It’s looking like a beautiful weekend to go camping! Get outside and enjoy the weather at one of these featured campsites (pst! plenty of waterfront campsites available, and some 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 noon, May 30):
At Craigleith you can enjoy any number of water activities, kite-flying, hiking, and just relaxing on the shore.
This premium site puts you steps from Georgian Bay. This area is radio-free and has one comfort station and the day-use area which is located at the east end.
Craigleith is 1 hour from Barrie and just over 2 hours from Toronto.
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. Finish off your hike by swimming on their 1.6 km stretch of sandy beach.
Wheatley is 1 hour from Detroit, Windsor and London.
One of the Ottawa Valley’s hidden gems, your family will fall in love with Bonnechere.
Explore the quiet Bonnechere River, a great spot for introducing little ones to paddling. The park rents kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards, that can be picked up right at the boat launch.
Bonnechere is 2 hours from Ottawa, and 3 hours from Kingston.
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.
Stay on the shores of beautiful Lake Temagami, where canoes, boats, and float planes pass by. Hike to the Caribou Mountain Fire Tower, with views over the park, the town and the lake.
Finlayson Point is under 5 hours from Toronto, and 2 hours from Sudbury.
This yurt also comes with bunkbeds (sleeping for six), table and chairs, lighting, and an electrical outlet. Cook dinner on your fire pit or propane barbecue.
A popular boating and fishing destination, Windy Lake also offers canoe rentals (including paddles, PFDs and safety equipment). The park’s sandy beaches include a large buoyed swimming area for kids to splash and play.
Windy Lake is 45 minutes from Sudbury.
This yurt is equipped with two sets of futon bunk beds and sleeps up to six. Inside, campers will find a table and chairs, mini fridge, shelving unit, and a broom and dustpan. Outside, yurt sites are equipped with a propane barbecue, picnic table and fire pit.
Just a short walk to the Caribbean-blue water of Lake Superior.
Pancake Bay is 1 hour from Sault Ste Marie.
This new one-room cabin sleeps up to five people, and boasts a kitchenette complete with fridge, kettle and coffee press. A water tap and vault privies are on-site, as well as a propane barbecue and fire pit.
As a bonus, your reservation includes free use of a canoe and kayak! Paddle around, or enjoy a lazy afternoon of fishing (this lake is stocked with Rainbow Trout!).
Kettle Lakes is 4 hours north of Sudbury.
Talk about an easy getaway. This site comes with a trailer already set up for you!
Rushing River is a favourite family camping destination with beaches, playgrounds, hiking trails and endless opportunities for exploring.
The on-site travel trailer includes dinette, couch slide, screened in add-a-room, cook stove, fridge, air conditioner, heater, and two sinks with potable water.
Rushing River is 2.5 hours from Winnipeg.
Quetico is known for its its rugged beauty, towering rock cliffs, majestic waterfalls, virgin pine and spruce forests, and picturesque rivers and lakes.
This rustic cabin makes a great base camp to explore the many lakes in Quetico. Ojibwa Cabin sleeps four and provides many of the comforts of home including a small fridge, coffee pot, and propane barbecue.
Quetico is under 2 hours from Thunder Bay or 30 minutes from Atikokan.