Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada, Honey Harbour

Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
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3.4/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
Georgian Bay Islands National Park consists of 63 small islands or parts of islands in Georgian Bay, near Port Severn, Ontario. The park was established in 1929. The total park area is approximately 13.5km2. Prior to the creation of Fathom Five National Marine Park, Flowerpot Island was also a part of the park.The islands blend the exposed rocks and pines of the Canadian Shield with the hardwood forests found further south. The park can only be reached by boat; there are limited camping facilities on the largest island, Beausoleil Island.The park provides habitat for 33 species of reptiles and amphibians, including the threatened eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake. Some of the more isolated islands provide nesting areas for colonies of gulls and terns.The park is part of the Georgian Bay Littoral Biosphere Reserve.Beausoleil IslandBeausoleil Island is the largest island in the park and it offers island tent camping, overnight and day docking, heritage education programs, and hiking trails. Wheelchair accessible sites and reserved campsites are also available at the Cedar Spring campground on Beausoleil Island.
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  • we spent about 4 hours for a half day trip to the southern park of the park. We did not reserve the boat before, but arrived early (before 10) to secure our spots. Staffs are very friendly, and give m...  read more »
  • There's something about the Georgian Bay Islands, it's hard to explain, but just one trip on the 30 thousand islands cruise out of Parry Sound will leave no doubt in anyone's mind as to just how preci...  read more »
  • Our visit to the park was very pleasant. 4 adults and 3 young girls, we rented 2 yurts (o'tentiks) and stayed there for 3 nights at Cedar Spring campground. The o'tentiks are new and very spacious (we...  read more »
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