11 Campgrounds to Discover this Summer

Camping is one of the best ways to discover a region and these 11 gorgeous campgrounds are fabulous spots to do just that in the Eastern Townships. Consider this your invitation to pitch a tent, rent a refuge, chalet, yurt or any other off-the-beaten-path accommodations and make this summer your most adventurous one yet.

Camping de Compton

With two pools, giant football, golf course, hiking trails, playground equipment and an outdoor gym, Camping de Compton has something for the entire family.

Nearby: Compton night market, La Station cheese shop, Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook, Laiterie Coaticook ice cream parlour, Microbrasserie Coaticook microbrewery

Camping du Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook

This campground oh-so-much to offer, including campsites to suit every taste, 15 kilometres of bike paths, a mini-farm, pool, mountain biking, proximity to Foresta Lumina and more.

Nearby: Beaulne Museum, Laiterie Coaticook ice cream parlour, Microbrasserie Coaticook microbrewery, mont Pinacle

Camping du Pont Couvert

The covered bridge this Waterville campground is named after was built in 1873 and has historical monument designation. Pitch a tent here and you’ll be perfectly positioned to observe its beauty up close. There’s a lot more to do, too, including swimming in the river or pool, hiking, cycling or simply kick backing and relaxing.

Nearby: The Townships Trail, Waterville golf course, City of Sherbrooke

Camping Magog Orford

If you like a well-organized campground boasting an array of activities, installations for little ones and a ton of amenities to provide creature comforts, this is the place for you.

Nearby: Town of Magog, Mont Orford, Marais de la Rivière-aux-Cerises, bike path network

Station touristique Baie-des-Sables

This property is as expansive as it is beautiful: The ultimate playground for lovers of the great outdoors. Take advantage of the beach, rent a boat, go for a hike… Happiness guaranteed!

Nearby: Town of Lac-Mégantic, Arbre en arbre, Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Camping Kassyopée

With the Dark Sky Preserve above and the Appalachians all around, you can’t help but feel relaxed at this Notre-Dame-des-Bois campground, which is located about twenty minutes from Mont Mégantic.

Nearby: The Summit Drive, Parc national du Mont-Mégantic, Gravity Hill and Chartierville’s Centre d’interprétation de la mine d’or

Camping Au Conte Dormant

Tucked in the forest of Orford, this small eco-friendly campground is named after the stories by a charming conteur around a campfire every evening. If you want to slow down and take a breather from life’s hectic pace, this is the place to be.

Nearby: The Route verte, Mont Orford, City of Magog

Camping de la rivière Nicolet

This spot is extra-charming, most notably because of its proximity to the river. In fact, in the summertime, you can borrow kayak, canoe or inner tubes to make the most of its plum location near the water.

Nearby: Bike paths, Parc régional du Mont-Ham, Burbank Pond, Parc Marie-Victorin, the Summit Drive

La Vallée heureuse du Mont Élan

A babbling brook, small lake, woods, pool, lots of fresh air… Tucked in the town of Westbury, this campground is a veritable haven of peace. You can even opt for a campsite right next to the stream and lake if your heart desires. Bliss!

Nearby: Westbury farmer’s market, East Angus golf course, city of Sherbrooke.

Camping in National Parks

Each of our four national parks (Yamaska, Mont-Orford, Mont-Mégantic and Frontenac) offers ample opportunity for glorious camping. You’ll be thrilled with the experience—promise!

Camping Nature plein air

Located in the stunning setting of Mansonville, this campground is a veritable oasis for visitors looking to fuel up on greenery, water, mountains, forest and tranquility. The natural lake is the perfect place to enjoy a dip! You’ll be smitten.

Nearby: Mansonville farmer’s market, Spa Bolton, Arbre Aventure in Eastman, City of Magog, Owl’s Head golf course



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