Is there any better way to spend the last weekend of the summer than outside on a beach or in the forest?
Wrap up your summer by booking one of the available campsites for the long weekend (available as of 12:00 pm on August 29, 2018):
Ferris Provincial Park
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.
Silver Lake Provincial Park
Located on a picturesque lake, this park offers great swimming, canoeing, boating, and fishing opportunities.
Silver Lake is just over 1 hour north of Kingston, and just over 1 hour south of Ottawa.
Mikisew Provincial Park
There are three sand beaches for swimming located along Eagle Lake in Mikisew Provincial Park. The lake is also great for boating, paddling and fishing.
Mikisew is just over 3 hours away from Toronto and 2.5 hours from Sudbury.
Finlayson Point Provincial Park
Stay on the shores of beautiful Lake Temagami, where canoes, boats, and float planes pass by. Hike to the Caribou Mountain Fire Tower, with views over the park, the town and the lake.
Finlayson Point is under 5 hours from Toronto, and 2 hours from Sudbury.
Fairbank Provincial Park
Spring-fed Fairbank Lake is a great place to spend a relaxing weekend. The crystal clear waters attract visitors from all over the region for snorkeling and swimming at the buoyed sandy beach.
Fairbank is 1 hour from Sudbury and 2 hours from North Bay.
Chutes Provincial Park
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.
Pancake Bay Provincial Park
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.
Neys Provincial Park
Neys is home to one the finest sand beaches on Lake Superior’s north shore. While you’re here, you can hike the Pic Island Overlook Trail to a gazebo that has spectacular view overlooking Pic Island, immortalized on canvas by Lawren Harris of the Group of Seven.
Neys is 3.5 hours from Thunder Bay.
Sleeping Giant Provincial Park
Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Superior from the Top of the Giant Trail and Thunder Bay Lookout, or explore 100 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.
Caliper Lake Provincial Park
**Waterfront site alert!!!**
The peaceful waters of Caliper Lake offer a relaxing option for a day of canoeing. A large beach and sectioned off swimming area make swimming a favourite activity at Caliper Lake. Enjoy the warm, shallow water and floating swim platform.
Caliper Lake is an hour from Fort Frances and 4 hours from Winnipeg.