Flora and Fauna

Wasaga Beach Provincial Park is home to many different species from the endangered Piping Plover, to tiny Tiger Beetles, to tall White Pines. We encourage our visitors to explore our park and look for the many creatures that call it home, however there are some important things to remember while exploring.

Here are some friendly reminders for how to explore in a provincial park.

  • Do not pick flowers or other items! It is illegal to remove any animal, plant, or other item from a provincial park.
  • Stay on park trails – walking off trail can damage habitats and dunes that have taken thousands of years to form.
  • Do not approach or handle wildlife, instead admire from afar! Photos are a great way to remember an exciting sighting in a park! Remember to bring your binoculars!
  • Become a citizen scientist! Help us learn more about the species that live in our park.  Join iNaturalist and submit species sightings to the Wasaga Beach Provincial Park Project.  https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/wasaga-beach-provincial-park



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Support our education, conservation and research programs! This includes the Piping Plover stewardship program and the operation of Nancy Island Historic Site.

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Mission Statement

The Friends of Nancy Island Historic Site and Wasaga Beach Park is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to furthering the educational and interpretive programs of Wasaga Beach Provincial Park and Nancy Island Historic Site.

Goals of The Friends of Nancy Island

Friends of Nancy Island Blog

The Friends have started a blog – and we would love for you to check it out: CLICK HERE Learn more about Wasaga Beach’s unique natural and cultural history, keep up to date on activities and events, follow our twitter feed, and don’t forget to subscribe for e-mail notifications. Happy reading!

Wasaga Beach Provincial Park
Main Office
11-22nd Street North
Wasaga Beach, ON
L9Z 2V9
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Wasaga Beach Welcome Centre & Nancy Island Historic Site
119 Mosley Street
Wasaga Beach, ON
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Wasaga Beach Nordic Ski & Trail Centre
101 Blueberry Trail
Wasaga Beach, ON
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