Camping in Niagara: 19 Campgrounds Near Niagara Falls!

Planning a camping trip to Niagara Falls?

Camping near one of Canada’s most famous attractions should be on everyone’s bucket list!  There are lots of amazing campgrounds in Niagara Falls and the surrounding area to enjoy this summer, whether it’s solo, as a couple, or a family!

Living in Niagara, I’m so pleased to see so many campgrounds within a short distance to Niagara Falls! Whether its campgrounds nestled along the Niagara Escarpment or along beaches on Lake Erie, there are tons of campsites to pick from close to wineries, golf courses, hiking, and sightseeing!

Plus, with many campgrounds offering discounted rates for Niagara Falls attractions and shuttle buses stops right at the property, camping is an affordable and fun way to experience what this beautiful region has to offer.

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From locals to visitors alike, it’s not hard to understand why camping in Niagara is so popular. From stunning scenery, water views, access to lake swimming, fishing, and water activities, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities to do at these campgrounds.

There’s the perfect campground waiting for you, and if you camp by tent, RV, or cabin, there are accommodations for everyone. Sleep under the stars nestled in the trees at one of these amazing campgrounds in Niagara!

p.s. Need a tent? There are so many different types of tents for every situation!

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Niagara Falls Campgrounds

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort Niagara Falls

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park is one of the most well-known campgrounds in Niagara. This campground features tent and RV sites, cottage, yurt, and cabin rentals just minutes from Niagara Falls. 

Each site has a firepit, picnic table, and parking. On weekends, there are themed recreation programs offering fun for the whole family including organized games, crafts, wagon rides, and visits with Yogi Bear, BooBoo Bear, and Ranger Smith!

Take a dip in their heated pool, let your kids run free on their playground, go mini-putting, go pedal-carting, bounce on the inflatable trampoline, take a ride on the world’s tallest inflatable waterslide, or take part in any number of leisure activities on-site.

Laundry facilities, modern washrooms and showers, and WiFi is available.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park offers a shuttle service to the Table Rock Complex at the brink of Horseshoe Falls and you can also purchase discount tour packages through the campground for touring Niagara Falls!

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resort Niagara Falls information
8676 Oakwood Drive, Niagara Falls L2G0J2
Daily rates
Unserviced campsites: start at $50/night off-season
Serviced campsites: start at $61/night off-season and $80$/night in-season
Glamping Yurts: start at $145/night off-season and $165/night in-season
Trailer/Cabin rentals: start at $210/night off-season and $250 in-season
Cottages: start at $240/night off-season and $280 in-season
Lodges: start at $250/night off-season and $290 in-season
For a complete list of campsite and lodging pricing, see their detailed rate chart.

Niagara Falls KOA Holiday

Niagara Falls KOA offers Wi-Fi, a hot tub/sauna, camping kitchen, mini-golf, doggy day camp, indoor and outdoor pool and much more! Located just 5 km from the brink of Niagara Falls, this campground is a great central location to explore nearby.  

From RV sites to cabins, tent sites and seasonal stays, Niagara Falls KOA has planned recreational activities like wagon rides, an outdoor cinema, campfires, and on-site pub and patio!

Niagara Falls KOA information
8625 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls
Daily Rates
Tent sites: $52-$73/night
RV sites: $62-$118/night depending on size and services

Scott’s Family Campground

Scott’s Family Campground is located near Horseshoe Falls and offers family fun in a peaceful environment!

This campground offers tent sites surrounded by large trees, pull-thru sites able to accommodate large RVs, WiFi, kitchen shelter, and a propane refill station. There is also a heated pool with waterslide and playground.

The WeGo Shuttle Bus stops in front of the campground, giving guests easy access to the falls! 

Scott’s Family Campground information
8845 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls
Daily rates
Unserviced: start at $44
Serviced campsites: $47.50-$75.00
Seasonal sites available

Campark Resorts

Located a short drive from Niagara Falls, Campark offers fun for the whole family including mini-putt, tube mazes, playgrounds, a splash pad, hay rides, escape room, laser tag,  pool, and many other recreational activities. 

From tent sites, cabin rentals, and RV sites, Campark also offers day passes and seasonal sites. There is a shuttle bus that takes you directly to Niagara Falls for those looking to explore the Niagara Falls area!

