Fri. Feb 23rd, 2024

Much of Ontario heads into the weekend and is expecting perfect fall weather with sunny skies and cooler temperatures.

Why not book a getaway and experience this wonderful time being outdoors? We have electric and waterfront campsites available throughout Ontario. (available from 12:00 p.m. on September 20, 2018):

Southeastern Ontario

Sandbanks Provincial Park

Grass and gravel site in a field with trees in the backgroundSite 729, Camp Woodland. Camping in a tent or recreational vehicle (electric)

Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, giant sand dunes and golden beaches here form two of the largest freshwater sandbars in the world.

Efforts to stabilize shifting sands disturbed by agriculture have revived distinctive dune plants such as blueberry, butterfly and sand spurge. The trails have dune stairs to protect this delicate vegetation.

Sandbanks is 2.5 hours from Toronto and 3 hours from Ottawa.

Bon Echo Provincial Park

wooded campsiteSite 171, Camp Midway. Tent or recreational vehicle up to 18′ (electric)

Launch your canoe (or rent one on the lagoon) and paddle Mazinaw Lake. Head to Mazinaw Rock to see one of the largest visible collections of Indigenous pictographs in Canada.

Stop by the Visitor Center for information before setting out on a fall hike or book an interpretive boat tour.

Bon Echo is 2 hours from Ottawa and 3 hours from Toronto.

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southwestern ontario

Port Burwell Provincial Park

Sunny campsite surrounded by deciduous undergrowthSite 107, Camp Leander. Tent (electric)

Port Burwell 2.5 kilometers The sandy beach is one of the most beautiful on the north shore of Lake Erie.

In addition to walking and biking opportunities, the park features a playground, volleyball and badminton courts, horseshoe pits, a baseball field, a frisbee golf course, and a free throw range. of basketball.

Port Burwell is 1 hour from London and 2.5 hours from Niagara Falls.

Rondeau Provincial Park

Camping with shade and grassSite 91, South Camp. Tent or RV up to 25′ (electric)

Can you imagine relaxing in a hammock at this grassy, ​​shady spot in Rondeau this weekend?

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 that will allow you to explore this world-renowned birdwatching destination.

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

Near the north

Oastler Lake Provincial Park

Shaded campsite next to a lake with mature conifersSite 146, Camp Lakeview. Tent or RV up to 18′

**Oceanfront Site Alert!**

Oastler Lake offers excellent fishing for rainbow trout, pike and bass.

The park also features one of the best beaches in the Parry Sound area, with plenty of room to play a game of volleyball, build sand sculptures, or just relax in the sun.

Oastler Lake is just over 2 hours from Toronto and Sudbury.

Northeastern Ontario

Pancake Bay Provincial Park

Yurt and food shelter. Yurt (site 365)

This yurt is equipped with two sets of futon bunk beds and sleeps six people. Inside, campers will also find a table, chairs, and a mini refrigerator. Outside, the yurt sites are equipped with a propane barbecue, picnic table, and fire pit.

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This cozy yurt is located just steps from the Caribbean blue waters of Lake Superior.

Pancake Bay is 1 hour from Sault Ste Marie.

Killbear Provincial Park

Forest campsite surrounded by deciduous treesSite 234, Beaver Dams Campground. Tent or RV up to 18′ (electric)

Killbear is one of our most visited parks with its miles of rugged, rocky coastline, numerous sandy beaches and beautiful views of windswept pine trees on rocky islands.

And it’s always beautiful in the fall!

Killbear is 3 hours from Toronto.

Kettle Lakes Provincial Park

Partially shaded campsite surrounded by deciduous trees.Site 77, The Island Lake Campground. Tent or RV up to 32′ (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, where you can swim before continuing your journey.

Kettle Lakes is 4 hours north of Sudbury.

Northwestern Ontario

Quetico Provincial Park

Sunny beachfront campsite with conifersSite 100, Dawson Trail – Ojibwa Camp. Trailers or recreational vehicles up to 18′

**Oceanfront Site Alert!**

Quetico is known for its rugged beauty, towering rock cliffs, majestic waterfalls, pristine pine and fir forests, and picturesque rivers and lakes.

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

Quetico is 4 hours east of Kenora or 3 hours west of Nipigon.

Rainbow Falls Provincial Park – Rossport

Lakeside campsiteR19. Tent or RV up to 18′

**Oceanfront Site Alert!**

You’ll want to stay all week when you see the waterfront sites available along the Lake Superior shoreline!

Shake off the cobwebs with a hike along the Casque Isle Trail or watch cascading waters tumble over the rocky ledges of Rainbow Falls on their way to Lake Superior.

Rainbow Falls is 2.5 hours from Thunder Bay and 5 hours from Sault Ste Marie (just follow the shoreline of Lake Superior!).

Didn’t you see your ideal place? Try our Camping navigation/reservation tool (including photos of most campsites!). Enjoy your weekend!