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Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba

Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada)

Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba


Buffalo Dr
Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba R0J 1N0
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Sites: 300
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 50.655184900778
Longitude: -99.966406942571

Elevation: 2039' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

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16 Reviews

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Review Count: 442
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 90

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

September 1,2,3, Wasagaming Campground, Riding National Park, Manitoba - $33 electric, no hookups to full hookups, over 700 sites located in six huge loops, dump station, water available, nice bathhouses and showers, site 120 This campground is located in Wasagaming townsite in the National Park. It is huge and in walking or biking distance to the town which is located on beautiful Clear Lake. We were in one of the just electricity areas and loved it. I thought this was the best section, sites 120-172, the sites were long and surrounded by Aspens. Our site was 120 at the end of the first road and no other camper was across from us or beside us on two sides. There was a camper to our right but the foliage gives you some privacy. The full serviced section looked good but some of the other sections were crowded and noisy. You can walk to town from the entrance area and there was a road and path near our site that went to the pathway and beach along the shore. Riding Mountain National Park is where the prairie meets the Manitoba Escarpment. The east entrance is on a gravel road and has some switchbacks, route 10 cuts through the park and is paved and most other roads are gravel. There are a number of lakes, backcountry campsites, hiking & biking trails and wildlife in this park. The townsite has shops, restaurants, beach, boardwalk, walking trails, boating and park Visitor Center. There is a drive north of town where you can drive into a gated area and see the herd of Bison that the park protects. Great place to stay a night or two and now they have put up some Otentiks for rent for winter camping that are completely insulated. Warning: the dump station does not have water for your units and also when you pull up to the entrance booth and get in line, get out of your RV and get to the window line. They check in by standing line not RV line. We didn't know this and so many behind us ran up to the window before we figured it out. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
120
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

What can I say to add to the previous post. WOW, would come back for sure, but not to this site. Site 79 is in the last row (read dead end) turn 90 degree's LEFT and there it is 10 feet in on another 90 degree's .... impossible to get in with our 34 foot - 5th. Sooooo. Turn left. Back up so rear end is 180 degrees from original. then carefully pull into tiny spot (side to side) There are better spots (and worse, wow, its like parking on a hill in some places) - so use Google Earth Street View to poke around, it's shows all sites ... too late for us. Can't really add to the previous post (great) but at site 79 we were 2 min walk to town. Apparently bears are a problem here, so all food and BBQ's must be locked away OR the park rangers will confiscate them. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
79
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Sand, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

This a great campground and great little town. Lots to do for kids, beach, trails, kids activities and more. I would rate it a hidden gem. The only reason for 4 not 5 stars was some sites are not at all level but very workable. Lots of space between sites, good services, easy res the cation and check in. Given I s popularity make a reservation. Town is pretty, well kept and lak is crystal clear. We would come again! We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
44
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade, Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Walk to the town it is close and lots to see!

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Well managed, clean great services, beach, hiking trails. Nice if you want to be close to civilization yet in nature. Expansion of services sites underway this year.

Clear Lake is beautiful. It's alllll good there.... We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Motorhome.

Site Details

Site Number
157
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Small town with stores restaurants, theater, shops, golf

