Camping and overnight accommodations

Bruce Peninsula National Park

Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts
  • Masks are still recommended at the Cyprus Campground, inside all buildings and where social distancing is not possible

Bruce Peninsula National Park offers semi-wilderness, yurts and backcountry camping, in ideal locations for your park adventure.

Campers staying at the Cyprus Lake Campground can hike to the Grotto from their campsite. If you’d like to park in the Grotto parking lot, you will need to book a parking space in the same manner as anyone else.

Camping in the park is popular, reservations are required from May through October. Weekdays in the spring and fall offer opportunities with fewer people, natural attractions, bird migrations, spring flowers and fall colours.

Certain rules and regulations apply when camping at Bruce Peninsula National Park.

Cyprus Lake Campground

campsite 

Frontcountry camping

  • Reservations required
  • Potable water taps
  • Flush toilets
  • Central shower facility
  • Firepit and picnic table
Learn more about Cyprus Lake Campground

Yurt camping

Yurt

Make your camping experience hassle-free!

  • Reservations required
  • On the shores of Cyprus Lake
  • Barbeque and firepit
  • Showers and flush toilets nearby

Learn more about yurts
tent on platform

Backcountry camping

  • Reservations required
  • Stormhaven and High Dump
  • 9 camping platforms each
  • Vault toilet and food poles
Learn more about backcountry camping
group around a campfire

Group Camping

  • Reservations required
  • One group site available
  • Minimum 15 people
  • Up to 35 people
  • Portable toilets
  • Central shower facility
  • Picnic tables and firepit
  • Alcohol, cannabis and radio free
Learn more about
group camping
snow covered picnic table

Fall and winter camping, and yurts

  • October 31 to April 30
  • Yurt Camping
    • Reservation required
    • Two-night minimum
  • Front country campsites in the  Tamarack section of Cyprus Lake Campground and backcountry campsites at Stormhaven and High Dump
    • New: Reserve online
Learn more about fall and winter camping

Campground rules

  • Quiet hours are in effect from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am
  • No excessive noise at anytime
  • Alcohol and cannabis consumption bans are in effect during quiet hours
  • Feeding campfires after 11 pm is prohibited
  • Long weekends: A full ban on the possession of alcohol and cannabis are in effect. The weekends when alcohol and cannabis are not permitted in the park at any time are:
    • Canada Day Long Weekend
    • Civic Holiday Long Weekend
    • Labour Day Long Weekend
    • Thanksgiving Long Weekend
  • No visitors on site after 10:00 pm
  • Burn only locally purchased firewood 
  • Do not collect wood or sticks off the ground
  • Additonal vehicles (1 per site) must register at the office and display a valid permit (fees apply)
  • Sites are allowed a maximum of 6 people
  • Sites are allowed a maximum of 2 sleeping structures 
  • Trailers & RVs must be emptied at the dumping station near Cyprus Lake Office 
  • Fireworks and drones are not permitted in national parks
  • Portable toilets and shower units are not permitted 

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