It’s not too late to book a campsite for the Victoria Day long weekend!
While many parks are filling up, lots of campgrounds still have a good selection of sites available, especially for tent campers!
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, May 16):
GTA and Southwestern Ontario
Enjoy fishing or explore Earl Rowe’s hiking trails, including one paved accessible trail. In the Rabbit and Blue Heron campsite, amenities such as comfort stations with showers, water taps, and laundry facilities are near by.
Earl Rowe is only 1.5 hours from Toronto, or 45 minutes from Barrie.
The annual Warblers and Whimbrels Festival unfolds this weekend. Enjoy bird-finding walks, bird-banding, and evening programs.
Presqu’ile was made for walking, and its views of Lake Ontario attract walkers all year. With its flat terrain, the park is also great for cycling.
Presqu’ile is 1.5 hours from both Toronto and Kingston, just south of Highway 401.
Located on a picturesque lake, the park offers great swimming, canoeing, boating, and fishing opportunities.
Silver Lake is just over 1 hour north of Kingston, and just over 1 hour south of Ottawa.
Beautiful tent waterfront campsites are still available at Algonquin’s Tea Lake Campground.
Tea Lake is located 3.5 hours north of Toronto, or 3.5 hours west of Ottawa.
This family-oriented campground boasts two buoyed beaches, great swimming and terrific fishing.
Halfway Lake is 1 hour north of Sudbury.
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.
Esker Lakes is an hour from Rouyn-Noranda, 2.5 hours from Val d’Or, and 4 hours from Sudbury.
Pancake Bay boasts more than 3 km of beautiful sand beach and Caribbean blue waters. Enjoy a panoramic view of Lake Superior from the Edmund Fitzgerald Lookout hiking trail. The park is located along the historic paddling route of the Voyageurs, and is only a short drive from many regional attractions.
Pancake Bay is 1 hour from Sault Ste Marie.
No trailer? No problem. Sleeping Giant boasts a number of RV-equipped campsites (including the one above!).
Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Superior from the Top of the Giant Trail and Thunder Bay Lookout, or explore 80+ km of incredible hiking trails with many spectacular geological features such as the “Sea Lion.”
Sleeping Giant is 1 hour from Thunder Bay on the shores of Lake Superior.
Fushimi Lake offers great fishing opportunities for walleye, northern pike, whitefish and yellow perch. You can clean your catch at the fish hut next to the boat launch.
Fushimi Lake is 3.5 hours from Timmins.