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Rushing River

Rushing River Provincial Park

Barrier Free

Both comfort stations offer barrier-free access. Two campsites, #290 and #292 are designated as accessible.

Boat Launch(es)

Two boat launches, one each on the north and south side of the park, offer boaters access to Dogtooth Lake. Docking facilities are available on a first-come, first-served basis at no additional charge. Boaters are reminded that the channel is a no wake zone.

Comfort Station(s)

Centrally located in each of the campgrounds, two modern comfort stations offer visitors clean flush toilets and showers. The South Side comfort station has coin laundry facilities.

Day Use

Rushing River has several day use areas. The main day use area includes two large sandy beaches, a change house, washrooms with flush toilets and a playground.  Numerous picnic tables are found throughout the day use areas.

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 at the comfort stations in each of the North and South Side Campgrounds. The south side comfort station is located close to the main day use area.


Coin laundry is available at the South Side comfort station.

Park Store

Firewood, kindling and souvenirs are sold at the Park Office. The North Side Nook sells firewood, kindling, hot and cold beverages and everyone’s favourite cinnamon buns. Basic groceries and camping supplies are available from the Rushing River General Store, less than one kilometre from the park.

Picnic Shelters

Two picnic shelters are situated beside the rapids which divide the park.


Kayaks and water bikes are available for rent from the Park Office and the North Side Nook. The Park Office also rents barbecues at the picnic shelters and extension cords and life jackets are available for loan with a deposit. Canoes for use on the canoe routes for three days or more may also be rented. Short term canoe rentals, complete with delivery, are available at the privately operated Rushing River General Store, less than one kilometre south of the park entrance.

Campsites #400 and #401 come ready to go with modern tent trailers. The trailers are equipped with electricity, propane and a small fridge and stove. Guests are responsible for their own dishes and bedding. Please contact the park directly for more information.

Campsites 403 & 405 come set up with 27ft travel trailers. The trailers are equipped with electricity, propane and a fridge, freezer, 3 burner stove and a sink with running water. Guests are responsible to bring their own dishes and bedding.

Visitor Centre

The park museum provides interpretive displays and serves as the headquarters for the park’s natural heritage education programs. Drop by with questions and make sure to check out the program schedules.