Camping is Back! We are now welcoming overnight campers. Come on out to enjoy mini golf, pedal cart rentals, the swimming pool, horseshoes, mining, basketball, and some physical distance activities.
At the gateway to the 1000 Islands, Kingston, Ontario, is a city rich in history, culture, critically acclaimed attractions and cuisine. This Canadian gem is the perfect backdrop for your next adventure. Whether you visit for a day or for a week, 1000 Islands/Kingston KOA wants to be your home base as you explore this incredible region.
One of the main attractions in this area are the 1000 Islands. In actuality, the 1000 Islands is a North American archipelago that contains more than 1,800 islands. Located in the St. Lawrence River between the borders of the United States and Canada, this freshwater paradise is the perfect place for couples, families and friends to enjoy some unforgettable sightseeing and outdoor recreation.
Start planning your retreat to the best camping locations in Kingston and book your stay at 1000 Islands/Kingston KOA.
Camping Near 1000 Islands
One of the main draws that brings visitors to our comfortable and luxurious campground is the mystery and history surrounding the 1000 Islands. Throughout the 1800s, the fashionable elite used this region as a retreat, building elaborate island mansions complete with Gothic designs and secret passageways. Discover this region for yourself as you explore the area's charming waterfront villages, historic homes and majestic castles.
Experience the tragic love story of Heart Island from one of the many boat lines servicing the Kingston area. Here you'll see firsthand the inspiring Boldt Castle, with its Germanic-style architecture. Other notable sites include Singer Castle on Dark Island and Rock Island Lighthouse with its panoramic river views.
While many visitors come to 1000 Islands to relish in its fascinating history, today, the area is well-known as a hub for outdoor enthusiasts. From sailing and paddling down the St. Lawrence River to swimming in the river's crystal waters to hiking the local trails, natural beauty and outdoor adventure await around every turn.
Explore Historic Kingston
Located where the St. Lawrence River enters Lake Ontario, Kingston is just minutes from our Kingston vacation spot. The city offers guests of every age and interest something to do. Throughout the year, Kingston is alive with cultural events, dozens of museums, art galleries, historic sites and world-class freshwater sailing. Get the lay of the land when you climb aboard Kingston Trolley Tours. This hour-long hop-on, hop-off tour gives visitors a glimpse of Kingston's most notable attractions.
Take a trip back in time when you visit the UNESCO world heritage site, Fort Henry, open daily for visitors with regular live demonstrations. Or you can visit Bellevue House, home of the first prime minister of Canada, Sir John A. Macdonald.
When your stomachs start to grumble, stop in at one of Kingston's impressive restaurants. The eateries run the gamut, with cuisines spanning the globe. Once the sun sets, be sure to pop in and enjoy the local nightlife at an area pub.
Special Campground Amenities
You'll Love at Kingston KOAWhile this region features outstanding attractions and incredible activities, sometimes our guests prefer spending the day at our friendly camping resort. We have activities for everyone:
- Have fun in our large heated pool
- Relax on our sun deck or lounge on your large campsite
- Spend time with the kids looking for treasure in the mining station
- Ride around the camp on one of our pedal carts
- Show off your golf skills on our nine-hole mini-golf
- Participate in one of our many themed weekends
We have ample physically distanced activities to enjoy, from horseshoes to basketball and so much more. Check out some of our other great campground recreational activities.
Ways to Stay at Our Kingston Campground
If you're searching for a camping resort near Toronto or a fun-filled Kingston vacation spot, the 1000 Islands/Kingston KOA has lots of ways to stay to suit every kind of visitor. Whether you are a first-timer or a full-timer, we will be able to accommodate your needs.
- RV Sites: The 1000 Islands/Kingston KOA has "Big Rig" friendly level pull-thru 50 amp sites to accommodate every type of RV.
- Tent Sites: Treat yourself to one of our deluxe Tent Sites with concrete deck and a wooden swing.
- Camping Cabins: We also have Camping Cabins for 4-6 people and Deluxe Cabins with washrooms and kitchens.
Experience the Best Camping in Kingston
There's camping — and then there's KOA. Find out why when you book your stay at 1000 Islands/Kingston KOA. KOA is known for clean lodgings, luxurious amenities and fun-filled camp activities that everyone can enjoy together. Whether you're planning a romantic getaway for two, a family reunion or a solo journey, we are your gateway to everything this region has to offer.
We can't wait to be part of your epic adventure to Kingston and 1000 Islands. Reservations are recommended, so reserve your campsite or cabin today.
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