Thu. Feb 29th, 2024
Camping Vacancy Highlights: Long Weekend Edition!

It’s not too late to book a campsite for the Victory Day long weekend!

While many parks are filling up, many campgrounds still have a good selection of sites available, especially for tent campers!

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 May 16):

GTA and Southwestern Ontario

Earl Rowe Provincial Park

Cut site, surrounded by trees with picnic table and fire pit.Site 26, Rabbit and Blue Heron Camp. Tent only

Enjoy fishing or explore Earl Rowe’s hiking trails, including an accessible paved trail. At Rabbit and Blue Heron Campground, there are nearby amenities such as comfort stations with showers, water taps, and laundry facilities.

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

Southeastern Ontario

Peninsula Provincial Park

Cut site with picnic table and fire pit.  The trees surround, and beyond the trees is the water.Site 311, Elmvale Camp. Tent or RV up to 18 feet

the annual Warbler and Warbler Festival takes place this weekend. Enjoy bird walks, bird banding, and evening programs.

Presqu’ile was created for walking and its views of Lake Ontario attract walkers year-round. With its flat terrain, the park is also ideal for cycling.

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Presqu’ile is 1.5 hours from Toronto and Kingston, just south of Highway 401.

Silver Lake Provincial Park

Site 16, Camp Dawson. Tents only (sea facing)

Located on a picturesque lake, the 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.

Near the north

Algonquin Provincial Park

Site 28, Tea Lake. Tents only (sea facing)

There are still beautiful waterfront tent campsites available at Algonquin’s Tea Lake Campground.

Tea Lake is located 3.5 hours north of Toronto or 3.5 hours west of Ottawa.

Halfway Lake Provincial Park

Site 34, Camp Wildrose. Tent or RV up to 25 feet (electric)

This family-friendly campground features two buoyed beaches, excellent swimming, and excellent fishing.

Halfway Lake is 1 hour north of Sudbury.

Northeastern Ontario

Esker Lakes Provincial Park

Site 23, Sunny Point Campground. Tent or RV up to 25 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.

Esker Lakes is one hour from Rouyn-Noranda, 2.5 hours from Val d’Or and 4 hours from Sudbury.

Pancake Bay Provincial Park

Green yurt with white roof, terrace and dining tent around the picnic tableSite 124, East Camp. Yurt

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 Voyageurs Rowing Route and is a short drive from many regional attractions.

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Pancake Bay is 1 hour from Sault Ste Marie.

Northwestern Ontario

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Site 211, Marie Louise Lake Campground. Camping equipped for recreational vehicles

Without trailer? No problem. Sleeping Giant has several campsites equipped for RVs (including the one above!).

Enjoy stunning views of Lake Superior from the top of the Giant Trail and Thunder Bay Lookout, or explore over 80 km of incredible hiking trails with many spectacular geological features, such as the “Sea Lion.”

Sleeping Giant is 1 hour from Thunder Bay, on the shores of Lake Superior.

Fushimi Lake Provincial Park

Site 7. Tent or RV up to 32 feet (electric)

Lake Fushimi offers excellent fishing opportunities for walleye, pike, whitefish and yellow perch. You can clean your catch at the fish hut next to the jetty.

Lake Fushimi is 3.5 hours from Timmins.

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