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Campsite vacancy highlights: June 7–9

June is a spectacular time to visit Ontario Parks! Get outside and enjoy the warmer weather at one of this week’s featured sites.

For those of you who want a more relaxed getaway, you’ll find lots of cabins in this week’s preview. Treat yourself to full days outdoors, followed by easy, restful nights.

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 June 6, 2019):

Southwestern Ontario

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

Site 222, Savannah Campground. Tent camping. *electrical*

Bronte Creek offers two interpretive centres. Spruce Lane Farmhouse showcases what life for the early farmer must have been like. The Nature Centre is located next to the big Red Play Barn and Children’s Farm. Kids love to visit with turtles and explore hands-on in our discovery room.

Bronte Creek is 30 minutes from Hamilton, and 1 hour from Toronto.

Rondeau Provincial Park

Campsite 63, South Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft. *electrical*

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 from which to explore this world-renowned birding destination.

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

Southeastern Ontario

Charleston Lake Provincial Park

Tall Pines Cabin. *waterfront cabin*

Need a quiet escape? Located on the eastern shore of Charleston Lake, this rustic cabin is water access only. There is no electrical service at this cabin, but solar-powered interior lights are provided and there is a composting outhouse is nearby.

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

Charleston Lake is under 1 hour from Kingston, 2 hours from Ottawa, and 3 hours from Toronto.

Near North

Bonnechere Provincial Park

Fallen Tree Rustic Cabin.

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.

Restoule Provincial Park

Site 440, Kettle Campground. Tent or RV up to 32 ft. *electrical* *waterfront*

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 1 hour south of North Bay, and 2 hours north of Orillia.

Sturgeon Bay Provincial Park

Camp cabins. (C1, C2, C3, and C4 are available)

The park’s cozy cabins are perfect for when it gets a little cooler at night. Paddlers and boaters can enjoy a scenic tour of Sturgeon Bay, or (if more experienced) head out onto Georgian Bay.

Anglers love Shawanaga Bay, a huge inlet reaching inland from Georgian Bay with hundreds of islands and lots of underwater structures that fish like to hang out around.

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

Sturgeon Bay is 3 hours from Toronto, and 1.5 hours from Sudbury.

Northeastern Ontario

Finlayson Point Provincial Park

Temagami Cabin. *waterfront*

Unwind and relax on the shore of beautiful Lake Temagami, where canoes, boats, and float planes pass by. The cabin is finished with tongue-and-groove pine and decorated with log furniture and an electric fireplace.

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

Finlayson Point is under 5 hours from Toronto, and 2 hours from Sudbury. 

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.

Northwestern Ontario

Neys Provincial Park

Trapp Cabin. *waterfront*

This beautiful beachfront cabin sleeps four and includes table and chairs, ceiling fan, fridge and electric heater. Water taps are located right across the road and the comfort station is just a short walk away. Cook with ease with the pots, pans, dishes, silverware, cups, mugs, knife block, hot plate, coffee maker and kettle provided for your convenience.

Outside, you can relax on the large wooden porch, complete with barbecue, comfy furniture and spectacular views of the lake.

Neys is 3.5 hours from Thunder Bay.

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Rustic cabins. (Dragon’s Mouth and Rose Pogonia 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.

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