Cape Croker Park is literally the Bruce Peninsula's most wonderful hidden gem. I absolutely love visiting the Bruce Peninsula, whether it be to hike, camp or kayak...however, sometimes the popular destinations can be quite busy. I spent years as a kid at Cape Croker Park, and now I'm starting my own traditions here. Just this summer I was looking for a campground to go to for a weekend with my partner, dog, best friend, her fiance, their 8 month old baby, and their dog. With such a group, I had to pick the perfect campground, lol! We booked super last minute at Cape Croker Park and had such a BLAST!
So, you understand I am a huge fan of Cape Croker Park. Here's why:
- gorgeous location
- quiet and clean campground
- family and pet friendly
- friendly staff
- great privacy on most sites
- offers plug in for RV
- affordable rates
- has access to Bruce Trail
I'll elaborate. The park is located between 'limestone bluffs'. It's situated on the Niagara Escarpment, and most sites on the beaches campground have views of Georgian Bay. The over 300 campsites are on the Neyaashiinigmiing Reserve. It is clean and quiet. I have been to popular campgrounds before with loud ATV's or just loud people in general, that can be irritating.
Our priority with this camping trip was finding somewhere that would just work with the little guy, being his first camping trip. Cape Croker was a great choice, he was a 'happy camper' the entire time. Our friends brought their RV, the site was HUGE so the 29' RV as well as our tent fit no problem. Another huge bonus was that I booked about a week in advance, mid August. I left it last minute only because there are so many options,however once I got phoning my options quickly became so limited. Oops, procrastination. Almost everywhere along the Bruce Peninsula fills up weeks in advance. I phoned here & they had a few campsites left, thinking we'd probably be left with the site noone wanted....suprise, ours couldn't have been better. Are there even sites here that people wouldn't want?!
For any hikers the park is right along the Bruce Trail, you could hike for days if you decided to. We just went for a couple hours to some nearby caves :)