Campark Resorts Information
9387 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls
Daily rates
Unserviced: $46-$52
Serviced: $58-$87
Cabins: $75-$90
Bunkies: $110-$125
Cabana: $160-$205

Riverside Park Motel and Campground

Located along the Niagara Parkway between Niagara Falls and Fort Erie is the Riverside Park Motel and Campground. This quiet and family-friendly campground a few minutes from the heart of Niagara Falls is perfect for nature lovers. 

From birdwatching to boating and fishing on the Niagara River, this campsite is also close to hiking trails at the Niagara Gorge. Plus, with close proximity to Lake Erie, you can also kayak, canoe, water-ski, and scuba dive!

Riverside Park Motel offers free hot showers and washroom facilities, a laundromat, and a camp store with groceries, camping supplies, and ice cream. Take a dip in their pool, play in the arcade room, or take a bike ride along the Niagara Parkway for scenic Niagara River views.

If camping isn’t your thing, you can opt to stay in one of their cozy motel rooms.

Riverside Park Motel and Campground information
13541 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls
Daily rates
Unserviced: $47-$54/night
2-way: $52-$62/night
3-way: $54-$66/night

Campgrounds near Niagara Falls

Shangri-La Niagara Family Campground

Nestled along the Niagara Escarpment amongst Carolinian forest in the heart of Niagara’s wine region is the Shangri-La Niagara Family Campground

Shangri-La Niagara is located along the incredible Bruce Trail with endless hiking trails and just a few minute’s drive to wineries and golf courses. From dance nights, karaoke, outdoor movies and a number of recreational activities and themed events, Shangri-La Niagara is a hidden oasis. 

In addition to tent and RV sites, there are also cabin rentals on property which feature antique furniture and decor. 

Shangri-La Niagara Family Campground information
3425 17th Street, St. Catharines
Daily rates
Unserviced: $45
30 AMP: $55
50 AMP: $58
Cabins: $105 (2 night minimum stay)
Seasonal rate: $3234 + hydro

Big Valley Camping Resort

Big Valley Camping Resort is tucked away in a valley along the Niagara Escarpment. From campfires, swimming, and sleeping under the stars, this campground offers a quiet stay away from the main attractions of Niagara.

There is an ice cream and coffee shop on site, hot showers, pavilion and recreational activities. This is one of the most affordable campsites in Niagara, but if camping isn’t your thing, you can opt to stay in one of their cabins.

Big Valley Camping Resort information
2211 King Street, St. Catharines
Daily rates
Unserviced: $23-$30/night
2-way: $35/night
3-way: $45/night
Cabins: $75
Seasonal sites: $2877

Jordan Valley Campground

Jordan Valley Campground is located in beautiful Twenty Valley, surrounded by lush Carolinian forest and along Twenty Mile Creek. Equipped with a pool, picnic area, sports facilities, comfort station and playground, this campground offers a picturesque and quiet setting.

There are more than 20 wineries less than 6 km away from the campground, as well as 2 km from the Bruce Trail and Ball’s Falls Conservation Area, which makes for the perfect day out in Lincoln! This campground in Niagara is close to Jordan Harbour where you can go kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding. 

There are tent and RV sites, glamping, cabins, and tiny homes to pick from.

Jordan Valley Campground information
3902 Twenty-First St, Vineland
Daily rates
Unserviced: $60/night
2-way: from $70/night
3-way: from $80/night
Glamping: $150/night (minimum 2 nights)
Tiny home: $150/night (minimum 2 nights)
Farm house: $350/night (minimum 7 nights)

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Photo courtesy of Jordan Valley Campground

Sherkston Shores 

Everyone knows about Sherkston Shores! Spanning two miles along Lake Erie and close to Niagara Falls and Buffalo, this campground offers loads of amenities, activities, and a variety of campsites, whether you’re a camper, renter, RVer or vacation cottager!

From water slides, mini golf, skate park, arcade, wake-boarding and boat launching to on-site dining (Boston Pizza) and grocery (and LCBO!), Sherkston Shores really has it all!

Sherkston Shores information
490 Empire Rd, Sherkston
Daily rates – all sites require a 2 night minimum
Tent sites: from $44/night
RV sites: from $55/night
Cabins: from $86/night
Cottages: from $156/night

Pleasant Beach Campground 

Pleasant Beach Campground is a few minutes walk to the beaches on Lake Erie and only a 30 minute drive to Niagara Falls. 

