tent camping at mt assiniboine provincial park

There are approximately 75 wilderness, walk-in campsites in Assiniboine Provincial Park. Campsites are occupied on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations cannot be made for campgrounds. There are overflow areas for the busy times.

There are self-registration stations at the Lake Magog and Og Lake campgrounds where payment can be made with cash. There are no registration or camping fees for the Porcupine Campground. Payment can be made in advance of trip departure through BC Parks online. If you book online, bring a copy with you for proof of payment.  A group campsite can be prebooked at O’Brien meadows for groups of 15 - 25 people (contact the Assiniboine Lodge reservations office). 

Backcountry Camping Fee: $10.00 per person / night (persons 16 years of age and older)

Backcountry Camping Fee: $5.00 per child / night (persons 6 - 15 years of age)

Magog Lake

The largest and most popular camping area in the park is located on a bench above the west side of Lake Magog. This campground has 29 tent pads, a semi-enclosed cooking shelter, an open-air cooking area, several food storage lockers, 2 grey water pits, 3 water taps, and 5 outhouses. This is a first-come-first-served campground, with overflow camping available if all tent sites are occupied. Open fires are prohibited.

Og Lake
There is a campground located at the north end of Og Lake, approximately 5 km from Lake Magog. This campground is equipped with 7 tent pads, an outhouse, and a central cooking area with food storage lockers and a grey water pit.  This is a first-come-first-served campground, with overflow camping available if all tent sites are occupied. Water is available from Og Lake. Open fires are prohibited.

O'Brien Meadows
A group camping area that can accommodate 15 - 25 people is located at O'Brien Meadows. Minimum number of 15 people required to book this campsite. Campsite reservations are required for this group site. Contact Assiniboine Lodge for more information. This campground has food storage lockers and there is a creek nearby for water. Open fires are prohibited. There is no cook shelter at O'Brien Meadows.

Porcupine Meadows
This basic campground is located at the base of Citadel Pass on the Sunshine access. There are several tent platforms and bear proof storage bins. There is a stream nearby for water. Open fires are prohibited. There is no fee for this campground.