Long Point Provincial Park


Location: Port Rowan, Ontario
Region: Southwestern
Character: Recreation
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Length/Size: 150 hectares

Long Point Provincial Park
By Ontario Parks

This park is part of a 40-kilometre-long sandspit in Lake Erie which is recognized as a biosphere reserve by the United Nations. It is a world-renowned refuge and stopover for migrating birds in fall and spring. Waterfowl viewing is excellent in March. Its delicate dunes and marshes also teem with songbirds, spawning fish, turtles and frogs.

Camping
The camp has 256 campsites, 78 of which have electrical hook-ups. The 52 sites in the Firefly campground are all pull-through. All campsites are within a five minute walk of the beach.

Large pull through campsites with electrical hookup allows easy access for large camping units.

Picnics and Day Use - Large Day Use area with excellent beach facilities.

Electric Sites - 78 sites with electricity,

Barrier Free Access
Laundromat, Showers, Flush Toilets

Park Store
The park store is located adjacent to the park office. It carries a range of goods from snacks, ice, film, and souvenir merchandise.

Showers
Showers are located at the comfort stations at the Turtle Dunes and Monarch's Rest Campgrounds.

Flush Toilets
Flush toilets are located in the comfort station in the campgrounds and day use area.

Laundromat
The park has 1 laundromat located in the comfort station at the Monarch's Rest Campground.

Play Area
Long Point has 3 children's play areas; in the Turtle Dunes, Cotton Wood and Firefly campgrounds.

Boat Launch - Yes

Rentals
PFD Loan Service. For a $25 refundable deposit, visitors can borrow a properly fitted PFD for themselves and their children. Staff can provide additional information and can outfit visitors with a PFD at the Main Gate.

Off Season - Gated

Canoeing
Canoe from the park's boat launch out into extensive marshes. No river routes available in or near the park.

Wildlife Viewing
Long Point is renowned worldwide as an important refuge and stopover point for migrating birds, especially waterfowl.

Boating
Excellent. Boat launch - Yes
Docking facilities - Yes

Swimming
Exceptional sand beach and shallow swimming area, ideal for families of all ages.

Other
A half basketball court can be found in the Firefly campground. You can borrow a basketball by leaving a $20 deposit at the park office.

Hunting
Hunting in this park is subject to the Ontario Hunting Regulations. Certain restrictions apply. For more information, contact the park or your local area or district office of the Ministry of Natural Resources.

For more information:
Long Point Provincial Park
Box 99
Rowan, Ontario
N0E 1M0
519-586-2133