Pinery Provincial Park

Whether your stay is for one day, one week, or even a month, there is so much to enjoy during your trip to Pinery.

Making a reservation? Questions about the Park? Ontario Parks is your official resource on Pinery Park.

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About Pinery

Stretching over 21 square kilometers along the shores of Lake Huron, Pinery is home to at least 4000 species of plants and animals, a globally rare Oak Savanna ecosystem, freshwater coastal dunes, and the largest protected forest in southwestern Ontario.

Pinery is open for camping and day use year round. Recreation activities include swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, and a year-round interpretive program. Enjoy 10 km of sandy beach, 10 nature trails, 14 km of bike trails, and 38 km of ski trails.

Choose between electrical and non-electrical campsites, as well as roofed accommodations like cabins and yurts. There are flush toilets and showers, BBQs, and a trailer sanitation station.

The facilities within Pinery include a wheelchair-accessible general store and restaurant, laundromats, firewood, picnic shelters, rental shops (watercraft, bicycles, snow shoes, and cross-country skis), The Friends of Pinery Nature Store, and the year-round Visitor Centre featuring nature exhibits.

Pinery's cabin in winter

Winter Camping

Consider camping or visiting in the winter if you would like a more peaceful experience. When snow conditions allow, you can explore the park on cross-country skis or snow shoes!

Visitor Centre


Monday to Friday Open 1pm -4pm
Saturday & Sunday Open 10am-4pm

Closed December 25, 26 and January 1. Open daily during March Break, Winter Break, and most Statutory Holidays.

No visit to the Pinery would be complete without a stop at the Visitor Centre. The Centre features:

  • Exhibits on the Park’s history and plant and animal life
  • A park naturalist to answer your questions
  • Friends of Pinery Park Nature Store, with unique gifts and books
  • Habitats with turtles
  • Bird feeders alive with bird life
  • A native plant garden
  • Presentations and activities
  • Free WiFi courtesy of Ontario Parks