sunny autumn campsite with RV

Fall RVing in southeastern Ontario

Camping doesn’t always have to involve driving a far distance to pitch a tent.

RVing allows you to experience the beauty of Ontario’s fall colours with more of the comforts of home.

In southeastern Ontario, there are many great RVing opportunities nearby. You can find your adventure by RV at several different parks close to city centres and along major travel routes.

Mara Provincial Park

Picnic table at Mara.

Located on the shores of Lake Simcoe, Mara offers sites for every RV enthusiast.

Mara has electrical and non-electrical site options. The park also has one fully serviced comfort station with flush toilets and showers. Another comfort station located at the day-use area has flush toilets only.

Mara is just a 10 minute drive south of Orillia. While you’re there check out their beach, nature trail, and playground.

Sharbot Lake Provincial Park

RV campsite with fall leaves

Sharbot Lake is located on two beautiful, clear lakes that offer great swimming, canoeing, boating and fishing

For campers, a comfort station is located in Maple Grove Campground with flush toilets, showers, sinks and barrier-free access. Laundry facilities are also located at the comfort station in Maple Grove Campground.

If you’re looking for something to do at Sharbot Lake, follow the Discovery Trail along the ridge of land that divides Black Lake and Sharbot Lake. It’ll take you through stands of maple, oak and birch to see a dramatic change in topography. From the top of the ridge you can see a beautiful view of both lakes.

Silver Lake Provincial Park

Silent Lake during fall colours.

Beautiful Silver Lake is located on a picturesque lake with great swimming, canoeing, boating, and fishing.

The park has over 100 treed campsites, with some electrical sites and one with barrier-free access. Large trailers can be accommodated in the Wesley Campground.

A barrier-free comfort station with showers and drinking water are among the amenities provided for your convenience.

Ferris Provincial Park

Ranney Falls view

Take in beautiful fall colours from Ferris’ spectacular lookout over Ranney Falls!

The Bedrock Loop has electrical campsites available for RVs, and is just a short walk to the playground and day-use picnic areas.

Three comfort stations are conveniently located in Ferris’ campgrounds. The comfort station in the Valleyview Loop features showers.

Lake St. Peter Provincial Park

waterfront campsite Panorama with RV

A favourite with RVers, this small gem boasts many spacious campsites.

Many sites at Lake St. Peter are waterfront, and can accommodate large trailers. All sites are close to drinking water taps and vault toilets, while a centrally-located comfort station has washrooms, showers and laundry facilities.

Lake St. Peter’s mixed forest is lovely in the fall, but the park also makes a great homebase for day-tripping to nearby Algonquin or Silent Lake. You can enjoy free for day-use at either park with your camping permit.

Rideau River Provincial Park

Sunrise at Rideau River

Rideau River is located on the historic Rideau Waterway, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

At the park, you can enjoy camping on well-maintained, level campsites with all of the amenities you need nearby.

The campground has two centrally-located comfort stations complete with showers and flush toilets. The Main Beach also has flush toilets. A laundromat is available at the park.

The park acts as a great base for exploring Ottawa, which is only 40 minutes away. You can also visit the several uqaint small towns which line the Rideau.

Discover more autumn destinations in southeastern Ontario:

Algonquin Ontario Highlands Route

Map of Algonquin-Ontario Highlands Route

Ottawa-Ontario Highlands Route

Map of Ottawa-Ontario Highlands Route

What are you waiting for? Reserve your fall adventure online today!