VISIT Point Pelee National Park:
Point Pelee National Park was established in 1918, and has a total area of 3,840 acres (6 square miles, or 16 square kilometers).
|Address||1118 Point Pelee Drive, Leamington, ON, N8H 3V4|
|Hours||April - September, daily 6am to 10pm; September - March, daily 7am to sunset|
|Entrance Fee||Free - $9 per day, depending on age|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Point Pelee National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Point Pelee National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Point Pelee National Park are June, July, August & September.
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Point Pelee National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Point Pelee National Park is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
|Niagara Falls, Bruce Peninsula to Point Pelee||587||9|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Point Pelee National Park.
|James A. Garfield National Historic Site||97 km|
|Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial||126 km|
|Cuyahoga Valley National Park||139 km|
|River Raisin National Battlefield Park||147 km|
|First Ladies National Historic Site||190 km|
|Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site||241 km|
|Rouge National Urban Park||261 km|
|Georgian Bay Islands National Park||308 km|
|Fathom Five National Marine Park||309 km|
|Friendship Hill National Historic Site||337 km|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Point Pelee National Park:
|Boler Mountain||London, ON||1,076 ft||35%||62 km|
|Chicopee||Kitchener, ON||1,213 ft||32%||153 km|
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Point Pelee National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Point Pelee National Park.
|Cleveland Hopkins International Airport||CLE||Cleveland, OH||119 km|
|Detroit Metropolitan Airport||DTW||Detroit, MI||133 km|
|Lester B. Pearson International Airport||YYZ||Toronto, ON||219 km|
|Buffalo Niagara International Airport||BUF||Buffalo, NY||253 km|
|Pittsburgh International Airport||PIT||Pittsburgh, PA||255 km|
|John Glenn Columbus International Airport||CMH||Columbus, OH||291 km|
|Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport||CVG||Cincinnati / Covington, KY||452 km|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Point Pelee National Park.
|Chris Hadfield Airport||YZR||Sarnia, ON||73 km|
|London Airport||YXU||London, ON||80 km|
|Windsor Airport||YQG||Windsor, ON||100 km|
|Erie International Tom Ridge Field||ERI||Erie, PA||138 km|
|Waterloo Airport||YKF||Kitchener, ON||157 km|
|John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport||YHM||Hamilton, ON||168 km|
|Bishop International Airport||FNT||Flint, MI||170 km|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.