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Pet Friendly Campgrounds in Canada
Looking for a pet friendly campground in Canada? Browse our listings below to find national parks, provincial parks, regional parks, and private campgrounds where pets are allowed.
Dogs are welcome in Canada's national parks. However, national park regulations require that dogs must be kept on a leash no longer than 10 feet at all times including in the campground, at the beach and in the water. Find a National Park of Canada
Alberta Provincial Parks Campgrounds
Alberta Provincial Parks offer two broad types of camping - "vehicle-access" and "backcountry". Dogs on a leash no longer than 2 metres are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted in public buildings, on beaches or in designated swimming areas.
Banff National Park
During peak season, there are 2,468 sites located within 13 campgrounds offering a variety of services. Dogs are welcome in the park but must be on a leash at all times.
Brooks: Kinbrook Island Provincial Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted on beaches, swimming areas or in public buildings.
Jasper National Park
Jasper is a year-round camping destination and can accommodate anything from a one-person bivy tent to a 39 foot motorhome, and everything in between. Pets are allowed throughout Jasper National Park, but must be leashed at all times.
British Columbia Provincial Parks - Dog-Friendly Provincial Parks
Many of Canada's frontcountry provincial parks allow dogs/pets on a leash, but they are not permitted in beach/picnic areas or park buildings. Some provincial parks offer special off-leash or swimming areas for dogs.
Bowron Lake Provincial Park
Bowron Lake Park has a 25 unit drive-in campground located near the Registration Centre a short distance from Bowron Lake itself. Pets on a leash are allowed only in the vehicle access campground. Dogs are not permitted on the Canoe Circuit, in park buildings or in the backcountry.
Lake Country: Gladstone Provincial Park
Pets on a leash are allowed in the Texas Creek Campground and Gladstone Marine Sites.
Parksville: Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds. Pets are only permitted on the beach adjacent to the campground. To protect migratory Brant Geese, no pets are allowed within 100m of the entire beach in the park from February 1 to April 30.
Manitoba Provincial Parks Campgrounds
Pets are welcome in the campgrounds, but must be leashed and under physical control at all times.
Fundy National Park
Pets are welcome in the campgrounds but must be kept on a leash at all times and must not be left unattended. Pets are not permitted at the Bennett Lake beach, the swimming pool, and on the golf course.
Kouchibouguac National Park
Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds, but are not permitted on the beach or on the boardwalk leading to the beach.
Mactaquac: Mactaquac Provincial Park
Pets are allowed in the campground, but are not permitted on the beach.
New River Beach: New River Beach Provincial Park
Leashed pets are welcome in the campground, but are not permitted on the beach.
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Parks Campgrounds
There are 13 provincial parks throughout Newfoundland and Labrador that offer camping. Many have fully-serviced lots. Others can only accommodate RVs with a space for parking. Most of the provincial parks open in late spring and close in early fall. Pets are allowed in the campgrounds, but must be leashed at all times. Find a Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Parks campground
La Manche Provincial Park
All 83 campsites have a picnic table, fireplace and garbage can. Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds. Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Parks Campsite Reservation Service
Sandbanks Provincial Park
Sandbanks Provincial Park is located on Newfoundland's south coast near the town of Burgeo. Pets are welcome in the park but must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times. Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Parks Campsite Reservation Service
Northwest Territorial Parks Campgrounds
Territorial campgrounds are usually open from May 15 to September 15, depending on weather conditions. Dogs are permitted in the campgrounds, but must be leashed at all times.
Prelude Lake Territorial Park
Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the campground.
Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Campgrounds
Dogs on a leash no longer than 6 feet are welcome in the parks, but are not permitted in public structures at the park or in any area designated as pet free. Public structures include washrooms, vault toilets, cooking shelters, change houses, and administrative and program buildings. Nova Scotia Provincial Parks - camping parks
Nunavut Territorial Parks
There are few designated camping areas in Nunavut. Generally, campers are free to pitch their tent almost anywhere on the open tundra. Some communities have special designated campgrounds with outhouses, tent platforms, fire pits and windbreaks, but most do not. Pets are allowed in the parks, but must be kept on a leash.
Ontario Provincial Parks Campgrounds
Pets are allowed in all parks – with the exception of designated campground areas in Awenda, Balsam Lake, Pinery and Voyageur and Achray, Canisbay, Mew Lake and Pog Lake campgrounds in Algonquin. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet and are not permitted in swimming areas or on beaches or roofed accommodation sites. Pet owners should ensure that their pets are not left unattended, are properly leashed, do not make excessive noise and that any waste is cleaned up. Many parks offer pet exercise/beach areas.
Grand Bend: Pinery Provincial Park
Pets on a leash not exceeding 2 metres are allowed in the park, but are not permitted in swimming areas or on the beach.
Huntsville: Arrowhead Provincial Park
Pets on a leash no longer than 10 feet are allowed in the campgrounds. Dog Beach access between sites 45 and 54, Lumby North Campground.
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Prince Edward Island Provincial Parks Campgrounds
Prince Edward Island's network of Provincial Parks has 9 camping parks and 13 day use parks which offer spectacular beaches, beautiful scenery, and nature trails. Dogs on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds and on the beaches.
Prince Edward Island National Park
There are two campgrounds located within Prince Edward Island National Park. Pets on a leash are allowed in the campgrounds. Pets are prohibited on all National Park beaches from April 1 - October 15 annually.
Campbell's Cove Campground
Dog friendly campground. Beach on premises.
Quebec Provincial Parks Campgrounds
For the first time in its history, Quebec's network of provincial parks welcomes dogs into three of its parks. Dogs will be allowed on certain hiking trails and camping sites in Frontenac, Jacques-Cartier and Oka provincial parks.
Saskatchewan Provincial Parks Campgrounds
Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are welcome in Saskatchewan Provincial Parks Campgrounds. Pets are not allowed on beaches or in swimming areas.
Yukon Government Campgrounds
Camp, park and drive in designated areas only. Roadside campgrounds offer picnic tables, campfire pits, firewood and at least one picnic shelter. Pets are allowed in the campgrounds, but must be kept on a leash.
Tombstone Territorial Park
The Tombstone Campground is located at km 71.3 of the Dempster Highway. From June 20th to September 14th, overnight camping reservations and permits are required to camp at Grizzly, Divide & Talus Lake backcountry camp sites. Backcountry campgrounds offer tent pads, an outhouse and a small cooking platform. Dogs are allowed in Tombstone Territorial Park, but must be leashed at all times in all areas of the park.