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Campsite vacancy highlights: June 9-11

It’s a beautiful weekend to go camping! Get outside and enjoy the warmer weather at one of these featured campsites.

You’ll find lots electrical campsites in this week’s preview, and even a few cabins.

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 3:00 pm on June 8, 2017):

Southeastern Ontario

Silent Lake Provincial Park

Silent Lake cabin exterior
Site 203, Six Point Camp Cabins.

With over 19 km of hiking and mountain biking trails, Silent Lake is a great destination for outdoor adventure. Check out the beautiful lookout point over Silent Lake, or bask on either of the park’s sandy beaches.

The camp cabin is a rustic one room cabin with wood interior and a screened in front porch. The cabin sleeps five on a queen bed and double/single bunk bed.

Silent Lake is 2.5 hours from Toronto and 3 hours from Ottawa.

Silver Lake Provincial Park

Site 103, Wesley Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft (electrical).

Located on a picturesque lake, the park offers great swimming, canoeing, boating, and fishing opportunities.

Silver Lake is just over 1 hour north of Kingston, and just over 1 hour south of Ottawa.

Southwestern Ontario

Wheatley Provincial Park

Wheatley campsite
Site 181, Two Creeks Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft.

Wheatley’s campgrounds are situated among a tangle of creeks in a beautifully wooded Carolinian forest (at the same latitude as northern California!). The park sits on a major migratory bird route and provides excellent bird-watching.

Wheatley is 1 hour from Detroit, Windsor and London.

Earl Rowe Provincial Park

Earl Rowe campsite
Site 218, West Side Campground — Fletcher Field. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft (electrical).

Enjoy daily programming, including free Learn to Fish lessons. Spend the day swimming, or explore the park’s hiking trails, including one paved trail for accessibility

Earl Rowe is only 1.5 hours from Toronto, or 45 minutes from Barrie.

Near North

Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park

Samuel de Champlain campsite
Site 1, Babawasse Campground. Tent or RV camping (electrical).

The park is located on historic Mattawa River fur trade route in the scenic Mattawa Valley. Natural heritage education staff provides interactive programming suitable for all ages.  The refreshing, clear waters of Moore Lake provide a relaxing way to spend a warm day.

Samuel de Champlain is 40 minutes east of North Bay, and 3.5-4 hours from Toronto or Ottawa.

Killbear Provincial Parks

Killbear campsite
Site 270, Beaver Dams Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft (electrical).

There are still sites at Killbear? No way!

Killbear is one of our most visited parks with its kilometres of rugged, rocky shoreline, numerous sand beaches and beautiful views of windswept pines on rocky islands.

Killbear is 3 hours from Toronto.

Northeastern Ontario

Mississagi Provincial Park

Mississagi campsite
Site 10. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft.

If you’ve been to Mississagi, you know that it’s one of Ontario’s best kept secrets.  The scenery is spectacular, thanks to the geology of the area, which forms a series of hills, ridges and cliffs, and valleys with sparkling blue lakes.

Three beaches slope into the pleasant waters of Semiwite Lake and hikers will love the seven hiking trails with great views. 

Mississagi is just over 3 hours west of Sudbury and 3 hours east of Sault Ste. Marie. 

Esker Lakes Provincial Park

Esker Lakes campsite
Site 18, Sunny Point Campground. Tent or RV camping (electrical).

Esker Lakes lies within the vast Boreal Forest that covers much of Northern Ontario. The collection of picturesque lakes, separated by short, fairly level portages and no motorboats, makes the park ideal for canoeing.

Esker Lakes is an hour from Rouyn-Noranda, 2.5 hours from Val d’Or, and 4 hours from Sudbury.

Northwestern Ontario

Quetico Provincial Park

quetico cabin inside. stove, kitchen table window.
Log Cabin, Dawson Trail Campground.

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, hand-hewn cabin sleeps four (one queen bed, one double futon). You’ll stay cozy even if the temperature drops thanks to portable infrared heaters and a high-efficiency wood stove. The cabin includes small fridge, microwave, coffee pot, kettle and propane barbeque with side burner. This cabin can only be reserved by phone: 1-888-668-7275.

Quetico is 4 hours east of Kenora or 3 hours west of Nipigon.

White Lake Provincial Park

White Lake campsite
Site 139, Moccasin Flower Campground. Tent or RV camping (electrical).

White Lake is a very large lake and motorboats are an ideal way to explore it. A fish cleaning station with power and lights, a cold beverage machine, paved boat launch (lit at night) and a dock for boat launching provides anglers with services to enhance their fishing opportunities. Canoes are available for rent at the park.

White Lake is 4 hours from Sault Ste Marie and Thunder Bay.

Find a campsite with our online Campsite Browsing Tool and spend this weekend under the stars!