5 Wacky Ways to Camp Across Canada

Wacky Ways to Camp Across CanadaWould you sleep in a water droplet, a hanging cocoon, a cube or a tiny house on wheels? Parks Canada is experimenting with some funky new ready-to-camp structures, and they want you to test them out!  At selected campgrounds across Canada, campers can try out these cool, new camping experiences at an introductory rate, in exchange for feedback about the unique accommodation. Your choice depends on which province you’re in.

If you’re ready for a fun family adventure, here are 5 wacky ways to camp across Canada:

Micro-cube
With a double bed, 2 chairs and a table, this cool micro cube is an architecturally awesome way to enjoy the great outdoors. Cost: $90.00 per night. Locations: Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba and Forillon National Park, Gaspe, Quebec

Micro Cube Parks Canada

Micro Cube/Credit: © Parks Canada, Éric Baril

Double-Tent concept
This intimate tent is suitable for 2 people. It’s double wall provides two comfortable camping spaces including a porch-like area where you can relax and keeps the bugs at bay! Cost: $70.00 per night. Locations: Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba and Forillon National Park, Gaspe, Quebec

Double Tent Parks Canada

Double Tent/Credit: Parks Canada

Cocoon Tree Bed
Swinging high above the trees of Ingonish Beach, this 4-person camping cocoon makes a great backwood getaway! Cost: $70.00 per night. Location: Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia

Cocoon Tree Bed

Photo: Helen Earley

Goutte d’Ô
It’s bigger on the inside!  Perfect for families, The Goutte d’Ô (water droplet), has a sofa bed on the lower level and a hammock on top. Cost: $70.00 per night. Location: Fundy National Park, New Brunswick

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Tiny Home on Wheels
Everything you need is found in this tiny home, suitable for four people. Cost: $160.00 per night. Location: Waterton National Park, Alberta

Tiny Home on Wheels Parks Canada

If you are thinking of booking one of these unique experiences, contact the Parks Canada Locations directly, rather than calling the national reservations service. In all cases, campers must bring their own bedding, pillows and toiletries. There is no cooking allowed in the structures, with the exception of the tiny homes.

Time to join the architecturally awesome Parks Canada camping revolution!

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