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Mara Provincial Park


Campers normally cycle on park roads.


Great Blue Heron, Green Heron, Coopers Hawk, Osprey


Mara is on the shores of Lake Simcoe which has great fishing opportunities and also offers access to the Trent Severn Waterway.

Discovery Program

Join Discovery staff at an Exploration Station during the months of July and August. Bring along your Discovery Activity Book (or pick one up at the Exploration Station), and use the equipment and materials provided to explore the park, observe plants and animals, and discover the wonders of nature. Be sure to share your observations with park staff! For more information keep an eye out for weekly calendar of events posted throughout the park.


Mara is on the shores of Lake Simcoe and has great fishing opportunities for sunfish, walleye, Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass, perch and Lake Whitefish.


Mara is located on the shores of Lake Simcoe and prides itself on having one of the best beaches in Lake Country. A designated swimming area is available to park visitors from mid June through to Labour Day.