Wildlife monitoring cameras are in use; any photos containing images of members of the public are deleted.  Please contact (Park Superintendent, Shannon Lawr, shannon.lawr@ontario.ca, 435 James, St South, suite 221d, Thunder Bay ON, 807-475-1634) if you would like more information.

Personal information is collected under the authority of Section 29 of the Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act

There are currently a number of Forest Fires within' the boundaries of Wabakimi Provinicial Park.  

Please visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/forest-fires for an interactive, up to date map of the current fires in the province, and for useful tips and hints for fire safety.  

If you are heading into the park please consider the current fire situation and whether an alternative route is needed if in the vicinity of a fire.

Please contact the Park Office at 807-473-3031 for information regarding the current and past fires and if any canoe routes/areas are affected.  Thank you.

What You'll Like :

  • World-class wilderness canoeing, including over 2,000 kilometres of lake and river routes and some excellent whitewater
  • Remote wilderness with opportunities for wildlife viewing as well as sport fishing and hunting
  • Legendary fishing for walleye and northern pike; fly-in backcountry lodges and resorts
  • The lands within and around Wabakimi are the traditional areas for several First Nation communities; the park has a long cultural history

General Information

(807) 473-3031
Size: 892061.00 ha
Year established: 1983
Park Classification: Wilderness
c/o Ministry of Natural Resources
435 James Street S., Suite #221d
Thunder Bay
P7E 6S8

2017 Operating Dates


Park / Campground Usage (day use, camping, etc.) Opening and Closing
Wabakimi January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Northwest Wilderness Quest