Forest camping near Barrie

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Georgian Bay Getaway!

38 sites · Lodging100 acres · Clearview, ON
Situated in the middle of a Recreation Hotspot! Our site is within 5 minutes of paddling the Nottawasaga River, 10 minutes to hiking the Bruce, 5 minutes to the world's largest freshwater beach, and within 30 minutes of cycling, amazing motorcycle routes, rock climbing, caving, geocaching, cider/wine tours, and more! We are the perfect basecamp for everything the Georgian Bay area has to offer We have 100 acres of forest and field. Choose from either two tent sites that are set amidst the forest, close to a babbling creek that runs through the property or 2 bunkies for more of a glamping experience. There are two outdoor camping toilets on-site. Campfires are permitted (within local regulation) in the fire-pits provided. Well-behaved pets on leash are welcome. We ask that you Leave no trace and bring out what you bring in. We look forward to hosting you! CLICK THE PICTURES BELOW TO BOOK YOUR SITE
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Sparrow Lake Camp

4 sites · Tents126 acres · Severn Bridge, ON
Sparrow Lake Camp is situated on the southernmost tip of the majestic Canadian Shield.  The site is known to have been a campground for bands of the Huron people prior to the European intrusion.  It is considered probable that Samuel de Champlain, the first European to explore Huronia, spent a night on this site in the 17th Century.In 1892, what would become the west side of the current property was sold by pioneer Captain Thomas Stanton to Toronto's renowned Massey family to act as their summer resort.  The resort sported the main lodge, dining room, and cottages and was only accessible by train and steamer. From the onset, the Masseys used the site as a summer retreat for the Young Men's Bible League of the Central Methodist Church. Today, the property is a thriving summer camp that also offers overnight tent stays with stunning lake views. 
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40 Acre Woods at 29&1 Private Venue

1 site · Lodging50 acres · Severn, ON
Step into the serene embrace of the "40 Acre Woods," where tranquility and privacy await among winding trails and towering cedars. Our quaint cabin, complete with a wood stove and outdoor fire pit, offers a cozy retreat nestled in nature's embrace. Opt for the convenience of optional power and make use of our small private outhouse. Relax with a good book, explore the surrounding trails, or simply bask in the peace and quiet of your surroundings. The cabin features a main level with a comfortable couch, table, and fireplace, while the upper loft provides a cozy sleeping space. Outside, gather around the fire pit, sway in hammocks, and lounge in comfortable seating as you soak in the natural beauty. Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and unwind in this idyllic setting, where time slows and nature's wonders take center stage.
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Three Ponds Homestead

5 sites · Lodging, Tents25 acres · Severn, ON
Nestled on the outskirts of Orillia, our serene 25-acre property and horse farm is minutes from Bass Lake and 15 minutes from local marinas. Our hidden gem homestead is the perfect place to disconnect. Trails to walk/hike, fields and forests to play in and the option for overnight pasture or stall horse board for our equine friends. You'll love the tranquility here. Follow us on IG at "Three.Ponds" for more pics, videos and info, including our Three Ponds Retreat dates!
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Uxbridge Igloo

1 site · Lodging20 acres · Mount Albert, ON
Your own private getaway with a private lake, sauna, forest, trails, wildlife and plenty of places to explore. When hungry, take in the local eateries, wineries, cideries and the trail capital of canada for mountain biking, hiking or walking. In the winter, skate on our private lake or hit the slopes at lake ridge ski or dagmar.
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Serenity Rising

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents76 acres · Orillia, ON
We are opening up our farm property for others to enjoy! Enjoy seeing our many animals on the farm as you drive in past the paddocks and around our herd of horses. From chickens to cows, to horses and goats, even some sheep and some ducks! We can arrange a visit on the farm for a hands-on experience to meet the animals for an extra fee!
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❤️186 ACRES OF FARM HORSE CAMPING 🐎🐄

