Awenda Provincial Park, Penetanguishene

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Explore the Canadian wilderness across 29.15 sq km (11.25 sq mi) of nature at Awenda Provincial Park. The nature park hosts a rich diversity of sites awaiting discovery, including six campgrounds, over 30 km (19 mi) of hiking trails, five beaches--one is pet friendly--and lakes, where visitors can hire canoes. The park also supports a rich variety of animal life, including 32 species of amphibians and reptiles. By using our Penetanguishene tour itinerary builder website , you can arrange your visit to Awenda Provincial Park and other attractions in Penetanguishene.
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  • if you truly want to 'get away from it all' then this is the place for you - some sites have no facilities but others have electricity and there are good shower blocks. There are also some lovely walk...  more »
  • Although we normally go to a park further up north, we decided to try Awenda Provincial Park this fall. We absolutely loved it. We stayed in the Wolf campsite, number 241 and it was the end of Sept/ea...  more »
  • Off the beaten track, but worth it. You need to pay to go into the park, but plenty of car parking in various areas. Beaches are beautiful, and there is a dog friendly beach. Georgian Bay is beautiful...  more »
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  • Beautiful park. Highly recommend the trail around the lake. Very different from many other Ontario parks in that it is largely deciduous and not many evergreens. Would be even more beautiful in the fall.
  • It is a huge park but majority of it are not developed. The pet beach definitely weak. Not much space for ppl and dog to run around and they have to be on leash all time which kinda defeat the purpose of a pet beach. Also may be the high lake water level is not helping the situation this season. Also, the park rangers are a bit of a jerk. It was pissing rain when we got to the campsite. We had a one carsite,upon check-in we were told we could temporary park at site to unload then move the additional cars to the parking lot. A bunch of ranger kids rolled by our site and gave us a rough time having more than one car one site... seriously give us a break it is pissing rain out there and we r just trying to set up a trap n put our gear there to stay dry it is not like we are blocking the road n the site definitely can fit more than one car... Get your ranger kids some professional development please!
  • A beautiful beach with great view. Came here during spring when ice was melting. Time seems frozen in this place where there is no wave, no sound and very few visitors.
  • Great place for camping πŸ•πŸž. Buy there are millions of mosquitos πŸœπŸ•·. So, must take mosquitos spray with you if you are staying overnight. They don't have enough banches πŸ›‹πŸ›‹. Day trip is not recommended🚫🚫. Staff is super friendly πŸ’πŸ™‹.
  • Nice place to go for walks.

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