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Wolf Island

Operating Dates Legend

Non-operating parks do not have operating dates. Please note that activities and facilities may be temporarily unavailable or restricted for public health.

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.

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.
General Information
Regional Health Unit for this Park: Peterborough Public Health
Phone:
(705) 799-5170
Size: 222.00 ha
Year established: 1985
Park Classification: Natural Environment
Address:
Wolf Island Provincial Park c/o Emily Provincial Park R.R. 4, 797 County Road 10
Omemee
K0L 2W0

What You'll Like:

Paleozoic limestone outcroppings rub shoulders with much older, Precambrian bedrock on this island, which is only accessible by boat. Boaters can access by foot only from Lovesick Lake Lock #30. There is no road access. During the late Wisconsinan-era, glaciers carved crescent-shaped gouges and striations in the bedrock here. The island is blanketed by a variety of vegetation, including swamp forest and thickets, mixed and deciduous forest, and open rockland forest of scattered trees and shrubs.

Park Facilities and Activities: This is a non-operating park. There are no activities or facilities at this park. Existing crown land campsites, with only some interconnected by trails, are present. For safety reasons, swimming is prohibited near the locks and dams of the nearby Trent-Severn Waterway.

Location: The main portion of Wolf Island Provincial Park is an island between Lower Buckhorn and Lovesick Lakes, some 35 km north of Peterborough via Highway 28. There is no road access. Access is by boat only. The northern mainland part of the park does not have any public access points with exception by boat. Visitors may park and launch a boat from Lock #28 in Burleigh Falls (fees may be applicable). Wolf Island is west of the launch approximately 5km. This route will allow you east side access to the park. To access the western side by boat is to travel through Lock # 30. Please contact Parks Canada for information regarding fees and seasons.