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Quetico

Quetico Provincial Park

2022 Operating Dates

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List of park operating dates
Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) - Legend Opening and Closing
Quetico - Dawson Trail Camping May 20, 2022 to October 11, 2022
Quetico - Dawson Trail Camping Winter Operating Dates January 1, 2022 to March 31, 2022
Quetico Day UseRoofed AccommodationBackcountry Camping Winter Operating Dates January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022

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) symbol 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 Dark Sky Viewing symbol Disc Golf symbol Discovery Program symbol Dogsledding symbol Fishing symbol Hiking symbol 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

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.

This park has a Friends Group
Lifejacket lending program
Canadian Heritage Rivers System

General Information

Regional Health Unit for this Park: Northwestern Health Unit

Phone:

807-597-2735

Size: 471942.00 ha

Year established: 1913

Park Classification: Wilderness

Address:

108 Saturn Ave.
Box 2430

Atikokan

P0T 1C0


What You'll Like:

  • Quetico is an iconic wilderness class park renowned for its rugged beauty, towering rock cliffs, majestic waterfalls, virgin pine and spruce forests, picturesque rivers and lakes
  • World famous destination for backcountry canoeing with over 2,000 lakes and 460,000 ha of remote wilderness. You can explore the heart of the park for two days or two weeks.
  • Adjoins the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of the Superior National Forest in Minnesota
  • Quetico is recognized as an International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark Sky Association (IDA)
  • Great family camping at the Dawson Trail Campground with facilities for all types of camping equipment and 35 km of hiking trails
  • Incredible wildlife viewing and angling
  • Summer Artist in Residence Program
  • Year-round Rustic Cabin rentals at Dawson Trail campground
  • Groomed winter cross-country ski trails
  • John B Ridley Research Library located inside the Dawson Trail Heritage Pavillion
  • Winter campground camping at the Dawson Trail Campground January-March
  • Adjacent the southwest corner of Quetico is the Anishinabe community of Lac La Croix. The lac La Croix Park Entry Station, the gateway to many of the parks most beautiful lakes, is located here. This friendly small community is rich in culture. A traditional Pow Wow and other public events happen throughout the summer.
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