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RV Camping in Algonquin Park Travel Trailer (RV)Recreational Vehicle (RV)

Recreational vehicle (RV) camping is possible at developed campgrounds in Algonquin Park. A selection of campsites in developed campgrounds are suitable for RVs, however some specific campsites may be too small to accommodate a recreational vehicle (tent only). When making a reservation for a developed campsite please ensure your campsite requirements indicate the use of an RV and its size (e.g. van/camper, up to 5.4 metres [18 feet], up to 9.7 metres [32 feet], over 9.7 metres [32 feet]).

Generally, the following types of RV are suitable for camping in Algonquin Park.

  • folding camping trailers
  • truck campers
  • travel trailers
  • fifth wheel travel trailers
  • sport utility RV (SURV)
  • expandable (hybrid) travel trailers
  • class A motorhomes
  • class B camper van
  • class C mini motorhome

Electrical Campsites

Electrical campsites are available at the following drive-to campgrounds. Electrical outlets are frequently used with RVs, trailers, and charging electric vehicles (EVs). See the specific campground maps for areas with electrical connections.

Typical electrical campsite post in Algonquin Park

Electrical campsites in Algonquin Park generally share electrical outlets between two neighbouring campsites. This means you and your camping neighbour will share the same electrical post with 4 outlets (two 15amp and two 30amp circuits), see above. Since placement of the electrical post varies depending upon the campground and specific campsite, it is recommended to bring the longest extension cord you have access to, which will allow you to run electricity from the post to your desired camping location. A 15 metre (50 foot) or 30 metre (100 foot) extension cord is generally what is suggested in most circumstances.

Generators

Generator use is permitted in developed campgrounds in Algonquin Park with certain restrictions.

  • Generators are not permitted in radio-free areas of the Achray Campground.
  • Generators are not permitted at paddle-in campsites.
  • The possession or use of generators is prohibited in the backcountry of Algonquin Park from April 1 through Thanksgiving Day.
  • The use of generators is subject to the no excessive noise policy. Generators cannot be the source of excessive noise nor disturb others enjoyment of Algonquin Park any time of the day or night.

Instead of running a generator, consider reserving an electrical campsite available in many campgrounds. If you must run a generator, minimize generator run time.

RV Dumping Stations

RV dumping station (trailer sanitary station) in Algonquin Park at Rock Lake Campground.

Algonquin Park has two locations for the disposal RV sewage. The main location is the Trailer Sanitary Station (km 35.6 of Highway 60) and the second is the Trailer Sanitary Station at Rock Lake Campground. Both locations have have trailer sewage disposal facilities and fresh water filling stations. Both trailer sanitary stations in Algonquin Park are closed for the winter months (late October to early May) but are weather dependent.

Comfort Stations

The following campgrounds have comfort stations with multiple flush toilets (and potentially shower and laundry facilities, see below for details).

Shower Facilities

Shower facilities exist at the following locations in Algonquin Park.

Laundry Facilities

Pay-per-use laundry facilities exist at the following locations in Algonquin Park.


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