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Awenda Provincial Park

Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 2G2 Canada
(705) 549-2231
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  Average Rating:   (Based on 10 Reviews)  2.5out of 5

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Nipissing Bluff drops 60 metres into Georgian Bay. Across the water is Giant's Tomb, an island where the spirit Kitchikewana rests. Below the bluff, sand, cobble and boulder beaches in sheltered Methodist Point Bay offer the best swimming. Like the kettle lake inland, they are signs of a glaciated past. From the shoreline fen to forest bog, on spirit walks and owl prowls, explore a unique convergence of wildlife and geography.

Campground Areas

Awenda Provincial Park has 6 campground areas.
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Turtle Campground
Hawk Campground
Bear Campground
Deer Campground
Wolf Campground
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There are 325 campsites at this Park.
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There are 10 reviews of Awenda Provincial Park.
1 Star Rating   August 1st, 2015

2 Star Rating   February 20th, 2015   Mediocre
Thumbs down on the doggy beach rocky and rough water only appropriate for dogs that are very good swimmers. The water at the people beaches was also rough and a long ways from the campgrounds, parking lot is crowded in peak season. Campsite was quite dirty so not impressed but the rangers seemed pleasant. Wouldn’t go out of my way to return many other parks worth visiting.

4 Star Rating   December 1st, 2014   Gorgeous Georgian Bay
We’ve only been to Awenda once, and enjoyed our stay. The campground we were in had large sites that were very well spaced apart. The trees were tall and didn’t provide much screening, so we were grateful to have such distance from our neighbours. We didn’t get a chance to do much hiking, but the trail we did go on was lovely. The beaches are quite a hike from the campgrounds. We parked in the beach parking area and then walked down to beach #4. Beach #1 and #2 were quite rocky, and the waves were rough the day we visited. We walked to beach #3, which looked nice but was busy, so we continued walking to beach #4. This beach also looked very nice, but again the water was rough, so we returned to beach #3. It is sheltered somewhat and the water was warm and the wave action just right for children. It took us about 20-25 minutes to walk to the farthest beach (beach #4) with a 4 yr old, so be prepared.
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