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Balsam Lake

Balsam Lake Provincial Park

Car Camping

Balsam Lake has a range of campsites with and without electricity for tents and RVs. For a private, natural experience car access walk-in sites are also available. Reservations are accepted five months in advance of your desired arrival date – reserve early to avoid disappointment.

Dog-Free Camping

Dog free camping is available at the six Eco (walk-in) sites.

Group Camping

At Balsam Lake there are three Group Camping sites serviced with vault privies and drinking water. Reservations can be made online or by phone.

Radio-Free Camping

Eco (walk-in) sites, Cedar, Maple and Hawthorne campgrounds are now radio-free and generator free.

Walk-In Camping

Six radio-free, pet free, Eco (walk-in) campsites are available.

Roofed Accommodation

Roofed Accommodation Cottage

Number at Park: 1

Site Number(s) / Name: RA1






This fully furnished 4-bedroom cottage is located close to the water and is fully equipped with three double beds and one bunk bed (twin/double), propane furnace with central air, refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, pots, dishes, pans, cutlery, TV, BBQ, outdoor fire pit, picnic table and a washer and dryer.

What to Bring

Visitors should bring their own bedding, food and other personal items.


There is a minimum 2 night stay from park opening through to the middle of June. From June until park closing there is a minimum 6 night stay.

Please note that domestic animals (pets) are not permitted in the cottage and smoking is prohibited.


How to Reserve

Reservations can be made online or by phone.

All vehicles require a permit to enter the park. The first vehicle is included in the cost of the cottage reservation. All additional vehicles are required to purchase an Additional Vehicle Permit per night with maximum of 4 vehicles.