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Frontenac Provincial Park

Barrier Free

The Park Office and washrooms at Park Office are barrier-free.

Boat Launch(es)

Canoe launches are located at Big Salmon Lake and Otter Lake. Public boat launches are available on some boundary lakes; Devil Lake, Buck Lake, Desert Lake, and Otter Lake. Motors are only allowed on boundary lakes. Motors are not permitted on any lakes in the park with the exception of Big Salmon Lake where only electric motors are allowed.

Day Use

A day use area is located near the Park Office along the water’s edge.  Stop here for a picnic and quick swim.  There is no beach but it is possible to swim from the lake edge.  Alternatively you can spend the day hiking in the park and stop at one of the many vantage points along the trail.

Obtain your daily vehicle permit up to five days in advance to guarantee your day use spot at this park.

Visit the Ontario Parks day use page to learn more.

Flush Toilets

Flush toilets are located at the Park Office.

Park Store

Visitors to Frontenac can purchase souvenir items at the Park Office.


Frontenac offers snowshoe rentals out of the Park Office. These are $15.00 a day, plus a refundable $50.00 deposit.

Visitor Centre

The Park Office has an impressive array of interpretive panels, displays, animal mounts and maps/information.
The Friends of Frontenac serve hot chocolate many weekends in the winter.