Its rich history and rugged Canadian shield terrain, with numerous connecting lakes and streams, all contribute to its reputation as an area of unparalleled wilderness paddling.
Quetico Provincial Park is one of Ontario’s finest wilderness canoeing Parks, recognized the world over for its unparalled peace and its unspoiled tranquility. With over 450,000 hectares of protected land and thousands of interconnected lakes, rivers, and streams, Quetico truly offers a lifetime of canoe tripping opportunities. It’s not just the variety of canoe routes that draws folks back to Quetico throughout the years, it’s the special trips shared with family and friends, the quiet solitude of a misty lake in the morning and it’s the way the lakes and forests draw you in. Quetico Provincial Park means many different things to different people. Each of us take away an experience unique to the rest, but share in a recognition that there is something special about this place.
Whether you are spending time in the vast backcountry of the park or at our Dawson Trail Campground, there are plenty of things to see and experience. Consider spending time at Quetico in the fall or winter. At the Dawson Trail Campground there are 30km of groomed ski and snowshoe trails and several cozy rustic cabins. In the backcountry every season can provide a unique and adventurous wilderness trip.