ripples on lake with autumn forest on far shoreline

5 parks with extended fall camping seasons

Cooler weather. No bugs. The pumpkin pie aroma wafting from your campfire, and the warmth of hot chocolate in your hands. It must be fall camping season!

Searching for the perfect destination? These five parks will be extending their camping seasons this year:

Balsam Lake Provincial Park

Open until October 31, 2022

Two people sit at a picnic table on the beach.

Whether you’re tent camping, driving an RV, or staying in the park’s luxurious cottage, you’ll find fall coziness everywhere at Balsam Lake.

Follow the Lookout Trail for a panoramic view of the fall colours, or enjoy the crunching of leaves beneath your feet along the Plantation Trail.

Itching to hitch up your boat? Launch at Balsam Lake and explore the Trent-Severn Waterway.

Kap-Kig-Iwan Provincial Park

Open until September 25, 2022

person looking at waterfall

Take in this park’s awe-inspiring water features and boreal forest dotted with oranges and yellows amongst the evergreens.

Explore local attractions like the huge dairy cow statue known as Ms. Claybelt and the Little Claybelt Homesteaders Museum!

Need more reasons to visit this park? Read this blog!

Rideau River Provincial Park

Open until October 11, 2022

sunrise over lake

Rideau River is only 40 minutes from downtown Ottawa, making it a great basecamp to explore all that the national’s capital has to offer!

Rent a stand-up paddleboard, kayak, or canoe, and paddle the historic Rideau waterway. It’s a great spot to hook a Muskie, but bass, walleye, and panfish are also abundant.

Beautifully level and shaded campsites await your fall adventure!

Rushing River Provincial Park

Open until October 11, 2022

Trail through the woods surrounded by fall colours

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

Their four hiking trails showcase stunning fall colours that can’t be beat!

Don’t forget to stop by the park’s museum and check out their many interpretive displays.

Sioux Narrows Provincial Park

Open until October 3, 2022

cliff overlooking lake

Located on the shores of Lake of the Woods, Sioux Narrows offers recreation opportunities for the lake lover: boating, sailing, and canoeing.

Internationally renowned for its walleye fishing, this is a bucket-list trip for passionate anglers.

Be the first to enjoy these parks and book today!

P.S. Craving a trip to Southwestern Ontario? Find five more parks with extended fall camping seasons in 2022.