National Parks / Natural World in Port Carling

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Midland
Protecting one of Canada's national treasures for your enjoyment: from Honey Harbour to Twelve Mile Bay in southern Georgian Bay you will discover spectacular landscapes, time-worn rock faces, diverse habitats and the rugged beauty of the Canadian Sh...
Baldwin (georgina)
Come visit our beautiful indoor & outdoor gardens and observe over 50 species of colourful native & tropical butterflies and moths. Feel the butterflies landing on you or simply be amazed at the grace as they flutter from flower to flower in search o...
Zephyr
There's plenty for the family to do on the farm as well! We are home to "The Uxbridge Maize" - our 10 acre corn labyrinth, as well we have a corn box, mini hay bale mazes, and echo tubes for the kids. Come and shop at our farm store for great produ...
Peterborough
We offer year round waterfront cottage rentals and 50 full service seasonal trailer sites. Enjoy fun family activities such as, swimming in our pool, fishing, boating, canoeing, horseshoes, badminton, volleyball, relaxation, and more.
Warsaw
Nestled in the valley of the Indian River, the conservation area offers a range of recreational opportunities the entire family or other group can enjoy!
Toronto
Enter a world of beauty as you wander along trails and boardwalks through gardens, forests, meadows and wetlands. First opened in 1977, the Humber Arboretum is a joint venture of the City of Toronto, Humber College and Toronto and Region Conservatio...
High Park
(164 KM)
Toronto
High Park is Toronto's largest public park featuring many hiking trails, sports facilities, diverse vegetation, a beautiful lakefront, convenient parking, easy public transit access, a dog park, a zoo, playgrounds for children, a couple of eateries, ...
Toronto
For 30 years now, we have been teaching the skills, safety, and joy of paddling to thousands of people.Come down and learn new skills, increase your health and stamina, and meet others who like yourself, enjoy the natural side of Toronto.
Tobermory
In the heart of a World Biosphere Reserve, the 'Bruce' is a place of global significance. The massive, rugged cliffs of the park are inhabited by thousand year old cedar trees, overhanging the crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay.
ONE AXE Pursuits
(182 KM)
Guelph
If your kids are going to learn how to climb, real outdoor rock climbing is the way to go. With personal coaching and top-notch instructors, the whole family is guaranteed awesome outdoor fun!
Burlington
Kelso Conservation Area is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Indulge in a swim at a sandy beach, fish for trout in the glistening lake or get energized with some great downhill skiing at Glen Eden Ski and Snowboard Centre.
Manitoulin Island
Escape and Discover an area perfect for an enriching camping experience. Safe, clean and fun. Family Camping at it’s best on Manitoulin Island!
Hamilton/Burlington
Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) enjoys a worldwide reputation based on its first-class horticultural collection and natural lands. It is Canadas largest botanical garden and one of the countrys premier cultural, education and scientific institutions.
Calabogie
All through our waterfront are 80 secluded sites some have hook-ups for power and some do not. These sites are maintained daily by our staff of friendly faces. All Sites include picnic tables, fire pits, out houses, and access to "CAREFULLY MONITORED...
Jordan
Stunning area for hiking, biking and eco tourism, with interactive at the visitor centre and the continued backdrop of the Niagara Escarpment.
Campark Resorts
(229 KM)
Niagara Falls
Around the camp: We have a large outdoor 20x40 heated pool, with a hot tub. Next to this are TWO large outdoor playgrounds with tube slides, swings and more. There is a recreation hall where we hold various planned activities such as kid`s Bingo and ...
Glenburnie
A wonderful area to appreciate the outdoors and enjoy a picnic. Summer programs include, Day camps, many trails. The Outdoor Centre programs for families resume in the Fall.
Kingston
Rideau Acres is an overnight and seasonal family campground, and is the closest campground to attractions such as, the Thousand Islands, Fort Henry, Bellevue House, the Miller Museum of Geology, the Grand Theatre, the K-Rock Centre, and Downtown King...
Fruition Farms
(266 KM)
Kingston
Acres of strawberries and more! Fruition Farm is located just 10 minutes from downtown Kingston. Come enjoy a variety of activities, starting with pick-your-own strawberries, raspberries and other fruits and vegetables in season.
15 acres of high bush blueberries for pick your own only. Children love the fresh air and getting to pick their own blueberries. Running though the fields and blowing off lots of steam. Learning where food comes from is an important part of our lives...
Saunders Farm
(293 KM)
Munster
Explore 10 hedge Mazes, tree forts, play areas, gardens, picnic areas and wagon rides on a 100-acre farm. Cool off and get wet in their water spray attraction. Also open for a Spooktacular time in Ottawa for Halloween.
Eco Odyssee
(295 KM)
La Peche
Located on an enchanting site, Eco-Odyssée is a water maze that comprises an estimated 60 intersections spread out over more than 6km. Choose the adventure that suits you and enjoy the splendor of the marsh environment from your paddle boat.
Val-des-Monts
Aerial parks, a huge cave, hiking trails, snowshoeing, extreme zip lines, just a few great reasons to visit Laflèche Adventure
Mallorytown
Conceived in the 1870s, St. Lawrence Islands is a tiny jewel with a rich and complex natural and human history. The park is located in the heart of the Thousand Islands tourist area. Make St. Lawrence Islands National Park a leisurely and scenic stop...
Thamesville Maze
(346 KM)
Thamesville
This farm has lots of fun activities for the family including a cow train, mini maze, picnic area, corn awareness centre and a pumpkin patch.
Leamington
A lush Carolinian forest oasis at the southern tip of Canada, Point Pelee National Park resounds with migrating song birds in the spring, hums with cicadas in the summer, flutters with Monarch butterflies in the fall and is a peaceful place of reflec...
