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Visitor Information

We are excited to announce we are open for March Break this year!
Scales Nature Park will be open on a limited basis for guided tours by booked appointment only Walk-in visits are not available at this time. 

Currently our walking trails and outdoor facilities are CLOSED to the public until further notice.
To connect with us for educational programming, click here.

Thank you for your interest in visiting Scales Nature Park!
Scroll down to find out more about our hours, directions, and admissions.


  • Staff are on hand to answer questions from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm most days by phone or email.



  • Public hours vary seasonally, see below for details:

Public Hours - See below, by advance booking only


March 11- March 19 2023


11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

*Open for booked tours only*

*9 days long


March Break - Elementary school summer (late June)

Monday - Friday 


Saturday - Sunday

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

*Open for booked tours only*


Elementary school summer (late June) - Labour Day

Monday - Thursday 


Friday - Sunday

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

*Open for booked tours only*


Labour Day - October 31


November 1 -

March Break

Monday - Sunday 


*open for special bookings

Dates and Times to be determined.  

Trail Status

*To visit our facility outside of public visitation hours, please contact us in advance to arrange for a private tour.

Facility Status:  All outdoor facilities such as trails and picnic area are closed until further notice. Gift shop and Nature Centre will be open for guided tours by appointment only.


  • Scales Nature Park is just off Highway 11 in the township of Oro-Medonte.

  • We are located just south of Orillia, about 20 minutes north of Barrie, and 1 hour from Toronto.

  • Address: 82 Line 15 South

                       Oro-Medonte, Ontario

                       L3V 8H9

  • Google maps is accurate,  but some GPS’s will direct to the wrong location

  • Check that your address says Oro-Medonte NOT Orillia

  • Our entrance is on Line 15 South, NOT Line 15 North or Highway 11

  • Keep an eye out for our entrance sign, it is set back from the road and is easily missed



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  • We accept payment through cash, debit, credit, and gift cards.

Tour Rates (plus 13% HST)

* must be accompanied by an Adult or 16+ sibling

** 2 Adults + 1 Child   /  2 Adults + 2 Children   /  1 Adult + 3 Children

Booked appointments only - see our availability and book online. Max 8 people per tour group

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