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Emily Provincial Park

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There is not as much to do here, it is one of the park's which is mostly set up as a campground and... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Toronto, Canada

Large campsites and has lots of privacy. We were surrounded by bushes on three sides and noone... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Sean T
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“paddle boats”(4 reviews)
“bird watching”(2 reviews)
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797 County Road 10 | Rr #4, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0L 2W0, Canada
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

used boat ramp,great facility,great staff to deal with.very clean facility,will deffinatatly visit again.the fishing was slow,nut great weather...................

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

There is not as much to do here, it is one of the park's which is mostly set up as a campground and has few other activities. The road is not that far away either making it loud enough. Despite that it is a nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Large campsites and has lots of privacy. We were surrounded by bushes on three sides and noone around us so it felt like you were alone

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sean T
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Overall great shape. Good staff, Nice Beach, docks, trails. Sites are very nice. large and fairly private if you pick the right one. Comfort stations are a dated , but work. Beaches are well manicured , sand is raked frequently including the weeds from water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Simpsonzzz
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I'm here at the moment, Friday night 25th of August, super disappointed and extremely angry with myself because I booked this weekend without making enough research. I go camping to be in the nature, to be away from the city lights and noises. At the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Baris T
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Boyfriend and I decided last minute to go camping last weekend of July. Reserved Friday night at Balsam Lake PP but had to leave next day b/c all sites (incl. unreservable) were taken. After calling around, Emily PP was closest park with a few still...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank meridangola
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Emily is a smallish park, situated half-way between Peterborough and Lindsay Ontario. The week we went, (mid-July) there was a fire ban in effect due to very hot and dry conditions, and the campers beach also had warnings posted about the microbial levels - apparently...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank cherrymoon72
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Large lots, plenty of privacy, park for children, lake for fishing, this is a perfect campground. The only thing not so good is the wet wood sold at the campground.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mary A
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Kicked off the camping season at Emily PP. The park was still pretty quiet before the long weekend. The staff was friendly and helpful upon check-in. It seems like they are putting a lot of work into the park for the 2018 season (new fill/dump...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CanuckPowersports
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Have been to a lot of parks and this one has to be one of the best! The park is always clean and staff very nice. Keep up the good work!

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank jmg2012
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12 July 2018|
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Response from Mary A | Reviewed this property |
At the time we were there it was closed due to construction/repairs.