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Blue Lake

Blue Lake Provincial Park

Barrier Free

Barriefree access is available at both comfort stations. There is also a wheelchair ramp at the day use area. The 1 km Spruce Fen Trail is wheelchair accessible. We also have two campsites that are saved for campers who require barrier-free access.

Boat Launch(es)

A boat launch is located at the north end of the beach and a dock is available for your convenience.

Comfort Station(s)

Comfort stations with showers and flush toilets are centrally located in each of the park’s campground.

Day Use

The entire 1 km beach at Blue Lake is a popular day use area. This sandy beach has buoyed swimming areas and shady areas with picnic tables, water taps and hibachis.

Obtain your daily vehicle permit up to five days in advance to guarantee your day use spot at this park.

Visit the Ontario Parks day use page to learn more.

Flush Toilets

Flush toilets are found in various locations throughout the campground and day use area.


Coin operated washers and dryers are located in both of Blue Lakes’ comfort stations.

Park Store

Located in the main entry station, the Blue Lake store sells basic camper needs and Ontario Parks’ merchandise. The store features clothing items, souvenirs, books and ice cream.

Ice and groceries are available outside of the park in Vermilion Bay, nine km south of the park on Highway 17.

Pet Exercise Area(s)

Let your furry friend off-lead on this designated pet exercise area past the park emergency exit road.

Picnic Shelters

There is one picnic shelter in the park located at the center of the beach. The shelter is available on a first-come first-served basis. Group campsite #502 also has its own picnic shelter.


Canoes and kayaks are available for rent. Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs) are also available on loan with a $25 refundable deposit.

Visitor Centre

Stop by the Visitor Centre, located in an old log cabin at the south end of the beach, to view displays of plant, rock and wildlife specimens. The cabin is one of the original cottages from the early days of Blue Lake campers.