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One of the best places to camp in the area is the North Frontenac Park Lands. Quiet, large campsites with great fishing and paddling makes this a great destination whether it is for an overnight stay or a week or more.
North Frontenac Outfitters offers trip advice (just drop us an email with your question), guided trips and full outfitting and canoe rentals.
In total there are presently 184 campsites in North Frontenac Park Lands. All of these campsites are spread out on or near the shores and islands of 12 area lakes.
This is wilderness camping at its best with a total of less than 20 camp sites near designated parking areas accessible by road. The majority of these campsites are accessible by water only.
There is usually one or two main Access points on each lake that can be reached by road, although most are secondary, tertiary or crown roads where an off-road capable or other 4-wheel drive vehicle are the better choice of getting there. This is a true backcountry experience!
Camping is only permitted at the designated sites only. To reserve your campsite now and obtain your camping permit click the following link North Frontenac Park Lands Campsite Reservations (click here) to Book Your Campsite.
Day Use permits are also available (i.e. for a day of hiking, canoeing, exploring, fishing or biking) to North Frontenac Park Lands without an overnight stay at a campsite. To purchase a Day Use permit click the Book Your Campsite link and select the appropriate Day Use permit option that is there. You can also get a season road permit to access this area all season.
Crotch Lake, Big Gull Lake and Kashwakamak Lake are accessible off of primary or secondary township/county roads by most vehicles. Most vehicles should have no problem getting to these access points with adequate parking at the lake as well.
More Information on Each Lake click the link below:
Fortune Lake, Long Schooner Lake, and Round Schooner Lake are reached over seasonal crown roads. While not necessitating rugged off-road capabilities, vehicles with good ground clearance are strongly recommended, but not absolutely necessary.
Off-road capable or other 4-wheel drive vehicles are also recommended for access to Mair Lake, Hungry Lake, Redhorse Lake, Govan Lake and Granite Lake, all of which have spectacular camping facilities on water access camp sites.
To Rent a Canoe or Kayak for your trip click the link below:
If you have specific questions about camping trip to North Frontenac Park Lands just send us an email, we are glad to help.