcountry lodges and resorts The lands within and around Wabakimi are the traditional areas for several Indigenous communities; the park has a long cultural history
Great fishing and northern camping experience Diverse camping experience Boreal forest with remnant old growth White Pine Historic logging exhibit Boreal forest hiking trails Wakami Lake canoeing and kayaking Wildlife viewing
Wasaga Beach is not only the longest freshwater beach in the world with 14 km of safe, sandy shore, but the sunsets there are breathtaking.
Ontario’s “deep south” provincial park – at the same latitude as Northern California. Campgrounds are situated among a tangle of creeks in a beautifully wooded Carolinian forest setting with a number of creekside campsites. Trails wind through a southern style Carolinian forest. Many migratory birds pass through and Point Pelee National Park is only 20 minutes away.
White Lake, a 6,500 hectare lake, is one of the largest lakes on the Lake Superior Circle Route Very good fishing for Walleye and Northern Pike Great place to swim, with warm waters and sandy beaches Interpretive programs featuring the natural/cultural heritage of the area Three nature trails to explore the boreal forest Close to White River, the home of Winnie the Pooh’s Hometown Festival
Fantastic sandy beaches and great swimming/water sports scene Large day-use area with rental area for private use Large private campsites including several double sites for multi-family camping Two group camping areas including one waterfront group campsite Walk-in car camping sites Four all-season yurts Winter cross-country skiing located northwest of Sudbury
This wilderness park is a paddler’s paradise offering almost 2,000 km of maintained canoe routes on a myriad of rivers and lakes. Enjoy solitude and commune with nature; Woodland Caribou sees fewer than 1,000 paddlers per season. This undisturbed boreal forest is home to one of the largest groups of woodland caribou south of Hudson Bay. Two major river systems – the Gammon and Bloodvein flow through the park; Bloodvein River is designated as a Canadian Heritage River
A long curving lip of a sandy beach with warm, shallow water and a playground makes this park attractive to families with young children. Many campsites offer a spectacular view of the lake. Located between Chapleau and Timmins, this park is a popular spot for family holidays, fishing trips and canoe outings. Hiking trails will lead you through ancient glacial landscapes with kettle lakes and eskers. Seasonal campsite leasing