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Camping Vacancy Highlights: September 27-29

Fall colors are here, friends! Get outdoors and enjoy the season.

Covered accommodations, electric sites and non-electric sites are available to meet your camping needs this weekend.

Find your ideal campsite in our Camping navigation/reservation tool (including photos of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available from 9:00 am on September 26, 2019):

Northwestern Ontario

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Rustic cabins. (Snapdragon and Pink Pogonia 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.

Rushing River Provincial Park

View of site 78.Site 78, Southeast Camp. Tent or RV up to 25 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

Killbear Provincial Park

View of site 537.Site 537, Harold Point Campground. tent *electric*

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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.

Restoule Provincial Park

View of site 424Site 424, Camp Kettle. Tent or RV up to 32 feet *electric*

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.

Near the north

Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park

View of site 188.Site 188, Jingwakoki West Camp. Tent or RV up to 18 feet *electric*

Samuel de Champlain is located on the historic Mattawa River fur trade route in the Mattawa Valley. Discovery staff at the park offer interactive programming suitable for all ages. Relaxing by the refreshing, clear waters of Lake Moore is a great way to spend a warm day.

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

Bonnèchere Provincial Park

cabinRustic cabin. (C4 is available)

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.

*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.

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southwestern ontario

MacGregor Point Provincial Park

View of site 211.Site 211, Camp Foxway. Tent or RV up to 18 feet *electric*

MacGregor Point is one of the most ecologically diverse natural sites along the Lake Huron shoreline.

A complex ecosystem thrives in this year-round park just south of Port Elgin. More than 200 species of birds have been sighted here, including the black-crowned night heron and the American egret, which find the park’s wetlands ideal feeding areas.

MacGregor Point is 3 hours from Toronto and 2.5 hours from Barrie or London.

Rondeau Provincial Park

View of site 10.Site 10, South Camp. Tent or RV up to 25 feet *electric*

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.

Southeastern Ontario

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.

Sibbald Point Provincial Park

View of site 567.Site 567, Camp Hardwoods. Recreational vehicles up to 25 feet *electric* *without radio*

Do you want to get out on the water this weekend? Sibbald Point is your gateway to Lake Simcoe, the Perfect place for sailing and motor boats. Lake trout, largemouth bass, whitefish, pike, yellow pike, and barramundi are abundant in Lake Simcoe.

Sibbald Point is just over 1 hour from Toronto.

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