Camping in Canada is a tradition enjoyed by all ages. Alberta camping offers tenting in the backcountry, full-service RV campsites and many beautiful Parks, including in Alberta's beautiful Canadian Rockies. Stay in a tipi or a trapper's tent. Rent an RV and make it your home on wheels. Alternatives to tenting are offered by Parks Canada - "oTENTik" sites are now in the national parks and some Alberta provincial parks. Imagine settling into a structure with canvas walls, a wood floor, basic furnishings, heat, lights and your own private deck, complete with barbecue.
British Columbia contains a large variety of camping facilities with seven national parks, 900 BC provincial parks and protected areas, more than 1,200 recreation sites, and hundreds of private campsites and RV parks. Many campsites are accessible by car or RV, while others provide a rustic wilderness experience. British Columbia camper's can enjoy the Canadian Rockies, RV adventures along the famous Alaska Highway, or campsites near the Pacific Ocean. Many BC campers also pursure activities such as hiking, fishing, biking, hot springs or historic sites.
Whether tents or RVs, Manitoba has the perfect setting of bliss to a sandy beach, a riverside fishing spot or an urban campground and RV park. Lots of basic sites with fire pits and picnic tables or fully serviced campsites with hot showers and kitchen facilities exist. There are numerous wilderness parks and camping recreation hot zones throughout Manitoba. Shop, hit the links, hike on endless back-country trails and explore historic sites while camping in Manitoba!
Camp New Brunswick and connect to Nature. New Brunswick parks offer campsites with beautiful surroundings, nearby conveniences and access to unmatched hiking trails. Enjoy everything from Mactaquac's 300-campsite-facility to secluded campsites at the base of Mount Carleton, the highest peak in the Maritimes. Whether exploring for a seaside campsite to pitch a tent or a family-friendly spot to park your RV, New Brunswick camping has you covered.
Newfoundland and Labrador camping offers a wide range of natural landscapes and outdoor activities to help you soak up all the natural beauty. There are hundreds of campsites and approximately 80 campgrounds, with varying levels of services and amenities, located throughout the Newfoundland and Labrador - from major cities to remote wilderness areas. Travel throughout Newfoundland and Labrador into untouched landscapes, or stay close to modern services. Newfoundland and Labrador has 13 provincial parks that offer camping, 3 national parks, and a multitude of private parks in scenic natural settings.
Experience the Northwest Territories with your camping gear for a highway drive along ribbons of road without traffic jams or urban clutter. Enjoy campsites in vast landscapes with unrivaled vistas, scenic boreal forests, breathtaking waterfalls, mountains, plains and valleys. Savour the wide-open spaces and quiet of the Northwest Territories wilderness. Find endless campsites where yo can also fish, view wildlife, canoe, pick berries, take a photo or a hike. Most Northwest Territories campsites are readily accessible from the highways.
Nova Scotia is a dream vacation for campers. Explore the many experiences Nova Scotia's beautiful Province has to offer with campgrounds that can make your dreams come true! Camping in Nova Scotia provides you with a one of kind experience that connects you to our landscape, seascape and unique culture. Whether you are just beginning to discover the special pleasures of Nova Scotia or returning to camp once again, you will find inviting hospitality abound.
Nunavut welcomes campers to the top of the world! There are few designated camping areas in Nunavut. Generally, campers are free to pitch their tent almost anywhere on the open tundra. Some communities have special designated campsites with outhouses, tent platforms, fire pits and windbreaks, but most do not. Campers in Nunavut must be thoroughly self-sufficient. Summertime camping opportunities in Nunavut include the migratory bird wetlands of Polar Bear Pass near Resolute, along the shores of Whale Cove to watch chattering beluga whales, at spectacular Akshayuk Pass in mountainous Auyuittuq National Park near Pangnirtung, in Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park near Iqaluit, and close to caribou calving grounds located near the communities of Baker Lake, Rankin Inlet and Chesterfield Inlet.
Camping is one of the favourite summer traditions in Ontario. Ontario has over 100 provincial parks across the province that offer campsites and RV camping. Most Ontario parks are open from late spring (May or June) until autumn (Labour Day or Thanksgiving weekend). View individual campsite listings for operating dates. For those who want to try their hand at cooler weather camping, a few Ontario parks such as Algonquin, MacGregor Point, Pinery, and Killarney offer camping year-round.
Saskatchewan's natural beauty and clean air make camping a very refreshing experience. Saskatchewan boasts 35 provincial parks and recreation sites that offer a wide range of campsite experiences to choose from. All Saskatchewan's primary campgrounds offer service centres with free bathroom and shower facilities and most offer laundry facilities and playground areas. Fresh drinking water, fire pits, fire wood and picnic tables are available at all Saskatchewan provincial parks.
All the pleasures of Camping in Quebec are waiting for you! Quebec boasts some 870 campgrounds including nights of turnkey camping. Whether you prefer waking up in a tent or an RV, Quebec offers all ages a seasonal camping experience that may be the perfect outdoor solution for you!
Camping in Prince Edward Island brings out your pioneer spirit. PEI campsites are available everywhere on the Island, in a variety of settings. You'll find private campgrounds, provincial parks, cottages, cabins, and RV facilities. You can camp at the beach, in the woods, near shopping and restaurants, or away from it all. Prince Edward Island welcomes RVers and RV rallies as well. RV enthusiast will be pleased at the many amenities that PEI has to offer - easy access onto the island, three scenic coastal drives, fresh produce from the land and rick Canadian heritage and culture. There's a campsite for all to call home in PEI.
Yukon campgrounds and RV parks are close to some f Canada's most majestic nature. Enjy just the right campsites anywhere in the Yukon. There are over 40 government operated campgrounds complete with fire pits, picnic tables, out houses, fire wood and hand pumped water. Several private RV parks and campsites offer further conveniences, including showers, waste disposal and internet access.
Bears and Wildlife Encounters While Camping
While Camping in Canada, Wildlife Encounters are possible. Please be Bear and Wildlife Aware when Entering Canada's Favourite Places.