Sharing the Awenda Story
Awenda Provincial Park is located on Georgian Bay, 20 minutes northwest of Penetanguishene, Ontario. With great diversity in both terrain and natural ecosystems, Awenda visitors will be amazed at the different landscapes they will experience.
Awenda is classed as a Natural Environment Park and features 333 campsites for seasonal camping, 33 km of trails, a kettle lake called Kettle’s Lake, four beaches, and great Natural Heritage Education programming during the summer months.
THANK YOU FRIENDS OF AWENDA RAFFLE PARTICIPANTS!
This year’s watercolor raffle was a big success! Winning tickets were drawn on September 28, 2019. The Friends of Awenda Park would like to thank everyone who purchased raffle tickets for their generous support of the park, with a special thanks to Julie Masonneuve and the extended Robitaille family for their enthusiastic participation. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards improvements on the Robitaille Homestead Trail. Look for information on next year’s Friends’ Raffle in the spring of 2020!
First Prize Lu Robitaille original water-colour valued at $1750 – Robitaille Homestead Trail
Second Prizes, Lu Robitaille limited edition giclee framed prints – Valued at $160!
DID YOU KNOW THAT…
- The Friends of Awenda, a not-for-profit organization, offers school, youth, and adult groups a wide variety of educational programs.
- The Friends of Awenda have funded several research programs at Awenda since 2001
- Awenda has over 200 recorded species of birds, and encourages birdwatchers to drop by the Administration building with interesting sightings
- Awenda has one of the largest stretches of Old Growth Forest in Canada (243 ha)