Fairy Lake is accessed by its namesake 2.5 km trail. This must-hike loop trail traverses a variety of habitats including small wetlands, forests and rock barrens. Colourful signage shares the story of Miinkekwe (Blueberry Picking Woman) and her fateful encounter with the dreadful Migcheshibzhii.

Fairy Lake is located on an island, and can only be reached by boat. For information on the Parks Canada DayTripper boat shuttle service, or private water taxi options, please visit their website. 

Learn about a couple of species at risk in this area.


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Getting Here

Local Resources

Explore this amazing place with help from local resources:

Georgian Bay Islands National Park

The landscape of Georgian Bay Islands National Park inspired the Group of Seven. Let it inspire you.


Species at Risk in the Spotlight

Western Chorus Frog

The tiny western chorus frog is a member of the tree frog family. This threatened species is seldom seen however can be heard in spring with its raspy “cre-ee-ee-eek” call that sounds a bit like a thumbnail drawn over the teeth of a small comb.

Report your sightings of this threatened critter.

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Have you heard the call of the eastern whip-poor-will? Unfortunately, due to their threatened status, they are heard less often however they still find key habitat in this area. Not sure what they sound like?

Report your sightings of this threatened critter.

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