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Campsite vacancy highlights: June 16-18

It’s a beautiful weekend to go camping! Get outside and enjoy the warmer weather at one of these featured campsites.

You’ll find yurts, cabins and electrical campsites in this week’s preview. Why not beat the summer crowds and get away for the weekend?

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 9:00 am on June 15, 2017):

Southeastern Ontario

Sharbot Lake Provincial Park

Sharbot Lake campsite
Site 16, Beach Front Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft (electrical).

The park is located on two beautiful, clear lakes that offer great swimming, canoeing, boating and fishing. You can park your vehicle and enjoy all the park amenities within easy walking distance of each other, which is great for young families.

Sharbot Lake is 1 hour from Kingston, 1.5 hours from Ottawa, and 3.5 hours from Montreal.

 Voyageur Provincial Park

Voyageur campsite
Site 83, Champlain Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to (electrical).

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Camp on the shore of the Ottawa River!

Champlain Campground offers campers an adjacent beach and a small boat launch. The park has many small bays and inlets where visitors can explore by canoe or kayak. Dropping a line in the spring to catch catfish and barbotte (bullhead) is a popular local activity.

Voyageur is just over an hour away from both Ottawa and Montreal.

Southwestern Ontario

Selkirk Provincial Park

Selkirk campsite
Site 92, Campground 2. Tent or RV camping (electrical)

Selkirk offers plenty of birding opportunities along its hiking trail, campground and the natural pebble beach. The park is 15 minutes east of Port Dover which makes for a great day trip.

Selkirk is 1 hour from Hamilton, and just over 1 hour from Niagara Falls.

 Mara Provincial Park

Mara campsite
Site 14. Tent camping or RVs up to (electrical).

Mara is located on the shores of Lake Simcoe and prides itself on having one of the best beaches in Lake Country. Restaurants, boat rentals and shopping are all close by. Stop by the park office for ice cream!


Mara is 10 minutes from Orillia, and 1.5 hours from Toronto.

Near North

Algonquin Provincial Park (Lake of Two Rivers Campground)

Algonquin campsite
Site 78, East Campground, Lake of Two Rivers. Tent or RV camping (electrical).

Yes, there are still electrical sites at Algonquin this weekend!

Lake of  Two Rivers is the oldest and best-known of Algonquin’s campgrounds. Located centrally on the Highway 60 corridor, the campground is close to Algonquin’s many attractions, and includes an excellent beach.

Algonquin (Lake of Two Rivers) is 3.5 hours from Toronto or Ottawa.

Six Mile Lake Provincial Park

Six Mile Lake campsite
Site 110, Oaks Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 25 ft.

This wonderful family campground contains landscapes that have inspired painters. The park is ideal for paddlers of all ability-levels, and canoes are available for rent at the park store. Three hiking trails offer visitors the opportunity to take in the natural and cultural heritage of Six Mile Lake.

Don’t forget to sign up for a free Learn to Fish session!

Six Mile Lake is less than 2 hours from Toronto, and 40 minutes from Barrie.

Northeastern Ontario

Windy Lake Provincial Park

Windy Lake yurt
Site 27, yurt.

Including electric heating for cooler spring nights, the yurt also comes with bunkbeds (sleeping for six), table and chairs, lighting, and an electrical outlet. Cook dinner on your firepit or propane barbeque.

A popular boating and fishing destination, Windy Lake also offers canoe rentals (including paddles, PFDs and safety equipment). The park’s sandy beaches include a large buoyed swimming area for kids to splash and play.

Windy Lake is 45 minutes from Sudbury.

Fushimi Lake Provincial Park

Fushimi Lake cabin
Site 43, cabin.

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The cabin features a kitchenette with a microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker and counter space. There is a dining table and chairs for inside meals. Outside you will find a gas barbeque, picnic table and breathtaking view of Fushimi Lake. A propane/electric fireplace provides additional comfort.

Fushimi Lake offers great fishing opportunities for walleye, northern pike, whitefish and yellow perch. You can clean your catch at the fish hut next to the boat launch.

Fushimi Lake is 3.5 hours from Timmins. 

Northwestern Ontario

Neys Provincial Park

sunlit cabin by lake
Trapp Cabin.

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This rustic one-room cabin boasts wood interior and a front porch. Cook with ease with provided pots, pans, dishes, silverware, cups, mugs, hot plate, knife block, coffeemaker and kettle. Outside enjoy a barbeque with side burner, fire pit and outdoor conversation set.

Neys is home to one the finest sand beaches on Lake Superior’s north shore. You can also enjoy viewing sub-Arctic plants, or hike up to the Pagoda to get a spectacular view of Pic Island as it was immortalized on canvas by Lawren Harris of the famous Group of Seven.

Neys is 3.5 hours from Thunder Bay.

Sandbar Lake Provincial Park

Sandbar Lake campsite
Site 17. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft (electrical).

The sandy beach’s gently sloping swimming area is great for kids. Paddle through some of the finest fishing lakes in Northern Ontario (canoe rentals available). A fish-cleaning station, with lights, running water and cutting tables is located by the boat launch.

Sandbar Lake is 3 hours from Thunder Bay or 1.5 hours from Dryden. 

Find a campsite with our online Campsite Browsing Tool and spend this weekend under the stars!