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Awenda Provincial Park

Address: Box 5004, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
Phone Number: 705-549-2231
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Type: Parks, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Burlington, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
53 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Awenda Provincial Park is great in the summer time when it is hot and you need lots of shade. BUT not so good in the fall when it is raining and colder. Well treed for the summer heat means dark and dingy in the fall. It has large sites and good restroom areas including great laundry rooms. But will try... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stayed here in early September. We stayed in a more remote site, I believe it was Hawk and site 67 or 69, I think 69. It was walking distance to the showers and proper bathrooms as well as equal distance to the outhouses. All other things were a car ride away, like the beaches and trails. There is a one... More 

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Pickering, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

We travelled as a couple to Awenda park from Toronto (the route offering views of the fall colours along the way). Since we booked our site (71) for the last couple nights before the park closed for the season, there were very few groups camping in our campground (Hawk) so it was nice and quiet for the duration of our... More 

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Beloeil, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Located North of Midland and Penetanguishene, Awenda Park borders Lake Huron in Georgian Bay. It has a camping ground, beautiful beaches and facilities to accomodate families.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was a beautiful, quiet park. The entire park was extremely clean, staff were friendly, campsites were very private, and everyone was extremely considerate of their neighbours! I would recomend it in a heartbeat!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

first day we got lucky because the park was full but we were able to get a non observable site in wolf which had electricity that we hoped we got . the rep. at the check in office was friendly and helpful. weather was great, it was about 4pm when we arrived at the site. i wanted to check out... More 

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Penetanguishene, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While living in the small town of Penetang it is nice to have a place to go close by just to take a little break from life. Strolling on the many trails of Awenda grounds you. There's a peacefulness when sitting by the lake side on the dock or on the benches located along the trails. So many beautiful views... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Our original plan was to stay in Wasaga Beach, but we decided to keep going and check out Awenda. We're glad we did. We stayed from Wednesday 'till Friday in the Snake (radio/pet free) campground. The peace and quiet was great, with the exception of one idiot who figured everyone would appreciate his "WOO HOO" at 2 am, but as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Just finished unloading the car after another fantastic week in Awenda. For the past three years we (family of four) have finished off our summer with a week in this great park. It's a 4 hour drive for us but it's one we're willing make. We stay in Turtle and love the room and privacy of the campsites. The washrooms/showers... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The great thing about this park as many reviewers have mentioned is it's close proximity to Toronto, and how easy it is to drive to. It was only an hour an a half drive home with no traffic. When you get there you check in, buy your firewood (I bought 1 bag of kindling and 1 bag of wood for... More 

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