Fri. Feb 23rd, 2024

We are expecting beautiful temperatures this weekend. Why not go camping?

We have electric and waterfront campsites available PLUS some parks still have vacant covered lodges (available from 12:00 p.m. on September 13, 2018):

Southeastern Ontario

Ferris Provincial Park

Sunny, grassy campsiteSite 16, Camp Valleyview. Tent or RV up to 25′ (electric)

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.

Fitzroy Provincial Park

sunny, grassy site with pine treesSite 115, Camp Pinegrove. Tent or RV up to 32′

Located at the junction of the meandering Carp River and the mighty Ottawa River, Fitzroy offers excellent family camping with plenty of swimming and hiking options nearby. The park is an ideal base for exploring the Ottawa Valley and the country’s capital.

Fitzroy is 50 minutes from Ottawa and just over 2 hours from Kingston.

southwestern ontario

Sauble Falls Provincial Park

Forest campsite among mature deciduous treesSite 14, West Camp. Tent or RV up to 18′ (electric)

This historic waterfall used to power a sawmill and generating station. Now flanked by mature forest, the falls are the end of the Rankin River canoe route, ideal for novice canoeists (rentals available). Sauble Falls is the perfect base camp for visiting nearby Sauble Beach and exploring the Bruce Peninsula.

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Bonus: Check out jumping salmon and great fall fishing!

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

Pinery Provincial Park

Partially shaded sandy campsite surrounded by deciduous vegetationSite 743, Riverside Area 4. Tent or RV up to 18′

This stunningly beautiful park offers 10 km of sandy beach on the shores of stunning Lake Huron. The sunsets here are ranked by National Geographic among the “10 best in the world.” Rent a canoe, hydrobike, rowboat or kayak to explore the Old Ausable Channel, a provincially significant wetland.

Pinery is 1 hour from London or Sarnia.

Near the north

Bonnèchere Provincial Park

Small wooden cabin in the forestRustic cabin (C2 – Floods)

One of the Ottawa Valley’s hidden gems, your family will fall in love with Bonnechere.

This cabin has two bedrooms, a small living room with a chesterfield sofa and a propane fireplace. The kitchen features an electric refrigerator and microwave, a custom pine dining table, and an outdoor barbecue for cooking. Firewood, canoe and paddling equipment are provided.

This weekend, you could explore the peaceful Bonnechere River, a great place to introduce little ones to paddling.

*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

Small wooden cabinRustic cabin (Cabin 3)

Situated among the 30,000 islands, Sturgeon Bay is a beautiful and unique weekend destination. Enjoy fishing in the bay or relaxing on the sandy beach.

This cabin has a full kitchen, furnished common area, and two bedrooms, each with a double bed.

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.

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*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

Lake Wakami Provincial Park

waterfront site with birch treesSite 17, Camp Pinegrove. tent

**Oceanfront Site Alert!**

One of the undiscovered fishing spots in Ontario parks! This waterfront campground is located on the shore of Lake Wakami. Discover plants like carnivorous plant and sundew on the park’s hiking trails, or rent a kayak and explore by water.

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

Pancake Bay Provincial Park

Yurt and food shelter. Yurt (site 365)

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.

This yurt is equipped with two bunk beds (sleeps 6 total), a table, chairs, and a mini fridge. Outside, the yurt sites have a propane barbecue, picnic table, and fire pit.

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 100 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.

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park

shaded campsiteSite 42, Camp Whispering Hills. Tent or RV up to 32′ (electric)

At 40m high, Kakabeka Falls is the second tallest waterfall in Ontario and is accessible year-round. The park offers great views of the falls and gorge from the boardwalk surrounding the top of the falls.

*NOTE* Many Northern Ontario campgrounds (including those in Kakabeka Falls) cannot be reserved in the fall, but are open on a first-come, first-served basis. And there are many vacancies for this weekend!

Kakabeka Falls is 30 minutes from Thunder Bay.

Book one of these sites or find a campsite that perfectly suits your needs with our online campsite search tool and spend this weekend under the stars.