Hipcamp host Dave M.,
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Welcome to Cedar Creek Forest Camping! Voted second best camp site in Canada.

I have 97 acres of very private camping. The land is a bird watcher’s and nature lover’s paradise. There are miles of flat groomed trails and a 3-acre pond (plus several bush ponds). There is an abundant amount of wildlife to explore: birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects and mammals.


Welcome to Cedar Creek Forest Camping! Voted second best camp site in Canada.

I have 97 acres of very private camping. The land is a bird watcher’s and nature lover’s paradise. There are miles of flat groomed trails and a 3-acre pond (plus several bush ponds). There is an abundant amount of wildlife to explore: birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects and mammals.

The sites and trails are maintained during winter months and the forest is quiet and beautiful covered in snow. Guests can snowshoe or x-country ski on the vast private trails. Downhill skiing is not too far. Moonstone/Mt St Louis and Horseshoe Valley are about 15/20 minutes and Blue mountain is about 50 minutes. 

The campsites are family-friendly (and pet-friendly), and you can easily drive up to and park at your campsite.

Small campfires are permitted, sustainably harvested firewood is available to purchase! Please add this as an extra at the time of booking or can be purchased at the site.

Shopping and all amenities are under 15 minutes away! The property is close to Georgian Bay for swimming, fishing, boating/sailing, paddling and beaches. It is also close to the cities of Orillia and Midland/Penetanguishene for dining, shopping, arts, and many historical sites. Historical sites include Fort Ste Marie Among the Hurons, War of 1812 British Naval Establishment, Kings Wharf Theatre, Martrys Shrine, Huronia Museum and more. 


Site 1 is a large open grassy area that can accommodate trailers or RVs, Sites 2, 3, and 4 are large sites that can accommodate six guests in tents or small trailers. Sites 5 and 6 are smaller and are for tents and four guests only.  This property is protected as a managed forest and we only want campers who share our love and respect for all the flora and fauna.

Dry firewood is available for $7/bag. Please DO NOT import/bring firewood, the risk of transferring an invasive insect is not worth it.  We are inclusive, tolerant and respectful of all wildlife and campers and expect the same behaviour from our guests.

I look forward to hosting you and may peace be with you.

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
6 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
Wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 24 feet allowed
Pull-through site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: flat
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Generators not allowed
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Dave a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 95%

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Farm Tour

Tours of my farm are available. We have goats and kids, horses, chickens, a p...Read more

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Guided tours or information

Guided tours or information of local historical locations is available.

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Dozen eggs

Our own free range farm fresh brown eggs are available @ $5/doz

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Firewood bundle

Start your trip off right with a bundle of firewood waiting for you at your c...Read more

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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


The trails are flat and groomed and perfect for riders that like it nice and easy. More challenging areas are available for ri...Read more


Georgian Bay and her 30,000 islands are about 15 minutes away. World class boating and sailing


Can fish in the stocked pond plus great fishing opportunities 10-15 minutes away in Georgian Bay

Off-roading (OHV)

Good trails are close for campers with gas burners.


The longest freshwater beach in the world, Wasaga Beach is about 30 minutes away. Plus many other beaches on Georgian Bay 15-20...Read more

Wildlife watching

The property is a great place to bird watch or observe other wildlife. A survey was conducted by a conservation association and...Read more

Horseback riding
Wind sports


Natural features you'll find at Cedar Creek Forest Camping in Ontario.


Georgian Bay is a short drive away. Many beaches including: Wasaga Beach, Balm beach, Paradise Point and many more...


Mid sized savanna fields are good for seeing deer, turkey, and birds of prey

River, stream, or creek

Small creek feeds the pond from the upper ponds about nine months a year and flows into the Hogg River. The Wye, Sturgeon, and ...Read more


The property has over a dozen bush ponds and a small marsh that feed the main pond. Great for viewing turtles, frogs, ducks etc


Our hobby farm is one mile away. We have horses, goats, chickens and our pet pig Luna. Oh ya, 5 cats and the princess puppy Noelle


Horseback riding ranches are 3-5 minutes away


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Hipcamper Celeste

Peaceful camping!

