Willow Island

Willow Island

Willow Island

Willow Island

Willow Island

Willow Island
Island Dock

Willow Island
Legislative Dock

Willow Island

Willow Island

Willow Island

Willow Island

Willow Island


Willow Island: Facilities
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Pickup Locations:

  • Willow Island Overlook, the closest and quickest.
  • Legislative Landing: For guests unable to use the overlook stairs
     (Pickup must be arranged ahead of time, due to the extra distance)

Barbecues:Charcoal Type (visitors must provide their own charcoal and starting fuel)

  • 3 on north side
  • 1 on south side

Roasting Sticks:

  • A very limited amount available. BEST to bring your own

Firepits: (firewood provided)

  • 1 on each side of the island. Staff will start the fire at an agreed time


  • Mens: 1 sink, 2 urinals, , 3 toilets
  • Womens: 2 sinks, 4 toilets

Water Fountain:

  • 1 located near the washrooms

Power Supply:Standard household outlets

  • one in each washroom, one under the canopy, several located in the trees
    The "tree" outlets will be turned upon request. Advise island staff upon arrival


  • No public telephone, island staff has access to office phone


  • There is NO playground on the island
    A few toys are available, eg Crocquet sets, badminton set. Better to bring your own
    Guest are responsible for setup and take down

Wheelchair Accesibiltiy:

  • WascaI Ferry: Excellent. Except when lake level is high
     At high water levels the ramp off the ferry can be very steep
  • Sunsation Ferry: Fair
     Smaller ferry. One wheelchair
  • WascaII Ferry: No longer used for passenger transportation
  • Arrangements can be made through the office for guests who have difficulty
    climbing or descending the overlook stairs
    The easier pickup point is the Legislative Landing
    Please arrange a pickup time before arrival. Extra time will be needed for transportion
  • There is a wooden ramp at the island dock