Grab your camping gear and get ready to have some fantastic adventures when you travel around beautiful Prince Edward Island. Wake up to the sound of the ocean and sleep under the stars. Explore the parks in your own backyard, or take a longer trip for a weekend getaway: either way, set up camp and enjoy the natural wonders of PEI. Let us know detail about the best camping places in Prince Edward Island National Park.
1. Brudenell River Provincial Park
If you are looking for lots to do while camping, look no further than Brudenell River Provincial Park. The largest provincial park in eastern PEI offers two 18-hole championship golf courses, a marina, and a river beach. Bring the RV for comfortable camping, or set up camp in a wooded clearing tent site.
283 Brudenell Island Blvd, Route 3, Georgetown Royalty
2. Red Point Provincial Park
Gather up the family for summer fun packed with camping, swimming, and outdoor fun at Red Point Provincial Park. Just 10 minutes from Souris is a beautiful white sand beach and supervised ocean swimming. Red Point is a popular spot, so it can be crowded at times.
249 Red Point Park Road, Route 16 Red Point
3. Cabot Beach Provincial Park
Take the family camping at Cabot Beach Provincial Park, which is the largest park in PEI. This delightful park is famous for its red sand beach, a wonderful beach with calm surf, and a quiet campground. Photographers will appreciate the beauty of the park with its red cliffs topped with tall pine trees and shimmering blue water.
449 King Street, Route 20 Malpeque
4. Panmure Island Provincial Park
Go on an island adventure this summer and relax on one of PEI’s most popular white-sand beaches. Panmure Island is surrounded by St. Mary’s Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Wake to the sounds of the ocean and the smell of the sea everyone morning here. The park host the annual Abegweit Pow Wow in the middle of August.
350 Panmure Island Road, Route 347 Panmure Island
5. Cedar Dunes Provincial Park
Known for its iconic red sand dunes and the black and white striped lighthouse, Cedar Dune Provincial Park is a must-visit. Enjoy nature at its finest by setting camp at one of the 80 sites. During the summer on nice days, the floating wheelchair will be out from 10 am to 6 pm.
265 Cedar Dunes Park Road, Route 14, West Point
6. Northumberland Provincial Park
Close to the Woods Island Ferry terminal, the Northumberland Provincial Park is an excellent base camp to explore the island. The park is home to an iconic red sand beach that has supervised swimming in the summer months. The park is a popular spot with families because it has multiple playgrounds, a basketball court, and a volleyball net.
12547 PEI Route 4, Belle River
7. Jacques Cartier Provincial Park
Wake up to the soothing sounds of the ocean and enjoy your breakfast with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Take a dip in the Gulf of St. Lawrence or relax on the floating wheelchair from 10 am to 6 pm on nice summer days. This provincial park is located in Alberton, so you are close to great restaurants like Alberton Bakery & Deli.
15593 Church Street, Alberton
8. Linkletter Provincial Park
Fun beach adventures await you close to Summerside at Linkletter Provincial Park. Being so close to the city, you have the best of camping with the comforts of home. Take a hike to take in the scenic views of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
277 Church Street, Summerside
9. Prince Edward Island National Park
Best known for being the closest campground to the Cavendish Music Festival, Cavendish Campground is more than just a place to set up camp since the campground has many recreational activities. The oceanfront park offers unserviced sites for those looking to rough it or skip setting up camp in the park by staying in the oTENKik.
357 Graham’s Lane, Cavendish
A quieter option in Prince Edward National Park is Stanhope Campground, which is close to the Gulf Shore Way and Stanhope Beach. Glampers will just love the oTENTik option that lets them skip setting up camp and get straight to the outdoor summer fun.
983 Gulf Shore parkway, Stanhope
10. Ben’s Lake Nature Camping
If you want to have a non-traditional camping experience, then Ben’s Lake Nature Camping is just the place for you. This park has a place for everyone to stay with 30 unserviced sites (10 nature tenting sites), 15 RV-Camper sites, or a small chalet. The park is known for its fantastic trout fishing, so you can catch your own dinner.
2741 Murray Harbour Road, Bellevue
11. Nature Space Resort & Retreat Centre
Credit: Nature Space Resort & Retreat Centre
Get back in tune with nature when you go glamping at the Nature Space Resort & Retreat Centre. You can choose to stay in one of the beautiful Mongolian yurts or in the Eagle’s Nest, which is a gorgeous one-bedroom, self-contained apartment in the trees. They also offer additional experiences that you can book like the unique Guided Snowga, Snowshoe & Fondue, a Private one-hour yoga session, or a Guided 60-minute night-experience tour.
631 St. Peters Harbour Road, St. Peters Harbour
12. Tranquility by the Sea Resort
If you want to camp or glamp in the heart of Cavendish then Tranquility by the Sea Resort is the perfect place for you to unwind and have a relaxing time. They offer camping sites for RVs and campers, as well as cottages and cottage-like suites that a fantastic glamping experience.
132 Cape Road, Cavendish
13. Campbell’s Cove Campground and Cabins
Book a stay at Campbell’s Cove Campground and Cabins when you want to camp near a gorgeous beach. You can choose from cliff-side tenting sites, 2-way sites, 3-way sites, 2 large camp cabins, or 4 small cabins. While you are there, go for a relaxing walk along the beach to collect sea glass and shells or go for a refreshing swim.
7516 Northside Road, Route 16, Campbell’s Cove
14. Twin Shores Camping Area
Experience two distinct shorelines at this beach lover’s paradise. Wake up to the sound of the ocean and spend days swimming, sunbathing, and clam-digging. If you need to take a break from the beach, you can go to the arcade, spa, or fitness center.
705 Lower Darnley Road, Darnley