We are in the heydays of beautiful, hot summer weather! Take advantage of it by booking one of these great sites for your weekend getaway.
Scout out your ideal campsite on our Campsite Browsing/Reservation tool (including pictures of most campsites!), or check out these featured campsites (available as of 12:00 pm on July 27, 2017):
Located at the junction of the meandering Carp River and the mighty Ottawa River, Fitzroy offers great family camping with large campsites with lots of swimming and hiking nearby. The park is a great base for exploring the Ottawa valley and the nation’s capital.
Fitzroy is 50 minutes from Ottawa and just over 2 hours from Kingston.
At Ferris, you’ll find over 10 km of trails that take you through forest and riverside settings. The Ranney Falls trail follows the original roadway to Ferris Provincial Park before looping back along the river. The suspension bridge offers a panoramic view of the Trent River Gorge and — of course — the trail’s namesake Ranney Falls.
Ferris is 1.5 hours from Kingston and just over 2 hours from Toronto.
Enjoy daily programming, including free Learn to Fish lessons. Spend the day swimming, or explore the park’s hiking trails, including one paved trail for accessibility.
Earl Rowe is only 1.5 hours from Toronto, or 45 minutes from Barrie.
The park is located on historic Mattawa River fur trade route in the scenic Mattawa Valley. Natural heritage education staff provides interactive programming suitable for all ages. The refreshing, clear waters of Moore Lake provide a relaxing way to spend a warm day.
Don’t forget to sign up for a Voyageur Tour and paddle like it’s 1796!
Samuel de Champlain is 40 minutes east of North Bay, and 3.5-4 hours from Toronto or Ottawa.
The long sandy beach with warm, shallow water and a playground makes this park attractive to families with young children. Hikers will love exploring the boreal forest and beautiful esker ridges. And don’t forget your fishing gear!
There are tons of great events happening this weekend, including Friday Fires, Sunday Crafts, and a Metis program,
Ivanhoe Lake is 2.5 hours from Timmins, and 5.5 hours from Sudbury.
Pancake Bay boasts more than 3 km of beautiful sand beach and Caribbean blue waters. Enjoy a panoramic view of Lake Superior from the Edmund Fitzgerald Lookout hiking trail. The park is located along the historic paddling route of the Voyageurs, and is only a short drive from many regional attractions.
Pancake Bay is 1 hour from Sault Ste Marie.
One of Ontario Parks’ undiscovered fishing hotspots! This waterfront campsite is nestled on the shoreline of Wakami Lake. Discover strange plants like the pitcher plant and sundew on the park’s hiking trails, or rent a kayak and explore by water.
Wakami Lake is 4 hours from Sault Ste Marie, and 5 hours from Sudbury.
Waterfront site alert!!!
There are excellent paddling opportunities on Remi Lake, especially exploring the park’s undeveloped north shore, and the park rents canoes and kayaks.
The four sandy beaches, shallow, clear water and buoyed areas are perfect for family swimming. But with this site, you have your own beach! You can park your car a mere 115 metres away from the site.
René Brunelle is less than 2 hours from Timmins.
Quetico is known for its its rugged beauty, towering rock cliffs, majestic waterfalls, virgin pine and spruce forests, and picturesque rivers and lakes.
Take part in the park’s “Boreal Ecology Weekend” programming.
Quetico is 4 hours east of Kenora or 3 hours west of Nipigon.
Sleeping Giant has over 100 km of incredible hiking trails with many spectacular geological features such as the “Sea Lion” and Tee Harbour, and breathtaking views of Lake Superior.
Sleeping Giant is 1 hour from Thunder Bay.