Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park

Norland

Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park is a 33,505 hectare park that contains more than 100 habitat types and is a vast biological engine renowned for its rock barrens, and beaver fens. Although extensive, this habitat is fragile please follow the principles of leave no trace.The Wildlands is a non-operating park with no maintained public facilities or services. Be prepared to use appropriate route finding and safety practices as interior travel beyond access points requires complex navigating in a remote semi-wilderness environment. Cellular service cannot be relied upon as a means of communication or navigation within these wildlands. This park provides unique opportunity for a sustainable, semi wilderness recreation experience. Rugged canoe routes involving lakes, wetlands, and portages, and home to over 100 km of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail (The Wilderness Section www.ganaraska-hiking-trail.org) and a limited number of backcountry campsites

Designated campsites and portages are marked utilizing typical Ontario Parks orange markers for campsites and yellow portage markers.

  • Some sites are equipped with primitive privy boxes.
  • Sites range in size but generally will accommodate 3 tents
  • Rugged without tent pads, and include rock fire pit

There are canoe launches at Devil’s Lake, Little Gull Lake and Municipal launch on Head Lake.

Parking is available at Victoria Bridge, Little Gull Lake, Municipal launch on south end of Head Lake and limited parking along road at Devil's Lake. Please respect private property.

Day Use Only at Victoria Bridge(with extended parking for Ganaraska Trail users) and at Little Gull Lake.

 

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