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Camping Vacancy Highlights: July 12-14

Research shows that camping in nature is good for our physical and mental well-being. What better reason to get outdoors with family and friends and sleep under the stars?

Find your ideal campsite in our Camping navigation/reservation tool (including photos of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available starting at noon on July 11, 2019):

Northeastern Ontario

Nagagamisis Provincial Park

Campsite 32, next to the water, in Nagagamisis Provincial Park. Site 32. Bedwash Campground B. Tent or RV up to 18 feet. *Oceanfront*

This campsite is just steps from the sandy beach; You can relax and swim all day in the clear water. Use the park as a starting point for challenging canoe routes on the Nagagami and Shekak Rivers. Anglers return year after year to this large secluded lake, attracted by the excellent fishing for walleye, pike, and yellow perch.

There’s a lot in store for Nagagamisis campers this weekend, including Undercover Critters, where you’ll be able to explore the world of wildlife in the park that lives right beneath our feet.

Nagagamisis is 4.5 hours north of Sault Ste. Marie. Maria.

Mississagi Provincial Park

Site 2. Tent camping. *entrance* *facing the sea*

If you’ve been to Mississagi, you know it’s one of Ontario’s best kept secrets. The landscape is spectacular with hills, ridges, cliffs, valleys and bright blue lakes. Three beaches flow into the pleasant waters of Lake Semiwite and hikers will love the seven hiking trails with fantastic views.

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Mississagi is just over 3 hours west of Sudbury and 3 hours east of Sault Ste. Marie. Maria.

Pancake Bay Provincial Park

View of shady Site 85 at Hilltop Campground in Pancake Bay Provincial Park.Site 85, Camp Hilltop. Tent or RV up to 18 feet. *electric*

Pancake Bay features over 3 km of beautiful sandy beaches and blue Caribbean waters. Enjoy a panoramic view of Lake Superior from the Edmund Fitzgerald Lookout hiking trail. The park is located along the historic Travelers’ Rowing Route and is a short drive from many regional attractions.

Discovery Drop-in programs will also be held all weekend, including Feathered Friends on Saturday in East Comfort and you’ll get some birding tips.

Pancake Bay is 1 hour from Sault Ste Marie.

Northwestern Ontario

Neys Provincial Park

Site 107. Camping Area 4. Tent or RV up to 18 feet.

Neys is home to one of the best sandy beaches on the north shore of Lake Superior. While you’re here, you can hike the Pic Island Overlook Trail to an overlook that has a spectacular view of Pic Island, immortalized on canvas by Lawren Harris of the Group of Seven.

Neys is 3.5 hours from Thunder Bay.

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

cabin with rampRustic Cabin — Fairy Slipper

This barrier-free cabin is located in the park on the shores of Lake Marie Louise.

The cabin has three bedrooms, a bathroom with a large shower, a fully equipped modern kitchen, propane fireplace, and heated porch. Pots, pans, cups, bowls, plates, cutlery, kettle, coffee maker, pillows and bedding are provided. Outside the cabin is a fire pit and picnic table.

*NOTE* Call Ontario Parks Reservations at 1-888-ONT-PARK (668-7275) to reserve.

Sleeping Giant is 1 hour from Thunder Bay.

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Near the north

Bonnèchere Provincial Park

cabinRustic Cabin C2

One of the Ottawa Valley’s hidden gems, your family will fall in love with Bonnechere.

This cabin has two bedrooms, a small living room with a chesterfield sofa and a propane fireplace. The kitchen features an electric refrigerator and microwave, a custom pine dining table, and an outdoor barbecue for cooking. Firewood, canoe and paddling equipment are provided.

*NOTE* Call Ontario Parks Reservations at 1-888-ONT-PARK (668-7275) to reserve.

Bonnechere is 2 hours from Ottawa and 3 hours from Kingston.

Marten River Provincial Park

Site 99, Camping Chicot B. Tent. *electric*

The Marten River is the southern entrance to the Temagami area and is the perfect base for canoeists, boaters and fishermen. The River Marten itself offers many opportunities to explore, with numerous bays and long stretches of coastline.

Marten River is 45 minutes from North Bay and 1.5 hours from Sudbury.

Southeastern Ontario

Voyageur Provincial Park

Site 83, Camp Champlain. Tent or RV up to 18 feet *electric*

Voyageur’s varied habitats make it a great place to spot a diverse selection of bird species.

Champlain Campground has an adjacent beach and a small boat launch ramp. With many small bays and inlets, visitors can enjoy exploring and spotting wildlife from the water by canoe or kayak.

Voyageur is just over an hour from Ottawa and Montreal.

Silver Lake Provincial Park

Site 86, Camp Wesley. tent

Located on a picturesque lake, this park offers excellent opportunities for swimming, canoeing, boating, and fishing.

Silver Lake is just over 1 hour north of Kingston and just over 1 hour south of Ottawa.

southwestern ontario

Earl Rowe Provincial Park

Site 57, Rabbit Loop and Blue. tent

Enjoy daily programming from Discovery and free lessons from Learn to Fish. Spend the day swimming or explore the park’s hiking trails, including the paved Fletcher’s Mill Pond Trail.

Earl Rowe is only 1.5 hours from Toronto or 45 minutes from Barrie.

Find a campsite near you with our online campsite search tool and spend this weekend in nature!