The time to strengthen and rediscover our connection to nature is now! Get outside and reconnect at one of these feature campsites.
The 40 m high 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.
Kakabeka Falls is 30 minutes from Thunder Bay.
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!).
René Brunelle offers excellent paddling opportunities on Remi Lake, especially exploring the park’s undeveloped north shore. The park rents canoes and kayaks.
This is an ecological region known as the Boreal Forest, often called the songbird nursery because so many nest here each summer. The four sandy beaches, shallow, clear water and buoyed areas are perfect for family swimming.
René Brunelle is less than 2 hours from Timmins.
Esker Lakes lies within the vast boreal forest that covers much of northern Ontario. The collection of picturesque lakes, separated by short, fairly level portages and no motorboats, makes the park ideal for canoeing.
Or, explore the Lonesome Bog Trail at Esker Lakes and hike through a variety of habitats in boreal forest ecosystems and ancient glacial landscapes.
Esker Lakes is just over 4 hours from North Bay and 2 hours from Timmins.
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.
Situated between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie, Chutes offers great hiking with views of scenic waterfalls and a river gorge. It’s a great base from which 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.
Wheatley’s campgrounds are situated among a tangle of creeks in a beautifully wooded Carolinian forest (at the same latitude as northern California!).
Hikes in the park wind through a mature forest of oak, hickory, Tulip, Sassafras, chestnut and Black Gum trees.
Wheatley is 1 hour from Detroit, Windsor and London.
Explore Rock Point’s beautiful 1 km sandy beach where exposed fossils of a coral reef dating back to over 350 million years is embedded in limestone shelf.
View the dunes from raised platforms or enjoy a hike along the Woodlot Trail to explore a variety of forest and wetland communities including Carolinian, Oak Savanna and old farm fields that are slowly being reclaimed by the forest.
Rock Point is just over an hour away from Buffalo, Hamilton, and Niagara Falls.
The park is located on two beautiful, clear lakes that offer great swimming, canoeing, boating and fishing. Enjoy all of the park amenities within easy walking distance of each other — great for young families.
Sharbot Lake is 1 hour from Kingston, 1.5 hours from Ottawa, and 3.5 hours from Montreal.
Voyageur’s varied habitats make it a great location to view a diverse selection of bird species.
Champlain Campground has an adjacent beach and a small boat launching ramp. With many small bays and inlets, visitors can enjoy exploring and viewing wildlife from the water by canoe or kayak.
Voyageur is just over an hour away from both Ottawa and Montreal.