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Peaceful Poolside Bliss!

2 sites · RVs, Tents160 acres · Thunder Bay, ON
Learn more about this land: Entirely surrounded by nature, beautiful and peaceful. A place to let go and just be. The camp sites are located with 160 acres in the middle of the forest. There is no traffic, no motor boats, no sea-doo's, no lawn mowers, just nature. The sound of the birds and the sound of silence is all you can hear. The campsites are spacious and tucked within the trees. Not entirely private, but private enough. There are more than 2 campsites available. All are by the swimming pool, sauna and summer kitchen area.  The pool area consists of a wood burning sauna for enjoyment and washing up, a fire pit for socializing and cooking, propane or charcoal BBQ's and a summer kitchen with a propane stove and cold running water. The pool area is the common area. Most of the time it is vacant but there may be other friendly, welcoming guests or myself enjoying that space. You may get the entire area to yourself. You never know. There is an artesian well beside the creek behind the summer kitchen. It is pure spring drinking water. Seeing the property is totally off grid there is no hydro or city water. So no plumbed in toilets. There is an outhouse for human waste. There are solar lights around the pool and sauna and a place to charge and use cell phones if need be. There may be other options available for your stay. A 21ft RV trailer with all the amenities of home for $100 per night. You can view the trailer on the air bnb site called "Pool side bliss glamper RV trailer". Glamper meaning you have to bring your own blankets, sheets or sleeping bag and pillow.
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Slate River Dairy

1 site · RV, Tent2 acres · 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 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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Latibule Resort and Campground

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents155 acres · 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. Look for Latibule Resort on Instagram and Facebook
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Lake Superior Islands

3 sites · Tents2 acres · 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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My Happy Place

2 sites · RVs, Tents130 acres · Dorion, ON
Learn more about this land:This is a perfect spot to get away from it all and reconnect with nature. Whether you want to explore the Ouimet Canyon, hike the trails, or admire a waterfall, this is a nature lover’s paradise. The trails are well maintained and there are plenty of places to explore. The best part is that you can bring your best friend along with you! This property is pet-friendly.At Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park (15-minute drive), you can enjoy panoramic views of a 150-metre wide gorge and sheer cliffs that drop 100 metres straight down to the canyon floor. A trail and boardwalk connect two lookout platforms with spectacular views of the canyon. Arctic plants usually found 1,000 kilometres north, survive in the unique environment at the bottom of the canyon.We have over 130 acres and two campsites available so you are guaranteed privacy and seclusion during your stay!
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The Village Homestead

2 sites · RVs, Tents43 acres · 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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The best camping near Sleeping Giant Provincial Park guide



Embark on an adventure at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, where the wilderness beckons with over 100 km of hiking trails and breathtaking views atop the Giant. Immerse yourself in the serenity of backcountry camping or enjoy the comforts of a roofed accommodation. With activities ranging from biking and birding to winter sports, this park offers year-round excitement for nature enthusiasts.

Notable campgrounds

  • Marie Louise Lake Campground - Offers a mix of electrical and non-electrical sites nestled by a scenic lake.
  • Backcountry Campsites - Explore the park's raw beauty with 27 sites across seven zones for a true wilderness experience.
  • Group Campsites - Perfect for larger gatherings, with amenities like electricity and water taps close to the beach.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book online up to five days in advance to secure your preferred spot amid the park's popular campgrounds.
  • For backcountry sites, print your permits before arrival to streamline your check-in process.
  • Consider visiting during off-peak seasons for better availability and a quieter experience.
  • Explore nearby camping options if your desired campsite is fully booked.

When to go

The best time to visit Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is during the summer for ideal weather and full access to all facilities. Winter offers a snowy wonderland for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, but be prepared for chilly conditions.

Know before you go

  • Check the park's alerts and closures before your trip to stay informed about any restrictions or safety concerns.
  • Remember that backcountry camping requires a permit, which should be displayed on your vehicle's dash.
  • Accessibility is a priority, with barrier-free campsites and facilities available for those with mobility challenges.
  • Day-use permits can be obtained online, ensuring your access to the park's numerous activities.
  • Visitor Centre hours are typically from 8:30am to 5pm, offering exhibits and rentals for your convenience.

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