Balsam Lake Provincial Park, Kirkfield

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  • It’s a beautiful park but the sites are on top of each other unlike other parks where they stagger them. I’m in the Poplar area and though it’s a radio area some people are so rude and blare theirs. W...  more »
  • First time camping at balsam with my family and young child. Very large campground that could use some updating. Pros: Our site was very nice and spacious; fairly private in Cedar area. Beach was nice...  more »
  • We have been visiting BLPP for several decades. That alone is testament to this park. Staff is very friendly, courteous and reliable if you have any problems arise during your stay. They all put forth...  more »
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  • Went once and fell I love with the place! Great place for families! Lake is awesome for swimming and kayaking (rentals are available). Lots of trails for walking. Camping sites are decent with washrooms close by. Definitely would go again.
  • Wow, it's a very popular and beautiful spot. We just went to go for a walk there over Thanksgiving weekend and can't believe how many people are there camping. It looks like a great community and plenty seen to be planning to stay until Halloween as their sites are already decorated. They have some very private sites as well as some that are right beside each other so you can mingle with your neighbors. The beach is pretty big with nice sand and 3 different roped off areas that looks like it's for different agree groups (there's a very shallow small area which i presume is for toddlers. They rent paddle boats and canoes. At the far southern end there's a pathway to a 1 pump gas station convenience store which seems to have everything you need. The guy working there is super friendly.
  • Very nice camping spot. Cozy sites. The faucets in the men's washroom at the Poplar comfort station needs to be changed. It's wasting lots of water and not hygienic as you need to hold the knob as you wash one hand. They should be replaced with faucets that have a built-in motion sensor. Beach was very nice and sandy. Customer service was great. Staff were smiling and very nice.
  • Favourite provincial park to camp in so far. The beach surprised us, actually a sandy beach! Lake water was warm once you got in and you could go probably 50 meters before the sand turned to seaweed. At the campsites we chose power without water. Washrooms were right next to us and all of our neighbours were cool. It's quiet and not far from two or three cute towns.
  • Very clean water and not too crowded. There are covered picnic areas that can be used. One can also book the whole picnic shed if there is a large group. There is also a volleyball net with sand underneath the feet. Space is also available for camping if one wants to camp overnight.
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