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Telephone 1-888-ONT-PARK (1-888-668-7275)

Or 519-826-5290 for outside of North America


  • Ontario Parks charges fees for all developed camping in Algonquin Park.
  • Reservations can be made 5 months before your arrival date. For example, campers can reserve on February 1 for July 1.
  • A non-refundable reservation fee is charged when you make your reservation.
  • The full cost of your reservation is due at the time of booking.
  • Reservations for campsites in developed campgrounds can be site-specific. To help choose a site, view our campground maps located on the specific developed campground page.
  • A campsite can be reserved for a minimum of 1 night and a maximum of 23 nights, except from July 1 to the Saturday of Labour Day weekend when the maximum is 7 nights.
  • No more than 6 people can occupy a campsite (unless these people comprise a single-family group of parents, and their children)
  • 1 vehicle is included in your camping fee - all other vehicles must purchase an Additional Vehicle Permit at the time of registration
  • Where space permits, you are allowed up to 3 pieces of shelter equipment plus one dining shelter/tarp on your campsite. Only one piece of shelter equipment can be a tent trailer, house trailer, motor home, or self-propelled camping unit.

Before Making Your Call

Before calling the Ontario Parks Reservation Service know the following:

  • the name of your preferred campground
  • your arrival and departure dates
  • the type of campsite required (hydro, tent or trailer, etc.)
  • your name, address, and postal code (reservations must be made in the name of the person who picks up the camping permit)
  • your telephone number
  • an email address (All bookings where an email address has been provide will receive their confirmation letter by email, including changes and cancellations.  If an email address is not provided a confirmation letter will be sent by mail.)
  • the number of people in your party (maximum of 6 persons per campground campsite)
  • your vehicle licence plate number (maximum 1 vehicle per campsite - all other vehicles must purchase an "Additional Vehicle Permit" at the time of registration)
  • how you will be paying (if by credit card have its number and expiry date ready)

Changing or Canceling a Reservation

  • Reservations may be changed by contacting or telephone 1-888-ONT-PARK (1-888-668-7275)
  • A cancellation, change, and/or administrative fee may be applicable.

Your Arrival at the Campground, and Late Arrivals

  • Once you have made a reservation, print or save a digital copy of your confirmation as your camping permit.
  • During your trip a Park Warden, or other campground staff, may ask to see a printed or digital copy of your confirmation as proof of your eligibility to camp in Algonquin Park.
  • If you have a campground reservation you can proceed directly to your campsite after 2:00pm. There is no longer a need to stop at a campground office to obtain your permit.
  • For developed campgrounds, check in time is after 2:00pm, and check out time is before 2:00pm.
  • No camping permit is required on the post at your campsite.
  • No camping permit is required on your vehicle's dashboard while in Algonquin Park.
  • Reservations are only held until 8:00am the day following your scheduled arrival date. Reservations not claimed by this time will be considered a "no show" (and penalties may apply).

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