There are 9 reviews of Wheatley Provincial Park.
June 11th, 2019 What happened to this place?
Used to be a great place to camp small with limited things to do but scenic quiet and friendly fellow campers. Now it seems to be attracting low life`s. So many dogs running around off leash. 4 and 5 cars parked on a campsite. Smoking in the restrooms and other buildings. Loud obnoxious campers kids running through our campsite. As much as campsites cost now who needs this crap. Another provincial park lost to idiots
December 4th, 2016 Beautiful Park in May
We camped at Wheatley for the first time in May of 2016. It is a beautiful little park, loaded with wildflowers and migrating birds when we visited. We stayed in the Highlands campground, which was quite soggy despite the name. Check site information carefully for warnings about poor drainage. There are some beautiful campsites right along the creek; we intend to try one of those the next time we come to Wheatley.
The park store carries quite a few items, as well as selling firewood. The comfort station in the Highlands campground is outdated, but was kept clean. The “playground” labeled on the online map near the Highlands campground can’t really be called a playground – it’s a set of swings only. There is a fantastic playground at the beach though, which can be accessed by road or by crossing a footbridge from Two Creeks or Boosey campgrounds. The hiking trail along the creeks was a beautiful, easy walk but needs some maintenance – there were several trees across the trail when we visited.
Point Pelee and Hillman Marsh are just a short drive away, and we visited both on our trip. The town of Wheatley is only a minute’s drive from the entrance and has gas stations and what we’re told is a great little restaurant – the Car Barn.
We really enjoyed our visit to Wheatley and despite some minor shortcomings will camp here again during the spring migration, enjoying the relative quietness and natural setting of this park.
February 21st, 2015 Well maintained
Excellent for birdwatching. Close to Point Pelee National Park and the onion fields.