Ontario is home to gorgeous provincial parks offering everything from simple day trips with the family to backcountry camping trips with no electricity or cellphone reception. You can easily tailor your experience to fit your needs and desires. Not sure where you should go? Here is some information on 3 of the most popular provincial parks in Ontario to help you get started on your decision:

Killarney Provincial Park

Located on the coast of Georgian Bay, Killarney showcases 645 kilometers of gorgeous Canadian landscape and countless wildlife. This provincial park offers trailer camping in a nice walkable campground, as well as extensive backcountry camping opportunities through a collection of lakes within the park. As campers you have access to a few hiking trails and in the winter, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Algonquin Provincial Park

One of the largest provincial parks in Ontario, Algonquin is also the most famous. The vast majority of this park is accessible only through backcountry camping and canoeing, however there is still a selection of smaller campgrounds you can bring trailers to or stay in a yurt—some even have electricity! Algonquin Provincial Park is particularly known for its thousands of lakes and gorgeous hilly landscapes. This park has even been known to have a stunning display of the Northern Lights every so often—you might just get lucky!

Mikisew Provincial Park

Though smaller in size, Mikisew Provincial Park is great for families and groups. It boasts multiple sandy beaches and even a fenced in dog beach to let your furry friends run around in joy. If you want to have a nice large group camping experience, Mikisew has two group camping sites available, one of which has its own private beach. Both are close to volleyball courts as well as the dog beach. Ready for a nice South River adventure? This is the provincial park for you!