Park Advisories

Stay up-to-date with the Latest Park Advisories

We provide regular updates about park conditions. Review this page before your visit for the latest updates. For more information, review our visitor rules.

Please follow our COVID-19 Visitor Guidelines.

Park Status

Park Closure

  • Belfountain is closed in 2021 due to construction.
Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021

Open during operating hours

Fall Colours

  • 10% – Fall colours are just starting to appear

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Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021

Visitors Welcome

Visitors are welcome.

Open during operating hours

Fall Colours

  • 10% – Fall colours are just starting to appear

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Sales and Rentals

  • Watercraft rentals are not available due to high winds. 
  • Maple Products are available online for curbside pick up.
  • Tackleshare program fishing rods are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Electric motor boats are not available for 2021 due to low water levels.

Activities

  • High winds, personal watercraft only. Red Flag. 
  • Low water conditions, boating and fishing may be affected.  No gas-powered motors are allowed. 
  • Picnic tables available. Tables are not disinfected between use. Picnic reservations are available online.
  • Northern pike, largemouth bass and panfish seasons are open.

Lake Conditions

  • Watercraft rentals are not available due to high winds. 
  • Low water levels and high aquatic vegetation are present and may affect fishing experience. More information can be found here.
  • Due to extreme low water levels the eastern arm of Island Lake is closed to all rental watercrafts. Personal watercrafts may enter this area at your own risk. Low water levels will increase staff response time to emergency situations as the shallow water is difficult to navigate. See map for details area.

Parking

  • Only pedestrian access is available at 4thAvenue in Orangeville to the Lakeside Trail. The Home Hardware parking lot is closed indefinitely for trail users. Vehicles will be towed.
  • External trail parking lots are busy on weekends, if the parking lot is full please come into the main gates to park or come back another time.
Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021

Visitors Welcome

Visitors are welcome.

Open during operating hours

Fall Colours

  • 10% – Fall colours are just starting to appear

comm-fall-colors-leaf-10-percent-cs3-20210921-1-png

Sales and Rentals

  • Tackleshare program fishing rods are available on a first-come-first-serve basis on weekends only.
  • Canoes, kayaks and paddleboards are available on a first-come-first-serve basis on weekends and holidays only. We recommend bringing your own life jacket, if possible.
  • The park store and gatehouse are closed Monday – Friday, admission can be paid online during this time.

Facility

  • Washrooms are not available Monday – Friday

Lake Conditions

  • Lake conditions will not be posted Monday – Friday, please check local forecasts before heading to the park.
Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021

Open during operating hours

Park Status

  • Please consider visiting on weekdays as weekends are extremely busy. Have a back-up plan if parking is full. No roadside parking.

Fall Colours

  • 10% – Fall colours are just starting to appear

comm-fall-colors-leaf-10-percent-cs3-20210921-2-png

Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021

Open during operating hours

Park Status

  • Please consider visiting on weekdays or early mornings/ late afternoons on weekends and holidays.

Trail Status

  • Construction is underway at Rattray Marsh along the Knoll Trail. Boardwalks are undergoing a renovation for overall accessibility. Knoll Trail and lookout will be closed from Tuesday, September 28th to Friday, October 1st for construction activities.

Fall Colours

  • 10% – Fall colours are just starting to appear

comm-fall-colors-leaf-10-percent-cs3-20210921-3-png

Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021

Open during operating hours

Park Status

  • Please consider visiting on weekdays as weekends are extremely busy. Have a back up plan if parking is full. Do not park in dangerous locations. Terra Cotta Conservation Area is close by with more parking.

 

Fall Colours

  • 20% – Fall colours are starting to appear

comm-fall-colors-leaf-20percent-cs3-20210921-1-png

Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021

Visitors Welcome

Visitors are welcome.

Open during operating hours

Fall Colours

  • 25% – Fall colours are starting to appear

comm-fall-colors-leaf-20percent-cs3-20210921-2-png

Sales and Rentals

  • Maple Products are available online every day for curbside pick-up.
  • Drinks and ice cream are available at the gatehouse daily.

Facility

  • Education Centre closed.
  • Park Store closed.
Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021

Visitors Welcome

Visitors are welcome.

Open during operating hours

Fall Colours

  • 20% – Fall colours are starting to appear

comm-fall-colors-leaf-20percent-cs3-20210921-png

Park Status

  • Reservations are required. Make a reservation. The last reservation time available daily is 5:20 p.m.

Sales and Rentals

  • Snacks and drinks are now available onsite.

Trail Status

  • Trails are open.
Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021

Open during operating hours

Park Status

  • Please consider visiting on weekdays or early mornings/ late afternoons on weekends and holidays.

Fall Colours

  • 10% – Fall colours are just starting to appear

comm-fall-colors-leaf-10-percent-cs3-20210921-4-png

Last updated on Monday, September 27, 2021
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