Take your pick: adrenaline packed or slow and contemplative?
Updated on Mar 21, 2022
Camping is one of the best ways to discover a region and these 15 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.
NB Due to Covid-19, certain politics apply to provide you a safe environment. Make sure to take note of those politics and, most of all, have a great camping season!
Open since 2015, this family-friendly campground offers full services and facilities under a dazzling starlit sky!
Nearby: Town of Lac-Mégantic, Microbrasserie La Gare’nison microbrewery, Summit Drive, Mount Scotch Cap.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tucked in the forest of Orford, this small eco-friendly campground, formerly known as Camping Au Conte Dormant, offers a lot of intimacy with nature. 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
This spot is extra-charming, most notably because of its proximity to the river. In fact, in the summertime, you can rent 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
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
Surrounded by the Green Mountains of Vermont, Au diable vert looks out over the scenic Missisquoi Valley. This unique resort offers numerous activities and a range of different accommodations. There is a farm with shaggy-coated Highland cattle – a big hit with small fry!
Nearby: VéloVolant, ObservÉtoiles, the Missisquoi River, Mansonville (part of the cœur vilageois network), Town of Sutton, Townships Trail.
If you’re going to Huttopia, there’s no need to pack a pile of camping equipment. This place is a veritable village made up of already erected tents and wooden cabins situated in the heart of nature and they’re just waiting for you to move in! Situated on the slopes of Mont Sutton, Huttopia is the ideal spot to rest and rejuvenate.
Nearby: Mont Sutton, Plein air Sutton, town of Sutton, Microbrasserie Auberge Sutton microbrewery, À l’Abordage Microbrasserie microbrewery, Sutton Museum of Communications and History.
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.
Located in Eastman, this campground offers wooded or non-wooded sites ranging from zero to three services that will be the perfect base camp to explore and enjoy the many activities to do in the surrounding area.
Nearby: Parcours Missisquoi Nord trails, Sentiers de l'Estrie, Bistro Les Trois Grâces, Boulangerie Artisanale Dora, Spa Eastman, Mont-Orford national park, cycling path
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!
2 metres, 20 seconds, a face covering... You know the drill. This summer, we all need to do our part to make this vacation season both enjoyable and responsible.
(In fact, I can even stand apart.)
(Anyways in #touristmode, I'm in no hurry!)
(Ring ahead to avoid the crowd... it’s that simple!)
(I promise... this is no time to joke around.)
Together - For a safe vacation - Let’s be responsible.