|Park / Campground||Usage (day use, camping, etc.) - Legend||Opening and Closing|
|Obabika River||May 12, 2023 to October 22, 2023|
Please note: Availability of some facilities and activities may be restricted to specific areas of the park, may be ecologically dependent, or may be seasonally weather dependent.
Regional Health Unit for this Park: Timiskaming Health Unit
Size: 20520.00 ha
Year established: 1989
Park Classification: Waterway
24 Finlayson Park Road
What You'll Like:
- Obabika River contains an incredible diversity of landscapes, from island-speckled lakes to meandering rivers, bedrock uplands, expansive wetlands, as well as towering stands of old growth pine forests.
- Remnants of the horse-logging days and old lumber camps can be found along many of the lakes in the park.
- The Obabika Lake Old Growth Forest is one of the largest and oldest White Pine forests in Ontario. Trails take hikers through pristine stands of towering pine trees.
- Temagami’s backcountry parks provide a remote wilderness experience, protect over 100,000ha, and provide roughly 600km of interconnected canoe routes.
- Located in the heart of the Temagami region, Obabika River is connected to a 2400km canoeing network consisting of Parks, Conservation Reserves, and Crown lands.
- The region’s canoe routes traverse some of the most rugged landscapes in Northern Ontario – 4 of the province’s highest peaks are in Temagami’s backcountry parks.
- The area’s rich Indigenous heritage dates back at least 10,000 years, and canoeists travel on ancient portages or “nastawgan”.