Point Pelee National Park of Canada

How To Get There

From Windsor

Map of Essex County
Map of Essex County
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The Tunnel:

At the tunnel exit, turn left on to Park St. Turn left again onto Ouellette Ave. Travel south on Ouellette which becomes Dougall. Continue south to the end of Dougall. Shortly thereafter, exit right for Howard Ave. (do not enter Hwy. 401) and continue south to the third set of lights turn left onto Highway #3.

The Bridge:

Sign of Point Pelee
Sign of Point Pelee
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When you leave the bridge follow the signs for Highway #3. You will be on Huron Church Rd. which is also Highway #3. Do not go onto the 401, stay right for Highway #3 (Leamington).

Either way, now follow Highway #3 for approximately 35-45 minutes. There are 2 exits for Leamington. Take the second exit for Erie Street. Turn right onto Erie Street and travel through eight stop light intersections. At the ninth intersection (Erie St. & Seacliff Dr.,/County Rd. #20) turn left. Drive approximately 1 km (1/2 mile), and you will see a large Point Pelee National Park sign indicating a right turn. After making the right turn on Bevel Line, follow this road for approximately 10 minutes to arrive at the front gates of the park.

From Highway 401

  • At exit #48, there is a large sign for Point Pelee National Park. Take this exit south onto Highway #77. You will travel through Comber, Staples, Blytheswood and arrive in Leamington.
  • Travel through the town of Leamington, past the Heinz plant, and Zellers, and Wal-Mart on your left.
  • Highway #77 takes you to Leamington, where the highway turns into Erie St.
  • At the intersection of Erie St and Seacliff/Cnty Rd 20, turn left. Drive approximately 1 km (1/2) mile and you will see a large Point Pelee National Park sign indicating to veer right onto Cnty Rd #33/ Bevel Line.
  • Continue for approximately 10 minutes to the front gate of the park.
WATCH FOR THE PARKS CANADA BEAVER SYMBOL ON THE BLUE AND WHITE SIGNS TO HELP GUIDE YOU ALONG THE WAY.
Sign of Point Pelee
Sign of Point Pelee
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