20 Stunning RV Camping Destinations Across Canada

Mount Kidd RV Park & Campground, Kananaskis, Alberta


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Mount Kidd RV Park & Campground, Kananaskis, Alberta

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With unforgettable scenery from coast to coast, Canada is an RV traveler's wonderland, offering top-notch national parks and scenic drives galore. There are also plenty of stunning RV campgrounds across the country — from British Columbia to Quebec and everywhere in between. Based on input from travel bloggers and travel industry experts, as well as our own research, here are some of the most picturesque and memorable RV campgrounds across Canada.

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Alice Lake Provincial Park Campground, British Columbia

Alice Lake Provincial Park Campground | British Columbia

An hour outside Vancouver along the spectacular scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway, RV travelers will find Alice Lake Provincial Park Campground, which Gabi Robledo, creator of the travel site Nomads With A Purpose, calls one of the most beautiful campgrounds in the world. "Alice Lake is a great place to camp not only for the beauty of the campground, but also the beauty of the surrounding area," says Robledo. "The nature along Sea-to-Sky Highway is incomparable — mountains, waterfalls, lakes and trees." The RV sites at Alice Lake are secluded and spacious, Robledo added, many covered by forest. There are 96 vehicle accessible campsites, most of which can accommodate a large camper with trailer. There are also a few medium-sized sites and a couple of small sites.

Canyon Campground, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta

Canyon Campground | Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta

A campground located on Lower Kananaskis Lake offering access to hiking and mountain bike trails, as well as paved bike trails, Canyon Campground is travel blogger Ben McLaughlan's top choice in Canada. "Surrounded by towering peaks and plenty of trails, you get immersed in lush wilderness, it's an unforgettable place to camp," says McLaughlan, creator of Horizon Unknown. There are 50 unserviced sites that accommodate either RVs or tents, with larger sites located on open grass and smaller sites shaded by trees.

Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort, Quebec
Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort

Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort | Quebec

For RV travelers who like to combine stunning scenery with a few rounds of golf or perhaps skiing, the picturesque Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort is located on Lake Saint-Mathieu just a few minutes from the Parc du Mont-Saint-Mathieu resort, where there's both a nine and 18-hole course as well as more than two dozen ski trails and tubing come winter. The campground offers RV sites with deluxe patios that include a table and chairs, a concrete patio, swing, and fire rings. There's also a private lake and beach access from the campground.

Kawartha Trails Resort, Peterborough, Ontario
Kawartha Trails Resort

Kawartha Trails Resort | Peterborough, Ontario

An RV campground in the heart of Ontario's Kawartha Lakes region, the Kawartha Trails Resort is a wooded retreat along the picturesque Otonabee River where campers enjoy taking in sunsets and watching boats glide by. Attractions in this nature lovers region include Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park (where there are more than 100 habitat types), the Victoria Recreation Corridor, Balsam Lake Provincial Park, and also Petroglyphs Provincial Park. The resort accommodates everything from van conversions and truck campers to motorhomes and even 40-foot buses.

Jasper National Park, Alberta

Jasper National Park | Alberta

Popularly known as "the gentle giant of the Rockies," Jasper National Park is one of Canada's largest and greatest parks, says Will Hatton, founder of the travel blog The Broke Backpacker. "The park offers around 1,000 kilometers of trails that you can hike and explore, with realistic chances of seeing some stunning wildlife such as caribou, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and many others," Hatton said. There are numerous campgrounds throughout the park that accommodate everything from a one-person tent to large motorhomes. Some offer showers, running water, flush toilets, and fire rings, while others are more rustic.

Living Forest RV Park & Oceanside Campground, Nanaimo, British Columbia

Living Forest RV Park & Oceanside Campground | Nanaimo, British Columbia

Here's everything you need to know about this Vancouver Island campground: its 53 pristine acres include ocean, forest, and river. (USA Today calls Living Forest one of the best two places to camp in B.C.) Open year-round, there are 300 campsites and a coffee deck overlooking the water for guests to enjoy. Site options include oceanside, ocean view, forested, and riverside. There are full-service, partial and no-service sites. The family-friendly Newcastle Island Provincial Marine Park, which offers breathtaking views of the coastal mountains and the harbor city, is located nearby.

Lamplighter Campground, Revelstoke, British Columbia

Lamplighter Campground | Revelstoke, British Columbia

The picturesque, park-like Lamplighter Campground offers mountain views and is walking distance from historic downtown Revelstoke. The area is also known for being the gateway to some of Canada's most stunning mountain adventures, which includes nearby Mount Revelstoke National Park, a rainforest where in addition to a variety of wildlife and plant life, there are numerous hiking trails. Campground amenities include free Wi-Fi, heated bathrooms, and hiking and biking trails.

Brown's Bay Resort, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Brown's Bay Resort | Vancouver Island, British Columbia

A campground that receives raves for its quiet, beautiful location, Brown's Bay Resort is also notable for its spectacular night views, when campers can watch cruise ships pass by. Early morning risers on the other hand might spot an eagle in the sky or deer roaming on the grounds. Salmon fishing is also a popular activity at Brown's. The resort offers waterfront sites and upper-level sites that provide a broader view of the area. In the nearby town of Campbell River, campers can visit a salmon hatchery, or join whale watching and wildlife tours.

Cottonwood RV Park, Destruction Bay, Yukon Territory

Cottonwood RV Park | Destruction Bay, Yukon Territory

A remote campground on the shores of the Yukon's largest lake and adjacent to the sprawling Kluane National Park and Reserve (a vast area marked by ice fields, forests, and Canada's highest peak), Cottonwood RV Park describes itself as a wilderness oasis, and that it is. The park is surrounded by mountains and offers lakeside RV sites. Being in such a remote location, the campground relies on diesel generators for power and is only able to provide 15-amp power to its serviced sites.

