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Awenda Provincial Park

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Address: Box 5004, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2, Canada
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+1 705-549-2231
08:00 - 22:00
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May long weekend

This park is the go to park for long weekends. Big sites in a forested surroundings. No row camping here. Great privacy from almost every site. Sites are all well maintained... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Michael L
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This park is the go to park for long weekends. Big sites in a forested surroundings. No row camping here. Great privacy from almost every site. Sites are all well maintained. Facilities are more than adequate for the number of guests. Excellent family park.

Thank Michael L
Richmond Hill, Canada
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Provincial park with 31 km of trails. Beautiful beaches and perfect camping spots for families and lots activities fir children. Visit this year round gem within two hour drive of Toronto. You won't be disappointed. You might even see the Eagles flying overhead!

Thank Chancy_5
Quebec City, Canada
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

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.

3 Thank Artlesswonder
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 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.

1 Thank John G
Brampton, Canada
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 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.

Thank kartken
Niagara Falls, Canada
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 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 

4 Thank Mike E
Barrie, Canada
1 review
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Reviewed 20 October 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 

3 Thank 706christina
Barrie, Canada
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68 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 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.

Thank maggie154980
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 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.

1 Thank Louis J
Midland, Canada
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 September 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 

Thank ForestFreak72

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