Bon Echo

Bon Echo

Barrier Free

All comfort stations offer barrier-free access. There is also a wheelchair ramp at the day-use area, Gift Shop and Visitor Centre.

Boat Launch

Boat launches are located near North Beach, the Lagoon, and along Bon Echo Creek.

Comfort Station(s)

Comfort stations (complete with showers and flush toilets) are located in Hardwood Hill, Midway, Fairway and Sawmill Bay campgrounds and at the Day-Use area.

Day Use

Main Beach and South Beach are popular day-use areas. Both have sandy beaches with buoyed swimming areas (but no lifeguards) and shady areas with picnic tables, hibachis, and water taps nearby.

Flush Toilets

Flush toilets are found in various locations in Midway, Fairway and Sawmill Bay campgrounds, the Lagoon and the Day-Use area.


Washers and dryers are available at comfort stations (fees apply).

Park Store

Greystones Gift and Book Shop, operated by the Friends of Bon Echo Park, is located in the historic Greystones building. The Shop features clothing items, souvenirs and books.

Ice and groceries are available outside of the park in Cloyne, seven km south of the park on Highway 41.

Picnic Shelters

There is one picnic shelter in the park located at the Lagoon. The shelter is available on a first-come first-served basis.


Canoes, kayaks and SUP’s are available for rent. Please contact the private canoe concession contractor, “Bon Echo Outfitters” at 1-800-985-2571.

Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs) are also available for loan with a refundable deposit.

Visitor Centre

The park visitor centre is located in Dollywood, one of the original cottages from the Bon Echo Inn era. Learn more about the Aboriginal pictograph site, the history of the Inn and the wildlife in the park.