Big plans for Thanksgiving weekend?
Fall is the perfect season for a quick weekend getaway, and we’ve got some great campsites available all across the province (available as of 12:00 pm on October 3, 2018).
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.
The shores of Lake Ontario are calling you, and Presqu’ile is the perfect place to appreciate this majestic lake. Right on the water, this beautiful cottage allows you to enjoy the fresh air, the surf, and all the comforts of home.
*NOTE* Call the Ontario Parks reservation service at 1-888-ONT-PARK (668-7275) to reserve.
Presqu’ile is 1.5 hours from Kingston, 2 hours from Toronto, and 4 hours from Montreal.
In addition to hiking and biking opportunities, the park boasts a children’s playground, volleyball/badminton courts, horseshoe pits, baseball diamond, disc golf course, and basketball foul shooting court.
This weekend is the annual Port Burwell Fall Harvest Festival. Activities include a spooky hike, pumpkin carving, and campsite post decorating contest!
Port Burwell is 1 hour from London and 2.5 hours from Niagara Falls.
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 that will allow you to explore this world-renowned birding destination.
Come visit Rondeau’s Visitor Centre and take part in festive activities including pumpkin carving, costume contests, and trick-or-treating! Take a stroll in the evening and look for the spirits that once roamed our shore and forest… Perhaps they still do!
Rondeau is 3 hours from Toronto and 1.5 hours from London.
Whether you stick to Sturgeon Bay or head onto Georgian Bay, you’ll find scenic views and excellent fishing opportunities. Bring your own canoe or rent one from the park!
Sturgeon Bay is 3 hours from Toronto, and 1.5 hours from Sudbury.
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.
And is it ever gorgeous in the fall!
Restoule is an hour south of North Bay, and 2 hours north of Orillia.
Kettle Lakes is part of the great expanse of the boreal forest that covers northern Ontario, and offers great hiking, birding, and fishing opportunities. Kettle Lakes has 14 km of bike trails that wind through the forest and lead you to Slab Lake, where you can have a swim before continuing your journey.
Kettle Lakes is 4 hours north of Sudbury.
This site is steps from the shores of Agawa Bay on Lake Superior!
You’ll find world-class hiking and paddling along the shoreline. In Lake Superior and the park’s coastal streams and rivers, there are good populations of lake and rainbow trout, and three species of salmon.
*NOTE* Many northern Ontario campsites (including those at Lake Superior) are non-reservable in the fall, but are open on a first-come-first-served basis. And there are plenty of openings for this weekend!
Lake Superior is 2 hours north of Sault Ste Marie.
Quetico is one of our iconic parks – known for its rugged beauty, towering rock cliffs, majestic waterfalls, virgin pine and spruce forests, picturesque rivers and lakes.
*NOTE* Many northern Ontario campsites (including those at Quetico) are non-reservable in the fall, but are open on a first-come-first-served basis. And there are plenty of openings for this weekend!
Quetico is 4 hours east of Kenora or 3 hours west of Nipigon.
Sleeping Giant has over 100 km of incredible hiking trails with many spectacular geological features such as the Sea Lion and Tee Harbour, and breathtaking views of Lake Superior.
*NOTE* Many northern Ontario campsites (including those at Sleeping Giant) are non-reservable in the fall, but are open on a first-come-first-served basis. And there are plenty of openings for this weekend!
Sleeping Giant is 1 hour from Thunder Bay.