The Ottawa Metro Park Campground has officially opened its doors for the eagerly anticipated 2023 season, welcoming outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike to experience a serene getaway amidst the beauty of nature.
This family-oriented campground is located within the Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District and offers an unforgettable camping experience with amenities and recreational opportunities.
Nestled on 287.3 acres of picturesque landscape, Ottawa Metro Park Campground offers spacious campsites, including three handicap-accessible sites. Each site is equipped with water and electric hookups, picnic tables, lantern holders, and fire rings, ensuring a comfortable and convenient stay for all campers. Eight pull-through sites are also available for added convenience for those with larger RVs.
The campground boasts a modern shower/restroom facility with paved walkways and paths connecting the campsites, making it easy for campers to access the amenities and explore the park. A convenient dump station is also located within the campground, allowing campers to dispose of waste easily.
One of the highlights of Ottawa Metro Park is the pristine 89-acre Lima Lake reservoir, which offers fantastic opportunities for fishing and boating. Visitors can spend their days casting their lines and reeling in their catch of the day or cruising along the serene waters of the reservoir on a boat, soaking in the tranquility of nature. For those seeking a refreshing dip, the Ottawa Metro Park beach offers a perfect spot for swimming and sunbathing, making it an ideal destination for families and water enthusiasts.
In addition to the camping and water activities, Ottawa Metro Park offers plenty of picnic areas for families and friends to gather and enjoy a leisurely meal surrounded by the park’s scenic beauty. Whether it’s a quick day trip or an extended stay, the campground provides a range of options to suit various camping preferences.
The campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis, allowing campers to claim their preferred site upon arrival. The cost per night is CA$30, with a discounted rate of CA$25 for seniors aged 60 and above, making it an affordable option for budget-conscious travelers seeking a nature-filled getaway.
So, if you’re seeking a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, Ottawa Metro Park Campground is the perfect destination for your next camping adventure.
The campground’s modern amenities and abundant recreational opportunities make it an unforgettable experience for all nature enthusiasts. Pack your camping gear, gather your loved ones, and embark on a memorable outdoor journey at Ottawa Metro Park Campground.
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