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Bass Lake

Bass Lake Provincial Park

Barrier Free

Barrier-free access is available at all comfort stations. We offer two barrier-free electrical sites in Eastside Campground and one non-electrical barrier-free site campsite in Lakeview Campground. Reservations for campsites #5 and #6 in Eastside Campground can be made online or by phone. A portion of our hiking trail is paved for barrier-free access and all of our visitor buildings are barrier-free as well.

Boat Launch(es)

Bass Lake Provincial Park has a boat launch that is available for use from the second Friday in May through to the third Sunday in September. The cost of using the boat launch is included in the campsite fee and seasonal permit fee. If you are not camping in the park, you must purchase a Daily Vehicle Permit to access the boat launch.

Comfort Station(s)

All of Bass Lake’s campgrounds, with the exception of Cedar Campground offer fully serviced comfort stations with showers and flush toilets.

Day Use

During the summer months, our day use area is available upon purchase of a valid day use permit, summer pass, annual pass or if you have a valid camping permit.  During the winter months, access to the park is available by walk-in only. No alcohol is permitted in our day use area. If you are bringing pets, they must be leashed at all times, including during our off-season and they are not permitted on the beach.

Obtain your daily vehicle permit up to five days in advance to guarantee your day use spot at this park.

Visit the Ontario Parks day use page to learn more.

Flush Toilets

Flush toilets are located in the comfort stations found in Lakeview, Eastside and Hilltop Campgrounds. Smaller washrooms are located throughout the park.

Park Store

The park has a small store that is open from the last weekend in June until Labour Day. It features items such as ice cream, chips, candy, beverages, and Ontario Parks Merchandise.

Picnic Shelters

Bass Lake has three picnic shelters available for reservation from the Friday of the Victoria Day weekend until Labour Day. After Labour Day the picnic shelters are available on a first-come first-served basis only. We have one large picnic shelter that will accommodate up to 100 people and two smaller shelters that will accommodate up to 45 people each. Each shelter comes with the use of a charcoal barbeque and has enough picnic tables to accommodate maximum capacity. Alcohol is not permitted in our day use area and this includes our picnic shelters. Parking is available within close proximity to each shelter and there are washrooms and drinking water taps nearby.

Reservations can be made online or by phone, or by calling the park directly at (705) 326-7054.


We currently offer a small fleet of canoes and kayaks for rent from the park store on a first-come first-served basis from the end of June to Labour Day. A security deposit is required, (charged to a credit card with each rental) and you must be a minimum of 16 years of age to rent a boat. Each rental comes with all necessary equipment including Personal Floatation Devices, emergency kits and oars.

We also offer a Personal Floatation Device (PFD) loaner program where you can rent a PFD for a refundable $30.00 deposit for each jacket. PFDs are available at our Registration Office or our Park Store.