Explore the largest park south of Algonquin

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Kawartha Highlands has over 100 backcountry campsites spread over six recommended loops. Campsites can only be reached by canoe and most require portaging to access them. To maintain the wilderness atmosphere, the use of radios is prohibited.

Discover great backcountry paddling adventures at Ontario Parks.

For information on park fees and reservations, click here.

About Trish Manning

Trish Manning is an adventure travel writer and the content coordinator for Ontario Outdoor Adventures. She is an avid outdoor person who loves to hike, paddle, SUP, snowshoe, cross-country ski and explore Ontario's great outdoors with her golden retriever, Daisy.

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