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.
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.
- 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!
- JUST POSTED! Check out the list of exciting courses (Training Program) offered at the Park in 2016. (posted 21-November-2015)
- 16-January-2016: Snowshoe Race - Register with Derrick Spafford, Spafford Health & Adventure, at healthandadventure.com.
- 23-January-2016: Register now by phoning the Park Office at 613-376-3489 for this Warm Winter Camping Workshop with Zabe MacEachren, Queen's University, Outdoor Education Co-ordinator. After the workshop you can go on for Warm Winter Camping Overnight (23-24-January-2016) with the instructor if you wish. Space is limited for the overnight.
- 30-January-2016: Winter Camping Trip Planning. There is another style of winter camping for those without heated tents - this course will prepare for it. Register now by phoning the Park Office at 613-376-3489.
- Join Ed Grenda and the Friends on 06-February-2016 for this popular Snowshoe Workshop and Walk. Register at 613-376-3489.
- 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 02-September-2015).
- 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-Nov-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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