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Go Outside And Embrace The Weather

Imagine blue skies and calm clear waters, rolling farmland and jutting rock faces, pristine forests and quaint small towns. It’s more than just a place, it’s Frontenac. Frontenac encompasses an area of almost 4,000 square kilometres from the northern stretches of untouched Crown land to the sandy southern shores of Wolfe Island. There is a sense among the people who live in Frontenac — this area is special. Special for its recreational opportunities, its highly skilled food producers, and its growing number of high-quality events. Swing by for a visit sometime, we’ll be happy to show you around. 

  • 3.5 hrs from
    Toronto
  • 1 hr from
    Ottawa
  • 2.5 hrs from
    Montreal
Lace Up And Take On Frontenac Provincial Park
Lace Up And Take On Frontenac Provincial Park
Frontenac K&P Trail
Frontenac K&P Trail
Here Fishy Fishy
Here Fishy Fishy
Get Your Paddle On
Get Your Paddle On
History And Nature Intertwine At Gould Lake Conservation Area
History And Nature Intertwine At Gould Lake Conservation Area

Lace-Up And Take On Frontenac Provincial Park

Set your course for adventure! Frontenac Provincial Park offers more than 100 km of hiking and backpacking trails in interconnected loops. Get back to nature with intriguing trail features to see along the way like beaver ponds, century-old remains of homesteads and even abandoned mica mines. Trail lengths and difficulty vary; be sure to plan ahead. If you need help preparing, get in touch with Walt at Firefly Adventures who will create an amazing wilderness experience for you and your date.

Here Fishy Fishy

Anglers flock to Frontenac each year to take in the world-class bass, walleye, pike, and crappie fishing that the 5,000 lakes in this region have to offer. In fact, some of the world’s greatest fishing and boating opportunities can be found here.

Try your hand at kayak fishing. The calm, clear lakes of Frontenac Provincial Park provide the perfect environment for kayak fishing. Rental shops like the Frontenac Outfitters can set you up with a kayak and all the fishing gear you need. Glide through the water while angling for smallmouth bass, lake trout, perch and pike.

Get Your Paddle On

Several routes even take in the water surroundings at Frontenac Provincial Park Kayaks and paddleboards are also available at the start of some routes!

History And Nature Intertwine At Gould Lake Conservation Area

Gould Lake Conservation Area located just outside of Sydenham in Frontenac County is a natural summer haven. This day-use area begs to be discovered with more than 20 km of trails across rolling and rugged terrain. The wetland, woods and shoreline are perfect for wildlife viewing along the way. Another neat feature is the throwback to another time when mica mines operated near Gould Lake

In fact, a number of old pits and a large boiler can still be seen on the Mica Trail on the Conservation Area property and mica I easily spotted sparkling from rock faces or along the trail’s edge! It’s for this reason that the Frontenac Arch Biosphere named the Mine Trail Loop at Gould Lake as an Amazing Place – a special place of historic and cultural significance. Cool off at the sandy pristine beach area after a day of hiking!

 

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