Mono Cliffs Provincial Park

ALWAYS check Alerts and other information on the official website, as conditions and facility availability are subject to change.

Day Use Vehicle Permits: because of the popularity of this park, it’s one that may need permits to be purchased in advance in order to guarantee park access. This was started in 2021 and continued in 2022. There’s no reason to believe that this will be kept for 2023.
If you’re smart, grab the permit before any visit, even mid-week. We found this out the hard way at our local Provincial Park.
You can buy the vehicle permit up to 5 days in advance, which guarantees you access to the park on that day. If you have an annual or season pass, you should still book your permit online, but there’s no extra charge.

Facebook and Website Links

Mono Cliffs Official website
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Information

Phone #: (705) 435-2498
Main entrance co-ordinates:
Address: c/o Earl Rowe Provincial Park P.O. Box 872 Alliston L9R 1W1
Opening seasons: The main park gate is now closed for the season (2022). However, leaving your vehicle outside the park and accessing trails on foot may be possible. If you are traveling a long distance, confirming this with the park office would be worthwhile. You should be aware that there will be no open facilities and limited staffing.

Activities

Camping & Accommodation

This is a day-use-only park. Camping is located at nearby Earl Rowe Provincial Park.

Hiking, Biking & Paddling

Hiking

Enjoy the escarpment while hiking the trails.

Walter Tovell Trail – 4.8 km

McCarston’s Trail – 3.6 km

Carriage Trail – 1.3 km

Spillway Trail – 1.3 km

Cliff-Top Side Trail – 2.8 km

South Outlier Trail – 3.5 km

Lookout Trail – 600 m

Link Trail – 600 m

Biking

All biking trails follow the same trails used for hiking where permitted.

Biking is permitted on:

Walter Tovell Trail – 4.6 km

Carriage Trail – 1.3 km

Spillway Trail – 1.3 km

Cliff-Top Side Trail – 2.8 km

Link Trail – 600 m

Winter Activities

Mono Cliffs provincial park is located about 16 mins from Orangeville. Best reached by car.

Mono Cliffs is open for day use year-round for your winter activities. Vehicle permits are required all year. You can buy them online before leaving home. There’s parking available in multiple locations.

Mono Cliffs Provincial Park is the perfect place to go during winter. Hike up one of their many trails for an adventure that will leave your heart pulsing with adrenaline. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are welcome on hiking trails. but just so you know that trails are not maintained or track set, be sure to use caution during winter.

Before heading out, you can check snow conditions on the park’s official website.

This park has no equipment rental, so don’t forget your snowshoes, cross-country skis, and snacks.

Being so close to Orangeville, there are plenty of places to get hot drinks, snacks, and meals.

Birding

Maps & Resources

Ontario Parks has a park trails map for Mono cliffs provincial park click here for more information

Ontario Crown Land Use Policy Atlas: most Provincial Parks have excellent signage, maps, and marked trails. If you take up back-country adventures, then it’s not always clear. The Ontario Crown Land Use maps are an excellent resource. You might also want to join one or more of these groups on Facebook
Crown Land Camping Group
Crown Land Camping Ontario
Ontario Parks and Crown Land
Ontario Crown Land Campers
Sharing Ontario Crown Land Camping Spots

Local Facilities

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