Rondeau Provincial Park | Great Lakes Guide
Destination Icon

Rondeau Provincial Park


Rondeau Provincial Park is the second oldest Provincial Park and is home to the rare and endangered old growth Carolinian forest and extensive coastal wetlands. You can explore the wetlands by swimming and canoeing in the 11km stretch of sandy beach along Lake Erie. Remnants of the Carolinian forests are found in Southern Ontario, due to its warmer climate. These forests are made up of large, beautiful deciduous trees. It is a unique ecozone with up to 20 different broadleaf tree species forming the woodlands. When you visit Rondeau Provincial Park in the summer, bring a book and a blanket and sit beneath the leafy sassafras, tulip, and red oak trees. Since this area has been protected for so long, you might catch a glimpse of the rarer trees that make up with forest, like the butternut squash tree that is listed as endangered. These forests also support many native animals, making them biodiversity hotspots, making their conservation critical. Recently, Rondeau Provincial Park with found to have the highest number of endangered species of all provincial parks in Ontario. So, while you walk through the woods, keep in mind there are some of the rarest animal and plant species that call this place home.

Great Lakes Waterfront Trail

This park is on the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail.
Visit the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail website for more information.


Lake Erie

Traditional Territories

Attiwonderonk (Neutral)


Treaty 2, 1790



18050 Rondeau Park Road, Morpeth, ON, N0P 1X0

Nearby destinatons

See More

Bates Beach

Beach description is unavailable. Can you help us? Send us an email and tell...

Rondeau Provincial Park - Lake Erie...

Eleven beach access points with available parking leads to over 11 kilometers...

Rondeau Provincial Park - Rondeau...

Rondeau Bay offers great opportunities for boating and fishing as well as kiteboardin...

Terrace Beach/Howard Township Park

If you’re looking for a sunny beach to throw a family picnic this summer, Terrace...

Related Watermarks

See More