Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park


Location: Foleyet Ontario
Region: Northeastern
Character: Natural Environment
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Length/Size: 3,296.5 acres

Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park
By Ontario Parks

Starting in 2013 Ivanhoe Lake will operate in partnership with the City of Timmins as part of a two year pilot project. The pilot project will explore opportunities and ideas to reduce expenditures and increase revenues and visitation.

Beginning on January 28, 2013, campsites can be reserved online 24 hours a day at OntarioParks.com or by calling the park reservation line at 1-888-ONT-PARK between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily.

Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park is located on Highway 101, 11 kilometres southwest of Foleyet and 114 kilometres southwest of Timmins. The park protects a landscape of glacial features: kames, kettle lakes, eskers.

Camping
Ivanhoe has 120 campsites, 64 of which have electrical service. A number of campsites have frontage on Ivanhoe Lake. Each site has a picnic table and fireplace and is close to drinking water taps and vault toilets. Comfort stations with showers and flush toilets are conveniently located.

Picnics and Day Use
Wide open play areas with playgrounds border a sandy beach ideal for wading and swimming.

Electric Sites - 64, in Red Pine and Le Rivage campgrounds

Group Camping - One group camping site can accommodate from 15 to 25 people. The site is euipped with a water tap and toilets. Located just moments from both the hiking trail and the water, this site is the heart of natural beauty. Reservations can be made by contacting the park superintendent, from May to September, at (705) 899-2644.

Visitor Centre - Yes
Barrier Free Access - Flush toilets
Park Store
Located at the Gatehouse, the Park Store sells ice, ice cream and park merchandise.
Showers
Yes, at the comfort station between Red Pine and La Rivage campgrounds and in White Birch Campground
Flush Toilets
Yes, at the comfort station between Red Pine and La Rivage campgrounds and in White Birch Campground
Laundromat - Yes
Play Area - Yes, at the day-use beach
Boat Launch
Yes, there is a boat launch and trailer parking in La Baie campground.
French Language Services - Yes
Rentals - Canoes, trailer storage

Hiking
Quaking Bog 0.8 km (30 minutes) easy
Walk over ground that was once the bottom of Ivanhoe Lake and now exposes a quaking bog, viewable from a platform with an interpretive panel.

Saw Lake 2.8 km, easy
This trail leads up and over esker ridges, passes beaver lodges and follows the shore of Saw Lake.

Teck Lake 1km, moderate

Fishing
Ivanhoe Lake is full of pike, walleye and whitefish. Saw and Teck lakes are stocked with brook trout, splake and lake trout. Scale your fish at a fish cleaning hut.

Education
During the summer, park naturalists offer guided hikes, canoe hikes, evening programs and special-event weekends.

Swimming
A three-km sandy beach and shallow water for some distance from the shore make this an ideal spot for family swimming.

Boating
Ivanhoe Lake is excellent for all types of boating and watersports, including sailing and windsurfing. Motorboats are not permitted on Saw Lake, source of the park's drinking water.

For more information:
Ivanhoe Lake Provincial Park
Box 191
Foleyet, Ontario
P0M 1T0
705-899-2644