Rene Brunelle Provincial Park

Location: Hearst, Ontario
Region: Northeastern
Character: Recreation
Length/Size: 7,450 acres

Rene Brunelle Provincial Park
By Ontario Parks

Starting in 2013 René Brunelle will operate in partnership with the Township of Moonbeam 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 or by calling the park reservation line at 1-888-ONT-PARK between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily.

René Brunelle Provincial Park is located north of Highway 11 and the Town of Moonbeam, 32 kilometres east of Kapuskasing, on the east side of Remi Lake. This recreation class park encompasses 3,015 hectares.

This park is representative of the Great Clay Belt and contains an unusual medley of environments, including deposits of silt and clay sediments, a peatland basin, a varied forest community, a warm water lake and some of the best beaches in the region.

East Bay Campground has 88 campsites, 60 of which have electrical service. All are within easy access of a comfort station with flush toilets, showers and laundry facilities.

Owl's Nest Campground has 10 non-electric campsites.
A number of sites are designated for seasonal camping.
Group camping is also available.
Barrier Free campsite is #16
Electric Sites - 60, in East Bay Campground

Group Camping - One group campsite is located close to the beach. Reservations can be made during regular season by calling the park at 705-367-2692.

La Vigilance Trail 1.5 km (1hour) easy
Learn about this park's place in the colourful history of northern aviation.

Spruce Lowland Trail 1.6 km (1 hour) easy

Remi Lake is populated with walleye, northern pike, yellow perch and whitefish. The northern part of the lake, especially Pickerel Point, is very popular with anglers.

Wildlife Viewing
Moose, lynx, marten, bears, raccoons, foxes and beavers inhabit the park.

Three sandy beaches with shallow water and buoyed areas make this park ideal for safe family swimming.

For more information:
René Brunelle Provincial Park
Box 670
Hearst, Ontario
P0L 1N0
(705) 372-2209 October to April