With beautiful weather and stunning fall colours on the way, there couldn’t be a better weekend to enjoy fall in a provincial park.
Celebrate the long weekend from one of our campsites! We have waterfront and electrical sites available, plus an awesome lakeside cabin.
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 October 5, 2017):
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Need a quiet escape? Located on the eastern shore of Charleston Lake, this rustic cabin is water access only. There is no electricity service at this cabin, but solar-powered interior lights and a mini-fridge are provided. A composting outhouse is nearby. Relax in Muskoka chairs on the deck while you watch the sunset.
*NOTE* Call the Ontario Parks reservation service at 1-888-ONT-PARK (668-7275) to reserve.
Charleston Lake is under 1 hour from Kingston, 2 hours from Ottawa, and 3 hours from Toronto.
Voyageur has many small bays and inlets where visitors can explore by canoe or kayak. Anglers can enjoy plenty of opportunities to hook the big one from lake or shore.
Voyageur is just over an hour away from both Ottawa and Montreal.
This park is part of a 40-kilometre-long sandspit in Lake Erie which is recognized as a biosphere reserve by the United Nations. It is a world-renowned refuge and stopover for migrating birds in fall and spring. Its delicate dunes and marshes also teem with songbirds, spawning fish, turtles and frogs.
Long Point is just under 2.5 hours from Toronto, or 1.5 hours from London.
The blue waters of Lake Simcoe and the sandy beaches of the park are ideal for family swimming. Lake trout, bass, whitefish, pike, yellow pickerel and jumbo perch are abundant in Lake Simcoe. Lake Simcoe is the perfect place for sailing and motorboats.
Sibbald Point is just over 1 hour from Toronto.
Near North Ontario
One of the Ottawa Valley’s hidden gems, your family will fall in love with Bonnechere.
Explore the quiet Bonnechere River, a great spot for introducing little ones to paddling. The park rents kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards, which can be picked up right at the boat launch.
Bonnechere is 2 hours from Ottawa, and 3 hours from Kingston.
Whether you stick to Sturgeon Bay or head onto Georgian Bay, you’ll find scenic views and excellent fishing opportunities. Bring your own canoe or rent one from the park!
Sturgeon Bay is 3 hours from Toronto, and 1.5 hours from Sudbury.
Situated between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie, Chutes offers a hiking trail with great views of scenic waterfalls and a river gorge. It is a great base to explore Manitoulin Island and the North Channel of Lake Huron.
Chutes is just over 1 hour from Sudbury, and 2.5 hours from Sault Ste. Marie.
This site is steps from the shores of Agawa Bay on Lake Superior!
You’ll find world-class hiking and paddling along the shoreline. The diversity of habitats in the park provides good bird-watching opportunities. In Lake Superior and the park’s coastal streams and rivers, there are good populations of lake and rainbow trout, and three species of salmon.
Lake Superior is 2 hours north of Sault Ste Marie.
The 40 m Kakabeka Falls is the second highest waterfall in Ontario with year-round access for viewing. The park offers excellent views of the falls and gorge from the boardwalk that wraps around the top of the falls.
*NOTE* Kakabeka Falls’ campsites are non-reservable in the fall, but are open on a first-come-first-served basis (and we see lots of openings this weekend!)
Kakabeka Falls is 30 minutes from Thunder Bay.
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Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Superior from the Top of the Giant Trail and Thunder Bay Lookout, or explore 80+ 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.