The Massasauga Provincial Park

NOTE: This is a backcountry camping and hiking park best enjoyed by experienced paddlers and adventurers.

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Information

Phone #: 705-378-2401
Main entrance co-ordinates: This park has multiple access points. Visit the parks map page for a list of access coordinates and coordinates for backcountry camp locations.
Address: 380 Oastler Park Drive, Parry Sound, P2A 2W8
Opening seasons: April to October

Activities

Camping & Accommodation

this park is mostly a backcountry camping park for more information please click here for more information so you can stay safe and have a blast while camping in the park

Hiking, Biking & Paddling

Hiking

Baker Trail 5.5 km, (3 hours), moderate-difficult
This self-guided interpretive trail starts at Calhoun Lodge and leads you to the Baker pioneer homestead. Side trails branch out along with a few options for picnicking, so don’t forget your lunch! Come prepared by wearing proper hiking footwear while also carrying some repellent against bugs since this area gets quite mosquitoes prolific in summertime months

Moon Island Trail – Moon Island Trail is a 4 km self-guided trail of moderate difficulty that can be accessed from the Wood’s Bay day-use site. The path traverses various terrain and forest types with impressive lookouts onto Georgian Bay, offering excellent opportunities to view waterfowls or even bears! Along your adventure, you will also find signs of wildlife Along the trail .

Wreck Island Trail 1.5 km, (1 hour), moderate (self-guided)
Nine interpretive stops explain the geology along this trail. Those who find the trail too rugged, can opt for a shorter loop of about 800 m.

Biking

Trails: No

Paddling

Routes: Lots of paddling route options. The maps listed below are a great resource.
Rental: Canoes are available for rent at the park. Best to check ahead for availability and reserve your canoe by phoning the number listed above.

Maps & Resources

The Ontario Parks online store has two maps available (one is waterproof).

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

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