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Bon Echo Provincial Park

Highway 41, Cloyne, Ontario K0H 1K0, Canada
+1 613-336-2228
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“the cliff” (36 reviews)
“mazinaw lake” (27 reviews)
“hardwood hills” (19 reviews)
LOCATION
Highway 41, Cloyne, Ontario K0H 1K0, Canada
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+1 613-336-2228
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"the cliff"
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"mazinaw lake"
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"hardwood hills"
in 19 reviews
"bon echo"
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"provincial park"
in 20 reviews
"main beach"
in 20 reviews
"boat tour"
in 15 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 10 reviews
"gift shop"
in 10 reviews
"rent a canoe"
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"camping experience"
in 9 reviews
"rock face"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 7 reviews
"camp sites are"
in 8 reviews
"deer flies"
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"fire pit"
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"paddle boats"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our first trip to Bon Echo. We came on the recommendation of someone and would highly do the same. It has been peaceful without much noise. No partying. Huge lake with wonderful views. Minimal powerboats. Ample canoes and kayaks for rental. Large campground...More

Thank CaiteeJ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the provincial park during the Civic Long weekend alongwith a group of friends. There is an entry fee of $14.50 per vehicle for the day. Bon Echo features several lakes, including part of Mazinaw Lake, the seventh-deepest lake in Ontario. The southeastern shore...More

Thank Dynamite2805
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The "Mazinaw Rock" cliff face has many native markings on it. The guided tour, to learn about the aboriginal beliefs related to the red ochre drawing,s is something every Canadian should know about. The lake is very clean and accessible. Please don't go there, you...More

1  Thank Harry A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous park, some camp sites are hilly so check out listings carefully. we were in a large groups of families (6 total) and a couple of sites were too steep for little kids to navigate safely. Outhouses are actually flushable which is nice. Beaches are...More

Thank cpitt20
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bon Echo July 2018 The good: nice large park, lots of trails. Worth $5 or so to take the ferry over to the cliff top trail. Clean beach. Bring a bike - lots to explore. Nice, large shady camp sites. The bad: Two of the...More

9  Thank schoolboarddiva
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I just spent the weekend at Bon Echo. It was a mixed bag of good and bad. First the good: -The location is wonderful. -We rented a canoe and explored the cliff on the lovely Mazinaw Lake. The cliffs and pictographs on...More

3  Thank dagsix
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We camped there for 2 nights last week. We booked site 105 on sawmill bay campground. Site was very good & private. The facilities were clean as well. We hiked the essens lake & clutes trail. Canoeing on the lake Mazinaw was great. Be aware...More

1  Thank born2shootmacro
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

our first trip prior our two weeks holiday coming up mid July, beautiful park,clean facilities, large sites and a beautiful lake, can,t wait to fish it with the kids

2  Thank Michel M
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I liked the water and the trails. It was never very crowded. Nice place for camping, picknick and day trips.

Thank kaustuv n
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

We love the park but it was our first time to camp at the end of June. And horse flies and mosquitos are out of control whole day! Especially on the hiking trail. Lucky we had mosquito jacket otherwise we couldn’t survived our 18km hike....More

4  Thank sunshinelpc
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dhissem69
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Harry A | Reviewed this property |
Not at the Park, no. However within 30 minutes drive there are such as at Flinton ON and on the Skootamatta River. Also on Hwy 506 where it crosses the Mississippi after it leaves Mazinaw and enters Kashwakamak. Also north... More
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Tingy t
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Jessie T | Reviewed this property |
Bring bug spray, bug netting and coils to burn. You'll need it. If you're prepared, you'll love every minute!
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Dynamite2805
June 14, 2018|
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Response from Monika B | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't take any of these trips. It's better for you to rent a Kayak or bring your own. The guided Tours don't take very long and if you don't understand, what there saying, is a waste of money. Better, rent a Boat for... More
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