Map of Trenton Park Locations

Map of Quinte West Park Locations

Hiking Trails in Trenton

Also see Day Trips Around Trenton

Splash Parks
Cool off with the kids at the Frankford Tourist Park or Trenton Centennial Park Splask Parks and playgrounds. Pack a picnic and spend the day at these Admission Free sites. Parks open daily, in summer, from 9am to 8pm. For more information call 613-392-2841.

Splash Parks in Quinte West.

Centennial Park Trenton (8 Couch Crescent)
Duncan McDonald Community Arena, Hiking, Fishing, Boat Launch, Mountain Biking, Playground, Picnic area, Canteen, Washrooms, Parking, Tennis Courts, Amphitheatre. This is a nice, hilly, clean park to take the kids.There is a splash pad so you can keep the little ones cool in the summer, Dinosaur climbing apparatus, ship play structure, kite flying and viewing the Bay of Quinte. Also, this is where the Canada Day fireworks are held.


Bain Park Trenton
Hiking, Fishing, Boat Launch, Mountain Biking, Playground, Picnic area, Canteen, Washrooms, Parking, Tennis Courts, Amphitheatre, Baseball Fields and Soccer Fields.

Getting to the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial Site (The monument is located in Bain Park, near CFB Trenton.)


Oak Lake Park Sidney Township
Fishing, Mountain Biking, Playground, Picnic Area, Canteen, Picnic Shelter, Washrooms, Baseball Fields, Soccer Fields and Parking.

Bayshore Park Trenton
Fishing, Mountain Biking, Playground, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Washrooms and Parking.


Fraser Park Trenton
Hiking, Fishing, Picnic Area, Canteen, Parking, Marina.


Tourist Park Frankford
Splash Park, Fishing, Swimming(unsupervised), Picnic Area, Washrooms, Parking, Camping (beside Lock 6 Trent-Severn)

Hanna Park Trenton
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Playground, Picnic Area, Parking, Tennis Court.

Hollinger Park Sidney Township
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Picnic Area, Washrooms, Parking, Cross Country Skiing

Jeffery Park Sidney Township
Playground, Washrooms, Parking

Mt. Pelion Lookout Trenton
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Parking, Lookout Tower.


Bata Island Frankford
Hiking, Fishing

Quinte West Conservation Areas

Jack Lange Memorial Trail
Hiking, Fishing, Boat Launch, Mountain Biking, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Washrooms, Parking

Quinte Conservation Area
Hiking, Fishing, Boat Launch, Picnic Area, Washrooms, Parking

Glen Miller
Hiking, Fishing, Playground, Picnic Area,Canteen, Washrooms, Parking

Hiking, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Washrooms, Parking, Lookout Tower

Trenton Escarpment
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Parking, Cross Country Skiing

  Presqu'ile Provincial Park
  • Over 300 car camping sites in a variety of settings from shoreline to forest
  • 2.5 km sandy beach
  • 16 km of trails and paths along shorelines and through woodlands and meadows
  • A migration hotspot in spring and fall, 336 bird species recorded with 130 breeding species
  • 1 km marsh boardwalk trail accessing the largest protected marsh on the north shore of Lake Ontario
  • Two Visitor Centres; Nature Centre open daily in summer and the Lighthouse Centre open daily in summer and on weekends in the spring and fall
  • Daily interpretive programs in the summer
  • Second oldest operating lighthouse in Ontario
  • World class spring bird migration - waterfowl in March, warblers and shorebirds in May.
Presqu'ile has 397 campsites, day use area, beach, store and two visitor centres. The park is aimed at family recreation, and offers a Natural Heritage Education program. The park often holds special events such as the Waterfowl Weekend in March, History Weekend in August, Parks Day, and Canada Day celebrations. Recreational activities popular at Presqu'ile include cycling, swimming, paddling, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, and hunting.

Presqu'ile Provincial Park has eight campground areas offering a total of 394 sites that may be reserved on a first come first served basis.  Maps of the campgrounds can be found in the Park Tabloid or TAP HERE for a map of the Park and TAP HERE for a map of the campgrounds.

Free Shuttle Bus to Brighton
Every Wednesday and Thursday between Canada Day and Labour Day weekends, Leaves the Camp Office at 20 mins after the hour between 10:20am and 3:20pm, stops at the Lighthouse 40 mins after the hour and returns from the Brighton Chamber of Commerce Office on the hour.

Phone: 613-475-4324 or call 1 888 ONT-PARK (668-7275)
GPS: Latitude: 44.0101 Longitude: -77.7416
Website:   Directions

North Beach Provincial Park
A smaller version of the famous Sandbanks, North Beach offers similar scenery and recreational opportunities. Cruise the bay and reel in the catch of the day, choose a spot on the beach to splash in the waves and enjoy a picnic by the water’s edge.

