Camping has always been a very popular activity in Kouchibouguac National Park. Campers appreciate the privacy and the feeling of tranquility the Kouchibouguac campsites provide.

Kouchibouguac was voted one of “The Best Campgrounds with Beaches in Canada”, by Canadian Living magazine. Nearby sandy beaches, playgrounds, the bikeway and the interpretation activities — there's something for everyone!

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South Kouchibouguac Two couple sitting in front of a campfire

South Kouchibouguac campground

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Campers appreciate the privacy, the feeling of tranquility and the safety that the South Kouchibouguac roomy and well-maintained campsites provide – everything is set up for a memorable experience. A variety of campsites (wooded, semi-wooded, open) will meet every camper’s expectations. South Kouchibouguac also features oTENTiks and Equipped Campsites.

Located along Kouchibouguac River, this campground gives you access to 25 km of sandy beaches, all 60 km of the park’s network of cycling paths as well as many nature interpretative programs. The most adventurous campers can participate in a Voyageur Canoe outing that will take them on a trip to discover the second-largest tern colony in North America and a large grey seal haul out.

South Kouchibouguac Campground: the perfect destination for families and visitors looking for physical activities and natural treasures.

Offered at this campground

  • A total of 315 sites are available for reservations
  • 127 sites with electricity, water, and sewer
  • 59 sites with electricity
  • 101 unserviced sites
  • 25 oTENTiks
  • 3 equipped camping sites (Prospector tents)
  • Some wheelchair accessible site are available
  • Amenities include washrooms with showers, kitchen shelters, fire pits, and a dumping station
  • There is also two playgrounds and access to bicycle trails
  • Wireless internet is available in some sections of the campground

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 46.820024
Longitude: -64.935660

Côte-à-Fabien A couple enjoying the view of the lagoon in the morning

Côte-à-Fabien campground

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Located along Kouchibouguac Lagoon, this campground is located near a fishing wharf (Loggiecroft), the Osprey hiking trail and gives access to the Park's 60 km network of cycling paths. Côte-à-Fabien Campground: the perfect destination for campers looking for a quiet, picturesque and more isolated area.

This campground is smaller (32 sites) and is located in a more isolated area of the park. This unserviced campground has only dry toilets and hand pumps for water. Eleven of the 32 sites are walk-in sites, the other 21 sites are drive-ins. Campers who reserve walk-in sites must park their vehicles and carry their camping gear to the site. The distance can be as far as 200 meters.

Offered at this campground

  • A total of 32 unserviced sites are available for reservations
  • 5 Ôasis
  • Amenities include outhouses, a kitchen shelter, and fire pits
  • Access to a hiking trail

Group Camping

The Côte-à-Fabien group tenting facility offers a wide range of services. Reservations must be made in advance by calling 506‑876‑2443.

Available for organized groups only. It is located near the Loggiecroft wharf and near the Osprey nature trail. Its five sites (25 persons per site) each have a fireplace, five picnic tables and a flagstaff.

Côte-à-Fabien group tenting also offers a large group kitchen shelter with two wood stoves and tables, recycling bins, pit toilets, well water and a playing field. There are no showers. A public telephone is available at the Loggiecroft fishing wharf.

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 46.832414
Longitude: -64.938578

Backcountry A couple camping in the backcountry at night

Backcountry camping

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Kouchibouguac National Park offers three different backcountry camping experiences: on foot, by bicycle, by canoe/kayak. Each one of these primitive campgrounds offers fireplaces, picnic tables and pit toilets. Firewood is available on site.

Well water is available at two of the three backcountry campgrounds, however these wells are under a boil water advisory. Ask Park attendants about the water situation. Campers must register at the Visitor Centre before going to the site.

Reserve your campsite by calling 506‑876‑2443.

Petit-Large

This primitive campground, which has eight sites, is open year-round and is accessible by bicycle or on foot. It is located in a field surrounded by forest, about 3.5 km from the Pijeboogwek parking lot and 0.5 km from the Petit-Large shelter.

Pointe-à-Maxime

This campground has four sites and is accessible only by canoe and/or kayak. It is located is the southern part of the Park near Cap Saint-Louis wharf. There is no well water available at this site.

Sipu

This campground has four sites and can be reached by canoe or by foot. It is located along the Kouchibouguac River.

Fees

Fees vary during the peak and shoulder season. Please consult our detailed fees list.

Accommodations

Kouchibouguac National Park offers a wide range of accommodations like the oTENTik, the Ôasis, the Equipped camping, and the Rustic accomodations. You can check out our accommodation web page for more information.


A few rules

  • Don't move firewood! Importing firewood is prohibited
  • Pets must be kept on a leash at all times
  • It is illegal to feed wildlife in national parks
  • Keep your campsite clean, animals are attracted by human food and waste
  • Excessive noise will not be tolerated, day or night
  • Quiet time is from 11 pm to 7 am
  • Please refer to our Hours of operation page for a complete list of operating dates/hours and also check the General Campground Information page for more information