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Awenda Provincial Park

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Address: Box 5004, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
Phone Number: 705-549-2231
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Awenda Provincial Park

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Barrie, Canada
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Barrie, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

Thank 706christina
Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

Thank maggie154980
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Louis J
Midland, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank ForestFreak72
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank 448matty
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 

Thank BazRasty
Utica, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We often camp out at state parks in the Adirondacks where sites are generally larger, but it is hit or miss on a sites size and privacy. Not here, every site is huge and private. Particularly liked the radio-free loops where you could just hear nature. Bathrooms were immaculate and many loops had a comfort station with a laundry with... More 

Thank jekjek246
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went up to this provincial park for a night with our dog. Of what we saw of the campground during our short stay there we thought it was a beautiful park with Well maintained trails, clean bathrooms, private campsites and crystal clear water! We went to the dog beach for our dog - we all enjoyed... More 

Thank Charlotte B
Penetanguishene, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

beautiful spot for family or just to get away. couldn't have been happier. we have a 30 ft trailer and the lots are big enough to accommodate and still have privacy with the trees. will go again and again

Thank mardus_12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This provincial park is amazing. The nature is spectacular. We had visited the park several times as day users, and only stayed at either beach 3 or 4. This Labour Day, we camped at the Deer campground and our site was great, just behind a comfort station, which was accessible and clean. We decided to walk the Bluff trail, which... More 

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