Parking – Winter Recreational Activities
The Township has parking lots that provide off-road parking close to Lake Simcoe, being Bayview Memorial Park, and the Line 9 Boat Launch. These parking lots offer free parking.
In recognition of the winter recreational benefits enjoyed by people using Lake Simcoe, parking along specific roads is permitted for winter recreational activities on Lake Simcoe. To assist individuals looking to park along Township roads, while enjoying Lake Simcoe in the winter, click on the attached link for maps outlining the permitted parking areas for winter recreational activities.
Parking Permitted for Winter
Parking is permitted for recreational purposes between December 1st, through to April 1st, of the following year, along the roadways of the locations identified below. Any vehicle parked within the locations identified shall not be deemed to be interfering with winter road maintenance.
Please note: No person shall park a vehicle on any Township road or municipal lot between 2:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
View Parking and Traffic By-law No. 2021-005 here.
Location, side of road and limits to winter parking with maps. Click on road name to display map.
Side of Road||
From - To|
5/6 Sideroad||East Side||50 metres north of Ridge Road West to the Rail Trail|
Black Forest Lane||North Side||140 metres from the intersection of Ridge Road West and Black Forest Lane to the cul-de-sac|
Lakeshore Road East||North Side||125 metres east of Line 12 South to 125 metres west of Line 13 South|
Lakeshore Road West||North Side||470 metres west of Line 7 South, westerly for a distance of 930 metres|
Line 6 South||East Side||Lakeshore Road West to Lake Simcoe|
|Line 7 South||||210 metres north of Lake Simcoe to 15 metres south of the Rail Trail|
Line 11 South||East Side||Hawkestone Wharf Gate northerly 150 metres|
Line 12 South||East Side||125 metres north of Lakeshore Road East to 15 metres south of the Rail Trail|
Line 14 South||East Side||From 50 metres north of Lakeshore Road for a distance of 528 metres.|
Woodland Drive||North Side||125 metres east of Line 15 South, easterly for a distance of 150 metres|