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The Friends of Frontenac Park would like to welcome you to this site about beautiful Frontenac Provincial Park. The Park was created in 1974 and occupies 5,214 hectares within Frontenac County in south-eastern Ontario. The central concept of the Park is called "Threshold to Wilderness." As such, its main objective is to teach wilderness skills in a semi-wilderness settings. Check out the Skills Training Program schedule. But Frontenac Park is much more than that: it is a wonderful place to backpack, hike, canoe, camp and observe nature.

Frontenac Park sign, late Fall

Park Office Hours

The Frontenac Park Office (6700 Salmon Lake Road) (lat. 44.504167, long.-76.555833) is now open most weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Frontenac Park is open year-round for interior camping and day use. Permits are required for all park use. Day use permits are available on a first come, first served basis from the Park Office or from the self-serve fee station located adjacent to the Park Office when the office is closed. (NOTE: cash only at the self-serve fee station). Interior camping permits can ONLY be obtained from the office during operating hours.

For Youth Group and School Group reservations, please call the Park Office directly 613-376-3489.

Please contact the Park Office with any questions at 613 376-3489. 

New for Winter 2016

Snowshoe Rentals

  • Various sizes (children and adults) includes hiking poles
  • $15 with tax per day (due back by 16h00)
  • First come, first serve; available when the Park Office is open.

Plan to explore the beauty of Frontenac in winter!

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The Friends of Frontenac Park provide this information in good faith but make no warranty for its accuracy. This website is another service funded by your membership fees and donations. We thank you and are looking forward to your continuing support.
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NOTE: The Friends of Frontenac Provincial Park cannot process campsites availability inquiries or reservations. Please visit Ontario Parks' Reservation service or call 1-888-0NT-PARK (1-888-668-7275).

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