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North Frontenac is quite simply Eastern Ontario’s best recreational backcountry experience.  Discover breathtaking beauty,  witness undisturbed nature,  explore timeless terrain and enjoy quiet solitude and tranquility.

North Frontenac Park Lands is a collection of 184 backcountry campsites nestled along the shores of 12 lakes atop the Madawaska highlands and Mississippi Valley watershed.

Carved from the Precambrian granite of the Canadian Shield North Frontenac Park Lands were 2 ½ billion years in the making—residing entirely on crown land it remains one of the most pristine natural environments in the province.

North Frontenac Park Lands—come discover Eastern Ontario’s Backcountry Experience™, just north of Highway 7, 2 hours west of Ottawa, 3 hours east of Toronto.

Take notice of any severe weather notices in the area.

** Fire Ban OFF **

A ULC approved portable propane Bbq, portable propane fire pit, Hibachis (charcoal installation) and /or cook stove during a fire ban for the purpose of cooking, provided the installation  is at least 2 meters from any flammable material and the ashes and coals produced are completely extinguished and safely disposed of on a non-combustible surface.

Your help in preventing a forest fire is greatly appreciated.

If you have any questions you may contact the following Fire Chiefs:

                    Addington Highlands Chief Casey Cuddy @ 613 336 9780

          North Frontenac Assistant Fire Chief Jim Boles @ 613 479 2231 ext. 257

Fire Ban Information Lines

613-336-1851 or 613-479-0399

 Kaladar / Barrie, Denbigh & North Frontenac Fire Depts.


When a Burn Ban is ON,
NO burning anytime

Burn Ban Info: (613) 479-0399
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Wood Cockroach

There have been sightings of the common Wood Roach (also known as Pine Bugs or Cedar Bugs) in the Park Lands area.

Please read on for more information about this insect, and always be proactive with preparations for entering and leaving wilderness areas.


New Schooner Trail

The North Frontenac Park Lands has established its first official hiking trail.


Be Bear Wise!

There has been an increased amount of human-bear encounters.  PREPARE and BE AWARE of the steps you can take to avoid encounters with bears.


Important notice about campsite reservations – all visitors please read.


Overnight camping, or just a day trip, a visit to North Frontenac Park Lands will be an educational and outdoor experience your youth group won’t soon forget!



Looking for somewhere your group can enjoy their favourite outdoor recreational activity? North Frontenac Park Lands is the place to go.

Backcountry activities whether camping, hiking or exploring nature offer exhilarating opportunities to experience nature and wildlife in its purest form.

Here are some simple tips to help make your visit safe and enjoyable.

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Call (613) 479-0399 for FIRE BAN information.
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