Three photos. One of Kakabeka Falls and two others of featured campsites

Campsite vacancy highlights: July 19-21

The time to strengthen and rediscover our connection to nature is now! Get outside and reconnect at one of these feature 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 noon on July 18, 2019):

Northwestern Ontario

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park

View of site 79 with picnic table and fire-pit.
Site 79, Whispering Hills Campground. Tent camping and RV up to 32 ft *electrical*

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.

Rainbow Falls Provincial Park – Whitesand

View from inside the campsite looking out towards the road.
Site W2, Whitesand. Tent camping and RV up to 18 ft *electrical*

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!).

Northeastern Ontario

René Brunelle Provincial Park

Beautiful view of the waterfront site. Photo shows small beach on campsite.
Site 92, Walk-In Sites. Tent camping *walk-in site*

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 Provincial Park

View of site 56 from the road depicting a small drive before site opens up.
Site 56, Sunny Point Campground. Tent camping and RV up to 25 ft *electrical*

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. 

Near North

Finlayson Point Provincial Park

View of site 20 with 3 large trees in the center of the site.
Site 20, West Campground. Tent Camping

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. 

Chutes Provincial Park

View of site 79. Very large spacious location surrounded by evergreens.
Site 79, Log Drive Lane and Big Chute Crescent Campgrounds. Tent camping *electrical*

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.

Southwestern Ontario

Wheatley Provincial Park

View from road of site 133. Many tall trees surround the site.
Site 133, Middle Creek Campground. Tent camping or RV up to 25 ft *electrical*

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.

Rock Point Provincial Park

View of site 26.
Site 26, Lookout Campground. Tent camping

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.

Southeastern Ontario

Sharbot Lake Provincial Park

View of site 103. Dirt floor covering and picnic table visible.
Site 103, The Point Campground. Tent camping

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 Provincial Park 

View of site 13. It is surrounded by tall mature cedar trees.
Site 13, Champlain Campground. Tent camping and RV up to 18 ft *electrical*

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.

Find a campsite near you with our online Campsite Browsing tool and spend this weekend in nature!