Parks Guide - 2017

- Camping dates
- Day use dates
Park has showers - Showers
Park has comfort stations - Comfort Stations
Park has a laundromat - Laundromat
Park has roofed accommodations - Roofed Accommodation
Park has a boat launch - Boat Launch
Park has a pet exercise area - Pet Exercise Area
Park has radio-free campsites - Radio-free Campsites
Park has a visitor centre - Visitor Centre
Park has electrical campsites - Electrical Campsites
Park has backcountry camping - Backcountry Campsites

Backcountry Campsites (30 parks and campgrounds total)

Algonquin - Backcountry

1946 Campsites
Park has roofed accommodations Park has a boat launch Park has radio-free campsites Park has backcountry camping 705-633-5572
Over 2,000 kilometres of canoe routes provide many options for the paddling enthusiast. Head out for a couple of days or a couple of weeks.
Biscotasi Lake

83 Backcountry Campsites
Park has backcountry camping 705-865-2021
This island-studded lake offers flatwater paddling and great fishing. Connect to many large lakes via a few short portages for extended paddling trips. Access by road or train.
Bon Echo

532 Campsites
Park has showers Park has comfort stations Park has a laundromat Park has roofed accommodations Park has a boat launch Park has a pet exercise area Park has radio-free campsites Park has a visitor centre Park has electrical campsites Park has backcountry camping (613) 336-2228
Known for Mazinaw Rock rising 100 m above Mazinaw Lake and featuring hundreds of Aboriginal pictographs. A camping experience for everyone: RV, car camping, backcountry, and roofed accommodation.
Charleston Lake

236 Campsites
Park has showers Park has comfort stations Park has a laundromat Park has roofed accommodations Park has a boat launch Park has a pet exercise area Park has a visitor centre Park has electrical campsites Park has backcountry camping (613) 659-2065
A favourite family camping destination offering swimming, boating, fishing and hiking. Enjoy the campgrounds, backcountry sites or roofed accommodation.
Esker Lakes

103 Campsites
Park has showers Park has comfort stations Park has a laundromat Park has a boat launch Park has a pet exercise area Park has electrical campsites Park has backcountry camping 705-568-7677 (summer) 705-272-7107 (winter)
A family-friendly park with ancient glacial landscapes and boreal forest; lakes for canoeing and fishing, trails for hiking, sandy beaches and a range of campground facilities.
French River

230 Campsites
Park has a boat launch Park has a visitor centre Park has backcountry camping (705) 857-1630 summer (705)287-2900 winter
Paddle this historic waterway travelled by First Nations, explorers and fur traders. Stop at the award-winning visitor centre on Hwy 69, hike the Recollet Falls Trail and take in views of the gorge.
Frontenac

48 Campsites
Park has a visitor centre Park has backcountry camping 613-376-3489
Situated on the southern edge of the Canadian Shield close to Kingston and other major cities. Open year-round for backcountry recreation and outdoor wilderness skills courses.
Fushimi Lake

46 Campsites
Park has showers Park has comfort stations Park has a laundromat Park has roofed accommodations Park has a boat launch Park has electrical campsites Park has backcountry camping 705-372-5909
A tranquil fishing spot teeming with walleye and northern pike. Quiet campground with sites suiting all types of campers.
Grundy Lake

586 Campsites
Park has showers Park has comfort stations Park has a laundromat Park has roofed accommodations Park has a pet exercise area Park has radio-free campsites Park has a visitor centre Park has electrical campsites Park has backcountry camping (705) 383-2286
Family-oriented park located just off the Trans-Canada highway south of Sudbury. Beaches and smooth rocky shores provide excellent swimming.
Halfway Lake

236 Campsites
Park has showers Park has comfort stations Park has a laundromat Park has a boat launch Park has a pet exercise area Park has electrical campsites Park has backcountry camping 705-965-2702
Family-oriented campground with two buoyed beaches and great swimming. Good opportunities for day hiking and paddling that lead to exceptional vistas.
Kawartha Highlands

121 Campsites
Park has a boat launch Park has radio-free campsites Park has backcountry camping 613-332-3940 ext. 261
Enjoy solitude, tranquility and dark night skies in the largest park south of Algonquin. Backcountry campsites accessible only by boat or canoe.
Killarney - Backcountry

216 Campsites
Park has backcountry camping 705-287-2900
Over 600 square kilometres of backcountry wilderness offer numerous canoe routes that can be explored for a day or over a week or long distance hiking on the La Cloche Silhouette Trail.
Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater

77 Backcountry Campsites
Park has backcountry camping (705) 569-3205
Located in the heart of the Temagami region, centre of a 2,400-km interconnected canoeing network. A spectacular wilderness area encompassing rugged topography, clear lakes and rushing rivers.
Lake Superior - Backcountry

