Tidewater Provincial Park

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

NOTE: Either this is a backcountry camping and hiking park best enjoyed by experienced paddlers and adventurers, or it may involve an exceptionally long drive. Accessing the park may be tricky. It is outside the scope of our website, and you should contact the park for information about activities and facilities.

Facebook and Website Links

Tidewater official website
Official Facebook


Phone #: 705-272-9117
Main entrance coordinates 51.220000, -80.650000. This is an approximate location as there is no main entrance.
Opening seasons: Typically opens later in June and closes the first week of September.

Travel, Directions & Distances

Directions: If you want to visit this park, you either go to Moosonee or travel from Cochrane on the famous Polar Bear Express train service that runs daily in the summer months.


Camping & Accommodation

Visit the official webpage for more information about this backcountry opportunity.

Hiking, Biking & Paddling

Visit the official webpage for more information about this backcountry opportunity.

Maps & Resources

Tidewater campground map can be found on the main website.

You might also find the following links useful.

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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