Balsam Lake has 505 campsites, including 213 with electricity and
6 radio-free Eco (walk-in) campsites. These may be reserved from
the second Friday in May through to the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.
Group Camping - At Balsam Lake there are 3 Group Camping Sites serviced with vault privies and drinking water. The use of the site must be requested by completion of the application form.
We will contact you for payment if your application is approved. The following will assist in planning your visit to the park and help us maintain a safe and clean place for all to enjoy.
The site is available to organized non-profit youth groups only.
Alcohol is prohibited.
Tents only! No trailers, tent trailers or R.V.s.
Picnics and Day Use - Yes
Electric Sites - 213 sites with electricity,
Barrier Free Access - Showers, Flush Toilets
Park Store - The Gift Shop located at
the entrance to the Lakeshore Campground offers a range park souvenirs.
A snack bar is located at the beach. Firewood is available at the
Gift Shop and Permit Office
Showers - Yes
Flush Toilets - Yes
Laundromat - Laundry facilities and soap
vending machines are available at the three main comfort stations.
Play Area - Yes
Boat Launch - Yes
Canoes, kayaks and pedal boats are available to rent.
The Water Craft Rental Centre is located at the south end of the
beach. All necessary safety equipment is included. Rentals are available
for 1, 4 and 8 hours or overnight.
PFD Loan Service For a $25 refundable
deposit, visitors can borrow a properly fitted PFD for themselves
and their children. Staff can provide additional information and
can outfit visitors with a PFD at the Water Craft Rental Centre.
OFAH TackleShare This program sponsored
by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters provides fishing
rods, reels and tackle to loan to those who don't have their own