The Minden Whitewater Preserve is privately owned and operated by Whitewater Ontario.

The Preserve's 100 acres include:

  • - well drained camp sites with picnic tables and fire pits – open meadow has space for 150-200 people; the forested area of the Preserve has individual camp sites for 150-200 people
  • - camp sites are accessible by vehicle
  • - some large and small picnic shelters (a kitchen tarp is recommended as not all sites have close access to shelters)
  • - indoor and outdoor washroom facilities
  • - outdoor sinks for washing dishes
  • - hot and cold (potable) running water
  • - camp fire wood is available for $5.-
  • - There is an open area for trailers and campers but no pump out station trails for hiking, biking or cross country skiing
  • - the Roger Parsons Centre - this clubhouse contains the indoor washroom facilities, garbage bins, electrical outlets, the outdoor kitchen sinks, sponsor’s booths.  Race meetings will be held here.

Cost for camping at the Preserve - $20/person/night with a maximum price of $100.-
WO members - $10/person/night maximum price of $80 .-
Non-Canadian visitors - $20/person/night with a maximum price of $80.-
Volunteers camp for free.-
US racers pay in USD - CA racers pay in CAD - Other countries pay in USD

For more information on camping and the Minden Whitewater Preserve visit:
Address: 1870 Horseshoe Lake Rd, Minden Hills, ON K0M 2K0
Province: Ontario
Capacity: 500
Phone: +1 888-322-2849


Pinestone Resort http://www.pinestone-resort.com/ (code CANOE19 at booking for group rate)
Motel Minden       http://www.motelminden.ca/
Ogopogo Resort      https://www.ogopogoresort.com/
Heather Lodge       https://www.heatherlodge.com/
Red Umbrella Inn      http://www.redumbrellainn.com/

These are four of dozens of options for lodgings in and around Minden, Ontario.  Simply type “accommodations in Minden, Ontario” into your search engine to review a larger selection.  Note that this region is in cottage country and most lodgings become fully booked for the summer many months in advance. 

Services in Minden

Restaurants – Rhubarb, the Pepper Mill, Heather Lodge, Tim Hortons, Dairy Queen, Suwan’s Thai Cuisine, Marks (Chinese), Subway, Kawartha Dairy (ice cream emporium)
Grocery stores – Foodland, Value Mart
Hardware stores – Canadian Tire, Home Hardware
Miscellaneous – gas stations, beer store, liquor store, banks, post office