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Camping Vacancy Highlights: June 14-16

It’s a beautiful weekend to go camping! Get out and enjoy the weather at one of these featured campgrounds.

We are presenting several rustic cabins in this week’s preview, And a cabin in Temagami!

Find your ideal campsite in our Camping navigation/reservation tool (including photos of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available from 11:00 a.m. on June 13, 2019):

southwestern ontario

Sauble Falls Provincial Park

campingSite 16, West Camp. Tent or RV up to 18 feet. *electric*

This historic waterfall used to power a sawmill and generating station. Now flanked by mature forest, the falls are the end of the Rankin River canoe route, ideal for novice canoeists (rentals available). Sauble Falls is the perfect base camp for exploring the Bruce Peninsula.

Sauble Falls is 3 hours from Toronto and 2 hours from Barrie.

Turkey Point Provincial Park

campingSite 150, Camp Whippoorwill, Fin and Feather. Tent or RV up to 18 feet. *electric*

Did you know that Turkey Point is the only provincial park with a golf course?

The park’s shallow, buoyed beach is ideal for swimming. Turkey Point Village offers many fun activities just a short drive from the park, including a bird observatory, wineries, and zip lining.

Turkey Point is 2 hours from Toronto and Niagara Falls.

Southeastern Ontario

Balsam Lake Provincial Park

Two people jumping off a pier at sunsetCabin. (RA1)

Did you know Balsam Lake has a fully equipped four-bedroom cabin?

During the day, walk among eskers and kames formed more than 10,000 years ago on the Wisconsin Glacier and enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding area. When you’re ready to relax, return to this relaxing cabin with all the comforts of home.

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

Balsam Lake is 2 hours from Toronto and 45 minutes from Orillia.

Lake Charleston Provincial Park

yurtSite 315B, Shady Ridge Campground. *yurt*

Charleston Lake is a fantastic place to spend some time in the spring. There are excellent birding opportunities with the chance to see bald eagles, red-shouldered hawks, cerulean warblers, yellow-throated vireos, and black-billed and yellow-billed cuckoos. It is also a fantastic fishing destination.

Charleston Lake is less than 1 hour from Kingston, 2 hours from Ottawa, and 3 hours from Toronto.

Near the north

Bonnèchere Provincial Park

cabinRustic cabin. (C1, C2, C3 and C4 are available)

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.

This weekend, you could explore the peaceful Bonnechere River, a great place to introduce little ones to paddling.

*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.

Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park

cabinCamping cabins. (C1, C2 and C3 are available)

The park’s cozy cabins are perfect for when it gets a little cooler at night. Paddlers and boaters can enjoy a scenic tour of Sturgeon Bay or (if more experienced) head to Georgian Bay.

Anglers love Shawanaga Bay, a huge inlet that extends inland from Georgian Bay with hundreds of islands and lots of underwater structure where the fish like to hang out.

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

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Sturgeon Bay is 3 hours from Toronto and 1.5 hours from Sudbury.

Northeastern Ontario

Finlayson Point Provincial Park

cabinTemagami cabin. *Oceanfront*

Rest and relax on the shore of beautiful Lake Temagami, where canoes, boats and seaplanes pass by. The cabin is finished with tongue-and-groove pine and decorated with wood furniture and an electric fireplace.

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

Finlayson Point is less than 5 hours from Toronto and 2 hours from Sudbury.

renIs Brunelle Provincial Park

cabinSite 100, Walk-in sites. *camping cabin*

The camp cabin is a single room with a rustic wood interior. The cabin sleeps five people in a queen bed and a double/single bunk bed.

There are excellent paddling opportunities on Lake Remi, especially exploring the park’s undeveloped north shore, and the park rents canoes and kayaks.

This is an ecological region known as the Boreal Forest, often called the nursery of songbirds because many nest here each summer. The four sandy beaches, shallow, clear waters and buoyed areas are perfect for family swimming.

René Brunelle is less than 2 hours from Timmins.

Northwestern Ontario

Blue Lake Provincial Park

trailerSite 401, Camp B. *equipped with trailer*

No RV? No problem! Blue Lake RVs are equipped with a small dinette, sofa bed, “add a room” mosquito net, stove, refrigerator, air conditioning, heater, shower, and two sinks with drinking water.

Renowned for its crystal clear waters and long sandy beach, Blue Lake is an exceptional destination for all types of water activities. Take a canoe or spend the afternoon fishing for walleye, musky, pike, lake trout, and smallmouth bass.

Blue Lake is 3.5 hours from Winnipeg and 4.5 hours from Thunder Bay.

Rainbow Falls Provincial Park – Rossport

Site R18. Tent. *Oceanfront*

You’ll want to stay all week when you can glimpse Lake Superior’s stunning shoreline! This beautiful and private site sits behind a steep wooded slope leading to Lake Whitesand.

Shake off the cobwebs with a hike along the Casque Isle Trail or watch cascading waters tumble over the rocky ledges of Rainbow Falls on their way to Lake Superior.

Rainbow Falls is 2.5 hours from Thunder Bay and 5 hours from Sault Ste Marie (just follow the shoreline of Lake Superior!).

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