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15 Breathtaking Campsites In Canada You Need To Visit This Summer

These spots will make you one happy camper.

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1. Berg Lake Campground in Mount Robson Provincial Park, British Columbia

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Mount Robson Provincial Park is bursting with adventure and stunning views. The campground is located across from the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson. Set up camp and soak in the views of alpine meadows and breathtaking glaciers.

Featured activities: Caving, climbing, hiking, canoeing, fishing, and horseback riding.

Amenities include: Bear-proof food storage lockers, pit toilets, and washbasins.

Note: This park has a number of areas that feature hazardous terrain and are recommended for experienced hikers and campers.

2. Cyprus Lake Campground in Bruce Peninsula National Park, Ontario

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Bruce Peninsula National Park is located on part of the Niagara Escarpment and is one of the largest protected areas in southern Ontario. Walk along the cliffs that rise from the turquoise waters of Georgian Bay, then cool off with a swim. Don't forget to visit the grotto and the Bruce Trail.

Featured activities: Hiking, swimming, and birdwatching.

Amenities include : Picnic areas, water taps, cold water sinks, and basic washroom facilities.

3. Beaver Glen Campground in Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan

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Located in central Saskatchewan, Prince Albert National Park, is gorgeous park filled with stunning lakeside views and untouched backcountry. If you're looking to camp out but you're not feeling a tent, you can rent a oTENTiks, which are structures that look like a cross between an A-frame cabin and regular tent.

Featured activities: Hiking, canoeing, boating, and horseback riding.

Amenities include: Flush toilets, hot showers, shared camp kitchens, and RV fill stations.

4. Achray Campground in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario

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Located between Georgian Bay and the Ottawa River in Central Ontario, Algonquin Provincial Park is a perfect spot to spend your summer. The campground is open from the last Friday in April to Canadian Thanksgiving and has a total of 45 campsites.

Featured activities: Fishing, canoeing, backpacking, and swimming.

Amenities include: Flush toilets, beach access, radio-free zone, yurt lodging, and picnic areas.

5. Two Jack Lakeside Campground in Banff National Park, Alberta

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Nestled in the Canadian Rockies lies Banff National Park, the oldest national park in Canada. Go ahead and spend your summer hiking among the flower-filled meadows and biking along gorgeous lakes. In addition to traditional camp sites, the park also offers private bungalows for rent.

Featured activities: Boating, biking, geocaching, fishing, and hiking.

Amenities include : Food lockers, hot and cold running water, and picnic shelters.

6. Trout River Campground in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

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Gros Morne National Park is a world heritage site located on the west coast of Newfoundland and is the second largest national park in Atlantic Canada. Spend your visit hiking along a cliff-lined freshwater fjord or exploring a nearby coastal village.

Featured activities: Kayaking, cycling, swimming, hiking, and boat tours.

Amenities include: Flush toilet, hot showers, and private rustic cabins available for rent.

7. Le Bleuvet
 Campground in Saguenay Fjord National Park, Quebec

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Explore the Saguenay Fjord National Park and see exactly the Saguenay River and the St. Lawrence River merge together. The campground features 50 campsites that can accommodate tents and recreational vehicles. Just a couple minutes away from your tent you'll find hiking trails and an observation deck that's perfect for beluga watching.

Featured activities: Sailing, hiking, swimming, kayaking, and fishing.

Amenities include: Fire pits and washroom facilities.

8. Main Campground in Alice Lake Provincial Park, British Columbia

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Surround yourself with towering mountains and lush greenery at Alice Lake Provincial Park. Sitting just north of Squamish, this park is a paradise for hikers and mountain bikers. There are several scenic and adventurous trails that loop out into the forest and lead back to the campground.

Featured activities: Swimming, biking, hiking, and fishing.

Amenities include: Showers, vehicle-accessible camping, and flush toilets.

9. Equestrian Campground in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, Saskatchewan

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Cypress Hills is a breathtaking interprovincial park that spans the Saskatchewan and Alberta border. The park can also accommodate campers who wish to travel with their horses. The equestrian campground offers basic services such as corrals, tie stalls, and access to water for horses. Riders are allowed to explore the entire wilderness park, which features scenic valleys, pine forests, and prairies.

Featured activities: Hiking, golfing, swimming, and horseback riding.

Amenities include: Firewood, playgrounds, picnic areas, showers, outhouses, drinking water, and barbecues.

10. Corney Brook Campground in Cape Breton Highlands 
National Park, Nova Scotia

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Cape Breton Highlands National Park is located on northern Cape Breton Island and features sweeping ocean and mountain views. Hike along the coastline by following the world-famous Cabot Trail to take full advantage of the stunning park. And don't be surprised if you see a moose or bald eagle along the way.

Featured activities: Cycling, hiking, swimming, and bird watching.

Amenities include: Fire pits, washrooms, and beach access.

11. Cavendish Campground in Prince Edward Island National Park, in Prince Edward Island

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Prince Edward Island National Park will take your breath away with red cliffs, wind-sculpted dunes, and sandy beaches. The Cavendish Campground is the largest in the park, boasting 200 different campsites with access to a supervised white sand beach that will make your camping trip something to remember.

Featured activities: Hiking, swimming, fishing, and golfing.

Amenities include: Showers, flush toilets, a laundromat, and kitchen shelters.

Note: Campfires are only permitted on selected sites.

12. Tulabi Falls Campground in Nopiming Provincial Park, Manitoba

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Nopiming Provincial Park is a stunning summer destination. Packed with lakes and rivers, the park offers incredible canoe routes throughout the Canadian Shield on the Manitoba-Ontario border. The Tulabi Falls campground is close to Winnipeg and it also has its very own beach, making it a somewhat private slice of paradise.

Featured activities: Swimming, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing.

Amenities include: Drinking water, group camping, and picnic areas.

13. Les Castors Campground in Pointe-Taillon National Park, Quebec

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If you're looking to do some swimming and cycling this summer, Pointe-Taillon National Park might be the place for you. The park has an intricate network of cycling paths that will help you explore the scenic views and beaches. The campground itself is located right on the edge of Saint-Jean Lake, where you can enjoy the sandy shores and warm water.

Featured activities: Pedal boats, kayak-camping, cycling, hiking, and swimming.

Amenities include: Showers, equipment rental, supervised beach, and a playground.

14. Chignecto Campground in Fundy National Park, New Brunswick

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Fundy National Park shows of Canada's rugged coastline and more than 25 breathtaking waterfalls. Explore this Maritime treasure by sitting back and watching the world's highest tides go in and out from a hammock. The Chignecto Campground is large wooded campground on the highlands and is a great option for families. Yurts are also available for rent.

Featured activities: Cycling, hiking, snorkeling, and kayaking.

Amenities include: Showers, washrooms, and a playground.

15. Talus Lake Backcountry Campground in Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon

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Located in central Yukon, Tombstone Territorial Park is a remote park with few established trails and amenities. If you're looking for something secluded and breathtaking, the Talus Lake Backcountry Campground is for you. Camp out under the stars and check the Aurora Borealis off your bucket list.

Featured activities: Hiking, stargazing, roadside camping, and more.

Amenities include: Very little, as this site is best suited for experienced campers and hikers.

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