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Campsite vacancy highlights: June 21-23

Celebrate the summer solstice surrounded by nature.

We’ve got plenty of waterfront campsites available for the weekend, and a few cabins too!

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 10:00 am on June 20, 2019):

Northeastern Ontario

René Brunelle Provincial Park

Site 100, Walk-in sites. *camp cabin*

The camp cabin is a one-roomer with a rustic wood interior. The cabin sleeps five on a queen bed and double/single bunk bed.

There are excellent paddling opportunities on Remi Lake, especially exploring the park’s undeveloped north shore, and 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.

Wakami Lake Provincial Park

Site 31, Maple Ridge Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft. *waterfront*

This waterfront campsite is nestled in the forest on the shoreline of Wakami Lake. Discover plants like the pitcher plant and sundew on the park’s hiking trails, or rent a kayak and explore by water.

Also, did you know that Wakami Lake is one of Ontario Parks’ undiscovered fishing hotspots?

Wakami Lake is 4 hours from Sault Ste Marie, and 5 hours from Sudbury.

Northwestern Ontario

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Rustic cabins. (Dragon’s Mouth, Rose Pogonia, Pink Moccasin Flower, and Coral Root available)

These barrier-free cabins are located in the park on the shores of Marie Louise Lake.

Each cabin has three bedrooms, a washroom with large shower, a fully equipped modern kitchen, propane fireplace, and heated sun porch. Pots, pans, cups, mugs, dishes, cutlery, kettle, coffee maker, pillows and linens are provided. One campfire pit and one picnic table are located outside of each cabin.

*NOTE* Call the Ontario Parks reservation service at 1-888-ONT-PARK (668-7275) to reserve.

Sleeping Giant is 1 hour from Thunder Bay.

White Lake Provincial Park

Site 167, Sundew Campground. Tent camping. *waterfront*

White Lake is an ideal spot for anglers. The campground features a fish cleaning station, paved boat launch (lit at night), and dock.

The lake is large and can be explored by motor boat or canoe. Canoes, adult mountain bikes, tents, and fishing equipment are all available for rent.

White Lake is 4 hours from Sault Ste Marie and Thunder Bay.

Near North

Bonnechere Provincial Park

Rustic Cabin. (C1, C2, C3, and C4 are available)

One of the Ottawa Valley’s hidden gems, your family will fall in love with Bonnechere.

This cabin has two bedrooms, a small living area with chesterfield and propane fireplace. The kitchen has an electric bar fridge and microwave, a custom pine dining table and an outdoor BBQ for cooking. Firewood, a canoe and paddling equipment are provided.

This weekend, you could be exploring the quiet Bonnechere River, a great spot for introducing little ones to paddling.

*NOTE* Call the Ontario Parks reservation service at 1-888-ONT-PARK (668-7275) to reserve.

Bonnechere is 2 hours from Ottawa, and 3 hours from Kingston.

Oastler Lake Provincial Park

Site 145, Lakeview Campground. Tent camping. *waterfront*

Oastler Lake offers lots of waterfront campsites (including the one above). The Boyne River flows through the park, which is minutes from Parry Sound and Georgian Bay.

Oastler Lake is just over 2 hours from both Toronto and Sudbury.

Southeastern Ontario

Ferris Provincial Park

Site 74, Bedrock Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft. *electrical*

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. 

Lake St. Peter Provincial Park

Site 28. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft. *electrical* *waterfront* *barrier-free*

Lake St. Peter is known for its great Lake Trout and bass fishing. Rent a canoe or kayak, or hike the Lookout Trail.

You can also spend the day at nearby Algonquin Provincial Park — just show your camping permit.

Lake St. Peter is 3 hours from Ottawa and Kingston. 

Southwestern Ontario

Earl Rowe Provincial Park

Site 259, West Side Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft. *electrical*

Enjoy daily Discovery programming, and free Learn to Fish lessons. Spend the day swimming or explore the park’s hiking trails, including the paved Fletcher’s Mill Pond Trail.

Earl Rowe is only 1.5 hours from Toronto, or 45 minutes from Barrie.

McRae Point Provincial Park

Site 128, South Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft. *electrical*

McRae Point is on the shores of Lake Simcoe near Orillia – just 15 minutes from Casino Rama. There is a boat launch and boat rentals nearby. You can also hike a 1.2 km nature trail.

McRae Point is 2 hours from Toronto. 

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