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Old 01-15-2015, 07:08 AM   #11
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On another note, if you're willing to travel down here, I love Camper's Cove in Wheatley. One of the few private campgrounds I've been to that actually has trees and feels like real camping.


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Wheatley. Is that down past London? If I'll keep it in mind if we want another trip down that way.
Furthest we've been in that direction is Bronte Creek PP in (or near) Oakville. Which is btw an amazing park. Wonderful for kids. They have a huge old barn converted into a play area with a ball pit and bridges and slides. Made me wish I was 6 again. Lol.


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Old 01-15-2015, 07:39 AM   #12
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You just can't go wrong with a PP. Our go to park right now is Bonnechere PP. They have a great program that runs in August telling local ghost stories and legends.


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Sorry, same here. we've done many of the provincial parks, but, we don't do private parks. I have the same concerns with private parks that you've mentioned.

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Old 01-15-2015, 09:27 AM   #13
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Wheatley. Is that down past London? If I'll keep it in mind if we want another trip down that way.
Furthest we've been in that direction is Bronte Creek PP in (or near) Oakville. Which is btw an amazing park. Wonderful for kids. They have a huge old barn converted into a play area with a ball pit and bridges and slides. Made me wish I was 6 again. Lol.


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Yeah, way down past London. It's close to Leamington. I agree on Bronte Creek, the kids loved it there and we may end up going back. It's not as treed as some other PP's I've been to as a kid, but that actually works out as a good thing for getting the trailer in and out.
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Have you tried morning mist? just west of driftwood pp, in stone life on 17


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Old 01-26-2015, 07:34 PM   #15
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Have you tried morning mist? just west of driftwood pp, in stone life on 17


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No I haven't tried it. I do know of it though. Have you been there? What's it like?


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HappyCamper77 have you googled the Camping Ontario web site?
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as a campground it not too bad ... kinda provincial parks like .. but with the main stayers being permanent ..
i have fished there in the last year .... booking the cottages .. stay away from these, as they are fairly loud.
the owner we have found was a bit of a fool.

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HappyCamper77 have you googled the Camping Ontario web site?

I have looked at the site. Here in trying to get some first hand opinions. I know of many private sites around this area. But a lot don't have websites and the ones that do don't show much.


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Old 01-26-2015, 08:01 PM   #19
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I'm looking for a decent private campground anywhere within a 2 hour drive from the Petawawa area. Towards North Bay or towards Kingston. Even towards the ottawa region. My family has been camping at Provincial parks for many years and we love the wooded atmosphere. I'm hesitant to venture to a privately owned for fear that I'll be stuck in a field with a few saplings for shade. Can anyone recommend one from experience that has a nice "camping" feel about it.


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Kingston area...Rideau Acres...nice parks, lots of mature trees...hiking trails and bike path...great fishing and swimming both at the beach & pool.
We're there every year for Canada Day !
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:10 PM   #20
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Kingston area...Rideau Acres...nice parks, lots of mature trees...hiking trails and bike path...great fishing and swimming both at the beach & pool.
We're there every year for Canada Day !

Someone else on here recommend Rideau. I'm from Kingston originally. I think I might try a stay there.


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