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Camping Vacancy Highlights: October 11-14

Gather friends and family around the picnic table this year and spend Thanksgiving in nature surrounded by beautiful fall colors!

Find your ideal campsite in our campsite search/booking tool (including images of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available as of 10:00am on October 9, 2019):

Northwestern Ontario

Rushing River Provincial Park

View of site 6.Site 6, Southwest Camp. Tent or RV up to 32 feet *electric*

Rushing River is a favorite family camping destination with beaches, playgrounds, hiking trails, and endless opportunities to explore.

Rushing River is 2.5 hours from Winnipeg.

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Rustic cabins. (Fairy slipper available)

These barrier-free cabins are located in the park on the shores of Lake Marie Louise.

Each cabin has three bedrooms, a bathroom with a large shower, a fully equipped modern kitchen, a propane fireplace, and a 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.

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

Sleeping Giant is 1 hour from Thunder Bay.

Northeastern Ontario

Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park

View of site 205.Site 205, Jingwakoki West Campground. Tent or RV up to 18 feet *electric*

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Samuel de Champlain is located on the historic Mattawa River fur trade route in the Mattawa Valley. Hike the trails and enjoy the beautiful fall colors or relax by the refreshing, clear waters of Lake Moore. Both are fantastic ways to spend the day.

Samuel de Champlain It is 40 minutes east of North Bay and approximately 3.5 hours from Ottawa.

Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park

View of site 50.Site 50, Sturgeon Bay Campground. Tent or RV up to 18 feet

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

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

Near the north

Mikisew Provincial Park

View of site 368.Site 368, Campground 3. Tent or RV up to 25 feet *electric*

There are three sandy swimming beaches located along Eagle Lake in Mikisew Provincial Park. The lake is also ideal for boating, paddling and fishing.

While you’re there, check out their new 18-hole disc golf course!

Mikisew is just over 2 hours from Barrie and 2.5 hours from Sudbury.

Six Mile Lake Provincial Park

View of site 114.Site 114, Roble and Popular Camps. Tent or RV up to 18 feet

This wonderful family campsite contains landscapes that have inspired painters. The park is ideal for paddlers of all levels and canoes can be rented from the park store. Three hiking trails offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy the natural and cultural heritage of Six Mile Lake.

Six Mile Lake is less than 2 hours from Toronto and 40 minutes from Barrie.

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southwestern ontario

Rondeau Provincial Park

View of site 175.Site 175, North 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.

Sauble Falls Provincial Park

View of site 143.Site 143, East Camp. tent

This waterfall powered a lumber mill and generating station. Now flanked by mature forest, the falls are the end of the Rankin River canoe route, ideal for novice canoeists. Sauble Falls is the perfect base camp for exploring the Bruce Peninsula.

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

Southeastern Ontario

Balsam Lake Provincial Park

View of site 107. Site 107, Camp Elm. Tent or RV up to 18 feet

Balsam Lake campers love the Lookout Trail (2.6 kilometers). 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.

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

Lake Charleston Provincial Park

cabinTall Pine Cabin

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 a composting outhouse is nearby.

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

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

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