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Thousand Islands National Park

How to Get There

Thousand Islands National Park's mainland trails, visitor centre, and administration office are located on the Thousand Islands Parkway between Brockville and Gananoque, Ontario. The Thousand Islands Parkway is accessible from Highway 401 exits 647 to 685 and from the United States via the Thousand Islands International Bridge.

By car

Mallorytown Landing Visitor Centre, trails and boat launch

1121 - 1000 Islands Parkway (401 exit 675)

GPS Coordinates: 44.4523, -75.860317

Jones Creek trails

1270 - 1000 Islands Parkway, (401 exit 675 or 685).

GPS Coordinates: 44.489717, -75.821567

Landon Bay Centre

302 - 1000 Islands Parkway (401 exit 647)

GPS Coordinates: 44.35395, -76.07505

Administration Office

2 County Road 5 (401 exit 675).

GPS Coordinates: 44.45505, -75.860267

By boat (Islands)

The park does not provide transportation to the islands. If you do not have your own boat, find trip planning information on our Missing the boat? page.

Map of Thousand Islands National Park

Parks and municipal marinas to launch your boat on the St. Lawrence River:

West Islands near Kingston (Cedar and Milton):

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour

53 Young Street
Kingston, ON K7M 6G4 
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Website

Phone: 613-546-4291 ext. 1806

Central – West Islands near Gananoque:

Gananoque Municipal Marina

Kate Street & St. Lawrence Street
Gananoque, ON K7G 2C8
Gananoque Municipal Marina Website

Phone: 613-382-4088

Central – East Islands near Mallorytown:

Mallorytown Landing Visitor Centre

1121 - 1000 Islands Parkway
Mallorytown, ON K0E 1R0 
Mallorytown Landing Visitor Centre facilities

Phone: 613-923-5261

East Island near Brockville (Stovin):

Brockville Henry St Boat Launch

Henry Street
Brockville, ON K6V 6M4 
Brockville Tourism Office Website

Phone: (613) 342-4357

Parking fees may apply. There are also a number of commercial marinas in the Thousand Islands corridor.  

The St. Lawrence River is renowned for its dangerous shoals; accurate nautical charts are essential for boating safety. Nautical charts may be purchased at the Mallorytown Landing Visitor Centre or from private outlets listed on the Canadian Hydrographic Service Website.

By kayak or canoe

Kingston Islands: Cedar, Milton 
Closest access point is the Cataraqui Canoe Club’s public boat launch.

Admiralty Islands: Mermaid, Aubrey, McDonald, Beau Rivage, Thwartway
Closest access point is the Gananoque Municipal Marina, site of 1000 Islands Kayaking Company.

Lake Fleet Islands: Camelot, Endymion
Closest access points are the Gananoque Municipal Marina, site of 1000 Islands Kayaking Company and Misty Isles Lodge.

Navy Islands: Gordon, Mulcaster
Closest access point is Misty Isles Lodge.

Grenadier Island
Closest access point is Mallorytown Landing, the mainland base of Thousand Islands National Park.

Thousand Islands Bridge, Georgina Island, Constance Island, and Hill Island 
Closest access points are the public boat launch in Ivy Lea and the Ivy Lea provincial campground.

Parking fees may apply.

By public transportation

Via Rail has regular train service to Brockville, Gananoque & Kingston stations. Learn more about Via Rail service.

Bus service is available to Brockville and Kingston through Greyhound and Megabus.

Road map to Thousand Islands National Park of Canada
Road map to Thousand Islands National Park of Canada
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