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Camping Vacancy Highlights: September 13-15

We have many vacant campsites in southern Ontario, and there are still two cabins available in the north.

Find your ideal campsite in our Campsite navigation/Booking tool (including photos of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available starting at noon on September 12, 2019):

Northwestern Ontario

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Rustic cabins. (Rose Pogonia and 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, 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.

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

Sleeping Giant is 1 hour from Thunder Bay.

Rushing River Provincial Park

View of site 70.Site 70, Southeast Camp. Tent or RV up to 18 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.

Northeastern Ontario

Nagagamisis Provincial Park

View of site 67.Site 67, Camp Shaganash. Tent or RV up to 32 feet

This campsite is just steps from the park’s beautiful sandy beach, where you can relax and swim all day in crystal clear waters. Use the park as a starting point for challenging canoe routes on the Nagagami and Shekak Rivers. Anglers return year after year to this large secluded lake, attracted by the excellent fishing for walleye, pike, and yellow perch.

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Nagagamisis is 4.5 hours north of Sault Ste. Marie. Marie or 4.5 hours west of Timmins

Lake Wakami Provincial Park

View of site 21.Site 21, Birch and Pine Grove Campgrounds. tent

This waterfront campground is located in the forest on the shores of Lake Wakami. Discover carnivorous plants and sundews on the park’s hiking trails, or rent a kayak and explore by water.

Did you know that Lake Wakami is one of the undiscovered fishing spots in Ontario parks?

Lake Wakami is 4 hours from Sault Ste Marie and 5 hours from Sudbury.

Near the north

Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park

cabinCamping cabin C1 and C2

The park’s cozy cabins are perfect for when it gets a little cooler at night. Paddlers and boaters can enjoy a scenic tour of Sturgeon Bay or (if more experienced) head to Georgian Bay.

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

*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.

Driftwood Provincial Park

View of site 78.Site 78, Camp Brumm. Tent or RV up to 32 feet. *electric*

The cool, clear waters of the Ottawa River are calling to you. A sandy beach that runs the length of the entire campground is located a short distance from this site, which is also very close to the park’s hiking trails.

From Driftwood, you can take a day trip to Algonquin with your camping permit, which gives you free access to any provincial park. Brent hotspot is just an hour away and Achray hotspot is just over two hours away.

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Driftwood is 2.5 hours north of Ottawa and 1.5 hours east of North Bay.

southwestern ontario

Turkey Point Provincial Park

View of site 77.Site 77, Walkingstick Woods Campground. Tent or RV up to 18 feet

Did you know that Turkey Point is the only provincial park with a golf course?

The park’s shallow, buoyed beach is ideal for swimming. Turkey Point Village offers many fun activities just a short drive from the park, including a bird observatory, wineries, and zip lining.

Turkey Point is 2 hours from Toronto and Niagara Falls.

Point Farms Provincial Park

View of site 10.Site 10, Camp Huron. Tent or RV up to 18 feet *electric* *without radio*

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

Ferris Provincial Park

View of site 136.Site 136, Camp Bedrock. Tent or RV up to 32 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 to Ferris Provincial 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.

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

Balsam Lake Provincial Park

View of site 748.Site 748, Camp Cedar. Tent or RV up to 18 feet *electric* *without radio*

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.

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