Get a jump on June: summer camping in southwestern Ontario

It may be the middle of winter, but we’re daydreaming of summer in southwestern Ontario! How about you?

Get a jump start on planning your vacation. Book a campsite at one of these hidden gems today!

Craigleith Provincial Park

couple sitting beside RV on campsite

Located on the southern shore of Georgian Bay, Craigleith is the place to be! Paddle along the shoreline, fish for Rainbow Trout and salmon, or kick back and watch the sunset.

Craigleith is 1 hour from Barrie, and 2 hours from Toronto

Earl Rowe Provincial Park

Campsite by the water.

You’ll find something for everyone at Earl Rowe: great hiking trails, awesome fishing spots, canoe and paddleboat rentals (weekends only in June), and two large beaches! What more do you need?

Earl Rowe is an hour from Mississauga, and approximately an hour and 30 minutes from Oshawa.

Inverhuron Provincial Park

trail leading to bridge into forest

Find your slice of paradise at this summer oasis. Paddle the Saugeen River, or explore the Lake Huron shoreline.

Inverhuron is approximately 2 hours from Kitchener and London.

Point Farms Provincial Park

Picnic table under large tree.

Looking for the perfect location to set up an RV, trailer, or tent? Point Farms is located along the coast of Lake Huron. Enjoy the beach, six kilometres of hiking trails, and two playgrounds.

Point Farms is 1 hour and 30 minutes from Sarnia and Kitchener.

Port Burwell Provincial Park

Trail through the forest.

Camping with the family? Port Burwell is an excellent choice! The park’s campground has large, well-treed sites, and an outstanding play area for kids. Plus, the beach is one of best on the northern shore of Lake Erie.

Port Burwell is an hour from London, and approximately an hour and 30 minutes from Hamilton. 

Rock Point Provincial Park

Day use area.

Want to practice your birding skills this summer? Rock Point has recorded over 260 bird species within its boundaries. Grab your binoculars, birding guides, and explore this wonderful park.

Rock Point is an hour from Buffalo and Hamilton.

Rondeau Provincial Park

Paddling along the shoreline of Rondeau.

Looking for that west coast feeling closer to home? Rondeau is at the same latitude as part of northern California. Hike the trails, launch your boat, canoe or kayak along the shoreline, and enjoy the 11 kilometres of sandy beach.

Rondeau is a world-renowned bird watching destination, with festivals that attract birdwatchers from across Ontario and the United States.

Over the past year and a half, Rondeau has teamed up with Aamjiwnaang First Nations and Eelunaapèewii Lahkèewiit to incorporate Indigenous art, nature, and teachings into its Visitor Centre. This includes a wigwam and work by Aamjiwnaang artist John William.

Rondeau is an hour and a half from Detroit, and approximately an1 hour and 15 minutes from London.

Sauble Falls Provincial Park

Sauble Falls.

Looking to explore the Bruce Peninsula or nearby Sauble Beach? Why not make Sauble Falls your home base and explore what the region has to offer. Enjoy the park’s lovely picnic area and playground, or paddle the Sauble River.

Sauble Falls is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes from Barrie or Kitchener.

Wheatley Provincial Park

Family on campsite.

Are you an avid canoeist? Wheatley is the site of a secluded coastal estuary, where a tangle of creeks flows through Carolinian forest. It is an experience like no other!

Wheatley Provincial Park is 35 mins from Chatham-Kent, and an hour from Detroit.

Get a jump on June, and book today!