Awenda

Car Camping

Awenda offers camping in six campgrounds. Sites are shaded beneath Sugar Maples and Red Oaks and are spaced further apart than many other provincial parks. All of the sites in Wolf and some sites in Hawk Campground offer electrical hook-ups. Deer and Bear Campgrounds are designated radio-free while Snake Campground is both radio-free and dog-free.

All six campgrounds are serviced by drinking water taps, vault toilets and a central comfort station complete with flush toilets and showers. Laundry facilities are included at the comfort stations in Turtle, Hawk and Bear Campgrounds.

Dog-Free Camping

All campsites in Snake Campground are dog-free and radio-free.

Group Camping

Awenda offers three group campsites.  These sites are designated for tents only and are for groups ranging in size from a minimum of 20 to a maximum of 40 people.  Each site is serviced with a water tap, central fire pit, several picnic tables and vault toilets.  To reserve, call the park directly at 705-549-2231.

Radio-Free Camping

All campsites in Bear, Deer and Snake Campgrounds are radio-free.

Roofed Accommodation

Cottage

Number at Park: 1

Site Number(s) / Name: The Stone Cottage

Check-In/Check-Out Time: 3pm/11am

The Stone Cottage at Awenda is located directly on the shores of Georgian Bay providing guests with beautiful sunsets and unobstructed views of Giants Tomb, Hope, Beckwith and Christian Islands. This 1,000 square foot refurbished cottage has an exterior constructed of fieldstone and mortar with a warm inviting interior finished entirely in White and Red Pine.

Sleeps: 6 Amenities

The living room is comfortably furnished with upholstered love seats and chairs, coffee and end tables. A 5 metre (15 foot) long window seat frames a spectacular view of Georgian Bay.

The cottage sleeps a maximum of six people in two bedrooms: one small bedroom with two twin-size beds and a larger bedroom overlooking Georgian Bay with one queen size bed, two twin-bunk beds and a gas fireplace

The Large kitchen and dining area are equipped with a small electric refrigerator, propane stove, and kettle. A table seats six and a bar style counter has four chairs. The cottage is heated by two propane gas fireplaces. Solar panels provide electricity for basic indoor lighting, food refrigeration and the charging of personal electronic devices.

The cottage has no running water or indoor toilets. Drinking water is provided in 4 gallon jugs from the park’s campground water system and it is a short walk to the cottage’s outdoor vault privy/outhouse.

Outside of the cottage visitors can relax on the large deck overlooking Georgian Bay, chairs are provided, and enjoy the beach, swimming area, fire pit and picnic table. A barbeque is located on a covered porch.

What to Bring

Visitors should bring their own bedding, pots, pans, dishes, cooking and eating utensils, food and other personal items.

Restrictions

Please note that domestic animals (pets) are not permitted in the cottage and smoking is prohibited.

Parking

Access to the cottage is by a gated road with parking for three vehicles. Two vehicles are included in your rental fee. The third vehicle must purchase an additional vehicle permit.

How to Reserve

To reserve the Stone Cottage, please call 1-888-ONT-PARK (1-888-668-7275) or 1-519-826-5290 outside of North America.