This park will not operate during the 2013 season. There will be no staff on-site and facilities will not be maintained. The park will remain a protected area and visitors can continue to enjoy the park for day-use, free of charge. The park will be gated and access is on foot.
Obatanga Provincial Park is located on Hwy. 17, 56 kilometres west of Wawa and 37 kilometres east of White River. This natural environment class park encompasses 9,409 hectares. The park lakes which provide canoeing and wildlife viewing opportunities are on the headwaters of the Dog River which flows into Lake Superior. The park is used as a staging area for canoe trips down the Dog (University) River. The park landscape varies from flat sand plains to rugged bedrock hills.