Please note: Availability of some facilities and activities may be restricted to specific areas of the park, may be ecologically dependent, or may be seasonally weather dependent.
Regional Health Unit for this Park: Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
Size: 1967.00 ha
Year established: 1985
Park Classification: Natural Environment
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The park’s ecological diversity includes extensive upland forests comprised of Sugar Maple, Hemlock, Yellow Birch, with low-lying swamps, marshes and meadows. Geological features represented within the park include a ground moraine deposited by the last glaciation, and middle to late Precambrian rocks, part of the central gneiss belt.
NOTE: The park is open for day-use only and has no facilities for visitors.
Location: In the Muskoka region and east of Bracebridge, the park can be accessed by traveling Black River Road off of Highway 118, then north along an unmaintained road known locally as Old Wagon Road. NOTE: No publicly maintained access is available.
For more information on the proposal to develop a new operating provincial park at Bigwind Lake Provincial Park, please visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/new-operating-provincial-park-bigwind-lake-provincial-park.