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City of Kenora operates several seasonal parks. These recreation facilities are open from May 1st until November 1st during the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted differently.

When using parks, please be courteous to all others and always follow the City of Kenora regulations for these facilities.

Pets

  • Pets are not permitted on City beaches, sports fields, playgrounds, gardens or green space areas
  • Keep pets on a leash
  • You are required to clean up after your pet – look for doggie do-do bags at entrances of some parks
  • Animal Control By-law 150-2010 applies

Cleanliness

  • Do not litter – always use trash cans or take your garbage home for disposal
  • Practice “Pack it in, pack it out”

Enjoyment for all

  • No merchandise sales
  • Post posters or signs on event boards only
  • No soliciting business
  • Play organized sports and games in only designated areas
  • Use BBQ in designated areas only
  • Alcohol is not permitted
  • Be respectful of wildlife
  • Do not disturb or damage ground, vegetation or gardens
  • Practice “Take photos, Leave footprints”
  • Be aware of your own noise levels, including music, to not disturb others
  • Overnight camping is not permitted
  • No fireworks
  • No firearms

Parking and vehicles

  • Park vehicles in designate parking lot only during open hours
  • Leave Disabled parking spaces for disabled persons
  • Keep fire routes open
  • Stay on trails and roadways, follow the posted signs
  • No ATVs

Consult City of Kenora By-laws 034-2015 and 069-2016 for full details and set fines.

Smoke Free Ontario Act applies to children’s playgrounds and publicly owned sport fields and surfaces (e.g., areas for basketball, baseball, soccer or beach volleyball, ice rinks, tennis courts, splash pads and swimming pools that are owned by a municipality, the province or a postsecondary education institution)

Contacts

James Tkachyk, Parks & Facilities Division Lead
jtkachuk@kenora.ca
807-467-2102

Beatty Park

10th Street – Keewatin

picnic Area – washroom – band stand – show piece gardens – cenotaph

Anicinabe Park

955 Golf Course Road
(Take Mikana Way off Highway 17 East)

beach – washrooms -picnic area – play ground – boat ramp – 80+ campsites

Park Office: 807-467-2700  or online www.anicinabepark.ca

Garrow Park

Birchwood Crescent off Rabbit Lake Road

beach – washrooms – tennis courts – play structure – docks – picnic area

Kenora Rowing Club – contact 807-548-8983

Norman Park

Located on Lake of the Woods
(Highway 17 West/Lakeview Drive turn off at the lights by the Dairy Queen)

beach – washrooms – gazebo – play structure – CPR Museum

Contact: Parks Supervisor
Phone: 807-467-2044

Jaffray Melick Lookout Point

Rabbit Lake Road

gazebo overlooking Rabbit Lake, shrub and floral gardens

Jack Robinson Park

Junction of Redditt Road & Rabbit Lake Road

Memorial for Firefighters – picnic area – floral gardens

Keewatin Rock Holes

6th Street Keewatin

glacier rock holes, picnic shelter, and lookout area

McLeod Park

Lakeview Drive – walking distance from downtown

Home of Huskie the Muskie, McMillan Tugboat & Rotary Club Goodwill Geyser

showpiece gardens – washrooms – boardwalk – scenic trail to downtown

Coney Island Beach Park

Located on Lake of the Woods.
Boat access only in summer

beach – concession – gazebo – band stand – play structure – washrooms

Coney Island Beach Shuttle Service departs from the Harbourfront daily from May – August.
(May – June 24 & Sept by request only – Call Green Adventures 807-407-8683)

Round trip rates: Adult $10, Children 2 – 12 $6, Under 2 Free

Shuttle Phone: 807-407-8683

Keewatin Beach Park

Located on Lake of the Woods in Keewatin
(Turn off Highway 17 West onto Main Street, then right onto Beach Road)

beach – washrooms – gazebo – play structure

The Harbourfront

Parallel to Main Street

Home of the “Looney Bear” – M.S. Kenora cruise ship – Thistle Pavilion

floral gardens – washrooms – major events under the tent – Harbourfest, Kenora Bass International – July 1st Celebration – Matiowski’s Farmers Markets

Lakeview Lookout

Lakeview Drive (directly across from Kenora Forest Products)

Picnic area – Lake of the Woods lookout

Keewatin Central Park

10th and Superior Street

play structure, gazebo, open green space.