Looking for a last minute camping trip before the kids head off to school? If so, why not leave a little earlier and head north?
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 noon on August 28, 2019):
Caliper Lake Provincial Park
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.
Rainbow Falls Provincial Park – Whitesand
You’ll want to stay all week when you catch a glimpse of the striking Lake Superior shoreline!
Shake out the cobwebs with a hike along the Casque Isle Trail, or view the cascading waters as they plunge over the rock ledges of Rainbow Falls on their way to Lake Superior.
Rainbow Falls is 2.5 hours from Thunder Bay, and 5 hours from Sault Ste Marie (just follow the Lake Superior shoreline!).
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.
Fushimi Lake Provincial Park
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.
Finlayson Point Provincial Park
Unwind and relax on the shore of beautiful Lake Temagami, where canoes, boats, and float planes pass by. Swim at sandy beaches and dive in the deep clear water.
Hike to Caribou Mountain lookout or head into town to climb the Temagami Fire Tower, to view over the park, the town of Temagami and Lake Temagami.
Finlayson Point is under 5 hours from Toronto, and 2 hours from Sudbury.
Mississagi Provincial Park
If you’ve been to Mississagi, you know that it’s one of Ontario’s best kept secrets. The scenery is spectacular with hills, ridges, cliffs, valleys and sparkling blue lakes. Three beaches slope into the pleasant waters of Semiwite Lake and hikers will love the seven hiking trails with fantastic views.
Mississagi is just over 3 hours west of Sudbury and 3 hours east of Sault Ste. Marie.