Canada's top 5 spots to go camping

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There are times as Canadians that we have to prove ourselves worthy of living in this great country. Leave the four walls and kitchen behind, and trade it in for a zippered door and an open fire. There are some great spots for camping across the country, and prove yourself to be a worthy outdoorsmen. It’s time to roll out your sleeping bag!

Green Point Campground, Pacific Rim National Park, British Columbia

Get the full Pacific Coast experience while exploring this incredible national park. Walk the beach and discover the 22 kilometers of sand and amazing views. The campground is the only one along the length of Long Beach, and sits just above the beach. Watch the horizon fade into the water, and let the sounds of the lapping ocean drift you to sleep. There are 113 sites in the camp, with 18 of them being walk-in sites that offer more seclusion.

Columbia Icefield Campground, Jasper National Park, Alberta

Sitting at an elevation of more than 2000 metres, just off the Icefields Parkway, this campground is tent-only and one of the highest places in Canada to go car camping. Just across the road is one of Canada’s famous scenic views of the fractured tongue of the Athabasca Glacier. Easy access to amazing hiking trails and a high chance of spotting a resident bighorn sheep make this spot an adventurers dream.

Tulabi Falls Campground, Nopiming Provincial Park, Manitoba

This quiet provincial park has all the famous qualities of it’s larger neighbour to the south – Whiteshell Provincial Park, but Nopiming has a lot less visitors, offering you even more peace in spectacular surroundings. The park offers fantastic canoe routes along the Manatobia-Ontario boarder, and the campsite even has its own beach on the shore of one of the canoe routes. The area also offers great fishing and hiking trails to keep your days active and full of fun.

George Lake Campground, Killarney Provincial Park, Ontario

Killarney Provincial Park is known country wide as the muse of the Group of Seven. So scenic views are expected, but you will be in awe of the clean blue lakes, trees, and wondrous hills. George Lake Campground sits by four lake access points, with kilometers of trails, and a small village to boot. The hiking in Killarney has been named some of the best in Canada, with a rewarding view at the top.

Baie Sainte-Marguerite Campground, Parc National du Fjord-du-Sanguenay, Quebec

This park is awesome for animal lovers, you can watch the beluga whales congregate in the Sanguenay, and at the fjord cliffs you can watch for peregrine falcons. ¬This campground offers both cliffs and great water spots making this park the best of both worlds. Rent a kayak and spot the whales from the water, take a shoreline hike, or hike the fjords for breathtaking views.

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