Bon Echo Provincial Park, Cloyne

(4.4/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Escape into nature at Bon Echo Provincial Park, a testament to Ontario's natural beauty and a prime spot for hiking of all abilities. You'll find several lakes located in the park including the Mazinaw Lake, the second deepest in the province and home to the 100 m (330 ft) high Mazinaw Rock. A lulling tide surrounds the soaring escarpment, featuring over 260 native pictographs and responsible for the loud echo that gives the park its name. Discover the rock and its surroundings through a selection of trails, ranging from 1 km (0.6 mi) to a challenging 17 km (10.6 mi), or unwind on a scheduled lake boat tour and its mighty rock. Numerous camping options are available, as well as canoe rentals. With our world travel planner, Cloyne attractions like Bon Echo Provincial Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Been to Bon Echo four times. It's takes approx 3.5 hrs for us to drive there and it's worth it! So much to do for the kids and adults. Never a dull moment. Watch out for the black flies in June. They ...  more »
  • Me and my friends camped on the camping grounds of Bon Echo for like 3 days and canoed every single day! The day rates are so cheap ($30 for a canoe for the day!) and we went to the islands and docked...  more »
  • Bon Echo is very serene with a small sandy beach. To hike the trails you have to ride a small ferry ($) across the river. It was a hike with uneven trails and a bit of a climb initially..Several fligh...  more »
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  • I have been a resident of Ottawa for 10 years and I never knew that such beauty can be found so close to home! Bon Echo is by far the prettiest provincial park I have been to near the capital region. Everything, the beach, the sunset, the cliffs, and lake, is stunning. Will come again for sure.
  • Love this park for family camping. I do a lot of camping including rugged adventures but this is a great place to go with the family. Especially the walk-in sites (if you can get them!).
  • Beautiful large treed campsites. Very clean & well maintained. Clean washrooms. Canoe, kayak, paddleboard rentals, beaches, dog beach. Boat tours, great hiking trails, Canadian history, ancient pictographs and breathtaking vistas. Bathed in nature, a must see.
  • Absolutely beautiful. The number of beaches is awesome (more than 5) and the rocks along the main waterway are gorgeous. Canoe rental prices are very affordable (almost cheap tbh) and the sites are nice and well-maintained as all provincial parks are.
  • Always a great time. Lots to do and see. Staff are helpful and the bathrooms are well maintained.