Mount Royal Park
(470 KM)
Montreal
Mount-Royal Park is known to locals, is the largest green space on Montreal Island. It was designed by Olmstead, who also designed Central Park in New York City. Mount-Royal Park is the playground for the city.
Montreal
With its collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, some thirty thematic gardens, and teams of researchers and activities staff, the Montréal Botanical Garden ranks as one of the world's largest and most spectacular...
Shawinigan
Composed of two islands, Banane and Melville, a mountain and forests. Located in the heart of Shawinigan's city, the park is surrounded by the magnificiant Saint-Maurice River which is used for nautical activities.The Melville Island park is the exc...
Shawinigan
On this vast plateau of rolling hills, life moves in perfect unison with nature. Here only the changes of the seasons mark the passage of time, retouching the landscape with subtle strokes and calling visitors with a promise of both activity and rela...
Eastman
Camping Copper Mine is located in the beautiful region of Magog-Orford in the eastern Townships.
Inverness
The forest surrounding the Bécancour river with its rapids and natural spa ... A pleasant campground where you will be full of nature, beauty and tranquility. We have on site a variety of services, games for children and especially Fort Inverness, ...
Heron Bay
This park's exceptional beauty is revealed in its vistas of Lake Superior and in the rugged, ancient landscape of the Canadian Shield and northern forest. The spirit of the wilderness envelopes those who explore this special place.
Stoneham et Tewkesbury
This resort is famous for offering the best experience for the whole family. Its ski school is consistently rated among the best in North America. With 1,380 vertical feet, 30 trails and night skiing, this is the perfect outdoor family getaway.
Lac Edouard
The Innusit Village is an Amerindian camp with accommodation in tepees, located in the municipality of Lac Édouard in the upper Mauricie region.All the activities proposed at the village of Innusit are related to the life style of the Amerindians.
Québec City
This park offers a great variety of activities for the entire family. In the summer, walk across one of two suspension bridges or through miles of parkland trails.whether you want to enjoy the great outdoors, make new discoveries or simply relax, thi...
Parc Mahikan
(686 KM)
Girardville
Inside ITS eco-adventure site offers you a unique Aventuraid experience Allowing You to Meet a Mythical Animal Which Has Always fascinated man from time immemorial. Indeed, a nature centre will make you discover packs of Canadian wolves living semi-f...
Canyon Ste Anne
(703 KM)
Beaupre
Explore the imposing 74m high Sainte-Anne waterfall rumbling into its 1.2 bilion year old notch. Go across on of the highest pedestrian bridge in Quebec, 55 meters high.Discover the giant potholes, cascades of the "little canyon", treasure-hunt with...
Les Sept Chutes
(710 KM)
Saint Férréol-des-Neiges
This attraction is a must for anyone interested in the science and technology of hydroelectricity. A breathtaking beauty, this park boasts 5 km of trails, enjoy picnic areas and swings. Don't forget the camera to capture this magnificent experience!
CIBRO
(756 KM)
Saint-Fulgence
This is a home to a rich and remarkable variety of plants and 261 species of birds.Explore the fascinating world of birds in the company of a naturalist tour guide.
Thunder Bay
The Amethyst Mine is an exciting place to explore, but if you want to be a proper adventurer you'll need to know the basics. Amethyst Mine Panorama is the number one place to find Ontario's official gemstone and February's birthstone.
St. Andrews
Located right on the ocean in historic St. Andrews by-the-Sea, our spacious, full service campground overlooks beautiful Passamaquoddy Bay. The ocean is at your doorstep, allowing you to enjoy fresh breezes, a relaxed pace, and an opportunity to expl...
Saint Anthony
20 km from a beach, less than 20 km from a natural reserve, flat, little shade, 2 rentals, pets allowed throughout the campsite.
St. Martins
The ultimate eco-experience. Towering cliffs..tumbling waterfalls...majestic tides..flora and fauna in their natural habitat. An unparalleled opportunity to hike, bike or drive along the rugged Bay of Fundy coast, see the highest tides in the world...
Historic Gardens
(1106 KM)
Annapolis Royal
The Historic Gardens is a 17 acre horticultural paradise located in historic Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Historically themed areas of the Gardens tell the story of Nova Scotian settlement from an agricultural and horticultural perspective.
Kouchibouguac National Park
One of two wilderness Canadian national parks in New Brunswick, Kouchibouguac is a fascinating mosaic of bogs, salt marshes, tidal rivers, sparkling freshwater systems, sheltered lagoons, abandoned fields and tall forests which characterizes the Mari...
Maitland Bridge
The only inland national park of Canada in the Maritimes, features abundant lakes and rivers ideal for canoeing. The lush woodlands and gently rolling landscapes are home to a variety of wildlife. Visitors will find historic canoe routes, portages an...
Alma
Fundy National Park of Canada encompasses some of the last remaining wilderness in southern New Brunswick. Here, the conifer dominated Caledonia Highlands roll down to meet the fog-generating Bay of Fundy.
Campers City
(1151 KM)
Moncton
At Campers City Seasonal Resort Community there is never a shortage of things to do. Conveniently located less than 10 minutes from Downtown Moncton, you can enjoy City life and then relax countryside. It’s the best of both worlds.
Hopewell Rocks
(1170 KM)
Hopewell Cape
At low tide, explore quiet coves with flowerpot-shaped rock formations bearing such curious names as Mother-in-Law, ET and Lovers Arch. Then, as the tide gently shifts, experience the wonder of nature as 100-billion tonnes of salt-water slowly fill...

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