Caliper Lake Provincial Park is located in Northern Ontario; seven kilometres south of Nestor Falls. Caliper Lake campground is in the Kenora district, directly off the Trans Canada Highway and sits on the northern shores of the beautiful Caliper Lake.
Caliper Lake Provincial Park – The Campground
The campground features over 80 sites with about one third of them having electricity. The park is broken up into two separate areas, one for the electrical sites while the other having non-electrical.
Caliper Lake campground offers a spacious group campsite that can fit nearly 40 people. The site overlooks the lake and is one of the nicer camping sites in the park.
One of the unique features of Caliper Lake are the walk-in campsites. Eight of the sites have a short walking distance after parking your car away from the site. Ranging up to 50 metres, the sites make you feel like you are in the backcountry and are right on the water.
What to do at Caliper Lake Provincial Park?
Caliper Lake features a great swimming area with sandy beaches, located in the western part of the park. The beach is a great size for an inland lake in Northern Ontario. The lake is shallow which keeps the water warmer but still provides a refreshing swim.
The park also features a great hiking trail located near the entrance of the park.
The Beaver Pond Trail ranges in size depending on which loop you choose. Between 2 and 3 kilometres, this moderately difficult hiking trail takes you around a great reminder of the vast differences in Northern Ontario forests and ponds.
One of the best parts about the campground is the annual Moose N’ Fiddle Music Festival. Displaying a wide variety of upcoming and established musical talent; there is music that everyone can enjoy. Artisan shops, a variety of food trucks and music lessons provide a great interactive opportunity for all of the campers and visitors.
Fishing in Caliper Lake Provincial Park
Caliper Lake is home to a wide variety of fish which includes Northern Pike, Crappie, Walleye and Smallmouth Bass. An unforgettable shore lunch is just waiting to be pulled out of the lake.
The boat launch is right in the middle of the two separate campgrounds. One of the best parts of camping in the park is fishing on Caliper Lake.
Caliper Lake Provincial Park is a great campground located in Northern Ontario near Nestor Falls. Located directly off Highway 17; this park features something for everyone.