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Sharbot Lake

Sharbot Lake Provincial Park - main photo of the park

What you'll like:

  • Located on two beautiful, clear lakes that offer great swimming, canoeing, boating and fishing
  • Park your vehicle and enjoy all the park amenities within easy walking distance of each other, great for young families
  • Nature trails are picturesque and offer a great variety of scenery
  • Clean facilities and friendly staff are our top priority for customer service
  • Easy access from major Ontario city centres for those weekend getaways or longer vacations

Camping Experiences

By the Numbers

  • Total Campsites - 178
  • Electrical Campsites - 38

Camping

Sharbot Lake has four campgrounds; Beach Front, Maple Grove, The Point and Ridge View. Campsites offer a wide variety of camping experiences to appeal to all visitors. Sites can accommodate equipment ranging from tents only to large trailers with several campsites in Beach Front and Maple Grove offering electrical hook-up.  Amenities such as water taps, comfort station and vault toilets are close by. Swimming, canoeing and hiking are within a short walking or driving distance.


 

Car Camping

The majority of sites at Sharbot Lake have vehicle access. A few sites do not have space for a on the site, however designated parking areas are just a short walk away.

There are over 150 treed campsites, some with electricity and two that are barrier-free. Large trailers can be accommodated in the Beach Front and Maple Grove Campgrounds. A barrier-free comfort station with showers and drinking water are among the amenities provided.

Highlights of Things to Do

With shoreline on Black and Sharbot Lakes this park promises first-class, warm and cold water fishing. Nature trails along a ridge between the lakes loop through stands of maple, oak and birch and lead to lookouts. Black Lake has two sandy beaches.


Just the Facts

 
Canoeing

Paddle on the sheltered waters of Black Lake or tackle the larger Sharbot Lake. A short portage connects the two bodies of water. Canoes can be rented in the park.

 
Swimming

Two sandy beaches located on Black Lake are great for swimming.

 
Boating

Sharbot Lake, with its docks, is ideal for large boats and waterskiing. Black Lake is more suitable for smaller boats. Canoes can be rented in the park.

 
Fishing

Walleye, bass, Northern Pike, perch and sunfish can be found in both Black and Sharbot Lakes. Lake Trout are found in Sharbot Lake.

 
Biking

There are no dedicated bicycle trails at Sharbot Lake but bicycles are permitted on campground roads.

 
Birding

Listen for the haunting call of the loon on the lake and for the songs of warblers, Eastern Phoebes, Scarlet Tanagers, Barred Owls and Red-Shouldered Hawks in the woods.

Amenities

Park your vehicle and enjoy all the park amenities that are within easy walking distance of each other which is great for young families or for those who are interested in a greener environment.

Just the Facts

 
Comfort Station(s)

A comfort station is located in Maple Grove Campground and provides flush toilets, showers and sinks and has barrier-free access.

 
Flush Toilets

Flush toilets are located at the comfort station in Maple Grove Campground.

 
Barrier Free Access

Two campsites, the comfort station and the composting toilet facility (located in Beach Front campground) are barrier-free accessible.

 
Day Use Area

Come and enjoy the day with us and bring along a picnic basket with your family and friends.  The day-use area is located at the sandy beach at Black Lake.  Picnic tables are available and toilets are conveniently located.

A playground with climbing equipment and swings is located near the picnic shelter at the day-use area.  A smaller playground for children is located on the beach between Maple Grove and The Point Campgrounds.

 
Laundry

Laundry facilities are located at the comfort station in Maple Grove Campground.

 
Boat Launch

Boat launches are located on both Black Lake and Sharbot Lakes.

 
Rentals

For those who want to explore Sharbot or Black Lakes further, canoes are available for rent on a daily basis. Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs) are available for loan with a $25 refundable deposit. The park has tents for rent upon request. Please contact the Park Office for further details.

 
Park Store

Ice, firewood, worms, and park souvenirs are available at the Park Store located in the Park Office. For other supplies, visit the nearby Village of Sharbot Lake.

 
Picnic Shelter

Sharbot Lake has one picnic shelter which may be rented on a daily basis for those family or friends gathering to celebrate events. If the shelter is not rented it is available for park visitors on the days you need to get out of the weather. Please contact the park if you wish to reserve the shelter.

 
Pet Exercise Area

A swimming area for your pet is provided on Sharbot Lake.  If you let your pet off leash, you must have control at all times.

Park Location

Campground Maps (online)

Online Map

Park Maps (pdf)

Park Overview - pdf

Fire Ban

None

There is no fire ban at this time.

Boil Water

No

There is no boil water advisory at this time.

Beach Posting

No

There is no beach posting at this time.

Sharbot Lake Provincial Park

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