Balsam Lake Provincial Park - Camping and Cottage Rental

2238 County Road 48
K0M 2B0

Car Camping

Balsam Lake has a range of campsites with and without electricity for tents and RVs. For a private, natural experience car access walk-in sites are also available. Campsites may be reserved from the second Friday in May through to the Thanksgiving weekend. Reservations are accepted five months in advance of arrival – reserve early to avoid disappointment.

Dog-Free Camping

Dog free camping is available at the six Eco (walk-in) sites.

Group Camping

At Balsam Lake there are three Group Camping sites serviced with vault privies and drinking water. Reservations can be made online or by phone.

Radio-Free Camping

Eco (walk-in) sites, Cedar Grove, Mapleview and Hawthorne Valley campgrounds are now radio-free.

Walk-In Camping

Six radio-free, pet free, Eco (walk-in) campsites are available.

Roofed Accommodation

Roofed Accommodation Cottage

Number at Park: 1

Sleeps: 8


This fully furnished 4-bedroom cottage is located close to the water and is fully equipped with: three double beds and one bunk bed twin/double, propane furnace with central air, refrigerator, stove, microwave oven, coffee maker, dishwasher, pots, dishes, pans, cutlery, TV, DVD Player, BBQ, outdoor fire pit, picnic table, game tables and a coin operated washer and dryer.

What to Bring

Visitors should bring their own bedding, food and other personal items.


Please note that domestic animals (pets) are not permitted in the cottage and smoking is prohibited.

Parking How to Reserve

Reservations can be made online or by phone.

This large sandy beach with a buoyed swimming area, change house, full day use picnic and playground facilities and a seasonal store is located west of Coboconk on County Road 48.

Take advantage of the great hiking, camping, environmental education programs and a Farmer's Market too!

Contact: Natalie McMorrow, Assistant Park Superintendent

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