Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts
  • Masks are still recommended at the Cyprus Campground, inside all buildings and where social distancing is not possible

The Bruce Peninsula National Park COVID-19 webpage provides updates on park facilities and services.

Bruce Peninsula National Park offers semi-wilderness, yurts and backcountry camping, in ideal locations for your park adventure.

Campers staying at the Cyprus Lake Campground can hike to the Grotto from their campsite. If you’d like to park in the Grotto parking lot, you will need to book a parking space in the same manner as anyone else.

Camping in the park is popular, reservations are required from May through October. Weekdays in the spring and fall offer opportunities with fewer people, natural attractions, bird migrations, spring flowers and fall colours.

Certain rules and regulations apply when camping at Bruce Peninsula National Park.

Cyprus Lake Campground


Frontcountry camping

  • Reservations required
  • Potable water taps
  • Flush toilets
  • Central shower facility
  • Firepit and picnic table
Learn more about Cyprus Lake Campground

Yurt camping


Make your camping experience hassle-free!

  • Reservations required
  • On the shores of Cyprus Lake
  • Barbeque and firepit
  • Showers and flush toilets nearby

Learn more about yurts
tent on platform

Backcountry camping

  • Reservations required
  • Stormhaven and High Dump
  • 9 camping platforms each
  • Vault toilet and food poles
Learn more about backcountry camping
group around a campfire

Group Camping

  • Reservations required
  • One group site available
  • Minimum 15 people
  • Up to 35 people
  • Portable toilets
  • Central shower facility
  • Picnic tables and firepit
  • Alcohol, cannabis and radio free
Learn more about
group camping
snow covered picnic table

Fall and winter camping and yurts

  • Fall and winter yurt pilot for 2021
    • Reservation required
  • Sites available only in the Tamarack campground and backcountry
    • First come, first served
Learn more about self serve fall and winter camping

Campground rules

  • Quiet hours are in effect from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am
  • No excessive noise at anytime
  • Alcohol and cannabis consumption bans are in effect during quiet hours
  • Feeding campfires after 11 pm is prohibited
  • Long weekends: A full bans on the possession of alcohol and cannabis are in effect. The weekends when alcohol and cannabis are not permitted in the park at any time are:
    • Canada Day Long Weekend (July 1 - 4, 2022)
    • Civic Holiday Long Weekend (July 29 - August 3, 2022)
    • Labour Day Long Weekend (September 2 - 7, 2022)
    • Thanksgiving Long Weekend (October 7 - 12, 2022)
  • No visitors on site after 10:00 pm
  • Burn only locally purchased firewood 
  • Do not collect wood or sticks off the ground
  • Additonal vehicles (1 per site) must register at the office and display a valid permit (fees apply)
  • Sites are allowed a maximum of 6 people
  • Sites are allowed a maximum of 2 sleeping structures 
  • Trailers & RVs must be emptied at the dumping station near Cyprus Lake Office 
  • Fireworks and drones are not permitted in National Parks
  • Portable toilets and shower units are not permitted