Wasaga Beach Provincial Park

Facebook and Website Links

Wasaga Beach Official website
Wasaga Beach Official Facebook
Friends of Nancy Island and Wasaga Beach park

Information

Phone #: 705-429-2516
Main entrance coordinates: Park Office 44.498500, -80.047283. This park (over 1,800 ha) has multiple access points. We recommend you visit the park website or try a Google maps search.
Address: 11-22nd St. North Wasaga Beach L9Z 2V9
Opening seasons: April 1, 2022, to October 10, 2022, December 10, 2021, to March 20, 2022

Travel, Directions & Distances

Directions: Barrie to Wasaga Beach Provincial Park – Beach Area 1via ON-26 W and Crossland Rd/Regional Rd 29
Toronto (Pearson Airport): 1hr 50m (125km)
Ottawa (International Airport): 5hr 50min (552km)

Activities

Winter Activities

This park has both a Summer and Winter open season, there are many opportunities to snowshoe, X-country ski, hike, and even camp.

Snowshoeing

Snowshoes are available to rent from the park office. But, it’s always best to call ahead to check opening times and make sure that snowshoes are available.

Camping & Accomodation

Wasaga Beach Provincial Park is a day use only park. Parks that offer camping nearby are Awenda and Craigleith

Hiking, Biking & Paddling

Hiking

Trails: The Wasaga Nordic & Trail Centre (summer) – Starting points for over 50 km of hiking trails, including sections of the Ganaraska Trail.The Wasaga Nordic & Trail Centre (winter) – Enjoy cross-country skiing, skate skiing, and snowshoeing. Snacks, select merchandise, equipment rental service, and lessons are offered.

Biking

Trails: there are lots of good cycling trails around Wasaga beach click here for more info
Rental:

Paddling

Routes: there are a lot of great options around Wasaga beach for paddling click here for more info
Rental:

Maps & Resources

Nordic trails and Park Overview

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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