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​​​​Parking – Winter Recreational Activities

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Please note the following new parking restriction:

​Parking and Traffic By-law No. 2021-005 is now in effect between December 1st through to April 1st of the following year.  No person shall park a vehicle on any Township road or municipal lot​​ between 2:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Please note that Permitted Parking Areas listed below are exempted from the new parking restriction.


​Parking Permits are not required until May 1st if parking in one of the parking lots.


​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.  

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.
Highway Side of Road From - To
5/6 SideroadEast Side50 metres north of Ridg​e Road West to the Rail Trail
Black Forest LaneNorth Side140 metres from the intersection of Ridge Road West and Black Forest Lane to the cul-de-sac
Lakeshore Road EastNorth Side125 metres east of Line 12 South to 125 metres west of Line 13 South
Lakeshore Road WestNorth Side470 metres west of Line 7 South, westerly for a distance of 930 metres
Line 6 SouthEast SideLakeshore 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 SideHawkestone Wharf Gate northerly 150 metres
Line 12 South
East Side125 metres north of Lakeshore Road East to 15 metres south of the Rail Trail
Line 14 SouthEast SideFrom 50 metres north of Lakeshore Road for a distance of 528 metres.
Woodland Drive
North Side125 metres east of Line 15 South, easterly for a distance of 150 metres
​O'brien Street
​West Side
​15 metres south of Ridge Road West for a distance of approximately 320 metres
Warbler Way
​West Side
​15 metres from intersection of Warbler Way and​ Moon Point Road to the cul-de-sac
Woodland Drive
​East Side
​125 metres north of Moon Point Road for a distance of approximately 125 metres.

​Bayview Memorial Park
687 Lakeshore Road E.

​Parking lot
​Parking permits not required until May 1st
​Line 9 Boat Launch
871 Lakeshore Road E.

​Parking lot
​​​Parking permits not required until May 1st​
​Shanty Bay Wharf
25 Bay Street

​Parking lot
​​​Parking permits not required until May 1st

​Carthew Bay Boat Launch​
Lakeshore Road E (N Side) at Line 14 S.
​Parking lot
​​Parking permits not required until May 1st