Why go home after a day exploring one of Parks Canada’s hidden gems when you can stay for the night and watch the sun go down and the stars come out. So many incredible experiences, and it all starts when you make a reservation.

Kluane National Park and Reserve

Yukon

Happy campers

Head over to Kathleen Lake campground for its 39 sites which come with firewood, bear-proof storage lockers and outhouses. Pitch your tent and enjoy that midnight sun! This site operates by self-registration on a first-come, first-served basis.

Visitors at Kathleen Lake Campground.

Add a little luxury

Imagine waking up to the sound of singing wood frogs deep in the boreal forest. Adding a little extra comfort to camping, our oTENTik units blend the outdoor adventure of a tent with the reassurance of a rustic cabin. Each unit sleeps up to six people and includes at least three beds. Kluane’s five oTENTiks units are in the Kathleen Lake campground, close to the showers and washrooms and just a short hike from the lake, and one has a ramp for easy access.

An oTENTik in Kluane National Park.

Backcountry adventurers

Plan a multi-day excursion surrounded by 17 of Canada’s 20 highest peaks. Raft the remote Alsek River or trek out to view some of the most extensive non-polar icefields in the country. Don’t forget to check the rules of registration and de-registration before you go and find out how to get your backcountry permits and mandatory bear resistant food canisters.

Backpackers in A’ay Chu Valley.

Mount Revelstoke National Park

British Columbia

Happy campers

The park’s first frountcountry campground, on the lower slopes of Mount Revelstoke is under construction and will be open for the 2020 season. Camping is currently available in nearby Glacier National Park. There are two provincial park campgrounds, Martha Creek and Blanket Creek, located within 20 minutes of Revelstoke. Additionally, a variety of accommodation options are available only a short hike or bike ride from the lower slopes of Mount Revelstoke, in the City of Revelstoke.


Add a little luxury

Calling all artists! Parks Canada is inviting applications to stay in the Caribou Cabin this year, a rustic log cabin just 5 to 8 minutes’ drive from the summit of Mount Revelstoke. Feel your creativity burst into life amongst the soaring subalpine fir and Englemann spruce trees. Be inspired by the magic of the Selkirk sunrises and Monashee sunsets from the solitude of the Mount Revelstoke summit.

 Eva Lake Cabin in Mount Revelstoke National Park

Backcountry adventurers

Get a permit and reserve your campsite then head off into Revelstoke’s magnificent mountain beauty for a wilderness adventure. There are four tent sites, outhouses and bear-proof storage containers at both Eva and Jade Lakes. The trail to Eva Lake winds through the rolling subalpine mountain hemlock and Engelmann spruce. Jade Lakes needs an early start as you have to trek high to the true alpine tundra at Jade Lakes Pass to see the wonder of the vivid jade-green waters of the lakes. Don’t forget a stove as fires are not allowed in the park.

 A hiker takes a picture of the mountainous landscape surrounding Jade Lake.

Georgian Bay Islands National Park

Ontario

Happy campers

Make a reservation for Cedar Spring campground, offering visitors the peace of tent-only camping on Beausoleil Island. Take advantage of comfort stations with flush toilets and showers. Bike rentals, firewood and ice can be purchased at the Visitor Centre.

 Two girls laugh while setting up their tent on Beausoleil Island.

Add a little luxury

Hike to your reserved rustic cabin on Christian Beach, nestled among the cedars on the western shore, or enjoy a few home comforts with a cabin steps away from the swimming beach at Cedar Springs.

 Two children have fun roasting marshmallows over a campfire on Beausoleil Island.

Reserve a slice of heaven next to the Georgian Bay shoreline and sleep soundly, lulled by the sound of the gentle waves. Say hello to extra comfort in camping with our five oTENTik units in Cedar Springs campground which blend the outdoor adventure of a tent with the reassurance of a rustic cabin.

 Two children have fun with a camera in front of their oTENTik in Georgian Bay Islands National Park.

Backcountry adventurers

Like to ‘rough it’? You have eight ‘primitive’ sites to choose from. Campsites are scattered along the eastern and northern shores of Beausoleil Island. You can reserve sites at Honeymoon Bay and Tonch North or grab a first-come, first-serve campsite. All campsites are only accessible by boat.

 Camping at Honeymoon Bay on Beausoleil Island in Georgian Bay Islands National Park.

Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

Quebec

Happy campers

Enjoy the rare privilege of experiencing nature up close by camping on an island. Feel life tick at a more relaxed pace in the beauty and simplicity of back-to-basics camping. Each site comes equipped with a tent pad, picnic table and fireplace, and there are dry toilets, woodboxes and firewood nearby.

 A family camping on Île du Havre, in the boreal forest. Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

Add a little luxury

Reserve an oTENTik on Île Quarry and discover the wild wonder of the vast Anse des Érosions limestone monoliths just to the south of your door.

 Children playing in an oTENTik tent on Île Quarry. Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

Backcountry adventurers

Visitors may only camp on the six designated islands.

Fundy National Park

New Brunswick

Happy campers

Choose your own camping adventure with four frontcountry sites. Got a camper-style traveler? Head for the fully-serviced Cannontown site in the activity hub of the park, right beside the playground, golf course and the Salt & Fir Centre. Chignecto is perfect for families who love stars, hiking and biking as it is close to the astronomy viewing site! Over 25km of close- by, family-friendly trails for mountain biking and hiking provide for days of family adventures. New to camping? Reserve a site in Headquarters campground which has killer views over the Bay of Fundy, easy access to services and facilities and is within walking distance of the Village of Alma. Finally, those looking for a stripped-down frontcountry experience should look to Point Wolfe with its breathtaking coastal wilderness and trails to the rugged shoreline.


Add a little luxury

Experience life with no corners in one of our cosy yurts at Headquarters Campground. Take advantage of the yurt’s winter-warmth with insulted walls, roof and a stove or it’s summer cool as breezes blow through open windows, dome and door openings. Sleeps up to five, with a single-over-double bunk bed and a double sofa bed.

 A yurt in winter at Fundy National Park.

Shaped like a drop of water, our funky Ôasis cabin is in the heart of some of Fundy’s most spectacular coastal wilderness in Point Wolfe campground. This sturdy cabin has a platform bed which transforms into a table with benches for day time use. Perfect for two adults but can also additionally accommodate two children.

 An Ôasis in the forest of Fundy National Park.

Satisfy your dreams of getting away from it all when you make a reservation to stay in one of our three rustic cabins in the woods. Located in the Chigencto Recreation Area’s trail system, cabins offer wonderful views of the Bay of Fundy, and a chance to relax in the heart of unspoiled nature. They sleep up to four in two bunk beds and are available year-round.

 A rustic shelter, winter accommodation.

There are thirty oTENTik units spread across the Headquarters, Point Wolfe and Chignecto campgrounds. If you like to BBQ with charcoal, reserve a site at the Headquarters campground. If you like campfires, reserve in Chignecto or Point Wolfe as campfires are not permitted on individual sites in Headquarters, though there are communal fire pits.

 A family enjoying the beautiful day on the porch of the oTENTik tent.

Backcountry adventurers

Challenge yourself and explore natural marvels few get to see when you reserve one of the eight backcountry campsites located at Goose River, Marven Lake, Tracey Lake or Chambers Lake. On this adventure, you’ll need to bring your own drinking water; don’t forget your own stove for food prep!

 A couple backcountry camps near the Goose River.