There are so many awesome spots to stand-up paddle board in Canada, it’s tough to narrow them down to just a few choices! Here are a few solid options for campgrounds with great SUP opportunities across the country.
Alice Lake Provincial Park, Squamish, British Columbia
Alice Lake Provincial park offers four serene lakes perfect for SUP with beautiful mountain views. Reservations are recommended for this popular campground, with 55 of the 108 reservable sites offering electrical hook-ups. Paddle board rentals are also available on site.
Elk Island National Park, Astotin Lake Campground, Alberta
Experience Elk Island National Park by SUP with a paddle around the picturesque Astotin Lake. The park is an important habitat for bison, elk and more than 250 bird species, so keep your eyes peeled as you paddle. Walking distance to the beach, Astotin Lake Campground offers 75 non-serviced campsites.
Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan
The lakes and rivers of Prince Albert National Park offer a great range of SUP adventures for all skill levels, from short paddles to day trips. The park offers five vehicle accessible campgrounds to choose from as your base camp for many days of paddling fun.
Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba
Paddle the sparkling waters of Clear Lake in Riding Mountain National Park, or choose from several other smaller lakes in the park. Wasagaming Campground offers a good range of amenities, including fully serviced sites.
Bon Echo Provincial Park, Ontario
Bon Echo Provincial Park features several pristine Canadian Shield lakes which provide a great SUP experience. The Mazinaw Lake Campground can accommodate large RVs, and many campsites offer electrical hook-ups.
Parc régional Kiamika, Quebec
Cross the waters of Kiamika Regional Park by SUP, with dozens of lakes and rivers, and 40 islands and islets to explore. The park offers RV accessible camping at the water’s edge.
Porters Lake Provincial Park, Nova Scotia
The peaceful lakeside setting of Porters Lake Provincial Park is perfect for SUP. With both serviced and unserviced sites, the park is just minutes from Dartmouth.
Prince Edward Island National Park, PEI
With gentle surf and sandy beaches, you’ll have an amazing time out in the ocean on your board at Prince Edward Island National Park, and find comfortable camping at one of the scenic campgrounds.
Kouchibouguac National Park, New Brunswick
A SUP playground! Kouchibouguac‘s flat rivers and lagoons are teaming with wildlife and stunning scenery to paddle through. For camping, Kouchibouguac has two font country campgrounds to choose from.
Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland
If you’re camping Gros Morne National Park, book a tour to explore the coastline of the park’s double-armed fjord by SUP, or paddle in the sheltered coves of Bonne Bay.