COVID-19 : Get the latest updates on Ontario Parks and COVID-19.
Rainbow Falls
2021 Operating Dates

To see 2022 operating dates please view full parks listing.

Legend
Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) Opening and Closing
Rainbow Falls January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021
Rainbow Falls - Rossport May 21, 2021 to October 11, 2021
Rainbow Falls - Whitesand Lake May 21, 2021 to September 19, 2021

Facilities and Activities summary

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.

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.

Please note winter activities are weather dependent, please check the Ontario Parks Ski Report or local weather forecasts for snow conditions.

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) 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 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
Icon Colours
Camping - Blue - available at the park.
Camping - Grey - unavailable at this park.
Camping - Red - temporarily unavailable due to public health restrictions.
Lifejacket lending program
General Information
Regional Health Unit for this Park: Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Phone:
(807) 824- 2298
Size: 575.59 ha
Year established: 1963
Park Classification: Recreational
Address:
P.O. Box 280, 1004 Hwy 17
Terrace Bay
P0T 2W0

What You'll Like:

  • View the cascading waters as they plunge over the rock ledges of Rainbow Falls on their way to Lake Superior.
  • Hike the trails which lead to panoramic views of Lake Superior and Whitesand Lake.
  • The Rainbow Falls Trail located within the park is part of the 52 km Casque Isles Trail section of the Voyageur Trail that runs between the communities of Terrace Bay, Schreiber and Rossport.
  • Camp at our Whitesand Lake location or along the rugged shore of Lake Superior at the Rossport Campground location.
  • Take part in a variety of water sports in the warmer inland waters of Whitesand Lake or brave the cooler Lake Superior waters at the Rossport Campground.
  • Located alongside the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area (Parks Canada).
  • Shake out the cobwebs with a hike along the Casque Isle Trail.
Rainbow Falls View Full Album on flickr