Fall camping means gorgeous foliage, cooler temperatures, quieter campgrounds, and the list goes on. If you’re like us, and can’t get enough of the fall camping experience, try out one of these great spots to see the season in all its glory.
sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ Provincial Park (Okanagan Falls), BC
Nestled between the Okanagan River and the steep foothills of Mt. McLellan, sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ Provincial Park offers 25 campsites and is open in the fall until October 15, 2019. The park offers excellent bird watching, and is also the habitat for 18 species of bats, one of the highest concentrations in Canada.
Banff National Park, AB
Be sure to put Larches, coniferous trees that turn from green to a spectacular golden yellow in mid to late September, on your fall foliage must-see list. Set up camp at Tunnel Mountain Village II campground in Banff National Park, and check out a few of these golden larch day hikes.
Birds Hill Provincial Park, MB
Just 20 minutes away from Winnipeg, Birds Hill Provincial Park is a mosaic of landscapes including esker ridges, dry prairie, wet meadows, bogs, and aspen-oak and mixed boreal forest communities. There’s plenty of trails to explore and enjoy the fall scenery. Birds Hill campground offers 476 sites, with a choice of basic, electrical or full service camping, and is open until Thanksgiving, weather permitting.
Ball’s Falls Conservation Area, ON
Take in the fall colours of the picturesque Niagara Escarpment with a visit to Ball’s Falls Conservation Area. Stay nearby in one of the regions many campgrounds, such as the Shangri-la Niagara Campground, which is open until October 15, 2019.
Mactaquac Provincial Park, NB
Experience fall in the unique habitats of the Saint John River valley as you spend your days exploring Mactaquac Provincial Park under a canopy of gorgeous autumn colours. The campground provides more than 300 campsites and is open until mid-October, offering laundry facilities, serviced sites, and a well-stocked store.