This gated campground offers spacious seasonal RV sites as well as cozy cabin rentals. Cabins are pet-friendly and come fully equipped with a kitchenette, air conditioning, picnic table and fire pit.

Note: there is no overnight RV site availability.

Pleasant Beach Campground information
342 Pleasant Beach Rd, Sherkston
Daily rates
Cabins: from $112/night (2 night minimum)
Seasonal RV rates: $3690

N.E.T. Camping Resort

From camping to cabin rentals, N.E.T. Camping Resort is known for its beautiful large sites and picturesque lake located centrally within the Niagara Region.

This family-friendly Niagara campground is near Ball’s Falls Conservation Area and the Bruce Trail hiking trails, wineries, and golf courses. 

There are two large pools on site, sports area, bike and pedal boat rentals, splash pad, recreation centre and banquet centre available for group functions. There’s also a convenience store, laundromat and washrooms located throughout the park.

N.E.T. Camping Resort information
2325 Victoria Ave, Fenwick
Daily rates
Unserviced: $36-$45/night
2-way: $44-$65/night
3-way: $48-$70/night
Pull-Thru: $52-$75/night
Cabins: $90-$140/night (minimum 2 night stay)
Seasonal rates from $3650
Visitor passes available 

Windmill Point Park

Windmill Point Park offers a variety of camping sites, whether its tent or RV, quarry view to shaded sites. This campground offers fun for the entire family and is within close proximity to Port Colborne, Fort Erie, and Niagara Falls, as well as numerous beaches along Lake Erie.

Go swimming or paddleboarding in the quarry or relax on their own beach, sit and enjoy a picnic throughout the park, or visit their snack bar and store on a lazy summer day. 

The quarry on-site is unique; it spans 12 acres and is fed by natural spring water and can reach 82 degrees fahrenheit during the summer. It’s maintained and free of debris, and is ideal for swimming, snorkelling, fishing, and scuba diving (I actually learned to dive here!).

There are ongoing activities for campers, free hot showers, laundry facilities  and Windmill Point Park has become a family-favourite campground in Niagara!

Windmill Point Park information
2409 Dominion Rd, Ridgeway
Daily rates
Unserviced: $27-$55 (individual vs family)
Serviced: $60-$75
Weekly and seasonal rates available

Bissell’s Hideaway Campground

Bissell’s Hideaway Campground is a gorgeous property located in the quiet Short Hills of Niagara. Just minutes to Short Hills Provincial Park and the Bruce Trail, as well as St John’s Conservation Area, this campground offers fun for the entire family.

From one of Niagara’s largest swimming pools (over an acre in size!) to pedal boats, sport facilities, waterpark, and fishing, Bissell’s Hideaway is a perfect family getaway! It will feel like you’re camping in the wilderness while still being only minutes away from Niagara Falls and wineries.

Cabins and yurts are also available to stay at if you prefer not to camp by tent or RV. 

Bissell’s Hideaway Campground information
205 Metler Rd, Ridgeville
Daily rates 
Unserviced: from $100/night (2 night minimum)
Full service: From $110/night (2 night minimum)
Yurt: from $175/night (2 night minimum)
Cabin: from $175-$275./night (3 night minimum)
Seasonal rates from $5,000

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Photo courtesy of Bissell’s Hideaway

Knight’s Hide-Away Park

Knight’s Hide-Away Park is located just south of Niagara Falls in Fort Erie. This campground is also a short drive to the Peace Bridge crossing into Buffalo, NY. 

 It’s close enough to the main attractions surrounding Niagara Falls, wineries, outdoor activities, and award-winning restaurants but still far away from the noise to provide a true camping experience!

Facilities include washrooms and free hot showers, camp store, and heated pool. Rec room, bike rentals, and free Wi-Fi. There are also recreational activities to take part in like Dance night and Karaoke night.

Knight’s Hide-Away Park information
1154 Gorham Rd, Fort Erie
Daily rates
Unserviced: $37-$42
2-way: $43-$48/ weekly rates $258-$288
3-way: $49-$54/weekly $294-$324/monthly $1127-$1242

Niagara Parks Conservation Area Camping

Purchase your annual NaturePlus Pass from the NPCA! It grants you unlimited access to conservation areas across Niagara.

Campsite bookings open at the end of April.

