September 24, 2018
There is currently 1 active wildfire in Quetico Provincial Park.
The following lakes and portages are closed to all travel and camping.
• Bonhomme and Sauvage Portages
• Gahn Lake
• Kendall Lake
• Alice Lake
• Northern portion of Russell Lake
• Northern portion of Chatterton Lake
The Russell lake Fire (FOR 24) is currently being observed by the Ministry of Natural resources and Forestry. An up to date map of the fire can be viewed at https://www.ontario.ca/page/forest-fires
For more information please contact Quetico’s park information line at (807) 597-2735
What You'll Like :
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
Great family camping at the Dawson Trail Campground with facilities for all types of camping equipment and 35 km of hiking trails
Incredible wildlife viewing and angling
Summer Artist in Residence Program
Year round Rustic Cabin rentals at Dawson Trail campground
Winter cross-country ski tours
John B Ridley Research Library located inside the Dawson Trail Heritage Pavillion
Adjacent the southwest corner of Quetico is the Anishinabe community of Lac La Croix. The lac La Croix Park Entry Station, the gateway to many of the parks most beautiful lakes, is located here. This friendly small community is rich in culture. A traditional Pow Wow and other public events happen throughout the summer.
807-597-2735 Size: 471942.00 ha Year established: 1913 Park Classification: Wilderness