Backcountry Camping

Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park is known to some of the best backcountry camping along the Canadian Shield.

All Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park backcountry campsites are booked through Ontario Parks

To book with Ontario Parks, please click the link below

Backcountry Access Points
4 Boat launches
121 Backcountry campsites
1 Dock
2 Toilets

Kawartha Highlands Signature Site Park

The numerous lakes and streams make this ideal for canoe enthusiasts exploring nature with a bedrock view. Choose a canoe route of your own amongst the many lakes and streams in Kawartha Highlands Signature Site Park. The lakes support natural and stocked populations of lake trout rainbow trout, pike & pickerel as well as large and small mouth bass.

Pack it in, pack it out

We can not accept any outside garbage or recycling materials,
Parks Ontario has a “pack it in, pack it out” policy.
All park users are required to pack their garbage out and dispose of it offsite.
Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park Management Plan.
Campers are required to carry out and take home all garbage.