  • Over one kilometre ribbon of sand shelters tiny North Beach from Lake Ontario
  • The sandy beach is a great place to picnic on a summer day
  • Swim or boat in the sheltered waters of the bay or the more open Lake Ontario
  • A quieter park than its more famous neighbour - Sandbanks

Kayakers can use the park as a launch point to explore the surrounding region. Canoeists can take advantage of the protected waters of North Bay for a leisurely paddle or head out on the unprotected side of the dunes.

Cap off your day's adventures with a view of Lake Ontario's dazzling sunsets.

The park is a day use area only and doesn’t have camp sites.


  • three kilometres of fine sand offer a natural playground
  • the water is shallow near the shore for swimming and wading
  • be cautious of possible undertow on Lake Ontario side
  • on North Bay, a more steep drop-off


  • North Bay is well equipped for picnickers with tables, toilets and plenty of parking
  • small canteen within the park

Boating and Sailboarding

  • sheltered waters of the bay is perfect for boardsailing and canoeing
  • launch your motorboat, canoe or sailboat from the park's bay-side boat ramp
  • check with park staff about additional access points to Lake Ontario


Head south from the 401 at Trenton along the Loyalist Parkway, #33. The park is just south of Consecon.

Phone: 613-393-3319 (September to June)
613-399-2030 (3rd week of June to Labour Day) or call 1 888 ONT-PARK (668-7275)
GPS: Latitude: 43.953448 Longitude: -77.522129

Sandbanks Provincial Park
Sandbanks is among the largest and most beautiful beaches in Ontario, with golden sand and sparkling water you can experience some of the finest sand beaches in the World. Windsurfing, sailing, canoeing and boating compete with sunbathing and swimming as favourite park activities.

Sandbanks boasts three sandy beaches, Outlet Beach, Sandbanks Beach and Dunes Beach (West Lake Section). Two of the finest bay mouth sandbar and coastal sand dune systems in the province can be found here. Sandbanks is also home to an interesting mix of vegetation and wildlife.

Sandbanks offers trails and a day use playground. All three parks feature dog-friendly areas. Can't access the beach? Borrow our Beach Wheelchair from the Woodyard.


  • four different campgrounds, total of 549 campsites, special area for group camping
  • reservations are recommended during peak months of July and August
  • one campground with hydro hook-up; each camp site has a picnic table and firegrill
  • drinking water taps are close to most sites
  • Dunes Playground for children
  • comfort stations with shower, laundry and washroom facilities throughout campgrounds
  • park store sells camping supplies and souvenirs
  • restaurant serves breakfast and light meals, and a Sunday Brunch


  • two wide, clean sandy beaches and shallow safe waters
  • perfect environment for swimming, sunbathing and picnicking
  • beaches are not supervised


  • both East Lake and West Lakes have good populations of largemouth and smallmouth bass, pickerel (walleye), pike, perch and other panfish
  • the nearby Bay of Quinte is known as one of the best locations in North America for catching pickerel
  • the eastern end of Lake Ontario also hosts a variety of other species, depending on the season
  • Chinook salmon draw the most attention and truly offer the angler an opportunity to catch the "big one"
  • If you don’t have equipment, no problem, visit The Woodyard and you can participate in our Tackle Share Program.

Boating and Sailboarding

  • ideal for motorboating, small-craft sailing and canoeing
  • two boat launches in the park
  • sailboarding is popular and conditions for the sport are considered just about perfect
  • watercraft rentals including canoes, kayaks. paddle boats and surfbikes are available within the park


  • large variety of flora and fauna (see a Hiker's Wildflower Guide)
  • staircases up and down the steepest dunes
  • a boardwalk and viewing spot overlooking the Outlet River
  • Woodlands Trail
Phone: 613-393-3319 or call 1 888 ONT-PARK (668-7275)
GPS: Latitude:43.9, Longitude:-77.2667


  • From Highway 401, from the west
    take Exit 522 (Wooler Road, just west of Trenton) which connect to Highway 33 south
    go through Wellington and into Bloomfield
    take County Road 12 south to the Sandbanks
  • From Highway 401, from the east
    take Exit 566 (just west of Deseronto) to Highway 49 south
    to through Picton and into Bloomfield
    take County Road 12 south to the Sandbanks
  • From Belleville
    take Highway 62 south, through Wellington and into Bloomfield
    take County Road 12 south to the Sandbanks

Trenton Ontario is a Year Round Destination:
Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter
There's always something exciting to
See, Do, Discover, Explore, Enjoy and Experience!!

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