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Topnotch parks and picnic areas in Muskoka

Blog by Susan Brown | May 25th, 2017

p>With miles and miles of nature trails, numerous lakes and waterfalls, and sprawling acres of pristine landscape ideal for a diverse variety of activities, Muskoka is an absolute paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages.

Whether you’re looking for an exciting outdoor adventure or you just want to have a quiet picnic underneath the shade, here are some excellent parks in Muskoka you can visit:

Arrowhead Provincial Park

The Arrowhead Provincial Park is a fantastic place to enjoy a wide variety of winter or summer outdoor activities. Visitors can stay at large campsites surrounded by trees, admire the beauty of Arrowhead Lake, go hiking on more than 15km of trails, or rent canoes, kayaks, mountain bikes, skis, or ice skates.

Check this http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/arrowhead out for more information.

Algonquin Provincial Park

This sprawling park is home to a stunning variety of northern wildlife that includes moose, timber wolves, black bears and more. Aside from wildlife watching, plenty of activities like picnicking, hiking, biking, white water canoeing, dog sledding, skiing, and snowmobiling can be enjoyed by visitors as well. Algonquin Park also has a visitor’s centre, logging museum, and art centre.

Visit their site here http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/ to find out more about the park.

Six Mile Lake Provincial Park

With a stunning landscape that has inspired plenty of artists and painters, the breathtaking Six Mile Lake is a popular destination for recreational boating and fishing, as well as other outdoor activities like canoeing, kayaking, hiking and biking. The park features three sand beaches situated close to campgrounds, biking roads, three interconnected hiking trails and a Nature Centre.

Learn more about Six Mile Lake by clicking here. http://www.discovermuskoka.ca/directories/1278-six_mile_lake_provincial_park.html

Local Municipal Parks

Aside from provincial parks, Muskoka has plenty of local municipal parks as well, which serve as ideal locations for outdoor sports, nature walks, family picnics, and more. With numerous lakes around the area, many of these parks feature spectacular waterfront views and gorgeous scenery, providing you with a beautiful backdrop as you enjoy your al fresco meal.

Take a look at this map http://www.discovermuskoka.ca/parks-in-muskoka.html and see the nearby local municipal parks in your area.