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Mara Provincial Park

181 Courtland Street, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H7, Canada
+1 705-326-4451
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~~ July 13 - 15 2018

~ Stayed at MARA PROVINCIAL PARK JULY 13-15, 2018 ~~ Overall we liked this Provincial Park and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Laurie D
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Hamilton, Canada
Canada day weekend

Camped for four nights bridging the Holliday long weekend. Was on site 31, which was more than... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott G
via mobile
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  • Excellent28%
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  • Poor5%
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Travellers talk about
“provincial park” (13 reviews)
“great beach” (5 reviews)
“close to town” (4 reviews)
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181 Courtland Street, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H7, Canada
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+1 705-326-4451
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"provincial park"
in 13 reviews
"great beach"
in 5 reviews
"close to town"
in 4 reviews
"lake simcoe"
in 5 reviews
"long weekend"
in 3 reviews
"great camping"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 3 reviews
"sandy bottom"
in 2 reviews
"good size"
in 2 reviews
"on site"
in 2 reviews
"small beach"
in 2 reviews
"play ground"
in 2 reviews
"lots of picnic tables"
in 2 reviews
"campground"
in 7 reviews
"shade"
in 10 reviews
"rama"
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"campers"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

~ Stayed at MARA PROVINCIAL PARK JULY 13-15, 2018 ~~ Overall we liked this Provincial Park and would return. But there are a some points about it that are not the greatest..... ~ CHECK IN / OUT - check in was great. Very pleasant and...More

Thank Laurie D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Camped for four nights bridging the Holliday long weekend. Was on site 31, which was more than sufficiently sized for our 30 ft travel trailer. The campground itself is quite small. The beach area is nice. There are no real hiking trails to speak of....More

Thank Scott G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time to Mara Provincial Park we stayed this week. Our site was large with moderate privacy. Beach is beautiful, not a long walk to the beach, lots of parking for those who don’t wish to walk. Comfort station at beach. Some stones at...More

Thank michael w
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great family beach area for a day trip. Really nice scenic drive, good size beach area, lots of picnic tables and shade area and lots of sand area for the kids to play. Even has a small park area for the kids.

Thank rgbedrosi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a smaller Provincial Park but offers plenty to to do with a beautiful beach area, clean and well kept facilities and close to loads of attractions to keep anyone entertained. The staff were extremely friendly, informative and do a great job keeping the...More

2  Thank Bruce G
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Your on a road away from busy traffic. The water is clear for swimming. Peaceful good scenery. Overnight stays

1  Thank deideadinside
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Stayed there a couple of times a couple of years back in a travel trailer. Nice smaller park with lots of shade. We prefer private campgrounds that have full service lots as it is easier for longer stays.

Thank John L
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Great park! I have been to much larger ones, but this small park with 100 campsite was quite the surprise. Less people in general, great sized beach. Play ground at beach for kids. Washrooms were clean. Campsite sizes were large. Water was warm, clear, sandy.

Thank Angelica A
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

A small park by Ontario standards, this is still nice with a decent waterfront on Lake Simcoe and a small beach. The beach is evidently not natural, as the sand has been imported, but it feels in place. There are also a couple of short...More

Thank Edward W
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

I liked this campground for the following reasons: Great beach, lots of space. Not too far from the GTA Close to town in case you forgot something Site 96 which we were on, was decent. The mosquitos are bad, yes, but what do you expect....More

Thank Katherine B
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Angelica A
June 19, 2017|
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Response from Ken R |
Yes. It is clear in Sandy. Water shoes are not needed
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Dawn K
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Jim T | Reviewed this property |
No. The water is too shallow along the entire shoreline of the park. However, there are some good boat launch locations near the park.
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daizymom
July 29, 2016|
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Response from joczamp123 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know - but if you call the front people are very helpful - I have a feeling I saw someone one the beach with charcoal
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