6 sites · Tents189 acres · Tay, ON
Learn more about this land:Pitch a tent on our 186 acres of FARM CAMPING and enjoy a gorgeous nearly untouched wilderness experience and bring your fuzzy socks and boots if you want to add in an equestrian experience. Nobody around for miles - LITERALLY! 12 horses on site if you like to ride and camp all at the same place. Gorgeous and serene ! Pricing for trail rides - sleigh rides separate. You can also bring your own horses for horse camping we have a beautiful new facility to accommodate almost any equestrian need. Upon arrival you can safely park your car and we can if desired carry your gear and you pack to the camping acreage via our tractor or golf cart or simply walk yourself - it’s not far. Our outhouse is near the main house - we have access to a SOLIS X for an extra fee if you need WIFI. Farm fresh eggs also available to cook over your fire from our 12 new and amazing chickens ! Free of charge ... we will do anything possible to make your stay comfy and relaxed. Please note - firewood is available for an extra fee (we prefer if you don’t bring your own since some can be infected with invasive species and we try to protect the area as much as possibles). Firewood is $6.00 a bag and typically includes starters and kindling) depending on the local supplier we use. Coming in the summer - fire pits - bunkies - GLAMPING - and more but for now - come walk / hike our endless trails lined with black berry bushes and wild strawberries along our “secret garden” and enjoy absolute privacy and solitude knowing we are sort of nearby if you need anything at all. We are new at this - just bought this amazing property but we are here to share the experience- WELCOME to our journey - we are at the first step. If you have any questions please ask ! We want to accommodate everyone as best we can :) Need a baby seat or carrier - we can help ... if you forgot your rain coat just text us, we’ll run one out to you and if you want to ride the horses as well .. just let us know your experience level and we will try to accommodate (it may not always be possible so please ask in advance it cannot be done on arrival) . We have very skilled trail guides and coaches on staff and we offer husband horses for those in the know :) We don’t have any set prices for trail rides yet so give us a shout and we’ll work it out but typically we offer lessons at 75.00 an hour - it’s difficult to price not knowing skill levels and staff required to support your experience so we hope you understand. Mostly we want you to come - unload your baggage and walk into our little slice of heaven ... we call it respite for your soul and we think you’ll think so too. You can see more photos on IG - Twitter and FB “SOUTHWINDS FARM” come say hello ! When you come to check in you can just carry on your way with little interaction if you like or have a visit with our fury friends or we’ll help you get to where you’re going (you can pick almost anywhere you like on the acreage) we do provide a rudimentary map and information about our surrounding area. Please let us know if there’s anything we can do to make your stay better. All garbage and recycling must be packed up removed upon checkout. Happy Camping!
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Laurenwood Farm

7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents100 acres · Loretto, ON
Welcome to Laurenwood Farm!The farm is a 100-acre working livestock and organic mixed produce farm with picturesque views, miles of wooded trails, and a beautiful little fish pond. Fresh organic veggies and farm-fresh eggs are available seasonally. Guests are welcome to wander the trails, check out the pond and gardens, and have a guided tour to experience meeting the animals. Nearby are several conservation areas and access to the Bruce Trail. Walking, biking or horseback riding is very pleasant on the quiet country roads around. There are many local fairs and festivals in the surrounding villages, such as the Beeton Honey Festival and Tottenham Bluegrass Festival.We have three different listings, a cottage, a barn loft, and a tent/RV site. We look forward to hosting you!
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Pine the Sky

7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents8 acres · Southgate, ON
This beautiful spot was re-forested with pine a number of years ago, and was sectioned off from the surrounding farmland, which is now maintained by the mennonite community. It is 8 1/2 acres of wetland and forest, with a mown perimeter, and cool places to tuck into the forest for the night. The current owner was a special educator, and now is slowly turning the land into her homestead. There is a beautiful, spa quality outdoor shower next to a tidy and 'fancier than most' outhouse, a strawberry patch as well as wild alpine strawberries all over the property, a big dog and a small indoor cat keep her company. Here is what the land offers: -Bunkie in the Forest: A sweet 8x8 ft. space with new bunk and mattresses as of April 2023 -Strawberry Fields bunkie: an 10x12 space with a loft with a queen memory foam mattress and a main floor with a full futon and a small table -Campsites: Meadow, Forest and River spots. Close to each other, but you'd never know it! All three are chill and serene places. The property backs onto a ten-foot swimming hole in an otherwise shallow part of the Saugeen River. -RV Spot: With electric hook up ideal for RVs 30 feet and under -a connection to the organization, 'Black Folks Camp Too'! Welcoming to all!!!!! So much to see and do in the area!
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WÄRME Sauna Cabin: Couples Retreat

