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.
From 01-Jan-2016 to 31-Mar-2016, the Frontenac Park Office (6700 Salmon Lake Road) (lat. 44.504167, long.-76.555833) is open most weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on weekends from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Frontenac Park is open year-round for interior camping and day use. Permits are required for all park use. Day use and interior camping 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).
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.
- 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!
Check out the Parks Blog entry on snowshoeing in Frontenac Park. (posted 02-December-2015)
- CANCELED - LACK OF SNOW! Join Ed Grenda and the Friends on 06-February-2016 for this popular Snowshoe Workshop and Walk. Register at 613-376-3489.
- Mark this one on your calendar. We have the honour of welcoming the celebrated James Raffan as presenter for our annual Winter Lecture on 09-March-2016 at 7 pm in the Wilson Room of the Kingston Public Library. James will speak about his latest book “Circling the Midnight Sun”. See you all there. View the poster.
- Check out the list of exciting courses (Training Program) offered at the Park in 2016. (posted 21-November-2015)
- The Salmon Lake Road is now CLOSED until spring. The park is open all year and parking is available near the Office. From now till spring most of your trips in the interior will start at the Park Office so remember to include the additional distance when planning an outing. As in previous years the Salmon Lake Road will be part of the winter x-country ski trail system. (posted 02-November-2015)
- Read the latest Friends' newsletter online (posted 06-January-2016).
- The 5th edition of the Park Map has arrived! Get your copy now at the Park Office. (posted 09-January-2015)
- Take the camping challenge - "All Season Outdoor Adventure" at Frontenac Park (posted 27-November-2011).
- Download the Park Map (pdf format, about 1 MB).
- Join the Friends/Donate to 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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