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Riding Mountain National Park

New Parks Canada oTENTik


Launch date: April 7, 2014
at 8:00 am CST

Campground Reservations


Are you interested in camping but prefer the comfort of a bed and arriving to find camp already set-up? Parks Canada oTENTik tents in Wasagaming Campground offer an easy and relaxing way to experience camping. The oTENTik, exclusive to Parks Canada, is a spacious blend of a tent and an A-frame cabin equipped with beds and furniture on a raised floor. 



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General Information

  • Available from mid-May to late September 
  • Reservations are highly recommended
  • A damage deposit is required at the time of registration
  • Maximum 6 people per site with a maximum of 4 adults
  • Check-in time: 2:00 pm and check-out time: 11:00 am




What our campers are saying...

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“Wow, what a great camping experience and a wonderful way to introduce our 2 and 4 year old to sleeping outdoors. We will definitely be back and would love to see otentiks built in more national parks. Thanks!” –Suzanne, Darcy, Emily and Will, Saskatoon SK

“Super fun. Makes for easy camping! Thanks Parks Canada.”

“We love this concept of camping! “– John, JoAnne, Sarah and Michael


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“oTENTiks were great! Beds were comfortable, stove was great for atmosphere and warmth. Nice idea to have open fire and Gas BBQ options for cooking.” - Bob and Johanne

“Love oTENTiks! The woodstove is great and sleeping very comfy! Also as we found out there is so much to do in town on a cold rainy day! Thanks.” – Carol and Tom



Equipment Provided

Inside each tent:

  • Sleeping area for up to 6 people - three sleeping platforms with approximately 2 queen sized mattresses and 1 double mattress
  • A table and seating for 6 people
  • A wood stove
  • A battery powered lamp is provided for your use and you may use your own flashlights (in keeping with a camping experience, the tents are not equipped with lighting or electricity)
  • Fire extinguisher, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Broom and dustpan
  • Please note: there is no plumbing or running water in the tents

On each campsite:

  • Tent with front deck
  • Fire pit
  • Picnic table
  • Propane BBQ and accessories
  • Parking for a maximum of 2 vehicles


  • A shared kitchen shelter
  • Washroom with showers
  • Water taps
  • Firewood for purchase

What to Bring

(This list is not exhaustive)

  • Sleeping bags, blankets and pillows (Extra blankets and sleeping bags with a temperature rating of -10° C are recommended in May and September)
  • Food, drinks, and a water container
  • Cooking equipment, dishes, eating utensils and a cooler
  • Slippers or indoor shoes
  • Flashlights
  • Matches or a lighter for lighting the outdoor fire pit
  • Kitchenette
  • Camping chairs
  • Briquette coals or long-burning firelogs are useful in May and September

For Groups

oTENTik sites #609 and #610 are separate from the rest of the oTENTiks and preferable for those wanting to reserve 2 oTENTiks side by side. Maximum of 6 people per oTENTik.

There is a very short walk from the driveway and parking area to the tents. A small wagon is provided for transporting belongings to the site.

A Few Rules

In addition to the national park’s camping regulations, Parks Canada oTENTik users must follow a few additional rules: 

  • For your safety, no food preparation, food or drink storage, eating, drinking, or cooking is allowed inside the tent. Please store all food and related items in your vehicle during your stay. 
  • Smoking is not permitted within the tents 
  • Pets are not allowed in the tents

Fee Schedule

  • $70/night during shoulder season and $90/night during peak season (a valid entry permit is also required)
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