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Awenda Provincial Park

670 Awenda Park Rd, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
+1 705-549-2231
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Nothing Beats Provincial Parks

Awesome sites, great hiking options on beautiful trails, well maintained, clean washrooms and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Peaceful

We come here often and mostly in winter and pre tourist season. The park is spectacular and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Misterrude
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  • Average7%
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“dog beach” (23 reviews)
“comfort station” (22 reviews)
“kettle lake” (19 reviews)
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670 Awenda Park Rd, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
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"dog beach"
in 23 reviews
"comfort station"
in 22 reviews
"kettle lake"
in 19 reviews
"poison ivy"
in 14 reviews
"georgian bay"
in 36 reviews
"camping experience"
in 10 reviews
"tall trees"
in 9 reviews
"bluff trail"
in 8 reviews
"day pass"
in 6 reviews
"min walk"
in 6 reviews
"great trails"
in 5 reviews
"lots of space"
in 5 reviews
"large sites"
in 5 reviews
"beach area"
in 5 reviews
"long weekend"
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"two hours"
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"snapping turtle"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome sites, great hiking options on beautiful trails, well maintained, clean washrooms and showers!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here often and mostly in winter and pre tourist season. The park is spectacular and waterfront amazing. West beach is the best. A word of caution however with regards to the Parks Ontario Enforcement. We've seen them writing parking tickets on many days...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

might not be fair, but we love very close to Awenda Park and have driven through the park MANY times and have parked and walked. On several occasions I have seen deer feeding alongside the road and if you park, you might get a great...More

1  Thank coachscott7693
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Awenda Provincial Park on Georgian Bay Penetanguishine Ontario has a lovely dog beach and the rest ofmthe park is very walkable. Part of the Canada 150 as you can explore Ontario parks for free daytrekking summer of 2017.

1  Thank chickandbeast
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

if you truly want to 'get away from it all' then this is the place for you - some sites have no facilities but others have electricity and there are good shower blocks. There are also some lovely walks in the woods and to the...More

3  Thank Lucy D
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Although we normally go to a park further up north, we decided to try Awenda Provincial Park this fall. We absolutely loved it. We stayed in the Wolf campsite, number 241 and it was the end of Sept/early October. Our campsite just happened to be...More

4  Thank Bakerfortress
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Off the beaten track, but worth it. You need to pay to go into the park, but plenty of car parking in various areas. Beaches are beautiful, and there is a dog friendly beach. Georgian Bay is beautiful and clean. It was fairly quiet at...More

1  Thank handmade2016
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

Love the water. Campground was no pets, no radios, so it was great! Sort of clean. Friendly staff. Peaceful. Long drive to the 1st beach and longer walk to remaining beaches. Not too much garbage on the beaches. Expensive to camp and expensive firewood and...More

1  Thank Frank_10000111
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

Nice private good sized sites. Downfall is sites are a long way from the beaches. We were six km from the parking lot of the beach and then you have a walk after that. Not great for canoeing or kayaking due the distance from the...More

3  Thank michael w
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

To get to the beaches you have to drive down to the parking lot. It's quite a hike to get there from your campsites & the hike backup is steep, so up to you. But there is plenty of parking spaces. From the parking lot...More

3  Thank Angelica A
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Dave B
August 27, 2017|
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Response from andy_geology | Reviewed this property |
Saint Marie Among the Hurons, Wye Marsh, and Discovery Harbour...best Google them to see hours of operation. Wye Marsh has a cool boardwalk where kids can use nets to try to scoop out frogs or take a guided canoe ride in a... More
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suemesk
June 23, 2017|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Nature doesn't stop at fences. There's more outdoors than ticks. Ticks are the new West Nile concern. Call ahead to the area you're going to, just prior to your trip for any nature concerns and prep. I've spent Many... More
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