16 Delightful Disc Golf Courses in Ontario

Find championship-calibre greens and top-rated free courses below.

With basic equipment and plenty of free places to play, it’s no surprise why disc golf has such a dedicated following of enthusiasts—in Ontario and around the world. At its core, disc golf is a sport that bridges the gap between urban parks and the great outdoors. Ontario is well known for its mix of urban culture and wilderness adventure; at this intersection you’ll find great opportunities for disc golf—and plenty of places to travel to experience scenic and challenging courses.

This article ranges near and far to highlight the best disc golf courses. Ontario frisbee golf destinations include a championship-calibre course at a cottage country waterfront resort as well as top-rated free courses in small municipal parks in rural Northern Ontario towns. We introduce you to remote communities where local enthusiasts have adopted an “if you build it, they will come” mentality in following their passion for disc golf. Ontario is the place to be if you’re looking to blend nature, Great Lakes shores and endless forests with a great day of disc golf.

Pointe Des Chenes Park

This nine-hole course on the outskirts of Sault Ste. Marie is unique amongst disc golf Ontario courses for its Lake Superior views. The Pointe Des Chenes disc golf course is free and accessible by city bus during the summer months. The challenging layout includes open areas and forest, with distances of up to 120 metres. You’ll enjoy cool breezes while you play and you can follow up your game by sunbathing on the fine sand of one of Ontario’s best beaches.

  • The Kiwanis Club of Lakeshore offers a 12-hole disc golf course in Penhorwood Park, located in central Sault Ste. Marie. This beginner-friendly course includes par-3 holes and short to medium distances.
  • Disc golf kits are available to sign out at the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library.
  • Boots & Saddles Roadhouse restaurant and bar is located on the way to Pointe Des Chenes, making it a great place to stop after a day on the course.
  • Both of Sault Ste. Marie’s local breweries feature trendy downtown brewpubs and patios. Visit Outspoken on Queen Street and Northern Superior on Bay Street.
person throws a frisbee at disc golf course in fall

Take in the fall scenery on these incredible courses. Photo: Fluent Disc Sport // Wolf Tracks Golf Course

Birch Point Park

Thunder Bay’s Birch Point Park offers an 18-hole disc golf course adjacent to Boulevard Lake in the city’s Current River neighbourhood. The course features six challenging par-4 holes and 12 shorter par-3s. Access is free, and you’ll be sure to be welcomed by Thunder Bay’s friendly community of disc golfers.

  • You can shop disc golf gear at The Loop in Thunder Bay.
  • A visit to the Lakehead wouldn’t be complete without a Finnish pancake breakfast. Check out Kangas Sauna for an authentic taste of Scandinavia.
  • Sleeping Giant Brewing is Thunder Bay’s microbrewery, featuring beers inspired by the rugged Northwestern Ontario landscape. You can tour the brewery or taste the beers at local restaurants, including Caribou Restaurant.

Mountainview Disc Golf Course

This 18-hole disc golf course is set in the majestic hardwood forests of St. Joseph Island, located about a 75-minute drive east of Sault Ste. Marie. The course is free to access from 5th Side Road in Jocelyn Township, in Mountainview Centennial Park. St. Joseph Island is a popular tourist destination throughout the spring, summer and fall for its renowned maple syrup, Lake Huron beaches, and amazing fall colours. Make your visit even better with a game on one of the best disc golf courses in Ontario.

Disc golf looking down to a platform

The Lions Club of Sudbury course is one of the best in the province. Photo: Leslie Newton Polci

Lions Club Disc Golf Course

The Lions Club of Sudbury Disc Golf Course's 22 manicured holes will challenge disc golfers of all levels. Ranked among Ontario's best courses, it featured technical wooded holes, great elevation changes, fast greens, water hazards and their signature hole #7—aka the Rock Island Hole. Located in the heart of the city, expect to play in and around the Precambrian Shield rocks that make Sudbury famous. Access to the course is free and the local Sudbury Disc Golf Club organizes events for everyone from kids to pros all year long.

  • The Copper Cliff Disc Golf Course is another good destination for disc golf in Ontario. Access is free and the 19-hole course shares space with a municipal (dog-friendly) park, west of downtown Sudbury off of Regional Road 55. The course receives high ratings for challenging holes that tend to favour distance throwers.
  • Connect with Sudbury Disc Golf on Facebook to learn more about where to buy and rent disc golf equipment in Sudbury.
  • In downtown Sudbury, check out Respect Is Burning for its “modern industrial” flair and eclectic mix of authentic Italian food and great drinks. Tucos Taco Lounge is popular for its hip vibe, Mexican-inspired vegan fare, and local beers, and is located just around the corner from the Lions Club course.

