Why choose this trail?
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:
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.
Sibbald Point Provincial Park includes vast playing fields dedicated to sports activities such as football, soccer, and baseball, etc.
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.
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.
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.
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).