Emily Provincial Park


Location: Omemee Ontario
Region: Central
Character: Recreation
Activities:
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Length/Size: 205.1 acres

Emily Provincial Park
By Ontario Parks

Bordering the quiet Pigeon River, this recreational park near Peterborough offers family swimming at two sandy beaches, fishing and a chance to go for a paddle. Enjoy canoeing or kayaking along the river's shoreline. Explore a wetland where there are numerous wildlife viewing opportunities.

Camping Emily Park has 299 large, private sites. One hundred and seventy have electrical service, including two with 50 amps of power. All are close to toilet and water facilities, and each site has a firepit, table and parking space. Shower and laundry facilities are centrally located within the park.

Group Camping - Three group sites are obtained with the services of vault privies and drinking water. Group camping site number 1 & 2 can accommodate up to a maximum of 50 people. Group site # 3 can accommodate up to a maximum of 80 people. All group sites are approximately a 15 minute walk from the Park’s beach’s or comfort stations.

The use of these sites must be requested by the completion of the application for use of group camping area.

To assist you in the completion of the Application please review the group camping guidelines.

Picnics and Day Use
Emily offers two reservable group picnic areas, complete with shelters. One shelter has electricity.

Electric Sites - 170 sites. If you have a large RV unit that needs extra power, campsites 227 and 248 have 50 amp electrical hookups.

Barrier Free Access - Showers, flush toilets, including two campsites (701 and 702 Hill Camprground).

Park Store
The Park Store and snack bar are located near the day-use beach. There you can buy firewood, basic groceries, snack foods and park souvenirs. You can also rent canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats at the store.

Showers
Yes, in the comfort stations in the Circle and Hill campgrounds

Flush Toilets
Yes, in the comfort stations in the Circle and Hill campgrounds

Laundromat - Yes, in the comfort stations located within the Circle and Hill Campgrounds.

Play Area
There are two children's play areas -- at the day-use beach and centrally located in the campgrounds.

Boat Launch
Two boat launches each provide access to Pigeon Lake.

Rentals
Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle Boats

Hiking
Marsh Boardwalk Trail 0.8 km (30 minutes) easy
Walk through a cattail marsh and stop at a viewing platform to see an active osprey nest. Please note: Boardwalk portion of trail closed.

Boating
Pigeon River leads to the Trent Canal system linking Lake Ontario to Georgian Bay. There are two boat launches within the park. A marina is two km from the park.

Fishing
Drop your line off the park dock for panfish, or cast off from your boat to catch larger fish such as walleye, muskie and large and small mouth bass. Live bait and tackle are available at the Park Store.

Swimming - Two sandy beaches border the Pigeon River.

For more information:
797 County Road 10
R.R.#4
Omemee, Ontario
K0L 2W0
705-799-5170