Your home away from home, surrounded by nature

Live life without corners in a circular yurt! This traditional dwelling of Central Asian nomads is just right for a night of camping with a dash of homelike comfort.

What's included?

A detailed list of features is available when you make a reservation or on the website of your destination.

Standard amenities

  • Sleeps 4 to 5 people: 3 mattresses (single/double)
  • Heating (wood stove, propane or electric)
  • Lighting (skylight or solar)
  • Rustic furniture including table and chairs

Your site may also include

  • Kitchen shelter
  • Picnic table
  • Barbecue
  • Fire pit
How much does it cost?

Prices may vary depending on the time of the year, the level of service and the location. Reserve online or go to the fees page of your destination to find pricing information.

What should you bring?

This list is not exhaustive! Look at our camping checklist or download the Parks Canada App where you can edit and save your own packing checklist.

  • Bedding and pillow
  • Flashlight, lantern or headlamp
  • Personal gear: clothing, accessories, toiletries and slippers or indoor shoes
  • Personal safety items: whistle, first aid kit, sunscreen and bug repellant
  • Kitchen gear (pots, dishes, utensils, etc.)—ask if this is included when you make a reservation
  • Food and drinks, reusable water bottles, etc.
  • Entertainment items (i.e. binoculars, books, cards or sporting equipment, etc.)
  • Other (matches or lighter, rope, etc.)

Yurt locations

New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Things to keep in mind


  • Cooking may only be done in cook shelters or outside.
  • All food should be stored inside vehicles or in wildlife-proof lockers


  • Be aware of any restrictions your location may have.
  • Buy and burn local firewood, not deadfall or surrounding trees.


  • Respect nature: leave nothing but footprints and take nothing but pictures.
  • Please be respectful and maintain reasonable noise levels.
  • Please leave your accommodation and site as tidy as, or tidier than, you found it.



National Reservation Service

1-877-RESERVE (737-3783)

Outside of North America: 519-826-5391

Contact the site

Some accommodations must be reserved by contacting the location directly.

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