Eager to pitch your tent in one of the country’s national parks? Starting today, March 13th nature lovers can finally start making reservations for Canada campgrounds, shuttles, and guided hikes for the 2023 spring/summer season!

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Whether you’re an experienced camper or are hoping to get out for the very first time, grounds from coast to coast will begin accepting bookings through a brand-new system and here’s when:

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR:

  • Gros Morne National Park – Friday, March 31, 2023
  • Terra Nova National Park:
    • Newman Sound – long term – Saturday, March 18, 2023
    • Malady Head, Newman Sound, Backcountry – Friday, March 31, 2023

QUEBEC

  • Forillon National Park – Wednesday, March 15, 2023
  • La Mauricie National Park – Wednesday, March 15, 2023
  • Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve – Wednesday, March 15, 2023
  • Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site – Wednesday, March 15, 2023

NOVA SCOTIA

  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Saturday, March 18, 2023
  • Grand-Pré National Historic Site – Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site –  Friday, March 31, 2023

ONTARIO

 

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  • Bruce Peninsula National Park – Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Fathom Five National Marine Park – Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Georgian Bay Islands National Park – Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Point Pelee National Park – Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Pukaskwa National Park –  Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Rideau Canal National Historic Site – Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Thousand Islands National Park – Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site – Tuesday, March 21, 2023

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

  • Wood Buffalo National Park – Thursday, March 30, 2023

YUKON

  • Kluane National Park and Reserve – Monday, March 13th, 2023

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

  • Prince Edward Island National Park – Saturday, March 18, 2023

ALBERTA

 

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  • Elk Island National Park – Thursday, March 30, 2023
  • Jasper National Park
    • Whistlers, Miette, Wabasso, Wapiti, Whirlpool group camping, Palisades and Overflow – Thursday, March 16, 2023,
    • Backcountry camping – Monday, March 20, 2023
  • Banff National Park:
    • Tunnel Mountain, Lake Louise, Johnston Canyon, Two Jack Lake, Rampart Creek and Silverhorn Creek – Thursday, March 23, 2023
    • Hidden Lake Guided Hike – Wednesday, March 29, 2023
    • Backcountry camping Banff, Kootenay and Yoho National Parks – Wednesday, March 22, 2023
    • Shuttle to Moraine Lake and Lake Louise – Thursday, April 13th, 2023
  • Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site – Thursday, March 30, 2023
  • Waterton Lakes National Park – Thursday, March 30, 2023
  • Wood Buffalo National Park – Thursday, March 30, 2023

MANITOBA

  • Riding Mountain National Park – Monday, March 27, 2023

SASKATCHEWAN

  • Grasslands National Park – Tuesday, March 28, 2023
  • Prince Albert National Park – Tuesday, March 28, 2023

NEW BRUNSWICK

  • Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Site – Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Fundy National Park – Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Kouchibouguac National Park – Friday, March 17, 2023

BRITISH COLUMBIA

 

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  • Fort Langley National Historic Site – Monday, March 13th, 2023
  • Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site – Monday, March 13th, 2023
  • Glacier National Park – Monday, March 13th, 2023
  • Gulf Islands National Park Reserve – Monday, March 13th, 2023
  • Kootenay National Park
    • Redstreak, Marble Canyon, McLeod Meadows, Burgess Shale (Stanley Glacier) – Wednesday, March 29, 2023
    • Backcountry camping Banff, Kootenay and Yoho National Parks – Wednesday, March 22, 2023
  • Mount Revelstoke National Park – Monday, March 13th, 2023
  • Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
    • Green Point, Keeha Beach, Broken Group Islands Backcountry – Monday, March 13th, 2023
    • West Coast Trail – Saturday, March 25, 2023
  • Yoho National Park
    • Kicking Horse, Burgess Shale (Mt. Stephen Fossil Beds Guided Hike and Walcott Quarry Guided Hike), Conservation Paget Lookout Guided Hike  – Wednesday, March 29, 2023 
    • Lake O’Hara Overnight Camping – Tuesday, March 28, 2023
    • Lake O’Hara Day-Use Bus – Wednesday, April 12th, 2023
    • Backcountry camping Banff, Kootenay & Yoho National Parks – Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Ready to do the dang thing? No matter where you’re located, Canada’s national park reservation system will open at 8 am local time, so take note, get ready and pre-pack your bags.

Spring 2023 will be here before you know it!

For more information, you can visit the Parks Canada website now.