Before you set out to winter camp in the park, there are a few things you should know:

  • Park at P2 for winter camping.
  • Tent camping is available in the Tamarack area of the campground.
  • Camping is on a first come first serve basis. Self register at the kiosk found at P2.
  • Fee for Winter Camping is $15.70 per site/ per night. Exact change is required. Please Self register at the Cyprus Office winter kiosk.
  • Potable water is not available. Bring in your own water, purifying process or boil water prior to using.
  • Purchase firewood from one of the local suppliers as it is not available for purchase in the campground.
  • Toilet facilities offered are pit privies.
  • Please pack out any garbage.

Winter conditions can be dangerous - be prepared and cautious.

Emergency response is limited during winter.
  • Arrive prepared! Winter services are limited in Tobermory and the park.
  • Cell phone reception is not reliable.
  • Make a trip plan and share it with someone.
  • Winter activity is more strenuous and daylight hours are short. Watch your time.
  • Be alert for exhaustion and hypothermia.
  • The shoreline becomes icy, especially at the Grotto/Indian Head Cove. The ice is often covered by snow. DO NOT APPROACH THE EDGE!
  • Monitor weather closely as winter conditions and snow depths are highly variable.

Map of winter access

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Map of winter access