Garrow Park

The small Northwestern Ontario town of Kenora has embraced the disc golf scene with a 9-hole course in Garrow Park, located on the south side of Rabbit Lake between the town centre on Lake of the Woods and Highway 17. This brand new Ontario disc golf course is described as fun to play with a mix of distances, tree coverage and a distinctive northern boreal feel, making it a great stopover for road-trippers looking to get some throws in at a free course. Garrow Park is also popular for families and dogs so be prepared to share the space with others.

man prepares to throw frisbee in forest at Bondi Cottage Resort Wolf Tracks Disc Golf Course

Join the growing disc golf community. Photo: Fluent Disc Sport // Wolf Tracks Golf Course

Bondi Cottage Resort

Central Ontario is a stronghold of disc golf. Located on Lake of Bays in Dwight, about a 3-hour drive north of Toronto, Bondi Cottage Resort features the recently built 18-hole Wolf Tracks Disc Golf Course for resort guests and visitors in a classic Muskoka waterfront setting. The par-67 Wolf Tracks course ranks among Canada’s best places for disc golf, with long, challenging, championship-calibre holes including three epic par-5s. It's also one of only five championship-level courses in all of Canada.

The resort’s additional 9-hole Cub Course is perfect for families and beginner disc golfers. Access to both courses is free for resort guests (rental equipment is available) and costs $5 (Cub Course) and $15 (Wolf Tracks championship course) for visitors.

  • Also in Dwight, Irwin Eagles is a short and fun 9-hole disc golf course that’s best for juniors but also a good place for beginners and those looking to work on their short game.
  • The nearby town of Huntsville offers free disc golf at Evergreen Fields, a classic 18-hole course located on Williams Street only minutes from Highway 11, that’s been a staple in the community since 2008. Deerhurst Resort also maintains a 9-hole course as well as a pro shop with disc golf equipment sales. Access is free for resort guests or $20 per person for visitors.
  • Huntsville is the epicentre of activity in Ontario’s Muskoka cottage country, with plenty of options for dining. Check out On the Docks Pub for a casual setting on the waterfront, and be sure to stock up on homemade baking at Erika’s Bakery in Dwight.

Silvermede Disc Golf

Located in Bonfield, about a 20-minute drive on Highway 17 east of North Bay, this scenic Ontario disc golf course is largely the vision of property owner Mike McCubbin. Access to Silvermede Disc Golf is by donation, and it’s recommended that you contact the owner in advance (705-439-7919) to be sure the course is open. Silvermede features 20 holes with a mix of old farm fields and forest edges. Three layouts are available to accommodate different skill levels and the course is popular for its ever-evolving layout and friendly vibe.

people watch as a person throws a frisbee while playing disc golf

Fun for the whole family. Photo: Fluent Disc Sport // Wolf Tracks Golf Course

Algonquin Disc Golf

Algonquin Disc Golf is an 18-hole course located on the waterfront in South River, between Huntsville and North Bay on Highway 11. This public, free-access course is set in the open woods of Tom Thomson Park. Be ready for a variety of challenges on this well-established course (it was designed in 2003 with updates since), including a mix of short and long holes, open areas and woods.

  • Nearby Mikisew Provincial Park has its own 18-hole disc golf course for park visitors that’s rated as beginner to intermediate level of difficulty. Equipment is available for rent or purchase at the park office. Car-camping is available at the park, which is located on the west side of Highway 11, with great access to the sandy beaches of Eagle Lake.
  • There’s a mouthwatering chip stand in South River, producing apres-disc golf fare that pairs perfectly with a locally inspired cold one from South River Brewing.

Peake Fields

Bracebridge’s Peake Fields complex features the 18-hole Dads of Muskoka disc golf course that is open to the public for free use during the spring, summer and fall, and accessed via Taylor Road, on the east side of Highway 11. The disc golf course at Peake Fields is best for those who prefer the short game, with all par-3 holes and only a couple of longer par-4s (the longest holes measure 118 metres). The course is primarily wooded, with some open areas and a waterway running through its centre.

people playing disc golf in a forest

Try your hand and enjoy incredible views. Photo: Fluent Disc Sport // Wolf Tracks Golf Course

Plan Your Disc Golf Getaway Today

Ontario offers an outstanding selection of disc golf courses set amid stunning natural scenery and charming small towns and resort communities. Start with this list and plan your travels to include some of the province’s most scenic and challenging disc golf courses this summer.

About Conor Mihell

Conor Mihell is an award-winning environmental and adventure travel writer based in Sault Ste. Marie. Read his work in the Globe and Mail, Explore, Cottage Life, Canoe & Kayak, ON Nature, and other magazines and newspapers. He's been a sea kayak guide on Lake Superior for close to 20 years, and has paddled from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay. 

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