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The best camping near Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area adventure.

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Kaministiquia Camp

4 sites 路 RVs, Tents5 acres 路 Thunder Bay, ON
Learn more about this land:Park your RV / trailer/ camper/ or pitch a tent on this 5-acre property located on Highway 102 in Kaministiqua, Ontario.聽We have a water hookup and potable water available.聽The community center and post office with playground are across the road with Strawberry Creek and the Kam River a short walk away.聽Lots of room to park and different areas to make camp under mature spruce trees.
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Lake Superior Islands

3 sites 路 Tents2 acres 路 Thunder Bay, ON
Take your pick! Three (3) islands of various sizes and prices to be your next amazing getaway. Whether you're kayaking or boating, this will be your own private island nestled amongst a number of other private islands in the world's cleanest and largest freshwater paradise - Lake Superior. Harty Island - 1.3 acres Robertson Island (Large) = 0.5 acres Robertson Island (Small) = 0.2 acres Come and experience the feeling of enjoying an entire island to yourself! Reserve as many nights as you wish. There's lots to do, including fishing, kayaking, boating, cold-water scuba diving, photography, star gazing, hiking, nature, plant identification and just relaxing in extreme privacy.
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Slate River Dairy

1 site 路 RV, Tent2 acres 路 Thunder Bay, ON
We are an on-farm processing dairy where we take the milk from our own farm and bottle this in glass returnable bottles. We make many different products as can be seen on our website www.slateriverdairy.com We also sell other local products. We let campers stay in our parking lot where they can enjoy a beautiful sunset and many hiking trail just minutes away from us. Campers can walk down to the river and maybe see a beaver hard at work. Campers will not be allowed to walk to the farm as insurance won't let us. There are many activities that can be done around here in nature and we will provide a map and explanation of where the activity is and provide website links as well of the many hiking trail around us. There is a lake about 12 min drive from us with a nice beach. We will provide a pick nick table and can set up a badminton net as well for those that like to have a badminton game. A short walk from us a small Catholic country church, and you can walk to the Slate River Bridge on Hwy 608 and on Hwy 61.
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The Village Homestead

2 sites 路 RVs, Tents43 acres 路 Thunder Bay, ON
Learn more about this land: Nestled between halfway lake and McCormack lake, great for hammocks or tents (pine needle and wood chip base). Hike to the lake and go for a swim, fire pit provided. Thunder Box for the toilet. Bring your own t/p. Water can be brought in or collected from the lake or get spring water delivered to your site as an extra (see extras below).
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Boreal Bliss

3 sites 路 Tents160 acres 路 Thunder Bay, ON
We have a beautiful and quiet piece of land. It is 45 minutes from Thunder Bay and 30 minutes from Kakabeka. It has hills and valleys with some stunning views. There are hiking trails throughout the property. There is a fire pit and sauna to use. We live off grid so feel free to come out and unplug.
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Latibule Resort and Campground

5 sites 路 Lodging, RVs, Tents155 acres 路 Dorion, ON
We purchased this property with a vision and have been working to develop it into a beautiful place to escape and relax ever since. The property is situated on Crow lake in the middle of Canyon Country surrounded by amazing landscapes and opportunities to see and explore them, a few include waterfalls, rock climbing, conservation areas, lake superior, amethyst mines, suspension bridges and more.
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The best camping near Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area guide

Overview

About

There鈥檚 a reason Lake Superior has been referred to as an inland ocean and you鈥檒l discover that for yourself when you visit this immensely beautiful Great Lake. Called gichigamiing or 鈥淭he Big Lake鈥 by the Anishinaabe people of the region and known for its furious storms, the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area will soon be recognized as one of the largest protected areas of fresh water in the world.

When to go

The best time to visit Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area is during the summer months, from June to September, when the visitor centres are open daily from 10am to 5pm and the weather is most conducive for outdoor activities. Winter visits offer a unique charm, though accessibility may vary due to weather conditions.

Know before you go

  • Ensure you have appropriate gear for the season, as Lake Superior is known for its rapidly changing weather.
  • Visitor centres at Nipigon and Terrace Bay provide trip planning assistance and are open seasonally.
  • Check the Parks Canada website for the latest information on closures and accessibility before your trip.
  • Remember to respect the natural habitat and cultural significance of the area during your visit.
  • Connect with the park's social media channels for updates and engaging content about the conservation area.

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