18th Century Equipped Camping

Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site

A 18th century style tent inside the ruins of an old barrack inside the fort. 

Wake up in the past!

Camp under the stars within the fort walls in an 18th century-style tent. A unique experience at an amazing historic site overlooking the patrimonial Tantramar wetlands and the Bay of Fundy beyond.

For information on fees, go to the Fees page.

Check in time Check out time Quiet hours
3 pm - 4:30 pm 8:45 am 10 pm - 8 am


What we provide
  • Tent (already set up on-site), sleeping pads, propane stove, LED lantern, table, bench, stools, fire pit, cooking stakes
  • Tents are equipped with a raised wooden platform for your comfort
  • Portable toilets and small sink, as well as a large outdoor sink for drinking water and dish washing are located behind the Visitor Centre
What to bring
  • Sleeping bags
  • Blankets
  • Pillows
  • Water containers
  • Dishes
  • Eating utensils
  • Insect repellent (essential!)
  • Food
  • Toiletries
  • Flashlights
  • Matches or a lighter
  • All other camping necessities
Persons per tent site
  • 1 to 4 adults per tent (exceptions may be made for families)
  • Small parking lot next to Visitor Centre, large parking lot below the fort
  • Vehicles do not have access to the fort
Electrical service
  • Not available

Internet/Wi-Fi access

  • Not available


Fire policy
  • Only wood sold on site can be used (to help protect our forests from destructive invasive species)
  • Fires are allowed in the provided fire pits. Fire arrestor covers must be used at all times on the fire pits. Please check with the Visitor Centre for fire ban/restriction status at 506-364-5080
Alcohol policy
  • Alcohol may only be consumed on a registered campsite
  • Alcohol is not permitted in day-use or public areas including picnic shelters
Pet policy
  • Pets are not allowed in overnight camping program
  • Smoking is not permitted in tents
  • Operation of propane stoves is not permitted in tents

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