Accessible camping

What better way to make the good times last than a night (or two) camping in one of Canada’s beautiful national parks? From accommodations designed to be adapted for those with autism to wheelchair accessible sites, start planning your next getaway with these inclusive places.

A rustic cabin that caters to visitors on the autism spectrum with a picnic table.

Gros Morne National Park

Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Explore the earth’s mantle and take a cruise on a glacier-carved lake through a land-locked fjord.

Gros Morne offers a rustic cabin that caters to visitors with sensory needs. Some features include soft lighting, extra curtains, and removable seating! Welcome to a place where those on the autism spectrum can feel soothed, safe and secure.

Gros Morne also has wheelchair-accessible campsites, showers and washrooms at Berry Hill, Green Point, Shallow Bay, Trout River and Lomond campgrounds.

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Accessible oTENTik in the South Kouchibouguac campground.

Kouchibouguac National Park

Location : New Brunswick

Discover lush pine forests, salt marshes, and warm ocean beaches.

Treat yourself to a night in an oTENTik, a cozy blend of cabin and tent. oTENTik tents 49 and 71 at South Kouchibouguac Campground have a wheelchair-friendly ramp access. Note that due to the layout of our oTENTik tents, beds are only able to be accessed from the end.

Prefer to bring your own tent? Set up camp at one of the accessible campsites! The park also offers all-terrain wheelchair rentals, so you can explore the beautiful boardwalk and sand dunes.

More information on Kouchibouguac’s accessible facilities

Accessible oTENTik at Ingonish beach campground.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Location : Nova Scotia

Discover the world-famous Cabot Trail, where the stunning sights will leave you breathless.

Camp under the stars at Broad Cove and Chéticamp campgrounds, which offer wheelchair accessible tent sites. For a unique getaway, stay in one of our accessible oTENTik found at Broad Cove, Chéticamp and Ingonish Beach campgrounds! Due to the layout of our oTENTik tents, you can get cozy in bed by accessing it from the end.

More information on Cape Breton Highlands’ accessible facilities

A family with accessibility needs enjoys camping in an oTENTik at Stanhope campground.

Prince Edward Island National Park

Location : Prince Edward Island

Catch some waves at the accessible beaches in Brackley, Cavendish or Stanhope. Red sandstone cliffs and warm tranquil waters lap these rosy-hued beaches!

When the sun sets, dream of the relaxing days ahead as you slumber at either Cavendish or Stanhope campground. Both sites offer ramped oTENTik accommodations and wheelchair friendly campsites. Our accessible oTENTik tents are barrier-free; beds just need to be accessed from the end as beds are set up side-by-side. The washrooms, welcome kiosks and kitchen shelters are wheelchair-friendly.

More information on Prince Edward Island National Park’s accessible facilities

A father with two kids on the barrier-free path next to an oTENTik tent with a wheelchair-friendly ramp access.

La Mauricie National Park

Location : Quebec

Discover a land of lake and forests. Treat yourself to a night in an oTENTik; the perfect mix between a tent and cabin! The F7 oTENTik tent at the Rivière-à-la-Pêche campground has been remodeled to be wheelchair accessible in both the exterior and interior. The path between the tent and the service building is fully accessible as well as the building itself.

Prefer to stay in a tent? No worries! Set up camp on one of our accessible campsites.

More information on La Mauricie’s accessible facilities

Visitors chatting at campsite in Hattie Cove Campground.

Pukaskwa National Park

Location : Ontario

Make sure to check out the peaceful wheelchair-friendly Boardwalk Beach Trail located in Hattie Cove leading down to the famous Horseshoe Bay.

You’ll definitely earn your rest after a packed day of adventures! Set up camp at Hattie Cove Campground where two campsites, an oTENTik and the washrooms are all accessible. Due to the layout of our oTENTik tents, you can get cozy in bed by accessing it from the end.

More information on Pukaskwa’s accessible facilities

A yurt with a wheelchair-friendly ramp access and a picnic table.

Riding Mountain National Park

Location : Manitoba

Discover a splendid region of boreal forest and fescue prairie. After dark, enjoy a comfortable camping experience in the accessible yurt at Wasagaming campground.

Prefer a more rustic experience? Sleep in your tent on one of the wheelchair friendly campsites specifically designed for people with reduced mobility. Make the most of your stay at Wasagaming!

More information on Riding Mountain’s accessible facilities

An accessible oTENTik.

Jasper National Park

Location : Alberta

Breathe in the fresh mountain air in the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies!

Take your pick from four wheelchair-friendly campgrounds spread across the park. Wabasso, Pocahontas, Whistlers (closed for 2020) and Wapiti (open year-round) offer accessible tent sites and washrooms.

If you’re feeling spontaneous, Wilcox campground and the Icefields RV lot offer non-reservable, self-registration, wheelchair-friendly camping with accessible dry toilets.

Enjoy taking a dip in the hottest mineral springs in the Canadian Rockies at the fully accessible facilities of Miette Hot Springs.

More information on Jasper’s accessible facilities

Visitors chatting at campsite in Illecillewaet campground.

Glacier National Park

Location : British Columbia

Discover the history of Rogers Pass or take in the sights beneath the shade of the rainforest. There’s plenty to see and do!

Stay the night at the Illecillewaet Campground, which has accessible camping sites and washrooms. Visitors can also borrow an all-terrain wheelchair from the welcome station.

More information on Glacier’s accessible facilities

Visitors camping at Green Point.

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Location : British Columbia

Welcome to the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest, where the rainforest meets the sea.

Reserve your site at the drive-in Green Point campground with its accessible washroom, viewpoint and theatre!

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A couple with their child in a stroller walk down the accessible ramp of an oTENTik tent at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites.

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites

Location : British Columbia

Tour through secret military bunkers, smell the flowers in Garry Oak Meadow, or feel the sea mist on your face as you head to the lighthouse.

Try out the unique opportunity to camp inside Canada's best-preserved coastal artillery fort, just like the families of soldiers did in the past. Spend the night in one of the five oTENTik tents, specifically designed for people with reduced mobility, featuring a ramp for easy access and perfect for strollers.

More information on Fort Rodd Hill’s accessible facilities

Aurora Borealis in Wood Buffalo National Park.

Wood Buffalo National Park

Location : Northwest Territories

Sleep under the twinkling stars and the shimmering lights of the aurora borealis in this Dark-Sky Preserve.

Complete your adventure with an overnight stay at Pine Lake Campground, which has two wheelchair accessible sites with an accessible outhouse. The picnic tables and parking at the day use area are also wheelchair-friendly.

More information on Wood Buffalo’s accessible facilities

An accessible oTENTik.

Kluane National Park and Reserve

Location : Yukon

Admire the alpine landscapes of this park, home to 17 out of the 20 highest peaks in all of Canada!

Kathleen Lake Campground has two wheelchair accessible campsites. The nearby outhouses are also wheelchair accessible. Alongside the shores of majestic Lake Kathleen, you’ll find a beautiful trail, day use shelter, picnic tables and interpretive panels, all designed with accessibility in mind.

More information on Kluane’s accessible facilities

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