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Awenda Provincial Park

Box 5004, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
+1 705-549-2231
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Beautiful gem

To get to the beaches you have to drive down to the parking lot. It's quite a hike to get there... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Angelica A
Great hiking

We seen several deer during our hike. Good park with clean facilities. Fire wood, however, is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott W
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Box 5004, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
+1 705-549-2231
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Reviewed 6 days ago

To get to the beaches you have to drive down to the parking lot. It's quite a hike to get there from your campsites & the hike backup is steep, so up to you. But there is plenty of parking spaces. From the parking lot...More

Thank Angelica A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We seen several deer during our hike. Good park with clean facilities. Fire wood, however, is terrible and steams instead of burns .

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sites are big and have lots of trees. In fact, we felt as if we were camping in the middle of a forest by ourselves. The comfort stations were cleaned several times a day and the water was always hot in the showers. There...More

1  Thank happygirl44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is beautiful, it is a good choice if you spend a weekend for camping and do some hikings, kayaking, and then enjoy the life on the beautiful Georgian Bay beach. This park has many good campsites, and 2 beautiful small lakes which are...More

Thank Peng D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing what an amazing park Awenda is I talked my wife into changing our camping plans. I am so sorry I was able to talk her out of our other plans. The park was nice but with all the old growth trees you just...More

Thank Hapla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in August for a weekend and were pleasantly surprised by how large and clean the campsites were, and how well spaced out they were. It felt very private and was well shaded. There are several hiking/biking trails and the beaches were great -...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great wooded camp grounds. Good beaches. So, if you are looking for a camping + beaching experience, this is an excellent place. The comfort station and laundry facilities are very good. However, learning opportunities about the natural science of the park could be improved. Natural...More

1  Thank andy_geology
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We go camping here every summer and absolutely love it! Sites are nicely shaded and private. Bathrooms and showers are kept clean. Trails are well maintained. But, the main reason that we keep coming back is the beach! It is beautiful and the kids have...More

Thank Itea4
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Went on Sunday of long weekend...did the trail around Lake. It was mostly hiking through the woods around the lake. Just a small portion was with the view of the lake. There was lots of parking for that trail. The Beach area was very crowded,...More

Thank ylc25
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love this park. Spacious woodsy camp sites with lots of shade. Some people have noted this as negative but we love shady spots. No hot sun waking you up at the crack of dawn. Great place for mountain biking or hiking, lots of...More

1  Thank Darren H
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Dave B
28 August 2017|
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Response from andy_geology | Reviewed this property |
Saint Marie Among the Hurons, Wye Marsh, and Discovery Harbour...best Google them to see hours of operation. Wye Marsh has a cool boardwalk where kids can use nets to try to scoop out frogs or take a guided canoe ride in a... More
23 June 2017|
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Response from Artlesswonder | Reviewed this property |
Contact Awenda Park staff directly during the day by phone. 705-549-2231 My experience has been that the staff there are very knowledgeable and helpful.
28 March 2017|
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Response from Mike E | Reviewed this property |
Lots of sites with Electric connections but none with water