200 Campsites
Park has a boat launch Park has backcountry camping Park Office (year round) (705) 856-2284 Agawa Bay Campground and Visitor Centre (May to mid-October) (705) 882-2026
Spectacular Lake Superior coastline with aquamarine waters, rocky cliffs, beaches and northern forest.
Makobe-Grays River

Park has backcountry camping (705) 569-3205
Skilled white-water paddlers will be challenged by numerous rapids during the high water season on this intimate headwaters river. Access is via water or air only from Lady Evelyn-Smoothwater.
Missinaibi

35 Campsites
Park has a boat launch Park has backcountry camping 1-705-234-2222 (mid May to mid September) 1-705-864-3114 (Park Superintendent)
Unparalleled fishing opportunities on Missinaibi Lake. Gateway to the majestic and challenging Missinaibi River, a Canadian Heritage River. Car and backcountry camping.
Mississagi

60 Campsites
Park has a boat launch Park has backcountry camping 705-862-1203 (May to September); 705-865-2021 (October to May)
Rugged landscape of ancient hills and clear lakes located west of Sudbury. Offers rustic car-camping, outstanding hiking to scenic lookouts, paddling and trout fishing.
Murphys Point

177 Campsites
Park has showers Park has comfort stations Park has a laundromat Park has roofed accommodations Park has a boat launch Park has a visitor centre Park has electrical campsites Park has backcountry camping 613-267-5060
Camping on a rugged Canadian Shield landscape. Hiking and skiing trails, cabins, boat-in sites on the Rideau Waterway. Tours of an early 1900s mica mine and other interpretive programs.
Obabika River

65 Campsites
Park has backcountry camping (705) 569-3205
Showcases a diversity of landscapes, from island-speckled lakes, to meandering rivers, and rocky uplands, as well as towering stands of old growth pine. Part of the Temagami network of portages and waterways.
Quetico - Backcountry

2200 Campsites
Park has backcountry camping 807-597-2735
Renowned for its rugged beauty; a traditional wilderness destination for paddlers with many routes to choose from.
Restoule

274 Campsites
Park has showers Park has comfort stations Park has a laundromat Park has a boat launch Park has a pet exercise area Park has a visitor centre Park has electrical campsites Park has backcountry camping 705-729-2010
Nestled in a picturesque setting between Stormy and Restoule lakes; offers a variety of camping, including car, RV, walk-in and backcountry.
Sleeping Giant

240 Campsites
Park has showers Park has comfort stations Park has a laundromat Park has roofed accommodations Park has a boat launch Park has a pet exercise area Park has a visitor centre Park has electrical campsites Park has backcountry camping 807-977-2526
Breathtaking views of Lake Superior, 100 km of hiking trails and 50 km of cross-country ski trails. The visitor centre explores natural and cultural history. Roofed accommodation is available year-round.
Solace

18 Backcountry Campsites
Park has backcountry camping (705) 569-3205
A chain of narrow, scenic lakes that lie between forest-covered ridges; lake-to-lake canoeing with short, rugged portages; part of the Temagami canoe route network.
Spanish River

83 Backcountry Campsites
Park has a boat launch Park has backcountry camping 705-865-2021
Favourite destination for backcountry paddling with a variety of intermediate white-water. A rugged landscape of towering pine forests. Access by road or train.
Sturgeon River

35 Backcountry Campsites
Park has backcountry camping (705) 569-3205
Beginning in the Temagami Highlands, paddlers will enjoy this remote white-water river, with continually changing scenery, from long slender lakes to narrow river channels, rapids and shallows.
The Massasauga

135 Campsites
Park has a boat launch Park has backcountry camping 705-378-2401
Water accessible campsites on Georgian Bay stretching from Parry Sound to the Moon River. Hundreds of windswept islands, inland forests and lakes. Backcountry boat mooring is available.
Tidewater

10 Backcountry Campsites
Park has backcountry camping 705-272-7107
Camp on the edge of Ontario’s Arctic. Located in the Moose River estuary on James Bay at the end of the Missinaibi River canoe route.
Wabakimi

500 Backcountry Campsites
Park has backcountry camping (807) 473-3031
Explore the tradition, challenge and rewards of paddling in a remote location; ideal for longer trips of five days or more.
Wakami Lake

59 Campsites
Park has a laundromat Park has a boat launch Park has backcountry camping 705-233-2853 (mid-May to mid-Sept.) 705-864-3114 (Park Superintendent)
A large lake with excellent boating and paddling; renowned for its walleye fishing. Variety of habitats provides opportunities for bird watching and wildlife viewing.
Woodland Caribou

800 Campsites
Park has backcountry camping (807) 727-1329
A paddler’s paradise in undisturbed boreal forest. Home to one of the largest groups of woodland caribou.

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