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Address: Highway 69, French River Provincial Park, Ontario P0M 1A0, Canada
Phone Number: (705) 857-3228
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Amazing Fishing and Wildlife

Some of the best smallmouth fishing in the world, plus largemouth, pike and pickerel (wall-eye, for us non-Canadians). I had a fantastic time as a guest at Kamp Kaintuck. we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
Tom W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Some of the best smallmouth fishing in the world, plus largemouth, pike and pickerel (wall-eye, for us non-Canadians). I had a fantastic time as a guest at Kamp Kaintuck. we fished ten days and I was fortunate to catch over eighty smallmouth on the trip that were over ten inches. We saw wolves, bear, deer and bald eagles during the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

we really enjoy our north drive to French river, there are some amazing places to visit. The fishing is fantastic in season, we found the locals are helpful and friendly and offer tips and advice to make the most out of the area. Head to the trading post, they have some great shopping and you can get a mean burger.

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cabarete
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Tons of fish, not a busy park, great camping, and a fun family trip. We will be back next year for more.

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Toronto, Canada
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11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

You may see Mississauga Rattlers here very rarely but so much wild vegetation is there for the eye to see. Great to walk along the French River and see the various parts of the river. Watch your step amongst the rocks though!! Keep your eyes open!!! Such an historic river with the Jesuits here long ago.

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Toronto, Canada
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41 attraction reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

FRENCH RIVER—CANOEING ON WOLSELEY BAY AND CAMPING ON BOOMERANG ISLAND, AUGUST, 2013 Here we come, French River, again! Yes, we stayed here in 2011, two years ago, but because it was so windy every day, we could hardly paddle anywhere—even a very short trip around an adjacent island turned out to be a major chore. So, we hoped to make... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We got to hike here a bit, but didn't get to paddle. The visitor center is actually quite good, there is a small admission fee, but it is really comprehensive dealing with history and nature. This small park is definitely worth a stop on the drive, and especially if you can make it to Recollet Falls.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Informative visitor center and amazing view of French River from the bridge. Worth the 1 hour drive from Parry Sound. Also great fall colors.

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Windsor, Ontario
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Stayed at Grundy Lake Provincial Park. French River is a short 5 min drive. The Visitor Centre was beautifully done eith very interesting exhibits. It was a short 5 min drive to French River. The Recollet Falls hike was really fun...about an hour or so over rocks and exposed tree roots.. We loved the interesting variations o tge trail. We... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Stopped here on our way north and stopped to see the snowmoble bridge. Worth taking a few minutes to stop and walk over it. It is such a beautiful view! Really glad we stopped and looked. Did not go into the visitor centre, but for only a dollar may be worth a visit!

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Parry Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

You can't camp here but you can spend a great day looking at the exhibits on the fur trade that made the French River famous. There is also a great walking trail along side of the French River. The trail is rough and requires good foot wear. Fall is the best time to see this park since the biting bugs... More 

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