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Fish Point

Operating Dates Legend

Beginning June 1, backcountry camping and day-use will be permitted in non-operating provincial parks and conservation reserves where these activities are normally available. Party size must not exceed the limit set out under the emergency order in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

Facilities and Activities summary

Before you visit: check what facilities/activities are available and pack what you need (e.g. water, snacks hand sanitizer).
When you visit: Continue to follow public health advice, including physical distancing by keeping at least two metres from others, wearing a face covering when physical distancing may be challenging or not possible, washing hands regularly with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

Facilities

All Terrain Wheelchairs Amphitheatres Art Galleries Backcountry Access Points Boat Launches Campsites (Backcountry) Campsites (Car Camping) Campsites (Dog Free) Campsites (Electrical) Campsites (Group) Campsites (Radio Free) Campsites (RV Pullthrough) Campsites (Seasonal Campsite Rental) Campsites (Total) Campsites (Walk In) Comfort Stations Docks Dog Beaches Fish Cleaning Buildings Food Concessions Group BBQ's Historic Buildings Laundromat Museums (Logging etc.) Pet Exercise Areas Picnic Shelters Playgrounds Pools Rentals - Bike Rentals - Canoe Rentals - Kayak Rentals - Paddleboat Rentals - Stand Up Paddleboard Roofed Accommodation Showers Toilets (Interior Earth Pit) Toilets (Vault Privies) Trailer Dump / Fill Stations Visitor Centres Warm Up Shelters Wifi (Public)

Activities

Biking Biking - (Mountain Bike) Birding - Festivals Boating Boating - Motorboat Restrictions Camping - Backcountry Camping - Car Camping - Dog Free Camping - Group Camping - Radio Free Camping - Seasonal Campsite Rental Camping - Walk In Camping - Winter (includes Roofed) Canoeing Day Use Only Disc Golf Dogsledding Fishing Golf Hiking Hiking - Overnight Trails Horseback Riding Hunting Ice Skating Kite Boarding Rock Climbing Skiing - Cross Country Snowmobiling Snowshoeing Swimming Tobogganing Whitewater Paddling
Icon Colours
Camping - Blue - available at the park. Check operating dates.
Camping - Grey - unavailable at this park.
Camping - Red - Temporarily Unavailable
Camping - Purple - Available at park, but restrictions apply. Check operating dates. Click icon for details.

What You'll Like :

Fish Point is a gently rolling, shallow-sand, limestone plain in the Great Lakes lowlands, with lacustrine nearshore features, including an excellent example of a sandspit and dune system extending south into Lake Erie. Its near-virgin, southern deciduous forest harbours several provincially rare plants, including the prickly pear cactus, and the hop tree. Rare animals include the fox snake, Lake Erie watersnake, and the giant swallowtail butterfly.

Park Facilities and Activities: Like the famous Point Pelee spit located nearby on the mainland, Fish Point is an important stopover for migrating birds, and a bird-watchers paradise. Black-crowned night herons and other birds frequent a lagoon, and shorebirds are numerous. Visitor facilities consist of one small parking lot.

Location: On the southwest spit of Pelee Island, twenty-five kilometres from the mainland. Passenger and vehicle ferries leave Kingsville or Leamington, on Lake Erie’s north shore, at regular intervals. The crossing to Pelee Island takes about 90 minutes.

General Information
Phone:
(519) 825-4659
Size: 109.78 ha
Year established: 1985
Park Classification: Nature Reserve
Address:
Wheatley Provincial Park P.O. Box 640
Wheatley
NOP 2PO

Tread Lightly. Nature Reserve