Cavendish Campground In Prince Edward Island National Park
Location: Cavendish, P.E.I
Why you should go: The oceanfront location, of course.
Sites available: Two-way (water, electrical), three-way (water, electrical, sewer), back-country, cabins.
Whycocomagh Provincial Park
Location: Whycocomagh, N.S.
Why you should go: Overlooks the Skye River Valley, access to Bras d’ Or Lake, lots of chances to hike with five km of trails, and a quiet setting.
Sites available: 40-site campground with some electrical and water hookups, as well as rental yurts.
Kouchibouguac National Park
Location: Kouchibouguac, N.B.
Why you should go: Warm ocean beaches, canoeing, Mi’kmaq cultural traditions, bike trails, and the site of a Dark Sky Preserve
Sites available: Front and back-country camping, Parks Canada oTENTik (custom made tents), and equipped campsites.
Terra Nova National Park
Location: Charlottetown, N.L.
Why you should go: Canada’s most eastern national park, hiking and paddling, a touch tank with marine animals, and sea kayaking with whales.
Sites available: Front-country camping, wheelchair accessible sites, oTENTiks, and back-country camping.
Twin Shores Camping Area
Location: Darnley, P.E.I.
Why you should go: Both red and white sand beaches, wi-fi available, ocean swimming, and more than 700 sites.
Sites available: Two-way (water, electrical), three-way (water, electrical, sewer), and sites with no service.
Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park
Location: Yarmouth, N.S.
Why you should go: Canoeing, a shoreline with rare local foliage and hardwood walking trails.
Sites available: 87-site campground with two picnic areas.
Fundy National Park
Location: Alma, N.B.
Why you should go: Experience the famous high tides in a kayak, walk on the sea floor at low tide, walk trails into the Acadian forest, and musical performances in the summer.
Sites available: Front-country camping on three sites, back-country camping, yurts, cabins, and oTENTik.
Gros Morne National Park
Location: Norris Point, N.L.
Why you should go: Fjords and mountains, visit a UNESCO World Heritage site, hike to alpine highlands, and swim at a local beach.
Sites available: Campsites in three locations, oTENTik, and rustic cabins.
Northumberland Provincial Park
Location: Wood Islands, P.E.I.
Why you should go: Beautiful P.E.I ocean views with supervised swimming, clam digging, bird watching, and pets allowed on leash.
Sites available: Two-way (water, electrical), three-way (water, electrical, sewer), unserviced sites, and camp cabins.
Mira River Provincial Park
Location: Sydney, N.S.
Why you should go: Near the Fortress Louisbourg National Historic site, water activities like water skiing and fishing, and a large unsupervised beach for swimming.
Sites available: 156 woodland and open campsites.
Pinware River Provincial Park
Location: Pinware, N.L.
Why you should go: Bedrock that’s just 1.5 million years old, remote Labrador location, and whale and seabird watching at the nearby Strait of Belle Isle.
Sites available: 22 campsites with a central water tap and wheelchair-accessible comfort station.
New River Beach Provincial Park
Location: New River Beach, N.B.
Why you should go: Kayak on the Bay of Fundy, wade in tidal pools and swim in a saltwater beach.
Sites available: 99 campsites including forested sites, 4 rustic shelters and comfort stations.
Cedar Dunes Provincial Park
Location: West Point, P.E.I
Why you should go: Lifeguard services at an ocean beach, pets allowed on leash, nature trails, and a picturesque on-site lighthouse.
Sites available: Two-way (water, electrical), three-way (water, electrical, sewer), and unserviced sites.
Five Islands Provincial Park
Location: Five Islands, N.S.
Why you should go: On the shores of the famous Bay of Fundy, 90-metre sea cliffs for viewing the high tides, and opportunities for hiking.
Sites available: 87 campground sites.
Sandbanks Provincial Park
Location: Burgeo, N.L.
Why you should go: Long and sandy beaches and sandy dunes, pond and ocean swimming, and bird watching.
Sites available: 30 unserviced campsites, wheelchair-accessible comfort station and pit toilets.
The Anchorage Provincial Park
Location: Seal Cove, N.B.
Why you should go: Camp on an island off New Brunswick’s shores, trails for hiking and cycling and wheelchair accessible boardwalk trail.
Sites available: Campsites, tent cabins, a kitchen shelter and comfort stations.
Amherst Shore Provincial Park
Location: Northport, N.S.
Why you should go: Some of the warmest saltwater swimming north of the Carolinas, trail walking, a mixed woodland setting, and an unsupervised beach.
Sites available: 42 woodland camping sites.
La Manche Provincial Park
Location: Tors Cove, N.L.
Why you should go: Bird watch with more than 50 species of birds in the area, visit the abandoned namesake fishing village, and go hiking.
Sites available: 83 camping sites.
Murray Beach Provincial Park
Location: Murray Beach, N.B.
Why you should go: Close to the Confederation Bridge to P.E.I., sea kayaking, and close to the Cape Jourimain Nature Centre.
Sites available: Sites available: 111 campsites, 8 cabins.
Cape Chignecto Provincial Park
Location: Advocate Harbour, N.S.
Why you should go: Bay of Fundy sea cliffs, old-growth forests, and 40 km of wilderness trails.
Sites available: Walk-in campgrounds, wilderness cabins and bunkhouses.
Butter Pot Provincial Park
Location: Holyrood, N.L.
Why you should go: Precambrian rocks that are 600 million years old, hiking up Butter Pot Hill, and two swimming areas.
Sites available: 175 campsites with pit toilets and water taps throughout the park, and two comfort stations.
Sugarloaf Provincial Park
Location: Campbellton, N.B.
Why you should go: Camp in the Appalachian Mountain region, hike to a mountain summit, and enjoy the views of Chaleur Bay and the Restigouche River.
Sites available: 76 campground sites including yurts, non-serviced, full-serviced, and electrical.