Wildlife At Wasaga

Reptiles & Amphibians

Approximately 32 species of reptile and amphibians can be found in and around Wasaga Beach Provincial Park. This list is based on general habitat requirements and the provision of them within the park area. The following species list was created in 2005:


  • Mudpuppy
  • Red-spotted Newt
  • Blue-spotted Salamander
  • Spotted Salamander
  • Eastern Red-backed Salamander
  • American Toad
  • Gray Treefrog
  • Spring Peeper
  • Western Chorus Frog
  • American Bullfrog
  • Green Frog
  • Pickerel Frog
  • Northern Leopard Frog
  • Mink Frog
  • Wood Frog


  • Snapping Turtle
  • Stinkpot
  • Midland Painted Turtle
  • Blanding’s Turtle
  • Northern Map Turtle
  • Five-lined Skink
  • Ring-necked Snake
  • Eastern Foxsnake
  • Eastern Hog-nosed Snake
  • Milksnake
  • Northern Watersnake
  • Smooth Greensnake
  • Northern Red-bellied Snake
  • Eastern Ribbonsnake
  • Eastern Garter Snake

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11-22nd Street North
Wasaga Beach, ON
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