Six Mile Lake

Six Mile Lake


There are no bicycle trails however cycling is allowed on park roads and is an excellent way to get around the park. There are ample road cycling opportunities close to the park.


Six Mile Lake provides the perfect setting for recreational boating opportunities. Rental dock spaces are also available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Six Mile Lake offers the ideal location for canoeists of all levels of ability; whether you prefer to stay in the sheltered waters of the park or spend the day exploring the lake, there is much to see and do. Canoes are available for rent at the park store.

Many canoeists choose to use Six Mile Lake Provincial Park as a starting point for the Gibson-MacDonald Canoe Route. For information on this canoe route contact the Ministry of Natural Resources Parry Sound District Office at
(705) 746 - 4201.

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.


Whether from the dock or on the lake, Six Mile Lake provides ample fishing opportunities for the whole family.

Enjoy our Learn to Fish program, a free, hands-on program that teaches new anglers how to fish in Ontario. This fun and engaging two-hour program combines a practical teaching session with an hour of supervised hands-on fishing. For more information and program times visit


Three short, linear but interconnected hiking trails offer visitors the opportunity to take in the natural and cultural heritage of Six Mile Lake Provincial Park.

The Living Edge Trail 1 km, easy
Catch a glimpse of beaver lodges in wetland areas, walk the rocky outcrops of the Canadian Shield and keep your eyes open for the wide variety of species that live in the forest!

The David Milne Trail 0.5 km, easy
This trail celebrates the influence of one of Canada’s foremost artists who lived on Six Mile Lake and used the scenic vistas and majestic landscape as inspiration for his paintings. These paintings would later be recognized for their impact on Canadian culture. View the signature rolling rocks of the Canadian Shield that inspired so many of his paintings and sketches.

The Marsh Trail
Hikers will circle a wetland area which provides important habitat for a wide variety of plants and wildlife. Keep your eyes open for all kinds of species from dragonflies to moose!


Three sand beaches and sheltered water provide the perfect place to unwind on a summer day. The beaches are located near park areas and are within walking distance of all campgrounds.

The day-use beach is equipped with a volleyball net.