Sibbald point provincial park Statistics


What are the activities at Sibbald point provincial park ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Sibbald point provincial park?

Sibbald Point Provincial Park is a Canadian Provincial Park, located on the southern shores of Lake Simcoe, Sutton West, Ontario. The recreational Park, established in 1957, and governed by the Ontario Parks, is situated 70 kilometers, to the north of Toronto. The nearest city is Jackson’s Point, a few miles to the west.

Sibbald Point is one of the most recommended recreational parks to visit in Ontario, Canada. There are plenty of reasons for the aforementioned fact. For instance, there might not be a better one-stop-shop in Canada, for people who love to both hike and camp. Sibbald Point Provincial Park captivates the tourists with its lavish green picnic areas, long sand beaches, spacious campsites, and a breathtaking hiking trail.

The visitors also get to cherish a variety of in-season and off-season perks in the form of opportunities and activities such as:

Boating/Canoeing

If you are fond of water activities such as sailing and paddling, Lake Simcoe waters are tailor-made for boating and canoeing, provided that you don’t go too far from the shore. There is an availability of a boat launch and docks for you to be able to launch your boats and canoes.

Sports

Sibbald Point Provincial Park includes vast playing fields dedicated to sports activities such as football, soccer, and baseball, etc.

Fishing

Fishes such as whitefish, lake trout, bass, jumbo perch, yellow pickerel, and a few other species can be found in abundance in Lake Simcoe. So, you should not forget to bring your fishing gear on your visit to Sibbald Point Provincial Park, where no one should miss the fishing opportunities provided.

Bird Sighting

In the specific seasons, many migratory birds stop by Sibbald Point Provincial Park. Colorful flocks of beautiful birds such as woodpeckers and turkeys are always a delightful sight.

Swimming

Sibbald Point Provincial Park also provides you with the opportunity to go swimming either individually or with your families in the crystal-clear waters of Lake Simcoe, by the picturesque sandy beaches. However, there may not be any lifeguards available.

Park Programs

You can also participate in various interesting park programs offered in Sibbald Point Provincial Park to broaden your knowledge and enhance the quality of your overall experience of the trip. Some of the suggested programs are: Ask the Naturalist, Go Wild for Art!, Feathered Friends, Hands-on Heritage, and Guided Walk.

There is also a convenience store, from where you can buy eatables as well as camping supplies and even souvenirs.

The price of access :

You have to pay $20.00 as a fee for the “Daily Vehicle Permit” for entering the park. Additional costs may be incurred for camping and some other activities such as induction in the offered programs. Registration is required for overnight camping, which can be performed either at the registration office beside the entrance, as well as online (Ontario Parks Website).



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

Monday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Coordinates
44.3219564 -79.3254315

What are the coordinates and address of Sibbald point provincial park?

Sibbald Point Provincial Park
(905) 722-8061
26071 Park Rd, Jacksons Point, ON L0E 1L0, Canada

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Starting Point

Sibbald Point Provincial Park is about a one-hour drive from Toronto. Go down north along Highway 404, exit at exit 51, and follow Davis Drive towards the east (9.1km). Start northwards on Highway 48 (25.9km), and then take the curve turning towards the east. Continue on the Park Road (1.8km) and as soon as you cross Black River Road, the park will be on your right.

The 2 sq. km. (0.8 sq. mile)Park, lying on the shores of Lake Simcoe, can be easily accessed using recreational and motorized vehicles, as well as by trailers. There are around 30 parking lots to ensure that you don’t face any parking hassles. Public Transportation is also available from Toronto

Why visit Sibbald point provincial park

Sibbald Point has several attractions for tourists, such as:

The Maidenhair Fern Trail

An exquisite forested hiking trail named Maidenhair FernTrail is present in Sibbald Point Provincial Park. This trail forms a loop measuring 2kms that takes you to the southern corner of the park through various beautiful vegetated areas, far from the sand beaches and campgrounds. You savor the artistry of nature as you walk down the trail, such as the chirping of birds and the sights of wildlife and wetland habitat.

Sibbald Memorial Museum (Eildon Hall)

Sibbald Memorial Museum, also known as Eildon Hall Museum is also located within the premises of Sibbald Point Provincial Park, Sutton. A wide range of artifacts and belongings of the Sibbald family are showcased in the museum hall.

St. George's Anglican Church

Situated 1.5km away from Sibbald Point, St. George’s Moncton is a famous church that sustains traditional forms of worship. The building, its location, and its historical importance make it one of the most prominent attractions near Sibbald Point Provincial Park.

Things not to be missed

Though there are numerous quality hotels to spend the night, such as Hampton Inn, Super 8, Comfort Inn, and many others situated very close to Sibbald Point Provincial Park, we would always recommend you to go for the other option, camping, that is way too natural and fun. You can choose one from the many campsites, available both within the park as well as outside the park.

Where to sleep ?

However, for an adventurous yet safe camping experience, we recommend the following:

Sibbald Point Campsites

Your first preference should be the campsites available within Sibbald Point Provincial Park. The Park management has ensured that you get all the necessities and amenities such as drinking water, flush and vault toilets, showers, firewood, garbage stations, and even telephone and information centers.

Neezh Meegwunun Family Campgrounds and Cabins

If you wish to camp near but outside the park, you should go to these campgrounds located on Georgina Island on Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. The spot is about 5km away from Sibbald Point Provincial Park. Residing here will let you be able to rediscover another appealing part of the Town with a sublime camping experience. You also get an opportunity to enjoy a regular ferry service.

Where to eat?

Like all other necessities, it is very easy to find quality restaurants near Sibbald Point Provincial Park. However, we recommend:

The Briars

The Briars should be your go-to place regardless of the time and type of food you want to eat. The restaurant comprises premium dining rooms for scrumptious main courses as well as a superb Drinkwaters lounge, in case you want to have a lighter meal or a cocktail. This restaurant also provides accommodation services.




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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