Ps. if you live in Lincoln, did you know that library members can borrow an NPCA NaturePlus pass for up to 7 days? This pass will grant you day-use at their parks and you are able to access places like Ball’s Falls for free! These passes are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Long Beach Conservation Area

Located on Lake Erie, Long Beach Conservation Area offers camping, swimming, fishing, sailboarding and jetskiing at this unique property. The sand and pebble beach is a natural playground for those who swim, sail, or enjoy taking in the views with the gentle Lake Erie breeze.

There are 225 serviced and unserviced campsites available from Victoria Day weekend through to Thanksgiving weekend.

Long Beach Conservation Area information
12265 Lakeshore Rd, Wainfleet, L0S 1V0
Camping rates
Unserviced: $50.94 daily
15 amp: $55.73 ($2810.86 seasonal)/Premium $60.52 daily ($3077.94 seasonal)
30 amp: $62.92 ($3,211.61 seasonal)/Premium $65.31 ($3,472.25 seasonal)
Reservation fee: $12

Chippawa Creek Conservation Area 

Chippawa Creek Conservation Area offers 156 campsites with a variety of activities on site including camping, swimming, fishing, and non-motorized boating in Dils Lake, a hectare man made reservoir. 

There is also a small boat launch and access to the Welland River.

Chippawa Creek Conservation Area information
74646 Regional Rd 45, Wellandport, ON L0R 2J0
Camping rates
Unserviced: $50.94 daily
15 amp: $55.73 ($2810.86 seasonal)/Premium $60.52 daily ($3077.94 seasonal)
30 amp: $62.92 ($3,211.61 seasonal)/Premium $65.31 ($3,472.25 seasonal)
Reservation fee: $12

Camping in Niagara-on-the-Lake

This campground in Niagara-on-the-Lake is definitely more of a glamping setup, but nonetheless will provide you with the same camping experience you’re seeking!

Vine Ridge Resort 

Vine Ridge Resort is located within a 20 minute walk to the Niagara River and a short drive to Niagara Falls near beautiful historic Queenston (Niagara-on-the-Lake). It offers you the chance to camp in style with their private cottages. From campfires to BBQs, bike riding, swimming

Vine Ridge Resort is within close proximity to numerous wineries, orchards, hiking trails, golf courses, and restaurants while offering relaxed, family fun on site.

Vine Ridge Resort Information
1501 Line 8 Rd, Queenston
Daily and weekly rates available in a variety of cottages.

Unique Camping in Niagara Falls

Natures Energy Centre & Sanctuary

If you’re looking for something off-grid while still maintaining some modern conveniences, Natures Energy Centre & Sanctuary in Welland has you covered!

Offering two adorable cottages just 15 minutes from Niagara Falls, the most important feature about this property is the donkey sanctuary! Home to donkeys, a mule, pot-bellied pigs, goats, and dogs, proceeds from their two rentals go towards helping care for the animals.

The Hoblet 

Designed for four guests, the Hoblet is available for rent all year round. There is plenty of natural light, with 5 sets of patio doors and 3 skylights! The Hoblet comes fully-equipped and is self-catering with a 2 seater infrared sauna, private outdoor space with swing set, forest, and fire pit.

You’ll have your own private parking area before following a secret path over a bridge to get to this magical cottage.

How to book The Hoblet
Seasonal from April-January
Book on VRBO. Rates are $179/night (minimum 2 night stay)
Natures Energy Centre and Sanctuary
9580 Lincoln St, Welland

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Photo courtesy of Nature s Energy Centre & Sanctuary

The Twiglet

This cottage is perfect for romantic getaways. Designed for two guests, there is plenty of natural light with its floor-to-ceiling windows with three private decks amidst the pines. The Twiglet is equipped with a kitchenette, living room, and a full bathroom with a rain shower. 

There is also a screened in sunroom with BBQ, pizza oven, and fire pit looking into a private forest, allowing you those quiet nights away from it all.

How to book The Twiglet
Open year-round
Book on VRBO. Rates are $179/night (minimum 2 night stay)
Natures Energy Centre and Sanctuary
9580 Lincoln St, Welland

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  1. March 11, 2022 / 7:37 pm

    This is a super handy and informative post to go camping near Niagara Falls! Also some of these places look really unique and have a lot of character, like the Twiglet! That would be my first choice.

  2. Alma
    March 12, 2022 / 3:34 am

    Some cool places to camp! Saving them just in case I ever get across there! And of course to get my caravan across the ocean! 😉

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