Point Pelee National Park

Point Pelee National Park

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VISIT Point Pelee National Park:

Park Details

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
Phone519-322-2365
HoursApril - September, daily 6am to 10pm; September - March, daily 7am to sunset
Entrance FeeFree - $9 per day, depending on age
Learn MoreOfficial 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.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation595764826961465959597158
Avg Temp323444587080848375624836
Max Temp484965778592959590796551
Avg Temp212228374857615953443526
Min Temp551024324145433528229
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

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 NameTrip MilesTrip Days
Niagara Falls, Bruce Peninsula to Point Pelee5879

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.

NameDistance
James A. Garfield National Historic Site97 km
Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial126 km
Cuyahoga Valley National Park139 km
River Raisin National Battlefield Park147 km
First Ladies National Historic Site190 km
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site241 km
Rouge National Urban Park261 km
Georgian Bay Islands National Park308 km
Fathom Five National Marine Park309 km
Friendship Hill National Historic Site337 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:

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
Boler MountainLondon, ON1,076 ft35%62 km
ChicopeeKitchener, ON1,213 ft32%153 km

Nearest Airports

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.

Large Airports

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.

NameCodeCityDistance
Cleveland Hopkins International AirportCLECleveland, OH119 km
Detroit Metropolitan AirportDTWDetroit, MI133 km
Lester B. Pearson International AirportYYZToronto, ON219 km
Buffalo Niagara International AirportBUFBuffalo, NY253 km
Pittsburgh International AirportPITPittsburgh, PA255 km
John Glenn Columbus International AirportCMHColumbus, OH291 km
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International AirportCVGCincinnati / Covington, KY452 km
Medium Airports

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.

NameCodeCityDistance
Chris Hadfield AirportYZRSarnia, ON73 km
London AirportYXULondon, ON80 km
Windsor AirportYQGWindsor, ON100 km
Erie International Tom Ridge FieldERIErie, PA138 km
Waterloo AirportYKFKitchener, ON157 km
John C. Munro Hamilton International AirportYHMHamilton, ON168 km
Bishop International AirportFNTFlint, MI170 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.