Backcountry Camping Information Website    


Canadian parks that offer backcountry camping.


Gander Mountain


Banff National Park

Elk Island National Park

Jasper National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park

Wood Buffalo National Park

Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Spray Valley Provincial Park

The province of Alberta, has numerous other Provincial Recreation Parks, Wildland Parks and Natural Areas that offer backcountry camping, and are managed by Alberta Parks. Information can be found here...

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British Columbia

Glacial National Park

Kootenay National Park

Mt. Revelstoke National Park

British Columbia has one of the largest park systems in the world for backcountry camping, I won't list them all, well over 200.
Information can be easily found here...


Riding Mountain National Park

Wapusk National Park

Atikaki Provincial Wilderness Park

Bakers Narrows Provincial Park

Clearwater Lake Provincial Park

Duck Mountain Provincial Park

Grass River Provincial Park

Nopiming Provincial Park

Spruce Woods Provincial Park

Turtle Mountain Provincial Park

Whiteshell Provincial Park

Newfoundland & Labrador

Gros Morne National Park

Terra Nova National Park

Barachois Pond Provincial Park

International Appalachian Trail Newfoundland & Labrador

Nova Scotia

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Kejimkujik National Park

Northwest Territory

Aulavik National Park

Nahanni Reserve National Park

Tuktut Nogait National Park

Northwest Territory Parks & Trails


Ontario has more than 6,500 backcountry campsites - accessible only by canoe or on foot.

Bruce Peninsula National Park

Georgian Bay Islands National Park

Pukaskwa National Park

St. Lawrence Islands National Park

Algonquin Provincial Park                                                                    The Friends of Algonquin Park                              

Algonquin Park Map

Bon Echo Provincial Park

French River Provincial Park

Frontenac Provincial Park                                                                    The Friends of Frontenac PP                                            

Grundy Lake Provincial Park

Killarney Provincial Park                                                                       The Friends of Killarney Park                                 

Gander Mountain

Lake Superior Provincial Park

Massasauga, The Provincial Park                     

Mississagi Provincial Park

Murphy's Point Provincial Park

Obatanga Provincial Park

Quetico Provincial Park

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park                                                            The Friends of Sleeping Giant                             

Spanish River/Biscotasi Lake Provincial Park

Temagami Park System

The Shoals Provincial Park

Wabakimi Provincial Park

Windy Lake Provincial Park

Woodland Caribou Provincial Park                                                      Red Lake Outfitters                            

Eastern Mountain Sports


Forillon National Park

La Mauricie National Park

Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

Parc National d'Aiguebelle

Parc National du Bic

Parc National de Frontenac

Parc National de la Gaspesie

Parc National des Isle de Boucherville

Parc National de la Jaques Cartier

Parc National du Mont Megantic

Parc National du Mont Orford

Parc National des Monts Valin

Parc National du Saguenay

The-House (Active Sports)



Grasslands National Park

Prince Albert National Park

Athabasca Sand Dunes

Clarence-Steepbank Lakes Provincial Park

Clearwater River Provincial Park

Lac La Ronge Provincial Park

Narrow Hills Provincial Park

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