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Cape Ray, Newfoundland

J. T. Cheeseman Provincial Park

Cape Ray, Newfoundland

Hwy 1
Cape Ray, Newfoundland A0N 1C0
Phone: (709) 695-7222

Sites: 101
Recent Rate: $18 6/2016

Latitude: 47.62893449624
Longitude: -59.235157596832

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $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 ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • 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 no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • 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 ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • 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 yes
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean yes
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

5 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Review Count: 217
States Visited: 50
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Surprised that this CG has not had a more recent review. Yet another great NL Provincial Park. Point lost for the gravel access road otherwise everything was just perfect. WIFI available near one of the buildings. 50amp service in the power loop.

A great place to stop if getting off the evening ferry or overnighting before catching the morning ferry. We camped at J. T. Cheeseman Provincial Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Tips for other Campers:

Take time for a walk around. There is a pretty waterfall accessed by a short trail next to site 14.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

Lovely park located about 10 minutes from ferry to Nova Scotia. It's basic with treed sites. Road into park is several kms, but worth it. Good bike ride to ocean beach and fishing. I like this park and will stay again. We camped at J. T. Cheeseman Provincial Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

I loved this Provincial Park. There's an amazing dune filled beach with piping plovers, a large scrambling creek, and a lake. It was a birders paradise. Our site was level with gravel and grass. There was electric, but no water hookups. This was the land of upscale small travel trailers. The park was extremely well managed (sites were tidy). I've never seen a head ranger making sure that restrooms were clean. They weren't just clean, but spotless. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Unfortunately, the the nature interpreter was eliminated this year due to budget cuts so we missed learning more about the ecology of the area. We camped at J. T. Cheeseman Provincial Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 111
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

Liked this park a lot and the location is unbeatable for the ferry, about ten or 15 minutes away. Rate is with a senior discount but bumped back up by the $10 reservation fee. Very nice modern restrooms and showers. Park has waterfront recreation beach areas and is worth a couple of days' stay. We could not get any TV channels on our antenna or a cell phone signal but did get Wi-Fi at a picnic table near the office. Note do not take the Cape Ray exit off the Trans Canada, look for the park sign. However the town is worth a visit to drive out to the lighthouse. This was one of the best parks of the 14 we visited during three weeks on the island and would definitely stay here again. We camped at J. T. Cheeseman Provincial Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Includes $5 for Provincial Park fee and electric only. Arrived just before midnight from the ferry; the office was open, we were guided to the site; modern and clean bathhouse; friendly staff; be aware that when you turn off TCH 1 the road is paved but quickly turns to gravel for the remaining 1 ½ miles. Large, level gravel sites. We camped at J. T. Cheeseman Provincial Park in a Travel Trailer.

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