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Find your fall getaway at one of these parks

Summer’s too hot and winter’s too cold.

Looking for a camping season that’s just right?

Witness the beauty of the province’s changing colours while exploring numerous hiking trails, boating opportunities, or just hanging out on your site!

Discover (or rediscover) these unbeatable fall camping opportunities:

Rushing River Provincial Park

Open until October 12, 2021

person hiking with dog

Rushing River is a favourite family camping destination with beaches, playgrounds, hiking trails, and endless opportunities for exploring.

Looking for a little more comfort? Book one of their two trailer-equipped sites (open until late September).

Kettle Lakes Provincial Park

Open until October 12, 2021

Tip of kayak on a lake during fall colours.

Kettle Lakes’ forests are illuminated in gold every fall. The park’s interesting landscape reflects the remnants of icebergs at the end of the last ice age. Today, the park contains 22 sparkling, spring-fed lakes.

Biking, hiking, trout fishing, paddling, bird-watching, and swimming will keep you busy here, with plenty of trails, lakes, and beaches throughout the park. 

Driftwood Provincial Park

Open until October 12, 2021

Fall colours near the lake.

Why not spend the weekend camping beside the cool, clear waters of the Ottawa River? Many of Driftwood’s campsites are waterfront!

Interested in exploring other fall colour opportunities near you? Driftwood is a great basecamp to visit other parks nearby (Note: advanced daily vehicle permits are recommended for 17 of our participating parks.).

Long Point Provincial Park

Open until October 24, 2021


Long Point is part of a 40 kilometre long sandspit in Lake Erie, recognized as a biosphere reserve by the United Nations.

It’s a world-renowned refuge and stopover for migrating birds in fall. The delicate dunes and marshes teem with songbirds, spawning fish, turtles, and frogs!

Wheatley Provincial Park

Open until October 12, 2021

bench overlooking water

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.

Rondeau Provincial Park

Open until October 31, 2021

Road through a fall forest
Photo: P. Allen Woodliffe

Rondeau offers world-class birding for the experienced and those just getting their feet wet.

Explore their six hiking trails, decorated with the bright colours of falling leaves and the changing wildflowers.

Earl Rowe Provincial Park

Open until October 12, 2021

bridge during fall colours

Watch spawning salmon at the fish ladder (a space for fish to leap over obstacles) or explore one of the many trails in the park.

Grab your bike and discover the park on two wheels! The 11 km Rainbow Run Trail loops around wetlands, campgrounds, lakes, forest and open-field ecosystems.

Balsam Lake Provincial Park

Open until October 31, 2021

Campsite covered in fall leaves

Balsam Lake campers love the Lookout Trail. Walk through eskers and kames formed over 10,000 years ago from the Wisconsin Glacier, and take in a panoramic view of the surrounding area.

Boaters delight in exploring the Trent Severn Waterway, accessible from this park’s launch.

Book your fall trip today!