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Quetico Park – Dawson Trail Campground

Accommodations / Camp Grounds

Quetico has the Dawson Trail Campground located just off Hwy 11 on French Lake, 48 km east of Atikokan on Highway 11 and 167 km west of Thunder Bay. There are 107 campsites, 49 electrical with some pull through options for larger campers. There are comfort stations with showers and laundry facilities. One comfort station is now winterized for year round use. Yurts are available for rent at Dawson Trail Campground. They sleep up to six, with electricity, table, chairs, barbeque, and outdoor fire pit. Firewood is included in the rental cost. Ski, snowshoe or hike right out your front door.

Dawson Trail Campground is open for camping from May to October (refer the website or parks guide for specific dates each year).

In the Campground, you will also find spectacular beaches, a playground, trails and nature centre. The Quetico Information Pavilion and John B. Ridley Research Library are also located at Dawson Trail. Here you can read about Quetico’s natural and cultural history, view artifacts, videos, photographs and books. New at Dawson Trail is the Ranger Nature Centre, this is a completely hands on activity centre for families and people of all ages to visit, meet the Naturalist and discover the secrets of Quetico. Check at the Heritage information Pavilion for information on Education programs available for you, your family or special group.

Visit us all year to go summer or winter camping, canoeing, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and swimming or just come for the day and enjoy the solitude of the northern landscape. No mater what you decide to do, Quetico Park is a wonderful place to explore and experience! Day use and campground permits are required anytime of year to enter the park.

Enjoy your visit to Quetico!

For more information on Quetico Park, Phone (807) 597-2735
For reservations, call 1-888-ONT-PARK (1-888-668-7275) or go online at
To Book a Natural Heritage Education Program, Phone: (807) 929-2571 x228

Friends of Quetico and Quetico Foundation support the efforts of the park; ask how to become a member.

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