Informative visitor center and amazing view of French River from the bridge. Worth the 1 hour drive from Parry Sound. Also great fall colors.
Stayed at Grundy Lake Provincial Park. French River is a short 5 min drive. The Visitor Centre was beautifully done eith very interesting exhibits. It was a short 5 min drive to French River. The Recollet Falls hike was really fun...about an hour or so over rocks and exposed tree roots.. We loved the interesting variations o tge trail. We... More
Stopped here on our way north and stopped to see the snowmoble bridge. Worth taking a few minutes to stop and walk over it. It is such a beautiful view! Really glad we stopped and looked. Did not go into the visitor centre, but for only a dollar may be worth a visit!
You can't camp here but you can spend a great day looking at the exhibits on the fur trade that made the French River famous. There is also a great walking trail along side of the French River. The trail is rough and requires good foot wear. Fall is the best time to see this park since the biting bugs... More
This was a beautiful place to stop and unlike many of the provincial parks did not require a permit. There was a visitor center that had a museum that required the park permit or a fee, rest rooms and a small gift shops. Hiking trails one short that lead to the gorge and another slightly longer that went to falls... More
If you like to canoe and camp, this park offers the spectacular scenery of the Georgian Bay delta. Take four or five days and enjoy!
Whether yiu actually visit this provincial park of not... you must stop at the visitor centre. An interactive experience detailing the importance of the river to Aboriginal peoples, the fur trade, missionaries and explorers. Very well done.
We only visited the hiking trail at the visitor centre. At the end of it, there is a beautiful view of the french river gorge and a small waterfall.
The area is very scenic, not always easy access for canoes & boats. Will have to spend more time here to give a more open and honest review
we stopped to use the washrooms... the main building was closed, but we noticed some outhouses near the parking lot.... they were sooooo discuting that I was unable to use them. The had not been cleaned in a long time. We have stayed at many many many PP over the years, and used many a outhouse, but these were discuting
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