Celeste T.
recommends this listing.
(Chickadee Circle (Site 2))
July 3rd, 2022

We had an amazing time at Dave's campsite! It was so quiet and private, and the trails were perfect for walking around and taking in nature. Our site was large enough for two vehicles and two tents, with space between and plenty of room for enjoying the campfire. We loved listening to the sounds of the animals and birds at night. I camped with my two dogs and they were so happy to have so much space to sniff and play! Dave was very quick to respond to messages, and stopped by to make sure we were enjoying our stay. We'll definitely be back!

Hipcamper Shahram
Shahram H.
recommends this listing.
(Savanna (Site 1))
July 1st, 2022

It was very cozy and not too far from Toronto

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Hipcamper Claude
Claude D.
recommends this listing.
(Savanna (Site 1))
June 29th, 2022

Dave is a excellent host and very genereous. When we arrived, he was waiting for us at the entry of his campground and directed us to our site. The entry, in the forest, is very narrow and there's a 90 degre turn to the right after couple of meters in the entry, so we carefully entered with our 24' RV trailer and got in without a scratch.

There's 6 campsites and our was well suited for our trailer. We made sure to have water in our tank before arriving. We had great privacy and enjoyed walking the trails and sitting next to the pond. All the sites are pretty much very well separated and provide privacy,

Our host gave us a tour of the campground and of his farm located about 5 minutes away. He was very kind and gave us a dozen of fresh eggs he gets every days from his many chickens he raises.

Also, the campground is not very far from Wasaga beach (about 20 minutes away by car).

Overall, its a nice campground if you're a looking for a quiet place and be private.

Hipcamper Destiny
Destiny A.
recommends this listing.
(Pretty View (Site 4))
June 15th, 2022

Our family had a very relaxing time at Cedar Creek, Dave was a great host who was always quick to respond. We ended up running out of wood and Dave was quick to drop some off at the site. The sites were large and there was a nice soft sandy spot for our tent. It was very private, quiet and campsites were spread out nicely. Our pup and son loved swimming in the pond. Dave has done a wonderful job with his property and really cares for his guests.

Hipcamper Alicia Janeth
Alicia Janeth L.
recommends this listing.
(Chickadee Circle (Site 2))
June 12th, 2022

La pasamos muy bien es un lugar muy bonito y Dave es muy amable y atento, en todo momento estuvo pendiente de lo que necesitábamos, nos regaló huevos de su granja.

Hipcamper Khashayar
Khashayar A.
recommends this listing.
(Pretty View (Site 4))
June 12th, 2022

What an amazing spot! Dave was supper nice, he took his time to show us around the different camping sites. I definitely recommend this place and will be going back!

Very private and beautiful
Hipcamper Gina
Gina R.
recommends this listing.
(Southern Belle (Site 3))
May 27th, 2022

What a great experience :) Dave is a wonderful host, such good energy and outlook of life and nature, and it shows here at this property.
Some really unique features here,and very private sites. Hope to go back and see the different seasons at this beautiful place!

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Hipcamper Michael

Clean back woods camping, wildlife!

Michael S.
recommends this listing.
(Chickadee Circle (Site 2))
May 24th, 2022

David is the model of what a Hipcamp host should be. This was my first camping experience in over 30 years and he waited for us and had everything prepared for our arrival! We arrived 4 hours late and he was totally understanding! During our stay he came by several times each day, to make sure we had what we needed. On our last night he was waiting for a late arrival and sat with us and we shared stories about our lives, the late arrival rolled in at midnight and he went and helped them get set up! We will definitely be going back again!
Mike and Krista.

First fire!
Hipcamper Chestney

Highly recommended campground

Chestney B.
recommends this listing.
(Chickadee Circle (Site 2))
May 3rd, 2022

Dave was an excellent host and his campground is one of the best we visit. From day one of meeting this host you will learn lots from him. This campground is absolutely beautiful with lots of wildlife, if you don't see them then you hear them. The hooting of the owls, the cricking of the frogs and the soft wind rustling through the trees puts you in a peaceful sleep. It feels almost like a little heaven on earth. We loved waking up to the view of trees and pond, chirping of birds and the many breaths of clean air whilst hiking the trail. This forestry campground brings lots of lessons of balance to you. Don't forget to purchase your organic eggs from this host for a healthy and delicious breakfast. Campfire wood is also available.

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