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Top five camping sites near Toronto

Getting a dose of nature away from Toronto, Ontario does not require hours on the road. At most two to two-and-a-half hours are needed to get to great camping sites near Toronto. We’ve either camped or hiked in many provincial parks or conservation areas in Southern Ontario with campgrounds over the years and love that they aren’t too far from ...

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Camping after Labour Day Weekend

Why you should camp after Labour Day weekend

I’m going to share with you the reasons why you should camp after Labour Day weekend. For those who live in Ontario, Labour Day weekend is usually the last extended weekend for camping and cottaging before we go back-to-school and back-to-work. Families will descend on provincial parks, conservation areas and other campgrounds for at least a few days. But here’s ...

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Killbear Provincial Park

Camping at Killbear Provincial Park

Two nights spent camping at Killbear Provincial Park, just northwest of Parry Sound, Ontario, were just enough of a break from the urban (Toronto) and suburban (Mississauga) jungles this past Labour Day weekend. It was my first time camping at this provincial park and I would definitely do so again. The campgrounds are lovely – deciduous trees, well-planned out camp ...

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