As the country is looking back to go back to the pre-COVID days, the national parks in Canada will be the camping grounds from June end. That means all those who have existing reservations, will be given entry. Grounds are opening for camping, strictly, for now, it is only for existing reservations. for now. The Government of Canada’s arm, Parks Canada will accept new online reservations in the coming weeks for only national parks. It has been reported that the existing reservations of international visitors are completely canceled and the amount will be refunded to them. The new reservations are taken only from the Canadian citizens.
Camping time in Canada
You will have a phenomenal feeling when you sleep directly under the stars. You can feel the connection to nature, instead of WiFi in the camps. There is even the freedom to determine your own rhythm. Though many people prefer camping over all other means of overnight stays any day the camping season lasts from Victoria Day in May to Labor Day in September. You must consider daylight hours into account.
You can start from the east in Toronto or Ottawa and consider a drive to the Niagara Falls. After that, you can continue to Montréal or Québec and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. This is the place where Jacques Cartier discovered the Gaspé Peninsula in 1534. When you move ahead to the provinces of Nova Scotia and the Prince Edward Islands then you enjoy fishing in one of the small maritime villages.
There are so many things that you can do near to the Atlantic shores, but the west has the most wildlife adventurers. Vancouver and Banff or Jasper National Parc with their deep blue lakes and striking glaciers are by far the most popular destinations for camping. Some of the interesting places in these locations are Rocky Mountains, Glacier National Park, the Yukon, Icefields Parkway, the Great Bear Rainforest, and a lot more.
Some tips if you plan for camping in Canada
- You must look up campgrounds and find places to rent camper vans if possible. Keep Exploring Canada and find out different locations that can be the best for camping at the time when you are planning to visit.
- Now, after COVID-19 if you plan to visit Banff National park then make the reservations beforehand. Now, it will start accepting new reservations from June 26 onwards.
- Once you make the reservations, it’s time to plan the entire itinerary for a hassle-free camping time. You will find that camping in the national parks of Canada during this such crucial time means there will be a list of rules and regulations that you need to follow.
- You will have to follow a set of rules and regulations and all the visitors can access only a limited number of trails in the national parks. Mostly, alongside day-use areas, they will be able to recreational boating, and green spaces.
- The authorities of Banff National Park have mentioned that who are going camping in the national parks have to self-isolate before reaching the camping grounds. Self-isolation is not possible inside the camping grounds, that’s why all the visitors have to complete the period of time in self-isolation outside.
Therefore, if you don’t want to miss camping this year, then make your reservation and get ready to be in self-isolation no matter which part of Canada you are coming from. Don’t miss the opportunities to visit the national park in the summertime. But remember to practice social distancing as well as follow all mentioned guidelines of the park authorities.