Travel Itinerary to Bon Echo Provincial Park
Updated: Oct 27, 2020
Glamping. I was able to convince our girl group of how nice it would be to lounge around a bougie cottage with an electric fireplace instead of the cabins offered in the area, so we made plans to go up North. I would recommend going in September, as it wouldn't be hot enough for mosquitoes but not as cold as October.
You could do a day trip, but for us we stayed a couple of days. Most people don't know about this gem and head to Algonquin Provincial Park instead which is bigger, but it's nice to switch it up.
Hike on various trails around the park.
16151 ON-41, Cloyne, ON, K0H 1K0
So that you can catch sights like these.
Ride the Mugwump Ferry.
Our tour guide was funny and knowledgeable.
Pro-tip: the boat only fits 12 people, so buy tickets ahead of time or your whole group may not be able to go.
Our cottage came with the boats and you could do it either day or night.
There are rentals at the park with the choice of canoeing as well.
Go morning or night fishing.
You could do this at the park, but we decided to do it in the privacy of the place we rented. I didn't catch anything, but it was fun learning to hook the bait onto the rod.
Hint: make sure you purchase your fishing license ahead of time. I didn't get checked, but you don't want to run that risk.
Start a campfire at night.
We decided to roast sweet potatoes. The heat and crackle of the fire was nice if you're into ASMR and there was firewood for sale close by.