Follow Waterview Trail and learn how Bass Lake park, a farm for more than 100 years, was transformed to a recreational area. Just west of Orillia – close to historic Huronia – it is a popular spot for swimming, hiking, fishing and boating. Its fields and trails are good for skiing and snowshoeing in winter. Bass Lake offers canoe, kayak, paddle boats and stand up paddle board rentals.
Centennial Park is a seven-acre park on the shores of Lake Couchiching and is one of the jewels in the Orillia parks crown and incorporates the Port of Orillia, a busy port of call on the Trent-Severn Waterway. Amenities include: picnic tables and shelter, trails, boat launch and washrooms.
Beautiful local park your kids are sure to enjoy. Park amenities include: playground, basketball court, outdoor rink, picnic shelter, splash pad, trails and washrooms.
A great place to take the kids to burn some energy. Park amenities include a playground and skateboard park.
Couchiching Beach Park includes the town dock and sandy beach areas that attract many to Lake Couchiching each summer. This 14.5-acre park is home to many special events and features the historic Champlain Monument. Other amenities include: Aqua Theatre – Swimming beach – Concession – Flower gardens – Band shelter – Outdoor skating rink in winter – Picnic tables, pavilions – Trail – Washrooms and fountains – Miniature steam railway. The Miniature Steam Railway Train runs from June 21st to September 2 on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holiday Mondays from 12pm to 5pm. Kayak and Standup Paddle Board rentals are available along the beach provided by A Breath of Fresh Air.
Quiet park, great for families. Park amenities include: playground – basketball court – outdoor rink – picnic shelter and tables – trails – washroom
Beautiful new park in the Oro-Medonte area. Park amenities include: playground – basketball court – outdoor rink – picnic shelter and tables – washroom
J.B. Tudhope Memorial Park on Lake Couchiching is an active park for baseball and slo-pitch, and attracts water lovers to its popular Moose Beach swimming area. Home to the Mariposa Folk Festival, this 65-acre park is a haven for residents and visitors alike, with many amenities: Accessible playground – Swimming beach – Beach volleyball courts – 2 lit baseball diamonds – Flower gardens – Picnic tables – Splash pad – Trail – Washrooms and fountains.
Larger park with lots of field space. Park amenities include: playground – baseball diamond – tennis court – outdoor rink – picnic tables – trail – washrooms
Lovely Day Park is located in the Township of Ramara. It includes a picnic area, stunning views of Lake Simcoe and access to swimming.
For over 4,000 years, natives built weirs to harvest fish teeming in the narrows here between Lakes Couchiching and Lake Simcoe. Perch still spawn here, and anglers also come for bass, muskie and trout. The main attraction of this little park near Orillia is the wide, sandy beach, one of Lake Simcoe’s best. Mara has 105 campsites, 36 of which have electrical service. Some are suitable for large travel trailers, or recreational vehicles. All sites have fire pits and picnic tables. There are comfort stations with flush toilets and showers, water taps for fresh drinking water, and vault toilets scattered throughout the campgrounds. There is also a trailer sanitation station located in the park. All sites are within easy walking distance to the day use area. Reservations are available for the Victoria Day weekend, then again from the 3rd Friday in June until Labour Day. During the spring season, sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
This small peninsula on Lake Simcoe is an ideal summer playground for swimming, boating and fishing. A drumlin on the south side is topped with hardwood forest and drains into swamp and wetlands. Explore the Water’s Edge Trail and discover yellow-throat vireos and rattlesnake fern. Book your campsite early to ensure a spot, or come for a day visit and enjoy the park.
Park with beach, accessible playground and picnic pavilions operated by Oro-Medonte Township. Picnic pavilion areas are available for rent for family reunions, parties and children’s picnics. Access to Lake Simcoe is available to snowmobiles during the winter months, when the lake is frozen and open for ice fishing.
Located at J.B. Tudhope Memorial Park, this beach is a haven for families who love to swim, and boasts an accessible playground, large splash pad, and new change room/washroom facility. Kayak, and Stand-up paddle board rentals are available at the beach provided by Kayak-ity-yak.
*NEW* For designated boat and trailer parking find out more here Orillia is surrounded by water that acts as a rippling blue magnet to attract visitors from far and wide who love to boat, fish, and enjoy being on the water. Every summer, thousands of boaters dock at the Port of Orillia. For many Orillia is a destination; for others, it is a special stop on a voyage through the historic 386-kilometre Trent-Severn Waterway. The adjacent waterfront parks offer scenic trails, sandy beach, picnic areas, free Sunday evening band concerts and a delightful replica steam train for kids of all ages. The Port of Orillia is just steps away from great dining and shopping in Downtown Orillia. The Port of Orillia- “Jewel of the Trent”! The Port of Orillia is the best facility located on the Trent-Severn Waterway and is connected to Historic Downtown Orillia including restaurants, shopping, grocery and liquor stores. Facilities include well kept washrooms and Showers! Come visit Port of Orillia and enjoy the many festivals and activities that are taking place this summer! Horse & Wagon Ride Mother Fudrucker’s will provide horse and carriage rides/ shuttles, this summer from French’s Stand on Mississauga Street to Albert […]
Located as you come off the highway on the North East corner of Lone Pine Rd. and Port Severn Rd. You will see the parking lot as you come off the highway. It’s about a 1 min drive from the cottage and you can also get there in a minute via the canoe or boat. Facilities: They have a free splash pad style mini waterworks area for the kids, play ground, picnic area, snack shop, washrooms, public dock-age, hydro hook-ups and a sandy beach. Lifeguards: There are no lifeguards on duty; swimmers must swim at their own risk.
Located just on the outskirts of Ontario’s Lake Country just past Port Severn off of the 400 hwy. There are three sandy beaches, calm waters for swimming, canoeing and fishing, and a scenic hiking trail make this park a convenient stopover. Wildlife is abundant and, oddly, so are rare species: birds (yellow-throated vireos), plants (yellow-eyed grass), insects (walking sticks) and reptiles (five-lined skinks). Visit with a day pass or stay over at a camp site.
Veterans’ Memorial Park is a 1.9-acre parcel of green space that is part of the Lake Couchiching park system, along the Lightfoot Trail, and includes the following amenities: Flower garden – Picnic shelter – Skateboard park. part of the City of Orillia Parks.
Another gem within the Township of Severn is located on the shores of Lake Couchiching and the gateway to the Trent-Severn Waterway. The Township of Severn welcomes you to 21 acres of public parkland in Washago to enjoy a peaceful picnic, leisurely swim, or just relax and watch the world go by! Playground, outdoor fitness equipment, pavilion, ball diamond and dog park are just some of the amenities located in the park. Boat launching is also available at the Municipal Dock located at the end of Quetton Street! Bring along your canoe, kayak or SUP and tour the North end of Lake Couchiching and plan a visit to the village of Washago.
Unveiled in 2010, the West Orillia Sports Complex is already well-known for Rotary Place, its popular twin-pad arena – ice skating, lacrosse… but it’s much more than that. The West Orillia Sports Complex includes 27 acres of sports fields, trails, and green space for walking and activities. Amenities include: Accessible playground – Lit artificial turf sports field – Lit and unlit sports fields – Lit tennis courts – Trail – Public Washrooms. Inside amenities include a rock climbing wall, mini stick area, meeting and room rentals as well as a full concession stand.