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.
During the months of September and October, the Frontenac Park Office (6700 Salmon Lake Road) (lat. 44.504167, long.-76.555833) is open Sunday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 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
- Great news! Mink Lake Lookout was selected as one of the top 10 amazing places in the Frontenac Arch Biosphere. See the FAB write-up. (posted 05-August-2014)
- It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Bernie Adell one of our long time loyal volunteers. Our sympathies go out to his family and friends.(posted 30-July-2014)
- 01-September to 31-October-2014: Take the Frontenac Challenge, Junior Challenge, or the new Frontenac Trek!
- 27-September-2014: Hey foodies this one is for you. Barry Irish presents a workshop on Dutch Oven Wilderness Cooking.
- 27-September-2014: Attend this clinic on Electronic Apps, Maps and Gadgets.
- 28-September-2014: Volunteers we need you for the Fall Trail Sweep!
- The new Dedication Trail is un-officially open. It bisects the Cedar Lake loop. The new trail allows you to hike two different loops (about 10 km each) from the Arab Lake parking lot: one going north via Big Salmon Lake, the other south via Doe Lake. It starts less than 1 km north of the Arab Lake parking lot on the Corridor Trail. Check it out but be careful to follow the numerous trail markers as the path is not worn out yet. (posted 16-April-2014)
- Take the camping challenge - "All Season Outdoor Adventure" at Frontenac Park (posted 27-Nov-2011).
- Read the latest Friends' newsletter online (posted 30-August-2014).
- Download the Park Map (pdf format, about 1 MB).
- Join the Friends now! Download the Friends Brochure and Membership form (pdf format).
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.
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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