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Awenda Provincial Park

Box 5004, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
+1 705-549-2231
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beautiful camping ground

if you truly want to 'get away from it all' then this is the place for you - some sites have no... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Lucy D
London, United Kingdom
Beautiful Park

Although we normally go to a park further up north, we decided to try Awenda Provincial Park this... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Hamilton, Canada
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Box 5004, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
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Reviewed 20 October 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

Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 8 October 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

Thank Bakerfortress
Reviewed 4 October 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

Thank handmade2016
Reviewed 28 September 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

Thank Frank_10000111
Reviewed 28 September 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

1  Thank michael w
Reviewed 13 September 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

Thank Angelica A
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We seen several deer during our hike. Good park with clean facilities. Fire wood, however, is terrible and steams instead of burns .

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The sites are big and have lots of trees. In fact, we felt as if we were camping in the middle of a forest by ourselves. The comfort stations were cleaned several times a day and the water was always hot in the showers. There...More

1  Thank happygirl44
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This park is beautiful, it is a good choice if you spend a weekend for camping and do some hikings, kayaking, and then enjoy the life on the beautiful Georgian Bay beach. This park has many good campsites, and 2 beautiful small lakes which are...More

Thank Peng D
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

After hearing what an amazing park Awenda is I talked my wife into changing our camping plans. I am so sorry I was able to talk her out of our other plans. The park was nice but with all the old growth trees you just...More

Thank Hapla
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Dave B
28 August 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
23 June 2017|
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Response from Artlesswonder | Reviewed this property |
Contact Awenda Park staff directly during the day by phone. 705-549-2231 My experience has been that the staff there are very knowledgeable and helpful.
28 March 2017|
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Response from Mike E | Reviewed this property |
Lots of sites with Electric connections but none with water