Plan to spend a full day enjoying Point Pelee. Walk the March Boardwalk, paddle a canoe in the marsh (one hour), experience the Botham Tree Trail (one to two hours), take a round trip shuttle ride (one hour) to The Tip, and enjoy a picnic and a swim at the beach.

Point Pelee is easily reached by car and is 65 km from Windsor, 180 km from London and 355 km from Toronto.

Getting here

Location

1118 Point Pelee Drive
Leamington ON N8H 3V4

By car

From the east (via Highway 401)

  • Folllow Hwy 401 to exit 48 (Cty Rd 35/Hwy 77, Leamington, Comber). Take exit and turn left (south) on Hwy 77
  • Follow Hwy 77 to Hwy3/Cty Rd 33.
  • Turn left (east) on Cty Rd 33**
  • Follow Cty Rd 33 to Cty Rd 20. Turn right on Cty Rd 20
  • Follow Cty Rd 20 approx 200 m to stop sign at Bevel Line
  • Turn left on Bevel Line. This road will be come Point Pelee Drive.
  • Follow Point Pelee Drive to the Park Entrance

From the west (via Highway 3)

  • From the Bridge or tunnel, follow directional signs to Hwy 3 east (Leamington)
  • Continue on Hwy 3 east, it will become Cty Rd 33 when it meets Hwy 77/Erie Street
  • Turn left (east) on Cty Rd 33*
  • Follow Cty Rd 33 to Cty Rd 20. Turn right on Cty Rd 20
  • Follow Cty Rd 20 approx 200 m to stop sign at Bevel Line
  • Turn left on Bevel Line. This road will be come Point Pelee Drive.
  • Follow Point Pelee Drive to the Park Entrance

*Note- you can continue south on Erie Street and drive through the Town of Leamignton. Follow Erie Street south to Seacliff Drive. Turn left (east) on Seacliff Drive to Bevel Line. Veer right on Bevel Line and follow this road to the park entrance.

By public transit

There is no public transit acess to Point Pelee National Park

By other means

Train – Windsor and Chatham stations
Bus – Windsor and Chatham stations
Boat – Leamington Marina, taxi service is available.

Airports

Windsor International Airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Hours of operation

September 6, 2016 to April 15, 2017
7 a.m. to sunset

Detailed list of hours of operation

Fees

Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.

Detailed fees list

 

Point Pelee National Park offers a variety of facilities and services for the pubic to enjoy. Parking, the visitor centre, the surrounding trails, beaches and washrooms are all easily accessed from the main park road. Please refer to the information below and our operating hours for additional details.

Quick facts

  • Canada’s second smallest but most ecologically diverse national park.
  • Home to more than 390 bird species and 70 species of trees, some of which are Species at risk.
  • The ‘Tip’ is the southernmost point of the Canadian mainland.
  • Point Pelee’s Carolinian forest is a great location for canoeing, hiking, cycling and bird watching.