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Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park

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Real Wilderness Park

We drove up to Sebright from Orillia and turned left and drove to the bridge over the Black River... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
Bernice J
Orillia, Canada
Secluded Park - literally in the middle of nowhere

This park is tucked away North of Toronto. It can be tricky to even find the entrance. Pros... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
Toronto, Canada
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Monck Road, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario K0M 2L0, Canada
+1 705-454-3324 ext. 5224
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just go somewhere else. You can't come down here. I know your type: straightedge, mainline weekend warrior coming down here....in your cashmere sweater with your moussed up, hairsprayed coif.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank QEWChancellor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great winter camping adventure as we made our way back into the park for an overnight in a hot tent. What a beautiful place!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thedwightway
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Are we lucky, or what? To have this wildlands reserve is a wonderful thing. I first "found" this place when looking for new places to canoe, likely about 15 or 16 years ago. That day, I traversed maybe 6 or 7 rapids, and spent almost...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank michaelaT8138GW
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Come prepared and you will enjoy yourself! Yes there will be bugs, swamps, potential for bear encounters and many other things that you should be prepared for when going out for a wilderness experience. This place is beautiful if you're willing to prep properly and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank PeruDreamer
Reviewed April 30, 2018

the road to get in is very rugged filled with potholes and gravel, expect your car to take a beating. it's nothing majestic, literally a wild land with nothing, swamps with mosquito, black flies etc. if you want just dark sky there are better places...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Tony C
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We drove up to Sebright from Orillia and turned left and drove to the bridge over the Black River. You turn right here and the park starts right there. There are signs telling you that you are entering the park and that there is no...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Bernice J
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II Park is a non operating Ontario Provincial Park. This means there are no maintained public services or facilities. It also means you can spend the day or canoe/camp without paying fees. The park offers amazing canoeing, interior hiking trails, swimming, fishing and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
7  Thank onajourneyToronto
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Beautiful, Secluded, Gorgeous Views. I met my friends and hiked in at night from devil's lake to Sheldon lake and woke up to a gorgeous view! Fall colors were amazing! Trails super challenging. This was my first backcountry on thanksgiving weekend and it was cold...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Emily M
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Not worth your time. Nothing interesting. No scenic views, mostly just mosquito-filled swamp land. No facilities, nothing interesting. Lots of bears too, our food got eaten at night. Do not even try driving down Devil's Lake Road if you dont have a pickup truck, it...More

Date of experience: October 2016
11  Thank Dan V
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This park is tucked away North of Toronto. It can be tricky to even find the entrance. Pros: - very secluded. There are no bathrooms or service stations. If you are looking for seclusion away from the crowds, this is your park. - the park...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank FearlessNinja
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