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Bruce Peninsula National Park of Canada

Yurt Camping

NOTICE

The yurts are open 7 days a week (May 2 to October 13). Yurts are closed during the winter (Thanksgiving to May 2). Please contact the Parks Canada reservation system for availability.

Yurts are a very popular choice for a camping experience at Cyprus Lake Campground, especially in the spring and fall. Yurts will be available between May 2 - October 12, 2014 (reservations are required).

Reservations begin April 8, 2014 at 8:00 am EST. They can be made on-line at www.reservation.pc.gc.ca or by calling 1-877-RESERVE (877-737-3783).

 

What to expect/What to pack

What is provided outside and inside your site?
Washroom | Checklist to pack | Firewood | Cooking

Inside view of yurt
View inside the yurt

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What is provided with your site?

Outside

  • Deck with patio table, chairs and fire pit.
  • Outdoor cooking station with a counter top and roof.
  • Propane BBQ with side burner.
  • Food storage locker (not refrigerated).
  • Parking for one vehicle. An additional vehicle requires a separate permit.
  • A wagon or sled to transport gear the short distance from your car.
  • A shared picnic shelter is located centrally near the yurts.


Inside each yurt:

  • Double bed (pull-down "Murphy-style") with mattress.
  • Either a bunk bed (single above, double or queen below) or a futon (double) with mattresses. Ask at time of booking.
  • Table and chairs.
  • Shelving unit for your clothing and gear.
  • Cupboard with countertop.
  • Woodstove for heating.
  • Battery powered LED lantern.
  • Fire extinguisher, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Broom and dustpan.

Washroom

A heated comfort station including flush toilets, individual showers and potable water is located next to the parking area. There are no en-suite washrooms in the yurts.


Checklist to pack

(in addition to your other personal items)
  • Sleeping bags, blankets and pillows
  • Food, drinks and a water container (potable water is available nearby)
  • Cooking gear (pots, pans, etc), dishes, silverware and dishwashing bins
  • Cooler for your food
  • Slippers or indoor shoes (for comfort and to keep the yurt clean)
  • Matches or lighter to start fire and BBQ
  • Flashlight


Firewood

To prevent the spread of invasive species, firewood must be purchased at the Cyprus Lake campground office or on businesses located on the Bruce Peninsula.


Cooking

To prevent attracting animals inside, cooking is not allowed inside the yurts. Cooking facilities are provided outside on the deck.