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Campsite vacancy highlights: July 14-16

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

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 13, 2017):

Southeastern Ontario

Voyageur Provincial Park

grassy site
Site 328/329, Portage Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft (double site).

Camping with 7-12 people? A double site is the perfect solution!

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.

Darlington Provincial Park

Grassy campground with picnic bench and firepit.
Site 240, Hilltop Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 25 ft.

Darlington offers a beautiful stretch of sandy beach on the shores of Lake Ontario. The sheltered waters of McLaughlin Bay are ideal for canoes and paddle boats.

Don’t miss the Canadian Raptor Conservancy on Saturday!

Darlington is less than 1 hour from Toronto, 2 hours from Kingston and 20 minutes from Oshawa.

Southwestern Ontario

Wheatley Provincial Park

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Site 67, Highlands Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft.

Wheatley’s campgrounds are situated among a tangle of creeks in a beautifully wooded Carolinian forest (at the same latitude as northern California!). The park sits on a major migratory bird route and provides excellent bird-watching.

Wheatley is 1 hour from Detroit, Windsor and London.

Rondeau Provincial Park

grassy campsite with trees
Site 106, South Campground. Tent camping.

Eleven beach accesses lead to 11 km of beautiful sandy beaches along the Lake Erie side of the Rondeau peninsula. The park also offers six hiking trails that will allow you to explore the world-renowned birding destination.

There’s still time to register for Sunday’s Nature Photography Workshop!

Rondeau is 3 hours from Toronto and 1.5 hours from London. 

Near North

Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park

campsite amid trees
Site 98, Jingwakoki East Campground. Tent camping.

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.

Restoule Provincial Park

treed campsite
Site 228, Putts Point Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 25 ft.

Paddle along the base of the Stormy Lake Bluffs, or hike to the top for a view of the local landscape. More than 90 species of birds frequent the waters and forests of Restoule including, peregrine falcons, bald eagles and osprey.

Restoule is an hour south of North Bay, and 2 hours north of Orillia.

Northeastern Ontario

Marten River Provincial Park

Site 78, Chicot B Campground. Tent camping.

Celebrate Lumberjack Days with crosscut-saw contests, loggersport demos and the Wakami Wailers!

Marten River is the southern gateway to the Temagami area and makes the perfect base for canoeists, boaters and anglers. Marten River itself provides lots of opportunities to explore, with numerous bays and long stretches of shoreline.

Marten River is 45 minutes from North Bay, and 1.5 hours from Sudbury.

Finlayson Point Provincial Park

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Site 11, West Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 25 ft.

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Stay on the shores of beautiful Lake Temagami, where canoes, boats, and float planes pass by. Hike to Caribou Mountain lookout and 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. 

Northwestern Ontario

Neys Provincial Park

treed campsite
Site 112, Area 4 Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft.

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.

Quetico Provincial Park

Quetico campsite
Site 30, Dawson Trail — Objibwa Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft (electrical).

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 “Wilderness Weekend” programming.

Quetico is 4 hours east of Kenora or 3 hours west of Nipigon.

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