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Great full service campground with large clean sites in a beautiful surrounding. Lots to do around the park. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice national park. The sites are on dirt, which made for a mess when it rained. The full service functioned with no problems. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 48
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Our full hook-up, pull-thru site was much better than our national park RV sites at Banff Tunnel Mountain, Lake Louise, and Jasper Whistler's campgrounds. Some tree/shrub screening between sites; nearby clean, heated restrooms; great WiFi, and walking distance to town. The town has a beautiful lake setting with extremely clear water, a long boat dock/marina, a swim beach, and rental and tour boats. Although we were there on a beautiful, warm fall weekend, the town was nearly empty of visitors. And, away from town, wildlife abounds, including a bull moose that crossed Route 10 right in front of us as we were leaving Moon Lake. Wonderful park, nice town, great campground! We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
20
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 73
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Meh...We decided to spend a weekend there for a free concert. It has the advantage of being within an easy walk of the Wasagaming townsite. The washrooms are clean and showers are free, not coin and newly renovated. Staff was friendly and polite. Downside, we got a no service campsite with the highway visible through the trees and the traffic was ghastly on the highway all night long. Noise noise noise. Radios, generators, children, motorcycles, cars, drunks in spite of the alcohol ban. Wet firewood that wouldn't burn was $8 for 10 logs. Our site was not level, and it was short and narrow. Traffic on our loop was also terrible with vehicles and impatient drivers going by so often it was difficult to back into the site. People were honking and going around us as we tried to back in and when we pulled out. If you want to be at the Wasagaming resort, it's perfect. If you want peace and quiet, and wilderness camp elsewhere in the park. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
302
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Wasagaming is a resort town in a rural area and everything is 3X higher than any grocery store in town. Stock up in the city before you arrive or expect to pay a lot extra.

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Review Count: 42
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Location, location, location! Walking distance to town and Clear Lake. Nightly rate does not include $19 CDN to enter park. Sites are pull-through with bushes between sites. It had been raining and the sites was swampy with mosquitoes. Sites close to level. Bathhouse dated but only 1 shower. Clean to usual state park standards. What makes this place great is abundant wildlife. Saw 4 moose and a bear while driving through the park. Would stay here again. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Tent Trailer.

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Review Count: 28
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

A little difficult to find. Google maps shows the old entrance, which is now closed. Most uneven site we have ever parked in, although some of the neighboring ones looked much flatter. No WiFi. Pretty location very close to town, and a pleasant walk to the lake. Cost seemed high for what you receive. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 123
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This National Park has so many sites that there's bound to be something for everyone. I was told that reservations are a must for the best 50% of the sites and they fill up fast. About 25% are not so good, either being really unlevel or not enough vegetation buffer between the sites. I saw quite a few 32 to 38 foot motor homes in the sites so most rigs will fit. Agree with previous poster about signage. I missed the sign and travelled 15 miles up hwy 10 before I could unhook and turn around. The problem is the sign to the campground is so busy with other things that a newbie to this park can easily miss the turn. Nice little town to stroll around, stop in the visitor center and or have an ice cream. The biggest improvement I think is needed, is another dump station. The lines were quite long on Sunday morning with people checking out. Also, I think quiet hours should be after 10pm, not 11 pm. It was quite noisy from 9-11pm on Friday and Saturday nights and nobody doing anything about it. Even so, this is another of Canada's nice national parks. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Large campground with everything from tent to pull through sites. On the edge of the town of Wasagaming, built in the 1930's. Many historic log buildings including one of the only remaining log movie theatres. Lots of hiking trails and wildlife drives. You WILL see moose, bear and deer in the park. Many other unserviced campgrounds in the park. On the edge of Clear Lake, a lake that is fed from springs. Cool clear water. Cons: absolutely none. Our most very favorite campground in North America. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

Unfortunately only spent one night here, but would highly recommend this park. It's well laid out, within walking distance to the town and lake, has spacious sites and is very clean. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 148
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2007 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Signage to campground poor from Highway 10. Good road to campground office but narrow gateway with no place to park and register. Office staff friendly and efficient. Access roads to sites would have been fine if had cut back height on trees. Majority of sites long but not level. Heavily treed sites. Entrances and exits to sites needed trees cutting back both at sides and above. There was also a lot of lying water. Mixture of sites available from full hook-up(30amp) to no services. Would not recommend this site for 'big rigs'. We stayed one night and then moved to a campground just outside the park which could cope with 'big rigs'. The Riding Mountain National Park itself is a great place to visit but do not stay at the campground unless you have a small unit and like the 'camping experience'. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2006 - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

National Park. Easy walk to commercial area at Wasagaming. Some sites sloped. Specific site reservations are allowed. Sites are well described on website. Beautiful beach and lake. We camped at Wasagaming Campground (Parks Canada) in a Travel Trailer.

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