Thu. Feb 29th, 2024

Sounds like a nice weekend to go camping! Get out and enjoy the weather at one of these featured campgrounds.

There is a lot of 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 1:00 p.m. on June 7, 2018):

southwestern ontario

Brontë Creek Provincial Park

Bright but shady campsiteSite 326 (forest and ravine camps). Store site (electric)

Bronte Creek offers two interpretation centers. Spruce Lane Farmhouse shows what life must have been like for early farmers. The Nature Center is located next to the large Red Play Barn and Children’s Farm. Kids love visiting turtles and exploring hands-on in our discovery room.

Bronte Creek is 30 minutes from Hamilton and 1 hour from Toronto.

Point Farms Provincial Park

Bright and green campsite with picnic tableSite 44, Camp Huron. Tent or RV up to 18′ (electric)

There are still many sites available at Point Farms! This park, north of Goderich, is located on a bluff and offers spectacular views of the blue water and beautiful sunsets of Lake Huron.

This park is a gem offering many family experiences including a large sandy beach with good swimming, 6km of walking trails, children’s play areas and playing fields.

Point Farms is less than 10 minutes from Goderich and 1.5 hours from Kitchener.

Southeastern Ontario

Peninsula Provincial Park

Small, cool shelter with soft walls in the shape of a cabin, surrounded by forest. Soft-Walled Shelter (Site 155, Exploration Tent)

Presqu’ile has exceptional hiking trails at this time of year, as well as a 2.5 km sandy beach to cool off with a swim.

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Give your family a taste of history by staying at our Prospector tent in Presqu’ile this weekend. This is a typical Prospector canvas tent supported by a wooden frame that can accommodate 5 people.

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

Silent Lake Provincial Park

Green, shady campsite with a site marker and a picnic tableSite 69, Pincer Bay walk-in sites. Tent only (non-electric)

With over 12 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, Silent Lake is a great destination for outdoor adventures. Check out the beautiful lookout over Silent Lake or enjoy any of the park’s sandy beaches.

These walk-in sites are some of the best in the park and are just steps from a secret beach, just for overnight campers.

Silent Lake is 2.5 hours from Toronto and 3 hours from Ottawa.

Near the north

Bonnèchere Provincial Park

Log cabin in the woods with front porchRustic Cabin (2 available – Riverwatch and Floodwaters Cabins)

One of the hidden gems of the Ottawa ValleyYour 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.

This cabin has two bedrooms, a small living room with a chesterfield sofa and a propane fireplace. The kitchen has a small refrigerator and microwave, a custom pine dining table with an outdoor barbecue for cooking. Firewood, canoe and paddling equipment are provided. The cabins are located just steps from a central bathroom and water tap.

*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

Light wooden cabin with deck and BBQRustic cabin (Cabin 3)

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!

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This cabin sleeps four people, has a kitchen, furnished common area, running water and a three-piece bathroom.

*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.

Northeastern Ontario

Finlayson Point Provincial Park

Split image with the interior on one side (wood, bright, comfortable) and the exterior shot of the cabin on the other side (dark wood, right on the water)Cabin (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.

Pancake Bay Provincial Park

Green yurt with ramp and small porch.  The picnic table is surrounded by a dining tent.Yurt (site 124)

This yurt is equipped with two sets of futon bunk beds and sleeps six people. Inside, campers will find a table and chairs, a mini fridge, a bookshelf, a broom and dustpan. Outside, the yurt sites are equipped with a propane barbecue, picnic table, and fire pit.

This cozy yurt is located just steps from the Caribbean blue waters of Lake Superior.

Pancake Bay is 1 hour from Sault Ste Marie.

Northwestern Ontario

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Cabin with white trim on mowed grass with ramp and porchRustic Cabin (5 – Coral Root)

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.

Quetico Provincial Park

4 photos of 2 cabinsRustic Cabin (2 available – Log Cabin and Ojibway Cabin)

**Oceanfront Site Alert!**

Quetico is known for its rugged beauty, towering rock cliffs, majestic waterfalls, pristine pine and fir forests, and picturesque rivers and lakes.

Stay comfortably in one of these rustic cabins that would make a great base camp for exploring Quetico’s many lakes. Each cabin sleeps four people and offers many of the comforts of home, including a small refrigerator, coffee maker, and propane barbecue.

Quetico is less than 2 hours from Thunder Bay or 30 minutes from Atikokan.