The best camping near Butter Pot Provincial Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Butter Pot Provincial Park adventure.

Discover Butter Pot Provincial Park's scenic trails and camping delights.  

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NewMel Surf Shack

2 sites · RVs, Tents1 acre · Saint John’s, NL
Private oceanfront property featuring: Picnic table Firepit Root cellar Whale watching Icebergs Gannets Osprey Great spot to relax and watch the waves/surfers Conveniently located near: Nearby convenience store Hiking trails Situated 30 minutes north of Hearts Content and 15 minutes south of Old Perlican, this location is ideal for RV or tent camping with bathroom facilities.
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Beachy Cove Forest and Brook

2 sites · Tents5 acres · Saint John’s, NL
5 acres of rolling land, trails and beautifully built Stone walls from days when the land was farmed. Follow the babbling brook through the forest where moose, rabbits and birds all feast on mother nature’s bountiful foods. Stunning during all 4 seasons. Walking distance to the beach, and ferry dock
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Paradise Campground

10 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Argentia, NL
If you're looking for a place to escape the never-ending busy-body ways of life, you'll enjoy the peaceful surroundings of this property. Whether you're looking to relax with a great book, enjoy scenic bike rides, or enjoy the beauty of the water, we've got all your needs met. Family Friendly, Pet Friendly, and ready for your visit!
Potable water
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The best camping near Butter Pot Provincial Park guide



Butter Pot Provincial Park invites adventurers to explore its rugged beauty, with trails winding through dense forests and ascending to panoramic hilltops. Here, outdoor enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the thrill of hiking, birdwatching, and connecting with nature. Amid the park's serene landscape, campers find solace under starlit skies, with campsites nestled in the heart of Newfoundland's wilderness.

Notable campgrounds

  • Near Campsite 58: The starting point for the Butter Pot Hill Trail, offering convenient access to one of the park's most scenic hikes.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early, especially for peak season dates, to ensure your spot amid the natural splendour of Butter Pot Provincial Park.
  • Consider mid-week camping for greater availability and a quieter experience.
  • Keep an eye on cancellation policies and last-minute openings for unexpected opportunities.
  • Explore nearby camping options if Butter Pot Provincial Park is fully booked.

When to go

The best time to visit Butter Pot Provincial Park is between May 13 and September 14, when the park is fully operational. During this period, the weather is most favourable for hiking and camping. Outside of these dates, visitors may find limited access and services, as well as unpredictable weather conditions.

Know before you go

  • Check the weather forecast before your visit, as conditions can change rapidly in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Ensure you have proper hiking gear for the terrain, including sturdy footwear and layers for variable temperatures.
  • Be aware of wildlife in the area and know how to safely observe animals from a distance.
  • Remember to pack out all trash and leave no trace to preserve the park's natural beauty.
  • For any inquiries, contact the park directly at +1 (709) 685 1853.

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