Ojibway Provincial Park


Location: Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Region: Northwestern
Character: Natural Environment
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Length/Size: 6499 acres

Ojibway Provincial Park
By Ontario Parks

Tranquil and wild, this retreat on Little Vermilion Lake offers good swimming, a sandy beach and fine muskellunge fishing. Trails weave through pine forests carpeted with lady's slipper orchids and along shorelines past wild rice. Listen carefully for the wolf's howl at night.

Camping
The park offers 45 campsites, 22 of which have electrical service.
Some sites can be leased for the season.

Picnics and Day Use
Come for a picnic and a day at the beach where children can swim and play in the sand or climb the play structure nearby.

Electric Sites - 22

Group Camping - The park has one group camping area that can accommodate 10 tents or anywhere from 20-25 people. Water and toilets are available on site. The site is located just minutes from Little Vermillion Lake and the Boreal Walking Trail, a 1.5 km trail leading to the island. Reservations can be made by contacting the park directly at (807) 737-2033

Barrier Free Access - Showers, flush toilets
Park Store - Merchandise is sold in the Gatehouse.
Showers - Yes
Flush Toilets - Yes
Laundromat - Yes
Play Area - Yes
Boat Launch - Yes
Rentals - Canoes and motorboats

Hiking
Boreal Walking Trail 1.5 km (1 hour) easy
Along this trail through boreal forest, larch and jack pines grow among white and black spruce and white birch.

Lakeshore Trail 6 km return (2.5 hours) moderate
Four interpretive stops explain the vegetation and geology found along the shore of the lake.

Little Walking Trail 0.8 km (45 minutes) easy
Twelve interpretive stops along this trail describe the diversity of trees, plants and animal life typical of a boreal forest.

Red Pine Walking Trail 0.5 km (30 minutes) easy
Learn about forest succession at nine interpretive stops along this trail.

Ridge Bottom Trail 2.8 km (1.5 hours) moderate
A wide variety of lichens, soils and fungi is described at the 14 interpretive stops along this trail.

Terry Lake Trail 1.5 km (1 hour) easy
This trail leads to Terry Lake where you can fish and watch for wildlife.

Fishing
Fishing is good lake trout, muskie, bass, walleye and perch in Vermilion Lake, Minnitaki Lake and Lac Seul.

Canoeing
Lakes in the park link to several district canoe routes.

Wildlife Viewing
Venture into the park interior and you might see moose, black bears and otters. At night, campers sometimes hear the baying of wolves.

Boating
Two boat launches provide access to Little Vermilion Lake.

Swimming
Little Vermilion Lake has a sandy beach for swimming.

Winter Activities
Skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing will soon be possible at Ojibway.

Other
Campground and day use facilities are operated by Sioux Lookout and Hudson Association for Community Living in partnership with MNR-Ontario Parks.

For more information:
Ojibway Provincial Park
P.O. Box 730
Dryden, Ontario
P8N 2Z4
807-737-2033