Our region offers some of the most beautiful natural settings in all of Ontario. Many people enjoy camping in the area to enjoy the great outdoors, along with a break from their busy lifestyle.
Camping is one of Algonquin Park visitors’ most popular activities. Camping opportunities are grouped into two main categories based upon the mode of transportation used to get you to the campsite. Some camping opportunities in Algonquin Park can be viewed here.
In addition to being located just minutes from the edge of Algonquin Park (one of Canada’s best known outdoor destinations, covering thousands of kilometers), there are many other options for campers in Central Almaguin, which include:
Mikisew Provincial Park – features beautiful scenery and three great beaches for the family to enjoy. Fish for many species of fish including trout, walleye, bass, perch and pike in the park. Hiking trails cover a variety of terrain. You can learn more here.
Rainbow Bay Resort – situated on beautiful Eagle Lake in South River, Ontario, the resort offers a variety of camping options, including by trailer, cabin or tent. Whether you fish, tan, water ski, sleep, read, play, tube, walk, swim or ATV, your trip to Rainbow Bay Resort will be most enjoyable at one of the best kept secrets north of Muskoka! You can learn more here.
Lake Bernard Park – considered one of the area’s most popular family campgrounds, this location offers everything from weekly and overnight stays for trailers as well as cottagers. Activities include boat rentals, mini-putt golf, horseshoe pits, hayrides and shuffleboard. Conveniences like firewood and laundry services make “roughing it” easier for all. More details found here.
Local Summer Camps
Camp Glen Bernard – offers canoeing, kayaking, sailing, boardsailing, rock-climbing, horseback riding and more for girls. Opportunities for co-ed learning opportunities are also available. Providing great service since 1922! Learn more about Bernard Lake’s historic camp here.
The Hockey Opportunity Camp – Eagle Lake is home to the Hockey Opportunity Camp where players from around the world are invited to participate in traditional summer camp activities like mountain biking, archery and water sports, all while receiving “Best in Class” hockey development coaching/training for players of all levels. HOC is a residential children’s camp in Ontario that has been privately owned and operated since 1966! Learn more about The Hockey Opportunity Camp here.