Newfoundland has a variety of provincial parks throughout the island, many of which offer overnight camping – including Butter Pot Provincial Park and La Manche Provincial Park near St. John’s, Lockston Path Provincial Parknear Bonavista and Blow Me Down Provincial Park near Corner Brook. To find more parks and book a site, visit Newfoundland and Labrador’s Provincial Parks Campsite Reservation Service.
Sugarloaf Provincial Park and Mount Carleton Provincial Park are two great New Brunswick destinations for camping and hiking.
Families in Nova Scotia should visit Five Islands Provincial Park and explore the majestic cliffs and rocky beaches along the Bay of Fundy. If you’re farther south in the province, visit Ellenwood Lake Provincial Park to enjoy woodland hiking trails, paddling and fishing. For a complete list of provincial parks in Nova Scotia, visit the province’s parks website.
Prince Edward Island has some of the best beaches in Canada, and many are found in provincial parks across the island – including Red Point Provincial Park in the east; and Jacques Cartier Provincial Park, Cedar Dunes Provincial Park and Cabot Beach Provincial Park in the west. For a complete list of provincial parks in Prince Edward Island, visit the province’s tourism website.
Acadia National Park in Maine offers a wide variety of summer adventure activities, including cycling, hiking, swimming, fishing and tidepooling!