Wildlife At Wasaga

Mammals

This list provides a list of species that live or migrate through Wasaga Beach Provincial Park. Not all species may be present due to habitat limitations. The following species list was created in 2005:

  • Northern Short-tailed Shrew
  • Masked Shrew
  • Smoky Shrew
  • Pygmy Shrew
  • Water Shrew
  • Star-nosed Mole
  • Hairy-tailed Mole
  • Big Brown Bat
  • Silver-haired Bat
  • Red Bat
  • Hoary Bat
  • Little Brown Bat
  • Northern Long-eared Bat
  • Showshoe Hare
  • European Hare
  • Eastern Cottontail
  • Northern Flying Squirrel
  • Southern Flying Squirrel
  • Groundhog
  • Grey Squirrel
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Red Squirrel
  • Beaver
  • Southern Red-backed Vole
  • House Mouse
  • Muskrat
  • White-footed Mouse
  • Deer Mouse
  • Norway Rat
  • Southern Bog Lemming
  • Woodland Jumping Mouse
  • Meadow Jumping Mouse
  • Porcupine
  • Coyote
  • Red Fox
  • Raccoon
  • River Otter
  • Striped Skunk
  • Ermine
  • Long-tailed Weasel
  • Mink
  • Bobcat
  • White-tailed Deer

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Events Calendar

Jul
20
Fri
Healthy Parks Healthy People – July 20, 2018
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Celebrate Healthy Parks, Healthy People with free day use at Wasaga Beach Provincial Park!  Special events to celebrate Healthy Parks, Healthy People and Ontario Parks’ 125th Anniversary will be taking place.  Call (705)429-2516 for more details on events.

Aug
18
Sat
Wasaga Under Siege – A War of 1812 Experience
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Wasaga Under Siege – Visit British, American, Native and British Naval encampments on Nancy Island Historic Site. Re-enactors will transport you back to the War of 1812 through musket and cannon firing, 1812 cooking, fashion and surgeon demonstrations and storytelling.

Aug
19
Sun
Wasaga Under Siege – A War of 1812 Experience
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

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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
(Seasonal)
119 Mosley Street
Wasaga Beach, ON
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Wasaga Beach Nordic Ski & Trail Centre
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101 Blueberry Trail
Wasaga Beach, ON
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