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Pretty River Valley

Operating Dates Legend

Non-operating parks do not have operating dates. Please note that activities and facilities may be temporarily unavailable or restricted for public health.

Facilities and Activities summary

Before you visit: check what facilities/activities are available and pack what you need (e.g. water, snacks, mask/face covering, and hand sanitizer). Postpone your visit if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been asked to isolate.

When you visit: Continue to follow public health advice including practicing physical distancing by keeping at least two metres from others, wearing a face covering where required, when physical distancing may be a challenge or not possible and when entering indoor public spaces, and wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

Facilities

All Terrain Wheelchairs symbol Amphitheatres symbol Art Galleries symbol Backcountry Access Points symbol Boat Launches symbol Campsites (Backcountry) symbol Campsites (Car Camping) symbol Campsites (Dog Free) symbol Campsites (Electrical) symbol Campsites (Group) symbol Campsites (Radio Free) symbol Campsites (RV Pullthrough) symbol Campsites (Seasonal Campsite Rental) symbol Campsites (Total) symbol Campsites (Walk In) symbol Comfort Stations symbol Docks symbol Dog Beaches symbol Fish Cleaning Buildings symbol Food Concessions symbol Group BBQ's symbol Historic Buildings symbol Laundromat symbol Museums (Logging etc.) symbol Park Store symbol Pet Exercise Areas symbol Picnic Shelters symbol Playgrounds symbol Pools symbol Rentals - Bike symbol Rentals - Canoe symbol Rentals - Cross-country skis symbol Rentals - Ice Fishing Kit symbol Rentals - Ice Skates symbol Rentals - Kayak symbol Rentals - Motorboat symbol Rentals - Paddleboat symbol Rentals - Snowshoes symbol Rentals - Stand Up Paddleboard symbol Roofed Accommodation symbol Showers symbol Toilets (Interior Earth Pit) symbol Toilets (Vault Privies) symbol Trailer Dump / Fill Stations symbol Visitor Centres symbol Warm Up Shelters symbol Wifi (Public) symbol

Activities

Biking symbol Biking - (Mountain Bike) Birding - Festivals symbol Boating symbol Boating - Motorboat Restrictions symbol Camping - Backcountry symbol Camping - Car symbol Camping - Dog Free symbol Camping - Group symbol Camping - Radio Free symbol Camping - Seasonal Campsite Rental symbol Camping - Walk In symbol Camping - Winter (includes Roofed) symbol Canoeing symbol Disc Golf symbol Discovery Program symbol Dogsledding symbol Fishing Golf symbol Hiking Hiking - Overnight Trails symbol Horseback Riding symbol Hunting symbol Ice Skating symbol Kite Boarding symbol Rock Climbing symbol Skiing - Cross Country symbol Snowmobiling symbol Snowshoeing symbol Swimming symbol Tobogganing symbol Whitewater Paddling symbol
Icon Colours
Camping - Blue - available at the park. Check operating dates.
Camping - Grey - unavailable at this park.
Camping - Red - Temporarily Unavailable
Camping - Purple - Available at park, but restrictions apply. Check operating dates. Click icon for details.
General Information
Regional Health Unit for this Park: Grey Bruce Health Unit
Phone:
(705) 429-2516
Size: 808.28 ha
Year established: 1985
Park Classification: Natural Environment
Address:
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park P.O. Box 183
Wasaga Beach
L0L 2PO

What You'll Like:

This park has provincially significant geological features related to glacial and post-glacial processes along one of the highest point of the Niagara Escarpment. Features include meltwater channels, moraine and talus slopes. Over 400 species of vascular plants have been identified in the park.

Park Facilities and Activities: Although the park area is without facilities, and camping is not permitted, visitors may enjoy hiking, nature appreciation, fishing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling on designated OFSC trails. The Bruce Trail passes through the park. Pretty River Valley is part of the Niagara Escarpment Parks system and the Niagara Biosphere Reserve. Visitors are asked to respect the natural features, which are sensitive and easily damaged.

Location: On the Niagara Escarpment, 83 km southeast of Owen Sound. From Highway 4, take County Road 2 to County Road 31, and proceed for 10 km. The park is to the west.