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Summer Winds

19 sites · RVs, Tents14 acres · Charlottetown, PE
14 acre park like setting with open and treed campsites. We have 5 small cottages on the property, a paddle boat pond, walking trail and access to the shoreline. Our water is located at the mouth of the Cardigan River so you get warm water on a falling tide and salty cool water on the rise. Come join us!
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The Twisted Tent

39 sites · Lodging, Tents10 acres · New Glasgow, NS
You will find us just off Exit 20, Highway 104. The property boasts 3 ponds and a park like setting where the tents are located. There is a river near by if you like to Kayak or fish, we are within 20 minutes to the beach. Hiking trails are close by as well as museums, parks and Go-Karts on property. This is off grid, there is a porta potty and an outdoor shower. Whistleberry Market is 2 minutes away, Green Thumb 5 min walk away.
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Sand Point RV Camping and Tenting

13 sites · RVs, Tents87 acres · Tatamagouche, NS
Caution mosquitos considered to be ok in June, manageable in July and off the charts from August to September long. We are Located within a five minute drive just outside of Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, our property has over 2500 feet of oceanfront with a mixture of Sand, Pebble and Rock covered beaches. 1500 ft of our ocean front is mostly made up of 60ft high cliffs with trees for shelter from the wind and sun. We supply everything you need such as two prefabricated C-Can washroom / Shower Units with both of the washrooms having showers with running hot water. (Bring your own Soap and Shampoo) unlimited firewood, and running water to have an unforgettable Ocean Front RV/camping/tenting experience. Tatamagouche is home to the Tatamagouche Brewery, The Train Station Inn, The Creamery Square / Heritage Society (Anna Swan Museum) and the Balmoral Gristmill. Guests can take in dinning experiences at restaurants such as the Nook & Cranny, The Chowder House and Big Als Pub. For the golf enthusiasts, we are just 5 min away from the water front Brule Point Golf Course and for world class golfing experience we are just 30 minutes from the Fox Harbor Golf Resort. Our property is mainly made up of open spaces with few trees, we have an abundant of Pic-nic areas with oversized pic-nic tables are placed along the ocean front so guests can have an unforgettable gathering with friends and family. With steps down to our premium beach front and a walk out dock for our kayakers, the property has easy access to the water for kayaking, swimming and we have a small boat launch for personal water crafts during high tides. Come check out this one-of-a-kind property! All ocean front tenting / RV sites have no services available if you want access to power and water you will have to book one of the sites that have services to it. We only have seven serviced sites available to our guests.
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Tranquility Camping & Cottages

19 sites · Tents5 acres · North Rustico, PE
Nestled away on the serene shores of Prince Edward Island, just off 132 Cape Road in North Rustico, lies a hidden gem of a campground waiting to be discovered. This private retreat offers a perfect blend of tranquility and comfort, catering to families, mature campers, and singles alike. Surrounded by lush greenery and within easy reach of the island's stunning coastline, this campground provides a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The setting is ideal for those seeking both relaxation and adventure in equal measure. **Modern Facilities:** Despite its secluded feel, the campground boasts modern amenities including clean restroom facilities, hot showers, and convenient laundry services. Located just a short drive from North Rustico and Cavendish, campers can explore charming shops, local restaurants serving fresh seafood, and cultural attractions that showcase the rich history of PEI. In summary, this hidden gem of a campground offers a private and inviting retreat with a range of amenities tailored for families, mature campers, and singles alike. Whether you're seeking adventure along the coastline or relaxation in a peaceful natural setting, this campground promises a memorable stay on Canada's picturesque Prince Edward Island.
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Camping at Music Mountain

36 sites · RVs, Tents80 acres · Thorburn, NS
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Red Rock Retreat Campground

59 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents13 acres · Charlottetown, PE
Red Rock retreat is nestled on a hillside overlooking the Mayfield valley, offering our guests beautiful sunsets in a quiet relaxing atmosphere. Far enough away from the hustle and bustle, but centrally located just minutes from neighbouring Cavendish and it's sandy beaches, many golf courses & the famous boardwalk shopping area. Upon your return to Red Rock Retreat you'll find plenty to do for the young and young at heart. From our large outdoor play area to our heated swimming pool we have something for everyone. If you're looking for a quiet campground in Cavendish, come visit and we're sure you'll enjoy one of your most relaxing vacations.
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The Red Fox Campground

6 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · York Oyster Bed, PE
The Red Fox Campground is located on the Green Gables Region, right next to the Prince Edward National Park. We have 25 spacious sites for Tents, Rv’s and Glamping tents. Each site have electricity and water near by. The campground has treed areas to camp and hang hammocks and beautiful gardens with fully equipped glamping tents. We are a pet friendly campground and there is free wifi and hot showers. The campground is 4 minutes drive from The National Park where you can enjoy beautiful beaches like Brackley and Stanhope. The trail of the famous Island Walk is less than a km away as well as the path of the Confederation Trail. We are few kilometres from the beautiful picturesque town North Rustico and a 17 min drive to Cavendish, famous for their Music Festivals. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and ZERO tolerance for discrimination in any form.
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Crane's Nest

