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Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park

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Pleasant stay, no bugs!

This was our first time camping here. We stayed at campsite #171. It was very close to the water... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Kelly G
Ottawa, ON
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Etienne System Trail - History Loop

Great views, well marked and maintained. Lots of steep up and down sections, but they were worth it... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
melissa t
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Champlain Provincial Park Road, Mattawa, Ontario P0H 1V0, Canada
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time camping here. We stayed at campsite #171. It was very close to the water, had lots of shade and a nice breeze. I would definitely stay at this site again. The fire pit at this site needs to be dug...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelly G
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We decided to camp here for 4 nights, September 11-15, 2018 in our old VW Westy after a memorable experience 19 years ago. The first problem we encountered was the road sign coming from Mattawa stating the park entrance was in 1 km. Had to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Great views, well marked and maintained. Lots of steep up and down sections, but they were worth it for the beautiful sites.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I picked this park because we wanted to go somewhere we had never been and wanted a park that could accommodate our dog as well. We called ahead and were told there was a dog exercise area and that he could swim...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I haven’t been to this park in years. When the opportunity arose to go, we went. My Son (7yrs old) and I went to visit friends that were trailer camping there. We only went for one night. This place is great. I’m Originally from North...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Triphuntin
Reviewed May 18, 2018

One of Ontario's less appreciated parks, especially with big brother Algonquin looming large nearby. We were here one week before the official open, so everything was closed except for the gates. We still got a chance to check out the two rivers as they raced...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

We have been camping here at least once a year for over a decade. Well run park with nice museum, good lots, beach and playground. A good place to relax and unwind. Only downside to last visit was another camper who let his dog run...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Donna R
Reviewed October 26, 2017

We have camped here twice now, both times in the Babawasse campground, and plan to make it one of our yearly destinations. The first visit we had a bad campsite which looked ok on the website but in reality should never have been listed as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank GailynS
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Beautiful place for bike riding, camping, hiking and taking in nature. Impressive facilities with clean showers, toilets and sinks. The entire campground was booked up upon arrival and we were fortunate to make an online reservation beforehand. We lucked out on having a quiet, private...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Miranda B
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We camped here for the Sept 17 long weekend (booked in March based on the reviews), and we were somewhat disappointed. While I can understand the desire to have radio free zones near the water, the person who designed this park was having an off...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank S583JQgregh
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Response from Triphuntin | Reviewed this property |
It was about 35 dollars for four hours. It’s a bit pricey compared to rentals in Algonquin but in my opinion it was worth it just to explore the lakes.