Monthly Archives: March 2011

Do You Have All of the Camping Gear That You Need?

Are you planning on going on your first camping trip this year? Have you been on a few camping trips with other people and want to start organizing your own trips? It can be a daunting task to prepare and … Continue reading

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Darlington Provincial Park – A Campground for Day Trippers

If you are a Torontonian who hasn’t been on an Ontario Parks camping trip yet, consider a day trip to Darlington Provincial Park as a way to get introduced to camping. This park has many elements of an Ontario Park that … Continue reading

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Restoule Provincial Park – A Diamond in the Rough

Last summer we did a three-night trip to Restoule Provincial Park. It was the first time that I’d ever been to Restoule and I don’t know why I didn’t camp there before. This is a great park that offers a … Continue reading

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Not Ready for Tenting Camping? Try an Ontario Parks Yurt…

Many of you are contemplating going camping this summer, but are still undecided and have not made any reservations at the campgrounds. Sometimes the thought of planning and preparing for a camping trip can be overwhelming, especially if you need … Continue reading

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Port Burwell Provincial Park – Good Campsites and a Quieter Beach

Port Burwell Provincial Park offers the warm waters of Lake Erie and better than average campsites for provincial parks in the area. The Southern Ontario location makes Port Burwell a great choice for those who want to start their camping … Continue reading

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Inverhuron Provincial Park – Avoid the Crowds at the Beach

 If you like the Lake Huron beaches at The Pinery or Sauble Beach, but want a beach that doesn’t get as busy, try Inverhuron Provincial Park. Inverhuron offers a great beach with spectacular sunsets in a quieter setting.  Environment: Inverhuron … Continue reading

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Reserve Your Ontario Parks Campsites Soon…

I just booked our annual camping trip to Algonquin Park this week and was lucky to get a good campsite, even though I reserved it five months in advance. The parks are busy in July and August, so if you haven’t … Continue reading

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