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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 11 Attractions in Oakville
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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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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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

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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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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53 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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5 attraction reviews
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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 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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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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62 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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

Toronto, Canada
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went with the wife and baby 2 days ago on the Thanksgiving long weekend to hopefully see some fall colours on a hike but unfortunately we were a bit too early. I had looked at the Ontario Parks Fall Colours report that said there was 60% change but my math is different than their math. That being said the trails... 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 about your recent trip to Bronte Creek Provincial Park. Estimating the fall colour change is tough - see the park everyday we noted that many of the trees in the day-use area away from the ravine had already changed and had dropped their leaves. Where the trees near the ravine... More

Burlington, Canada
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Beautiful wilderness with well groomed trails. Excellent place to observe birds and fall colours. Take a walk along Bronte Creek in the fall; you might see salmon.

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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 Bronte Creek Provincial Park and your recent visit. We are glad that you enjoyed your fall visit. Remember that the day-use area of the park is open year round. It is nice to see the park at different times of the year. Each season has it's own charms. Winter... More

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