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Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Address: 1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, Ontario L6M 4J7 , Canada
Phone Number: +1 905-827-6911
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Oakville
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: Provincial Park - we are near by and natural. Located between Oakville and Burlington, Ontario...
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: Provincial Park - we are near by and natural. Located between Oakville and Burlington, Ontario. Great place to test our your camping skills or equipment. 145 electric service sites, filling and dumping station, laundry equipment, playgrounds, yurts, programs (summer), trails and a leash free area. Campers have access to day-use area (off Burloak) but my drive 6-11km to separate entrance. Day-use area off Burloak Drive has been a family favorite for decades. 13 km of trails, 11 reservable picnic shelters, children's play barn and farm, 1,8 acre outdoor swimming pool (additional fee), family and group education programs. In the Winter enjoy cross country skiing or snowshoeing, outdoor ice skating. Annual events include: Maple Syrup Festival, Springtime on the farm, Ghostwalks, Camper Halloween and Homestead Christmas. Please refer to official website for details as this information could be stale.

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Ithaca, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I love to go hiking here and there are two leash free dog walking trails. One in the day use area and one in the Campground. The salmon were running recently and people were fly fishing. It is truly an escape and you are right in an urban area.

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your recent visits to Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Yes, Our 2 leash free areas are very popular with local dog owners. It's a great way for dogs to get some exercise while owners enjoy a scenic and "green" escape. Dog owners need to know that areas are not fenced, so if... More 

Oakville, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have been going to Bronte Creek Provincial Park since I was a child. It's a great place to bring the family for a BBQ of check out the "Fun Barn". They also have one of the biggest outdoor pools in Ontario! Check it out on a hot summer day!

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your park experience with us. We are trying to prove that we indeed have the largest outdoor pool in Ontario... at 1.8 acres it is like a man-made lake. Most people can't imagine how big that is --- it MUST be experienced. Have you been to the Victorian Christmas Festival? If not you should check this... More 

Oakville, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

As pictured, the play barn is fun for younger kids. And there is another barn with some animals to see. Lots of places to bring a picnic lunch too. We have only been in the spring/summer/fall. There are lots of things to do besides the play barn throughout the year so check their schedule online. There is a fee to... More 

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your trip(s) to Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Sounds like you have been a guest over many years. Thank you for your loyalty. We are currently running out VIctorian Christmas Festival, you should check it out. Kindda like our Maple Festival --- only with a Christmas focus. The house is beautiful, all... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Excellent park with many activities during the year, we went to the maple syrup festival, very well organized and interesting.

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Bronte Creek Provincial Park and our award winning Maple Syrup Festival (March). The park offers many recreational activities, festival, programs and pastimes to enjoy throughout the year. From picnicking to ice skating, swimming to hiking, hooting for owls or visiting with farm animals .. there is always something new to see or do. If... More 

Burlington, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
53 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Because we live in Burlington Ont. we always use this park in the spring and the fall to start and end our RV trips. There are a variety of sites in the open and also well treed. In my opinion this is park has more weeds than any other park I have ever camped in but over time the tall... More 

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Campground of Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Yes, there are many "weeds" to be found in the park and campground as it was carved out of old farmers fields. We have changed our mowing and vegetation management so that natural succession can take place. We have also planted 1000's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I took the kids here last December and it was so much fun for kids ages 2, 5 and 8. They had wagon Rides, crafts, barn animals , and the Victorian Christmas house. It was so all well done and the staff was incredible.

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit to Bronte Creek Provincial Park Last December. We are holding the event/ festival again this year... only we changed the name: Victorian Christmas aka Homestead. Same great event. Thanks again and we will see you soon at the Park! We hope to have the outdoor skating rink open... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have a membership here. I go every day to take our dog on the best off leash walk there is for miles around (entrance at Bronte/Upper Middle). A good few km of trails in the woodland and across the fields, with lots of regular dog walkers there so they can socialise. On the other side (Burloak/Upper Middle), we use... More 

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent and previous visits to Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Sounds like you take advantage of ALL that Bronte Creek has to offer, and have for many years! You are a lifer! You say "membership" but really this is a vehicle permit to ALL Provincial Parks! That's over 100 beautiful... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I had a great time here with my nephew. The fall colors are amazing and its the best time to go. Great trails to go hiking. The parking was $16 which is expensive for parking. Beautiful wilderness and great place to observe fall colors and birds.

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Sounds like you enjoyed your fall visit. $16.00/ vehicle allows all passengers into the park to enjoy the facilities and services -- next time load up the car! Thanks again and we will see you soon at the Park! Victorian Christmas is... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I've been to BCPP many times. The maple syrup festival in March is great with many different attractions. The kids barn is a favourite of our 6 year old. The trails are nice for walks. The skating rink and toboggan hill are great in the winter. Lots to do for the whole family!

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent and previous visits to Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Sounds like you take advantage of ALL that Bronte Creek Has to offer. Have you tried camping at the campground off Bronte Road? This should be your next adventure! If you a little hesitant... we have a learn to camp... More 

Toronto
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128 reviews 128 reviews
63 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This park is awesome...love the fall colors...the trees are spectacular. The walking trails are excellent. This park is full of activities...you can easily spend a full day here. In the summer there is camping...volleyball..tennis biking awesome trails...and an absolutely huge I am talking incredibly big pool.. In the winter time there is outdoor ice skating...cross country skiing...horse shoeing and toboganning...this... More 

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Bcpranger, Public Relations Manager at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review of your recent trip to Bronte Creek Provincial Park. You are so kind you almost made us blush. We are so glad that you think "Bronte Creek Rocks" as we are very fond of the park. So nice to hear that you use the park in all seasons! You will... More 

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