Dinosaur Campground, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta

Dinosaur Campground | Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta

A UNESCO World Heritage Site a little over two hours outside Calgary, Dinosaur Provincial Park is a place of otherworldly badland topography. The park's campground is located in a valley by the Red Deer River in an area shaded by cottonwood trees. There are more than 120 RV and tent sites, including some that provide power. Many of these sites also back onto the creek. The campground offers a convenient base to explore the surrounding landscape. The park also offers guided tours (both on foot and by bus) as well as fossil safaris.

MacGregor Provincial Park, Saugeen Shores, Ontario

MacGregor Provincial Park | Saugeen Shores, Ontario

One of the most ecologically diverse natural places along the shoreline of Ontario's Lake Huron, MacGregor Provincial Park showcases a complex ecosystem year-round. (The park is even home to meat-eating plants.) RV camping is available at MacGregor Point, where there are three different campgrounds. Many sites offer electrical hookups. RV travelers give the campgrounds high marks for spacious sites located right on the shores of Lake Huron. And don't miss taking in the sunset, which by some accounts, is among the prettiest in North America.

Gros Morne RV Campground, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

Gros Morne RV Campground | Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

Located in a national park that includes fjords and mountains, beaches and forests, Gros Morne RV Campground certainly qualifies as a stunning destination. The park's landscape is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and includes the dramatic, sheer-walled gorge of Western Brooke Pond. The campground is in the heart of the park and offers 51 full-service RV sites that include 30- and 50-amp hookups, as well as semi-service RV sites.

Pinery Provincial Park, Ontario

Pinery Provincial Park | Ontario

A destination where the sunsets have been ranked by National Geographic as being among the "Top 10 Best in the World," Pinery Provincial Park is another unforgettable RV camping option. The breathtaking park features miles of sandy beach, as well as rare oak-savanna forests and coastal dune ecosystems. Within the park, Riverside campground is located beside the Old Ausable Channel and includes electrical, non-electrical and pull-through sites. Take note: The park's busy season starts in May and includes July and August, so reservations are recommended for camping here.

Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario

Algonquin Provincial Park | Ontario

Calling all canoeing fans: Algonquin Provincial Park is not only highly recommended as an RV camping destination, but is also a premier canoe location where visitors love the scenic views. Fishing, biking, and enjoying interpretive walking trails are among the other popular activities here. There are campgrounds throughout the park that accommodate RVs, including many with electrical hook-ups such as Canisbay Lake Campground, Lake of Two Rivers Campground, and Mew Lake Campground.

Sasquatch Provincial Park, British Columbia

Sasquatch Provincial Park | British Columbia

While you probably won't spot Bigfoot, Sasquatch Provincial Park does offer RV camping, hiking, wildlife viewing, and more. The camping season runs from late March through mid-October here. Options within the park include Hicks Lake campground, Bench campground and Lakeside (Deer Lake) campground. Hicks Lake campground is located under a second-growth forest made up of Douglas fir and western hemlocks. There's also a nature trail that circumnavigates the lake.

Willow Rock Campground, Bow Valley Provincial Park, Alberta
Bow Valley Provincial Park

Willow Rock Campground | Bow Valley Provincial Park, Alberta

A picturesque getaway in the Rockies, Bow Valley Provincial Park offers hiking trails, fishing, scenic vistas, and fresh mountain air. Willow Rock campground (one of several campgrounds in the park) includes unserviced and powered sites, some out in the open, while others are in shaded areas. There are also interpretive programs, a playground, and showers. Bow River campground is yet another picturesque option here, offering sites with electrical hookups.

Mountain Shadow RV Park and Campground, Iskut, British Columbia

Mountain Shadow RV Park and Campground | Iskut, British Columbia

An RV park that describes itself as "a slice of heaven in the wilderness," Mountain Shadow earns raves from visitors who applaud everything from the park's meticulous upkeep to its setting, which includes mountains, forest and a small lake. Mountain Shadow RV Park is located in northwestern British Columbia in the Iskut Valley, a region known for its scenic mountains and crystal-clear lakes. In addition to spectacular views, the park offers Wi-Fi, extra-long pull throughs, and spacious back-in sites.

Forillon National Park, Gaspe, Quebec

Forillon National Park | Gaspe, Quebec

The diverse geography at Forillon National Park includes sea, cliffs, and forest. Visitors can hike, picnic, go snorkeling or sea kayaking, observe seals, and, with a little luck, even spot passing whales. For all of these reasons and more, it's one of the top-rated RV camping destinations in Canada. There are various campgrounds here that offer spaces with and without hookups including Petit-Gaspé and Des-Rosiers. And while camping here, don't miss star-gazing at night, another highly recommended activity.

Goldstream Provincial Park, Victoria, British Columbia

Goldstream Provincial Park | Victoria, British Columbia

Camp amid massive trees, majestic waterfalls, and meandering rivers at Goldstream Provincial Park. The park also features numerous hiking trails that traverse its varied terrain. There's vehicle-accessible camping in a forested setting and the park is open year-round. However, facilities are limited during the winter or off-season.

Mount Kidd RV Park & Campground, Kananaskis, Alberta

Mount Kidd RV Park & Campground | Kananaskis, Alberta

The Kananaskis region of Alberta is known as the province's mountain playground, an area that includes more than 1,500 square miles of mountain parks and foothills. Mount Kidd RV Park is located in this beautifully wild area and offers bicycle paths, hiking, and come winter, visitors can also enjoy skiing nearby. The campground, which accommodates all types of units from motor homes to trailers and truck campers, receives glowing reviews from visitors for its spacious sites and amazing scenery.