Thu. Feb 29th, 2024

June is a spectacular time to visit Ontario parks! Get out and enjoy the warmer weather at one of this week’s featured spots.

For those who want a more relaxed getaway, you’ll find plenty of cabins in this week’s preview. Enjoy full days outdoors followed by quiet, peaceful nights with many of the comforts of home.

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 14, 2018):

southwestern ontario

Sauble Falls Provincial Park

Shaded campsite surrounded by deciduous trees including fire pit and picnic tableSite 63, West Camp. Tent or RV up to 18′ (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 visiting nearby Sauble Beach and exploring the Bruce Peninsula.

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

Rondeau Provincial Park

Shaded, grassy campsite with deciduous foliageSite 217, North Camp. Tent or RV up to 18′ (electric)

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 that will allow you to explore this world-renowned birdwatching destination.

Rondeau is 3 hours from Toronto and 1.5 hours from London.

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Southeastern Ontario

Rideau River Provincial Park

Beautiful green campsite surrounded by tall trees.Site 1, East Campground (site 2 also available). Tent or trailer up to 18′ (not electric)

The Rideau River is an ideal base for exploring Ottawa and the historic Rideau Canal. The park offers many opportunities for paddlers and boaters who want to explore. Visit this website and click on “Paddling Guide 14” to see points of interest near the park, such as a 7km paddle up Kemptville Creek to the town of Kemptville.

The Rideau River is 40 minutes from Ottawa and 1.5 hours from Kingston.

Peninsula Provincial Park

Fairly large, gray-brown, single-story cabin with rock fireplaceClark-Denson Cottage

The shores of Lake Ontario are calling you and Presqu’ile is the perfect place to appreciate this majestic lake. Right on the water, this beautiful cabin allows you to enjoy the sun, surf, and all the comforts of home.

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

Presqu’ile is 1.5 hours from Kingston, 2 hours from Toronto and 4 hours from Montreal.

Near the north

Bonnèchere Provincial Park

Single story log cabin with ramp to front door.Fallen Tree Cabin (Floodwaters Cabin also available)

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

Explore the peaceful Bonnechere River, a great place to introduce little ones to paddling. The park rents kayaks, canoes and paddleboards, which can be picked up directly at the boat launch.

*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.

Algonquin Provincial Park – Pog Lake

Sunny campsite filled with pine needles on a sunny daySite 117, Pog Lake Campground. Tent or trailer up to 32′ (electric)

Yes, there are still spots available for Pog Lake Campground in Algonquin this weekend. Boasting some of the most scenic sites in the system, Pog Lake Campground puts you right in the middle of exceptional paddling, fishing, and hiking. This campsite has sea views and is just steps from the lake.

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Pog Lake is located 3.5 hours from Toronto and 3 hours from Ottawa.

Northeastern Ontario

Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park

Small yellow cabin with white door and black roofCabin 2 (cabins 2 and 3 available)

Whether you stay in Sturgeon Bay or head to Georgian Bay, you’ll find scenic views and excellent fishing opportunities. Bring your own canoe or rent one at the park!

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

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

Finlayson Point Provincial Park

Double image: the first photo of the beautiful, bright interior of the cabin and the second photo is of the brown exterior of the cabin right on the water.Temagami Cabin

**Oceanfront Site Alert!**

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.

Northwestern Ontario

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Exterior shot of a small dark brown cabin with white trim.  Includes a wooden ramp to the front door.Rustic Coral Root Cabin

This barrier-free 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 each cabin is a fire pit and picnic table.

This cabin requires a minimum 1 week reservation.

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

Sleeping Giant is 1 hour from Thunder Bay.

Blue Lake Provincial Park

White trailer at the campground with a blue sign in the foreground that says "rental 404."Equipped with trailer, site 404

Blue Lake is best known for its crystal clear waters and long sandy beach. And this coveted site is still available for this weekend. When you return home from the beach or a full day in the woods, you can sleep comfortably in an air-conditioned trailer that sleeps up to 6 people.

Blue Lake is located 45 minutes from Dryden and 3.5 hours from Winnipeg.