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Old 07-14-2015, 12:37 PM   #1
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Campgrounds in Ottawa


We're heading to Ottawa and would welcome any recommendations on campgrounds. There seem to be quite a few negative reviews for the ones I've found so far, and would like to get some firsthand recommendations.


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Old 07-14-2015, 01:26 PM   #2
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There are no really good campgrounds in Ottawa. The two we use are Rideau Heights Campground and Wesley-Clover Campground. The first is old, rustic and offers 3 way hook-ups. There are no amenities beyond a pool. It is right in the city, on bike and bus routes so it is easy to get around. The other is newer but offers only water and electric. There is a pretty good dump station. Still no amenities except a mini-store. It is on the outskirts of the city but has good routes to down-town.

The short camping season here does not encourage investment in campgrounds with any hope of a reasonable return in a reasonable time frame.

There are a few other campgrounds in the area but they are very much like these two. Do not expect "resort" level here, but come and have a good time anyway. Ottawa is a beautiful city with much to see and enjoy. Well worth "roughing it" campground-wise!!

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