1 site · Tent2 acres · Vernon Bridge, PE
In the woods in beautiful Orwell, you can tent. You will have access to a washroom with shower, bbq and internet. Montague is a 10 minute drive which has groceries and shopping. We are also close to a beautiful south shore beach, local bakery, Orwell Historic Village, golfing in Belfast and a bakery like no other.
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Glory Ridge Campground

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents50 acres · Arisaig, NS
A small boutique campground with a small cluster of 3 way RV sites cleverly situated on the top of a ridge that overlooks the Northumberland Strait. Glorious sunsets are an almost guaranteed nightly attraction. The quiet serenity of Glory Ridge is a remarkable delight. Amenities include a bespoken glamorous glamping tent cabin, a curious cob pizza oven, an amazing outside shower made out of recycled political signs and a tenting campground cluster nestled among the trees in the hollow of an old orchard. Glory Ridge Campground is uniquely situated to create a unique friendly and warm experience.
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4 Oaks Park

2 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · New Glasgow, NS
Learn more about this land:Beautiful cleared lot overlooking Barney’s River and a large interval with plenty of wildlife. Minutes from Northumberland Strait and beautiful Big Island BeachSite has access to River for Kayak or canoe launch which leads into Merigomish Harbour. Walking distance to convenience store and NSLC outlet. Easy drive to Cape George ( The Mini Trail ) and close to New Glasgow or Antigonish. We have beautiful orchards and blueberry fields, if you are here in July or August you can probably pick blueberries for breakfast. There is excellent biking and hiking nearby. The site has beautiful views of the surrounding area and very peaceful and quiet. You will have access to drinking water but no bathroom facilities. We are located between New Glasgow and Antigonish along the beautiful shore road called Route 245. Also, 10 minutes from TCH heading to Cape Breton. No toilet facility must be a self-contained RVBring all trash out that you bring in
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Starlit Beach Village

7 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Brule, NS
-Basic tent sites in back field -RV site by cabins -No power -Beach access -Little Free Library on site -5 minute drive to Rushton’s Provincial Beach -12 minute drive to Tatamagouche -Things to do nearby: Golf Jost Vinyards Rushton’s Provincial Beach Town of Tatamagouche Tatabrew Town of River John
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Wild Pines Cabins

8 sites · Lodging3 acres · Lot 57, PE
Glamping cabins on 3 acres of forest next to a costal golf course and park in south eastern PEI. Water view, short walk to the shore and tall costal cliffs. Beach volleyball, lawn games, mini putt, swimming pool all within a 5 min walk. 8 cabins with a shared main building (kitchen and bathroom)
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The best camping near Northumberland Provincial Park guide

Overview

About

Nestled on the Points East Coastal Drive, Northumberland Provincial Park offers a serene escape with its shallow beach and clam digging opportunities. Venture into the great outdoors and set up camp amid the park's green spaces, all while enjoying stunning views of the Northumberland Strait. Whether you're bird watching or waiting for the ferry's arrival, this park is a haven for nature lovers and adventurers alike.

Notable campgrounds

  • Beach-front camping - Revel in the beauty of the Northumberland Strait with beach-front camping, perfect for sunrise watchers.
  • Wooded sites - Find solitude amid the trees in a secluded, wooded campsite, ideal for nature enthusiasts.
  • Open area camping - Choose an open area campsite for stargazing and easy access to park facilities.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early - Secure your spot by reserving online as soon as bookings open for the season.
  • Off-peak travel - Consider visiting during weekdays or outside of peak summer months for better availability.
  • Stay flexible - Be ready to adjust your dates or campsite preferences if your first choice is unavailable.
  • Explore nearby camping options - Expand your search to include nearby campgrounds for additional choices.

When to go

The best time to visit Northumberland Provincial Park is between June and September when the park is open and fully operational. During these months, you can enjoy all the park has to offer under the warm Canadian sun. Outside of these times, the park is closed, and access to amenities and camping may be restricted.

Know before you go

  • Check beach reports - Ensure the safest visit by reviewing the latest beach safety reports.
  • No lifeguard on duty - Remember, swimming is at your own risk as there is no lifeguard present.
  • Pet-friendly - Your furry friends are welcome, but they must be kept on a leash at all times.
  • Seasonal operation - The park is open from June to September, so plan your trip accordingly.
  • Facility availability - Amenities such as laundromats and kitchen shelters are available to enhance your camping experience.

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