Please note: Availability of some facilities and activities may be restricted to specific areas of the park, may be ecologically dependent, or may be seasonally weather dependent.
Regional Health Unit for this Park: Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit
Size: 33505.00 ha
Year established: 2002
Park Classification: Natural Environment
c/o Balsam Lake Provincial Park, 2238 Hwy 48 RR #1
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Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park is a 33,505 hectare park that contains more than 100 habitat types and is a vast biological engine renowned for its rock barrens, and beaver fens. Although extensive, this habitat is fragile please follow the principles of leave no trace.
The Wildlands is a non-operating park with no maintained public facilities or services. Be prepared to use appropriate route finding and safety practices as interior travel beyond access points requires complex navigating in a remote semi-wilderness environment. Cellular service cannot be relied upon as a means of communication or navigation within these wildlands.
This park provides unique opportunity for a sustainable, semi wilderness recreation experience. Rugged canoe routes involving lakes, wetlands, and portages, and home to over 100 km of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail (The Wilderness Section www.ganaraska-hiking-trail.org) and a limited number of backcountry campsites