Visitor Information

Scales Nature Park will be open on a limited basis for guided tours during March Break, from March 12th-20th 2022 by booked appointment only, click here to get more information! Walk-in visits are not available at this time. 
Please note our walking trails and outdoor facilities are CLOSED to the public until further notice. To connect with us for educational programming, click here, or check out our online gift shop here!


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

Hours

  • 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 appointment only

MARCH BREAK

March 12- March 20 2022

Daily

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

*Open for booked tours only*

*9 days long

SPRING

March Break - Elementary school summer (late June)

Monday - Friday 

CLOSED

Saturday - Sunday

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

*Open for booked tours only*

SUMMER

Elementary school summer (late June) - Labour Day

FALL

Labour Day - October 31

WINTER

November 1 -

March Break

Monday - Sunday 

CLOSED

*open for special bookings

Dates and Times to be determined pending progression of our reopening plans.  

 

*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. Indoor classroom space remains closed until further notice. Gift shop and lower level of Nature Centre will be open for guided tours by appointment only during Spring 2022.

Directions

 
  • 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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Admissions

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

  • Click here to book a private guided tour. Private tours may be booked outside of normal public hours

Admission Rates (plus 13% HST)

* must be accompanied by Adult or 16+ sibling

** 2 Adult + 2 Child OR 2 Adult + 1 Child OR 1 Adult + 3 Child

*** Booked appointment only