1 site · Lodging2 acres · Tottenham, ON
Check into a Spa Cabin - a SPOT TO RETREAT to relax and endure downtime : by yourself, a romantic stay to connect, or two close friends who are looking for quality time 'away from it all' - enjoy the benefits oF sauna/spa culture or use our spot as an off grid tiny cabin (with power & camper style outside cook space or restaurants to order from nearby). Queen bed. Bedding supplied. Mini fridge inside cabin. No oven/microwave. Bbq, toaster, electric cooktop, water, tea, coffee. Cutlery, plates bbq utensils supplied. Upon request/availability we welcome you with a meditative sound bath using crystal sound bowls - grounding, centring, calming the thinking mind among the panoramic view. We then hand you a plush spa robe. Provided in the cabin Facial supplies (exfoliate, cleanse, nourish ), body scrubs, massage oils, and hotel quality spa linens to name a few. This is an experientail stay, a small cabin heated by a wood burning stove - & a large 8 person sauna aside from the cabin lounge space & Queen size bed... Dip in the outside Hot tub on a covered deck looking into Scenic hills surrounded by 100’s of farm land - think your favorite Ontario spa's with no crowds. The 2 acre property is full of evergreens; fire pits, yoga gazebo, sun decks star gazing and restautants nearby for a date night. We encourage guests to explore . Horse stables, nature trails, farmland spot to buy fresh honey, eggs nearby. Or if you just want to listen to music, journal, read a book, watch birds ; & reflect on life - the high vibrational energy of the lands are sure to tap into your inner peace. Must be comfortable operating & starting a fire. If this is of interest, message and let us create an unforgettable experience for you!
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Cedar & Bough Nature Retreat

2 sites · Lodging34 acres · Mulmur, ON
Welcome to Cedar and Bough! This secluded private Cove is nestled among mature trees and sits beside a tranquil stream that runs through the property. The water in the cove is beautiful and warm as it has full sun all day, the water in the creek is chilly but offers a great spot to cool or or float in the shade. Just across the quaint bridge, the property boasts 34 acres of forest, trails and fields for a full day of exploring. Our rustic log cabin overlooks Cedar Cove Beach and provides a terrific view and a cozy night's sleep. Evergreen Holler is set in our forest and a 1 minute walk from the beach. In the winter, enjoy a private pond skate or game of shinny with family and friends. End your day with a cup of hot cocoa in your cabin or roasting s'mores around a bonfire. Within a short drive or hike from the property, the area offers many provincial parks, trails, restaurants and grocery stores. Less than 90 mins from Toronto, we are located only 12 mins from Orangeville, 20 mins from Alliston and 40 mins from Wasaga Beach.
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Madriver ranch

1 site · RV, Tent34 acres · Glencairn, ON
I've lived here for 7 years but have grew up in the area my whole life. The mad river ranch offers a great get away from your busy life. I have two ponds on the property and a little spot that has huge rocks in between the ponds that us really neat. The mad river runs along my property. Swimming etc
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Forest camping near Barrie guide

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Looking for a camping adventure near Barrie, Ontario, surrounded by lush forests? Look no further than Cedar Creek Forest Camping (126 reviews), Tryfan Forest (104 reviews), and Pine the Sky (101 reviews) for a guaranteed great experience. Enjoy popular amenities such as potable water, campfires, and pet-friendly sites. And with activities like wildlife watching, biking, and boating, you'll never have a dull moment. Plus, with an average price per night of $50 and options as low as $5, camping has never been more affordable. Get ready to immerse yourself in nature and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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