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Restoule

Restoule

Biking - (Mountain Bike)

Mountain biking is available on the Angels Point, Rangers Point, Grawbarger, River, and Gibbs Trails. This amounts to over 8km of mixed single and double track trails. Difficulties range from beginner to intermediate/advanced. Mountain Bike rentals are available at the park. For a detailed trail map visit the Maps page.

Boating

Boat launches at the Stormy Lake access point and Bells Point Campground provide access to Restoule Lake, Stormy Lake, and the Restoule River.

Canoeing

There are many secluded kilometers of lakes and river to explore by boat, canoe and kayak. Well marked campsites and portages provide easy access to Restoule, Stormy and Clear Lakes and the Restoule River.

For rental information see the Facilities page.

Discovery Program

Join park staff for a Discovery Drop-in during the months of July & August. Bring along your Discovery Activity Book (or pick one up at the Drop-in), 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, take the Discovery Ranger Pledge and receive your very own Discover Ranger Button! For more information keep an eye out for weekly calendar of events posted throughout the park.

Fishing

Lake Trout, Splake, Walleye, Pike, Musky, Large and Smallmouth Bass, and Whitefish are commonly caught in local lakes.

Hiking

For a detailed map of all the parks trails visit the Maps page.

Fire Tower Trail – 4.1 km - 1.5 to 2 hrs
The “must do” hiking trail in Restoule. The trail meanders through some beautiful mature forests, travelling across boardwalks and rugged rocky ridges. The trail offers a great rest location and view point at Amber Lake, and also passes by a historic Fire Tower. After a challenging climb this trail will continue to impress with a spectacular view from atop the 100 meter high Stormy Lake Bluff.

Grawbarger Trail – 1km – 15mins

The Grawbarger Trail is a series of trail segments travelling through forests and along the Grawbarger Rapids. These trail segments connect the park campground with the day use area and other hiking/biking trails.

The River Trail – 1.2 km - 30 mins
This trail takes you through the rolling topography of the west side of the Restoule River. It is a gently paced trail that will take you along the river and then through some beautiful mature forests.

Rangers Point Trail – 860 m - 20 mins
If you’re looking for a great way to spend the afternoon this short trail is perfect for a casual hike or bike ride. The trail provides access to two spectacular waterfront picnic sites with views of the Stormy Lake Bluff and historic Fire Tower.

Angels Point Trail – 2.8km - 1 hr
The Angel’s Point Trail (2.8 km) provides two mountain biking loops through vibrant hardwood forests. The inner loop is a single-track trail designed for mountain biking with smooth winding corners, moderate changes in elevation and flowing dips, humps and bumps. The outer double track loop is an easier option with a wide trail surface and fun rolling hills. The Rangers Point Trail is a 1 km double track trail with some steeper climbs and two great views of the Stormy Lake Bluff. Mountain bike rentals are available at the Park Office. For rental information see the Facilities page.

Gibs Trail – 4.8km - 2 hrs
This is a linear trail with a return trip distance of 4.8km (2.4km each way). The trail travels through large mature beech and mixed hardwood forests ending at a scenic lookout and swim spot on the shore of Stormy Lake.

Hunting

Time and location restrictions exist. Please contact the park directly for details and seasonal variations.

Kayaking

The park provides access to Restoule Lake, the Restoule River, and Stormy Lake. There are many secluded kilometers of lakes and river to explore by boat, canoe, kayak, or paddleboard. For rental information see the Facilities page.

Stand-Up Paddleboarding

The park provides access to Restoule Lake, the Restoule River, and Stormy Lake. There are many secluded kilometers of lakes and river to explore by boat, canoe, kayak, or paddleboard. For rental information see the Facilities page.

Swimming

Three sandy beaches on Restoule Lake provide a relaxing place to soak up the sun. The Kettle Beach has a volleyball net and lots of space for fun beach activities. The Putts beach is a smaller, more private, and natural beach. The Bells Point Beach is our pet friendly exercise area and swim spot.