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Misery Bay

Misery Bay Provincial Park

Barrier Free

There is barrier-free access to the Visitor Centre.

Day Use

This day use park offers great picnic opportunities.

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 Visitor Centre.

Visitor Centre

The Misery Bay Visitor Centre offers people an opportunity to learn about the globally rare alvar ecosystems and the provincially significant wetland within the park. The facility, which sits on the dry shoreline of an ancient glacial lake, is the operational headquarters for the Friends of Misery Bay and is open weekends in May and June and all week in July and August. 

The Visitor Centre and was built in partnership with the Friends of Misery Bay and Ontario Parks. The building was designed to be green and is run off the grid, generating its own power through solar energy and heating and cooling the use of passive solar design.