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Camping Vacancy Highlights: October 8-11

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

Find your ideal campsite in our reservation service (including photos of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available from 3:00 p.m. on October 6, 2021):

Northeastern Ontario

Kettle Lakes Provincial Park

Site 1, The Pines Campground. Tent or RV up to 32 feet. *electric*

Kettle Lakes is part of the large expanse of boreal forest that covers northern Ontario and offers excellent opportunities for hiking, bird watching and fishing.

The park has 14 km of bike trails that wind through the forest and take you to Slab Lake. Stop for a refreshing swim before continuing your journey!

Kettle Lakes is 4 hours north of Sudbury.

Pancake Bay Provincial Park

yurtSite 365, Central-West 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 Travelers’ Rowing Route and is a short drive from many regional attractions.

Pancake Bay is 1 hour from Sault Ste Marie.

Northwestern Ontario

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park

Site 40, Whispering Hills Campground. Tent or RV up to 32 feet. *electric*

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Kakabeka Falls is the second tallest waterfall in Ontario and is accessible year-round. Enjoy great views of the falls and gorge from the boardwalk surrounding the summit.

Book a campsite and use it as a base to explore the area!

Kakabeka Falls is 30 minutes from Thunder Bay.

Rushing River Provincial Park

Site 29, Southwest Camp. Tent or RV up to 18 feet. *electric*

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

Stop by the park’s museum and check out its many interpretive exhibits.

Rushing River is 2.5 hours from Winnipeg.

Near the north

Restoule Provincial Park 3: 48 :42.586&-32736=%5B%5B1%5D,0.1%5D&equipmentId=-32768&subEquipmentId=-32763Site 459, Kettle Point Campground. Tent or RV up to 25 feet. *electric*

Restoule is a paradise of autumn colors!

Paddle along the base of Stormy Lake Bluffs or hike to the top to take in the local scenery.

More than 90 species of birds frequent Restoule’s waters and forests, including peregrine falcons, bald eagles and ospreys.

Restoule is 1 hour south of North Bay and 2 hours north of Orillia.

Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park

Site 48, Sturgeon Bay Campground. tent

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

Rent a motorboat nearby and explore the bay!

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

Southeastern Ontario

Lake Charleston Provincial Park

Site 249, Bayside Campground. Tent or RV up to 32 feet. *electric*

Charleston Lake is a favorite family camping destination and offers great boating, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

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It also offers some of the best summer star views in southeastern Ontario.

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

Ferris Provincial Park

Site 93, Camp Bedrock. Tent or RV up to 25 feet.

In Ferris you will find more 10 kilometres of trails that take you through forest and riverside environments. The Ranney Falls Trail follows the original road into the park before returning along the river.

The suspension bridge offers a panoramic view of the River Trent Gorge and, of course, the Ranney Falls that give the trail its name.

Want to explore Northumberland County this fall? Ferris is the perfect base camp!

Ferris is 1.5 hours from Kingston and just over 2 hours from Toronto.

southwestern ontario

Earl Rowe Provincial Park

Site 477, Boyne Meadows Campground. Tent or RV up to 18 feet.

Watch salmon spawn on the fish ladder (a space for fish to jump over obstacles) or explore one of the park’s many trails.

Grab your bike and discover the park on two wheels! The 7-mile Rainbow Run Trail runs through wetlands, campgrounds, lakes, forests, and open-country ecosystems.

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

Rondeau Provincial Park

Site 199, North Camp. Tent or RV up to 18 feet.

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 to explore this world-renowned birdwatching destination.

Bird watchers may catch glimpses of songbirds and warblers when they stop at the park before migrating south to their wintering grounds.

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

Find a campsite near you and spend this weekend in nature!

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