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Great Thanksgiving Walk

There is a wide, mostly flat trail that takes you from the gate to the Ottawa River. An easy walk... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2016
ilishm
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North Bay, Canada
Beautiful beach and marsh areas.....a hefty walk in however.

I finally had an afternoon (Oct 4) to explore and decided to walk through the park to see the... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2016
Karl L
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Nipawin, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Westmeath Road, Westmeath, Township of Whitewater Region, Ontario K8A 6W2, Canada
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

My husband and I have been coming to the area for years and finally decided we needed to walk in the park. It is definitely a walking or bike ride path in. Took us about 45 minutes. Motor vehicles are not allowed. It is a...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

I'm not sure which entrance we accessed this place by but it was the first access point south of Westmeath village. Grassy parking at the trail head. We went the first week of May and the causeway through the swamp was nearly submerged; in fact...More

1  Thank susan d
Reviewed May 20, 2017

-LONG walk to water (more then 5km) takes about an hour each way! -Beautiful sandy beach and views but too shallow for fishing. -lots of mosquitos/creatures that swarm you this time of year (end of May) so bring bugspray and dress accordingly -do not wear...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

There is a wide, mostly flat trail that takes you from the gate to the Ottawa River. An easy walk, but a walk that is about 5 km. from the gate to the river. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy it by the river. If...More

Thank ilishm
Reviewed October 4, 2016

I finally had an afternoon (Oct 4) to explore and decided to walk through the park to see the beach and marsh areas. It was a bit further to walk than expected but the path was easy going. I was surprised at the lack of...More

Thank Karl L
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I wish I found the Westmeath Provincial Park sooner! It is a hidden gem in the little area of the whitewater region. This provincial park has no services/facilities on site, but is great for hiking and swimming. The gravel trails are fairly wide, but may...More

1  Thank anonymus980
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Our family cottage is down the beach from this park. We love going there any time of year. We walk in along the beach it's a great day out for us no matter what the weather. The beach is really shallow in the summer only...More

Thank Alpha_Diva_Queen
Reviewed September 29, 2014

We love this park. Although it is not open, you can still take a walk down the old access road (and if you are adventurous, you can reach the beach - but it is quite a hike!). My recommendation is to walk at least until...More

1  Thank luckyduck_307
Reviewed October 2, 2013

My husband and I have been coming to the area for years and finally decided we needed to walk in the park. It is definitely a walking or bike ride path in. Took us about 45 minutes. Motor vehicles are not allowed. It is a...More

3  Thank Bono51
Reviewed August 14, 2013

As it was too cold for the beach at Westmeath Provincial Parlk (which is supposed to be awesome!), we stopped at the lookout point not far from the park. Wonderful view of the valley and my kids loved the shortness of the "hike" up to...More

1  Thank Gisela68
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chelsea1232014
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No hunting is allowed in most of this park but in season (fall) waterfowl hunting is allowed on the adjacent river and on Bayliss Bay.
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