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Campsite vacancy highlights: September 29-October 1

We’re in peak season for stunning fall colours across the country.

Why not book a getaway and see the beauty for yourself? We’ve got waterfront and electrical campsites available all over!

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 12:00 pm on September 28, 2017):

Southeastern Ontario

Sandbanks Provincial Park

Large grassy campsite
Site 738, Woodland Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft (electrical).
Nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario, giant sand dunes and golden beaches form two of the largest freshwater baymouth sandbars in the world here. Efforts to stabilize shifting sands disturbed by farming have revived distinctive dune plants such as bluets, butterfly weed and sand spurge. Trails feature dune stairs to protect this delicate vegetation.

Sandbanks is 2.5 hours from Toronto and 3 hours from Ottawa 

Bon Echo Provincial Park

Shady campsite
Site 272, Mazinaw Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft (electrical).

Launch your canoe (or rent one at the lagoon) and paddle Mazinaw Lake. Head over to Mazinaw Rock to view one of Canada’s largest visible collections of Indigenous pictographs. Stop by the Visitor Centre, or book a trip on the Mugwump Ferry of Wanderer Tour Boat!

Bon Echo is 2 hours from Ottawa, and 3 hours from Toronto.

Southwestern Ontario

MacGregor Point Provincial Park

Shady campsite with gravel floor
Site 30, Ashwoods Campground. Tent camping (electrical).

MacGregor Point is one of the most ecologically diverse natural places along the Lake Huron shoreline.

A complex ecosystem unfolds at this all-season park on a seven-kilometre stretch of coast, just south of Port Elgin. More than 200 species of birds have been sighted here, including the Black-crowned Night Heron and the American Egret which find the wetlands in the park to be ideal feeding grounds.

MacGregor Point is 3 hours from Toronto, and 2.5 hours from Barrie or London.

Rondeau Provincial Park

Grassy campsite
Site 63, South Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft (electrical).

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 the world-renowned birding destination.

Rondeau is 3 hours from Toronto and 1.5 hours from London. 

Near North Ontario

Arrowhead Provincial Park

Site sign with secluded wooded campsite
Site 484, Roe Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 18 ft (electrical).

Walk down to the waterfalls or rent a mountain bike and try one of Arrowhead’s designated trails. Hikers like the Beaver Meadow Trail which winds its way past the Porcupine Bluffs and has lovely vistas. Arrowhead’s lakes are fun to paddle (canoe/kayak rentals available).

Bonus: your camping pass is good for day entry to Algonquin (only 30 minutes away).

Arrowhead is 2.5 hours from Toronto, and 4 hours from Ottawa.

Northeastern Ontario

Pancake Bay Provincial Park

Yurt and food shelter
Site 365, yurt.

This yurt is equipped with two sets of futon bunk beds and sleeps up to six. Inside, campers will find a table and chairs, mini fridge, shelving unit, and a broom and dustpan. Outside, yurt sites are equipped with a propane BBQ, picnic table and fire pit.

This cozy yurt is just a short walk to the Caribbean-blue water of Lake Superior.

Pancake Bay is 1 hour from Sault Ste Marie.

Killbear Provincial Park

Dirt floor wooded campsite
Site 230, Beaver Dams Campground. Tent camping (electrical).

There are still sites at Killbear? No way!

We can’t believe it either. 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. And is it ever gorgeous in the fall!

Killbear is 3 hours from Toronto.

Kettle Lakes Provincial Park

Site 97, Island lake Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft (electrical).

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.

Northwestern Ontario

Quetico Provincial Park

Grassy campsite
Site 67, Dawson Trail – Ojibwa Campground. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft (electrical).

Quetico is known for its its rugged beauty, towering rock cliffs, majestic waterfalls, virgin pine and spruce forests, and picturesque rivers and lakes.

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

Rainbow Falls Provincial Park — Rossport

lakefront campsite at Rossport Rainbow Falls
Site 27. Tent camping or RVs up to 32 ft (electrical).

**Waterfront site alert!**

You’ll want to stay all week when you see the waterfront sites available along the Lake Superior shoreline! Shake out the cobwebs with a hike along the Casque Isle Trail, or view the cascading waters as they plunge over the rock ledges of Rainbow Falls on their way to Lake Superior.

Rainbow Falls is 2.5 hours from Thunder Bay, and 5 hours from Sault Ste Marie (just follow the Lake Superior shoreline!).

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