Featuring a clear lake surrounded by verdant boreal forest, Fushimi Lake Provincial Park is a great place to enjoy RV holidays. Located 26 km (16 miles) northwest of Hearst, off Highway 11, Ontario, this 53 sq. km (20 sq. mile) provincial park offers various exciting recreational activities for RV campers including excellent walleye, northern pike and yellow perch fishing, easy and strenuous hiking trails, biking on park roads, boating and canoeing on Fushimi Lake, bird watching, swimming, picnicking, hunting, photography, wildlife viewing, nature observation, and many more.
49 RV campsites and a camp cabin (with electrical service) are available at Fushimi Lake Provincial Park. Majority of the campsites are equipped with electric RV hookups. Facilities and amenities available at Fushimi Lake Provincial Park include water taps, pit/vault toilets, restrooms and showers, fish cleaning station, picnic tables, fire grills, boat launch, laundry facilities, canoe and kayak rentals, dump station, and parking lots.
The Bannerman Fire Tower which was erected in the 1930s is one of the main features that RV campers get to enjoy visiting at Fushimi Lake Provincial Park.
Fushimi Lake Provincial Park was established in 1979.
Located 26 km (16 miles) northwest of Hearst, off Highway 11, Ontario, Fushimi Lake Provincial Park is accessible via Fushimi Road, and can be reached easily by RVs, trailers, and other motorized vehicles. Local paved roads within the park connect the campground, day use area, and other places of interest making navigation within the park easy. There are no driving restrictions within Fushimi Lake Provincial Park.
There are four parking areas for RVs, trailers, and cars at Fushimi Lake Provincial Park, giving campers options to park their rigs when on vacation at the park. Three parking lots are located around the campground in the park, while one parking lot is located around the Maintenance Area in the northern end of the park. Overnight parking is available at Fushimi Lake Provincial Park.
Ontario Northland and Greyhound Canada operate bus services to Fushimi Lake from Toronto.
Fushimi Lake Campground in Fushimi Lake Provincial Park features 49 pet-friendly campsites available for RVs and tents. 43 campsites in the park are equipped with electric hookups for RVs, while six campsites do not have RV hookup options. RV length limit in the campground is 32 ft (10 m), however vacationers with larger rigs can call ahead to find out if there is space available. Amenities at the campground include water taps, pit/vault toilets, restrooms and showers, fish cleaning station, picnic tables, fire grills, parking lots, and a camp cabin.
43 campsites in the campground are available by reservation, while six campsites are available on first-come first-served basis.
Boating and canoeing opportunities abound at Fushimi Lake Provincial Park for RV campers. Visitors begin their adventure at the boat launch near the campground and take advantage of the chance to load boats at the dock after launching. Fushimi Lake features many coves and bays that are open to RV campers to explore as they paddle their canoes and kayaks on the lake. Sections of Valentine River can also be explored at the park. A canoe rental is available at the end of the Achilles Lake Trail in the park.
Two hiking trails are available for RV campers to enjoy at Fushimi Lake Provincial Park. Achilles Lake Trail, a 1 km (0.6 mile) trail, which is easy to hike, takes campers to the shore of Achilles Lake which is a popular spot to watch sunsets. Fire Tower Trail, a 7 km (4 mile) strenuous trail takes hikers to Bannerman Fire Tower, one of the few original fire lookout towers left in the whole of Ontario.
Excellent fishing opportunities are available at Fushimi Lake Provincial Park as various fish species such as walleye, northern pike, lake whitefish and yellow perch are abundant in Fushimi Lake and Valentine River. Even more, the fish cleaning station offers anglers and RV campers the opportunity to clean their catch after enjoying their fishing adventure in the park.
Fushimi Lake Provincial Park sits within the Boreal Forest region, often referred to as the songbird nursery, because of the abundant bird species in summer. Examples of bird species seen in the park include warblers, woodpeckers, finches, ducks, flycatchers, Great Blue Herons, Bald Eagles, and Ospreys. Warblers are the most colorful birds in the park and they have the prettiest songs. So, look and listen out for them.
Fushimi Lake Provincial Park features a day use area where RV campers love to enjoy picnics and outdoor meals. Nice picnic facilities are available at the picnic area and the view of Fushimi Lake from the area adds to the beautiful experience of campers enjoying lunch with their family and friends. A volleyball court and horseshoe pits are available in the day use area too.
Fushimi Lake Provincial Park features a sandy beach that offers excellent opportunities for RV campers to enjoy swimming in the park’s shallow, clear waters. The swimming area in the park is designated and marked by buoys. Change facilities are available at the beach.