Reserve your campsite!
1-877-RESERVE (737-3783)

Is there anything more quintessentially Canadian than camping? Set up your tent, stoke up your fire, and take in thousands of stars while in the Thousand Islands.

Reservations can be made as of January 18th, 2017 8:00 a.m. EST.

Camping options

Island camping
Mainland camping (Mallorytown Landing)
Equipped Camping

Parks Canada, in partnership with Mountain Equipment Co-op and Thousand Islands Kayaking Company, is now offering equipped camping at Thousand Islands National Park.

Learn to camp

Thinking about learning how to camp? Every year, Parks Canada and Mountain Equipment Coop (MEC) team up to teach hundreds of people how to camp.

Important notices

  • Access to the islands is by boat only and campers must arrange their own transportation. See Getting there and Don't have a boat?.
  • All vessels must have a valid mooring or beaching permit. These permits are NOT included with camping fees and must be purchased on arrival at the island.
  • Self check-in on arrival. Obtain a use permit at a payment kiosk located on the islands and post at campsite with either surname or reservation number clearly identified.
  • To protect our forests from the Emerald Ash Borer, all firewood MUST be purchased in the park. Firewood cannot be moved into or out of the park. Collecting firewood from the forest is prohibited.
  • With the exception of Central Grenadier, potable water is NOT available on park islands.
  • Designated shallow water docking for camping and oTENTik users only is available on the following islands: Milton, Aubrey, Beau Rivage, McDonald, Camelot, Gordon, Mulcaster, Georgina, and Grenadier Central. These docks cannot be reserved.
  • Campsite check-in 2 p.m. Check-out 11 a.m.
  • OTENTik roofed accommodations check-in 3 p.m. Check-out 11 a.m.
  • Facilities vary from island to island so check out our facilities and services chart (PDF, 311 KB) to pick the island that best suits your needs.
  • Camping equipment rentals are available. 

For a full list of fees for camping, docking, beaching, and Visitor Centre parking, visit our park fees page.

Learn more about visitor guidelines for your comfort and safety.