Welcome to the world’s largest freshwater archipelago—home to a boat-access nature preserve situated where the windswept white pines and granite shores of the Canadian Shield turn to dense deciduous woodland. Here, adventure is easy. Cycle wooded trails, overnight at secluded campsites or waterfront cabins and hike to viewpoints atop emerald shoreline. The landscape of Georgian Bay Islands National Park inspired the Group of Seven. Let it inspire you.
Featured things to do
Hours of operation
June 15th - September 3rd
Monday - Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
901 Wye Valley Rd., Box 9
Midland, ON L4R 4K6
Discover Parks Canada in 2018!
Parks Canada invites families to explore Canada’s most amazing destinations. Free admission for youth aged 17 and under!
Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site
Discover a newfound fascination with engineering along the Trent-Severn Waterway. This navigational wonder adds up to 44 locks, 104 operable dams and six heritage lockstations along a 386-km scenic string of canals and waterways.
Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site
A revered icon to China. A medical pioneer. A wartime hero. A political activist. Dr. Norman Bethune’s lasting worldwide influence is on display in a perfectly preserved Victorian-era home and interactive Visitor Centre.
Saint-Louis Mission National Historic Site
Site of Huron village destroyed by Iroquois in 1649.
Bruce Peninsula National Park
Bruce Peninsula National Park beckons hikers to travel woodland trails, swimmers to refresh in clear waters, explorers to discover the rugged limestone coast and campers to revel at a stunning night sky.
Fathom Five National Marine Park
Fascinating limestone flowerpots, pristine freshwater, lush cliff-edge woodland, serene backcountry campsites, historic lightstations and exciting scuba-sites make Fathom Five National Marine Park an awe-inspiring Great Lake escape.