The best camping near Fort Malden National Historic Site

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Camp Gilligan

1 site · Lodging1 acre · La Salle, ON
We have transformed our backyard into a surprisingly private campsite. Located on River Canard, come enjoy the large floating dock or utilize the 2 Inflatable SUP’s included with the rental. Behind St. Joseph’s Church you will find a large park with new play equipment and a Frisbee Golf Course. We have a disc set for you! Walk for Ice Cream across the Historic Bow Bridge to the River Canard Canoe Co. where you’ll find a nice assortment of local ware and History. Enjoy birdwatching, fishing (bring your own gear) the star’s at night and a propane fire table on the deck if weather doesn’t permit a wood fire in the large concrete fire pit
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Ziggy's Land

30 sites · RVs, Tents11 acres · Lakeshore, ON
Historic land that is now used to host movies on the big screen. Located between two great lakes with a beautiful view and atmosphere. Come enjoy the big screen while you camp! Spend the day at the lakes and rest your feet at night over a blazing fire. When new releases are playing there will be an extra charge of $25 per car if you wish to view. For new release movies and event details check our Website Firewood is available for extra charge. Fires are not allowed on the main viewing area parking lot
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The Old Farm

1 site · RV, Tent4 acres · ON
Less than a kilometer to the Cedar Creek Conservation area. Plenty of flat grassy areas to set up a tent. Many shady trees and a campfire pit. This property has an old farmhouse and barns on it, making for excellent social media pics. Only 10km from Harrow or Kingsville. There is also a nearby corner store called "Arner Stop" which sells snacks, gas, and serves breakfast until 2pm.
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The best camping near Fort Malden National Historic Site guide



The location of an historic meeting between Major General Sir Isaac Brock and Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, the British stronghold on the Detroit frontier during the War of 1812 and the Rebellions of 1837-38, and the site of the longest American occupation on Canadian soil, Fort Malden National Historic Site, in Amherstburg, Ontario opens a fascinating doorway into Canada’s early military history.

When to go

The best time to visit Fort Malden National Historic Site is during its open season when a full schedule of events brings the fort to life. While the site is closed for the winter, special events still offer unique experiences. Avoid visiting outside of the open season to ensure access to all the site has to offer.

Know before you go

  • Check the calendar for special events and activities that may affect your visit.
  • Fort Malden is a seasonal attraction, so confirm hours of operation before planning your trip.
  • Accessibility information is available for those with mobility concerns; contact the site directly for details.
  • Admission fees apply, including daily admissions and seasonal passes; plan your budget accordingly.
  • For any inquiries, reach out to the site via phone or email before your visit.

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