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Explore the famous scenery of Lake Huron.
Experience the world’s longest freshwater beach, breathtaking Georgian Bay sunsets, and the world’s largest freshwater island.
Hike the white quartzite hills painted by the Group of Seven. Paddle the inspiring and rugged granite shoreline of Georgian Bay, and take in the windswept pines that make this region famous.
Parks you’ll want to explore en route:
Explore over 2,900 ha of forested land along the picturesque shores of Georgian Bay. The park’s trails, lakes, shorelines, fens, bogs and campgrounds offer a mix of habitat for a variety of wildlife viewing opportunities.
Wasaga Beach is not only the longest freshwater beach in the world (with 14 km of safe, sandy shore), but the sunsets there are breathtaking!
Nancy Island has served as a historic site since 1928 and is the most viable and related site to the War of 1812 in Simcoe County and the Georgian Bay Region. Join park staff as they bring the story of the HMS Nancy and her crew to life. Wasaga Beach is a day-use only park, there are no overnight camping facilities.
Located at the base of Blue Mountain in the tourist friendly town of Collingwood, the park is an ideal hub to enjoy what the local area has to offer. Hike the Bruce Trail, bike the Georgian Trail, visit the Blue Mountain Village, or day-trip to Wasaga Beach.
Prized for its sandy beach, dunes, and glorious sunsets, this diverse park also includes a wetland and a young hardwood forest. Located on the shores of Lake Huron, Inverhuron is steeped in history.
This historic waterfall used to power a timber mill and generating station. Now flanked by immature forest, the falls are the end of the Rankin River canoe route, ideal for new and experienced paddlers alike. Anglers will find excellent trout and salmon fishing in areas adjacent to the falls.
Located on Manitoulin Island, the park provides access to scenic Lake Huron coastline. Misery Bay offers over 15 km of hiking trails, a boardwalk, and a bird-viewing platform overlooking the wetland. Misery Bay is a day-use only park; there are no overnight camping facilities.
Situated between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie, Chutes offers a hiking trail with great views of scenic waterfalls and a river gorge. It is a great base to explore Manitoulin Island and the north channel of Lake Huron.
Fairbank Lake is great for a relaxing weekend. The crystal-clear water attracts visitors from all over the region for snorkeling and swimming at the buoyed sandy beach.
This iconic wilderness landscape showcases the wild Georgian Bay Coast of pink granite, the La Cloche Mountains’ white quartzite ridges, and over 50 exceptionally clear, sapphire lakes set among Jack Pine hills.
Visitors love the award-winning Visitor Centre on Highway 69 with its “Voices of the River” exhibit. A pedestrian footbridge crosses at the gorge, providing an amazing view of the river below.
Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway, Grundy Lake is an oft-cited favourite of our campers. Whether you prefer sandy beaches, diverse hiking trails, or paddling through lakes, it’s easy to fall in love with this park.
Located in the heart of the 30,000 islands, Killbear is an ideal location to explore beautiful Georgian Bay. Explore the rugged shoreline, and take in views of windswept pines on rocky islands.
Conveniently located off Hwy 400, Six Mile Lake is well-known for recreational boating and fishing opportunities. Located just north of Toronto, this park is the perfect final destination on your RV road trip!
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