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McRae Point

McRae Point Provincial Park


Visitors are welcome to cycle on park roads.


McRae is host to 79 species of birds including the Yellow-throated Vireo and Pileated Woodpecker.


McRae Point has boat launch facilities and its location on Lake Simcoe 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.


Lake Simcoe offers great fishing opportunities for the avid angler.


Tucked away in McRae Point Provincial Park, is The Water’s Edge Trail. This trail offers visitors the chance to explore a diverse ecosystem and makes for a memorable experience at McRae Point. The start of the trail is located near our boat launch and will guide you along Lake Simcoe to a section of boardwalk, passing through lush hardwood swamp, rich in a variety of ferns. Further along the trail you will come out to a point known for magnificent sunsets over Lake Simcoe.


For information about hunting at McRae Point Provincial Park, you can visit the Ministry of Natural Resources web page at The annual Hunting Regulations Summary publication is available at Service Ontario on their website under the Publications tab at
You could also call the Ministry of Natural Resources Information Centre at 1-800-667-1940.


McRae Point offers a large designated swimming area for visitors.