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Awenda Provincial Park

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Address: Box 5004, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
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Winter snow shoe

Awenda is a hidden gem of a park about 2 hours north of Toronto. Outstanding beaches in the summer, but the winter is also excellent, if not often visited. A great set of trails... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Quebec City, Canada
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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awenda is a hidden gem of a park about 2 hours north of Toronto. Outstanding beaches in the summer, but the winter is also excellent, if not often visited. A great set of trails for x-country skiing and snow shoeing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Miles of great trails to explore. Beautiful shorelines and beaches. Tree tunnel roadways throughout the park. Several scenic camp sites scattered throughout the park. Come and see for yourself.

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Have been to Awenda many times summer time but never in November. Fall colours peaked already a few weeks ago. Still looks magnificent as it is with the yellow/golden leafs all over the place.

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Thank kartken
Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We visited Awenda the first week in August and the reason it has taken me so long to write this review is that Awenda just did not excite me. There is not anything wrong with the park but there is nothing special. Due to the way the land was logged and replanted the forest over the park is very tall... More 

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Thank Mike E
Barrie, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

At first we were very excited about our camping trip at Awenda. I had been there as a young child with my parents and enjoyed my stay. Unfortunately my last experience at Awenda was horrible. When we arrived everything was fine, campsite was small much like all of the campsites but since it was only me and my 5 close... More 

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Thank 706christina
Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Absolutely beautiful place. We drove through, the park was out of season but there were quite a few people hiking the trails. We plan on going back next year to try the camping. We were very impressed.

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Thank maggie154980
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Awenda Provincial Park is a wonderful day trip out of Toronto. The walks are well highlighted, and a beautiful experience in at least three seasons (I have not been there during the spring). The beaches are clean, and the shallow pool is perfect for young kids to enjoy with parents.

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Thank Louis J
Midland, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

This has been a favorite camping and hiking spot for me since I was a child. The campsites are spacious and many offer above average privacy. The beach area is large (though the rockiness along the shoreline makes it a bit difficult to swim) and offers a beautiful view of Georgian Bay. The area is surrounded by dense, beautiful trees... More 

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Thank ForestFreak72
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I have been many many times over the years. It always a memorable walk. I feel it's best in the fall with all the leaves changing. I often choose to walk around Kettles Lake. It's a good hour and a bit to walk right around the lake. There are so many different natural settings as you walk. There is a... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The attraction here, in my opinion, is the water. Although the beaches are not to wide the water quality is very good. There are four different beaches so explore them all to find your favourite. The park is spread out. There is an elevation difference between the campsites and the beaches. So it is a bit of a hike uphill... More 

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