Sounds like a perfect weekend for fun in the sun! Relax at some beautiful beachfront sites or in a rustic cabin.
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 4, 2019):
Esker Lakes Provincial Park
Site 52, Camp Sunny Point. Tent or RV up to 32 feet. *electric*
Esker Lakes is located within the vast boreal forest that covers much of northern Ontario. The collection of picturesque lakes, separated by short, fairly level portages and no motorboats, makes the park ideal for canoeing.
Or explore the Lonesome Bog Trail at Esker Lakes and hike through a variety of habitats in boreal forest ecosystems and former glacial landscapes.
Esker Lakes is just over 4 hours from North Bay and 2 hours from Timmins.
Fairbank Provincial Park
Site 107. Camping or RV tent up to 18 feet. *electric*
Spring-fed Lake Fairbank is a great place to spend a relaxing weekend. The crystal-clear waters attract visitors from all over the region to snorkel and swim on the buoyed sandy beach.
Fairbank is 1 hour from Sudbury and 2 hours from North Bay.
Caliper Lake Provincial Park
Site 73. Camping or RV tent up to 25 feet. *electric*
The calm waters of Caliper Lake offer a relaxing option for a day of canoeing. A large beach and separate swimming area make swimming a favorite activity at Caliper Lake. Enjoy the warm, shallow waters and floating swimming platform.
Caliper Lake is one hour from Fort Frances and 4 hours from Winnipeg.
White Lake Provincial Park
Site 40, Camp Woodlily. Tent or RV up to 32 feet. *electric*
White Lake is an ideal place for anglers. The campground features a fish cleaning station, paved boat launch (lit at night), and dock.
The lake is large and can be explored by motor boat or canoe. Canoes, adult mountain bikes, tents and fishing equipment can be rented.
White Lake is 4 hours from Sault Ste Marie and Thunder Bay.
Near the north
Chutes Provincial Park
Site 76, Log Drive lane. Tent or RV up to 18 feet. *electric*
Located between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie, Chutes offers great hiking with views of picturesque waterfalls and a river gorge. It is an ideal base for exploring Manitoulin Island and the North Channel of Lake Huron.
Chutes is just over 1 hour from Sudbury and 2.5 hours from Sault Ste. Marie. Maria.
Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park
Site 190, Jingwakoki West Camp. Tent or RV up to 18 feet. *electric*
Samuel de Champlain is located on the historic Mattawa River fur trading route in the Mattawa Valley. Discovery staff at the park offer interactive programming suitable for all ages. Relaxing by the refreshing, clear waters of Lake Moore is a fantastic way to spend a warm day.
Samuel de Champlain is 40 minutes east of North Bay and approximately 3.5 hours from Ottawa.
Lake Charleston Provincial Park
Tall Pine Cabin. *oceanfront cabin*
*NOTE* Call Ontario Parks Reservations at 1-888-ONT-PARK (668-7275) to reserve.
Do you need a quiet escape? Located on the east shore of Lake Charleston, this rustic cabin has water access only. There is no electric service at this cabin, but solar-powered interior lights are provided and there is a composting outhouse nearby.
Charleston Lake is less than 1 hour from Kingston, 2 hours from Ottawa, and 3 hours from Toronto.
Lake San Pedro Provincial Park
Site 34. Camping or RV tent up to 32 feet. *seafront* *electric*
Lake St. Peter is known for its excellent trout and bass fishing. Rent a canoe or kayak, or hike the Lookout Trail.
You can also spend the day at nearby Algonquin Provincial Park; just show your camping permit.
Lake St. Peter is 3 hours from Ottawa and Kingston.
Earl Rowe Provincial Park
Site 24, Rabbit Loop Campground. 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.
Rondeau Provincial Park
Site 97, South Camp. Tent.
Eleven beach accesses lead to 7 miles of beautiful sandy beaches along the Rondeau Peninsula side of Lake Erie. The park also offers six hiking trails from which to explore this world-renowned birdwatching destination.
Rondeau is 3 hours from Toronto and 1.5 hours from London.