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Chippewa Campgrounds

Chippewa Cabin Chippewa Campsite Chippewa RV Site

Chippewa Campground is a fun and scenic park setting, with several site-types to choose from. Whether you want to rent a cabin, pitch a tent or enjoy your RV, Chippewa Campground is a lovely place to camp.

Log Cabins

Seven modern, wheelchair-accessible cabins are available. Cabins are electrically heated and have two queen-size beds, table and chairs, microwave and small fridge. A beautiful wooden deck at the front is perfect for relaxing in the sun. 

  • Bedding can be provided for an additional fee. Towels are not provided at the campground. 
  • Cots are available on request at no charge.
  • Washrooms and showers are located in central buildings.
  • Laundry facilities are next to the Community Kitchen.
  • Community Kitchen includes: picnic tables, two microwaves, two electric ranges and a fridge. There are also two double sinks with hot and cold running water for doing dishes. No cutlery, mugs, glasses or dishes are provided at the campground. 
  • Firewood and ice are available at the main campground office for purchase.
  • Check-in time is 3 pm and check-out time is 11 am.

*At the time of check-in, all campers must pay a cash deposit for all cabin keys at Chippewa Campground. That same camper will get the cash deposit back at the time of check-out or when the key is returned to the front office.

Campground Camper

RV Sites

Twelve electrical-only RV sites are available at the campground. Water is only available for filling tanks. Six of the sites have 30 amp electrical service, and six have 15 amp service. Each site has a picnic table. These RV spots are located in front of the historic cabins.

Thirty-four full-service RV sites are available with water and 50 amp/240 volt electrical service. These RV sites are located along the shore of Whiskey Jack Creek. This area has its own central washroom and shower facilities.

tentingTent Sites

Approximately 16 tent sites are conveniently located in a wooded area near the main campground building and a large open playfield. Additional sites are situated on grassed areas adjacent to the treed areas.

This unserviced area is also available for group bookings for trailers and tents. This area will hold approximately 40-50 trailers.

The public dump station can be used free of charge by registered Chippewa campers. Non-registered trailers/RVs will be charged a fee (see our Fees & Rates webpage).

If the camper booking a reservation is 65 years of age or older, the senior discount rate of 15 per cent is to be applied to the stay. Note: please make sure to let the campground worker know of your discount before the payment is put through. No refunds will be allowed after the purchase has been made.

Campground Rules

For the last 80 years, we have been dedicated to promoting a safe, quiet environment for families.

  • Check-out time is 11 am.
  • Remember that quiet time begins in the campground at 10 pm.
  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages is allowed at your campsite, but not in the public areas of the park. You must be age of majority or older to have alcohol on site.
  • Radios and stereos are allowed, but the volume must not bother your neighbours.
  • Guest parking is provided outside the main campground building, but is not allowed at the campsite.
  • Only two tents maximum per campsite
  • Only six people maximum per site, including visitors 
  • Only registered campers are allowed on campsites after 11 pm.
  • Wireless internet is only available at the main campground building.
  • There is to be no smoking inside any of the cabins.
  • Anyone destroying park property or breaking park rules will be evicted without refund and will be held responsible for any damage to the campsite/cabin!
  • If you are staying in a cabin, please make sure to look at your cabin before 8 pm. If you have any questions or concerns, please inform the campground office before 8 pm.
  • There is a security guard on duty all night only for safety precautions.

Pet animals (dogs & cats) are welcome at Chippewa Campground if they are well behaved. However, owners of pets exhibiting hostile or aggressive behaviour will be required to leave the campground with their pets.

When outside their owner's vehicles, sites or cabins, dogs must be kept on leashes no longer than six feet. Please do not leave a tethered dog unattended.

Please be courteous. Constant pet noises may bother other campers. If your pet is too vocal, you will be asked to find other accommodations.

RATES:  Please visit our Fees & Rates webpage.

Note that rates are subject to change. Please verify when you make your booking.  

To Reserve a Cabin or Campsite, call Chippewa Park Campground at:  (807) 623-3912
Visa™/MasterCard™ Required

Bookings for the upcoming in-season
Chippewa Campground will take reservations beginning the first week of January for the upcoming camping season for all campsites and cabins. Bookings can be made for stays from the first Friday in June to the Monday of the September long weekend. Campsite/cabin reservations during the in-season are on a first come, first serve basis.
Example - A reservation for July 2017 can only be booked on or after Jan. 3, 2017.

Cancellation Policy
If a reservation is not cancelled 48 hours in advance of stay, the customer will be charged with a one-day rate of campsite/cabin. Please see our Fees & Rates webpage.

First Friday in June to September Long Weekend
Chippewa Park Campground: (807) 623-3912     New Cabins Lake


Parks & Open Spaces Section
Victoriaville Civic Centre
111 Syndicate Ave S
Thunder Bay  ON  P7E 6S4

Tel:  (807) 625-2941    Fax: (807) 625-3588

Friends of Chippewa ParkThe Friends of Chippewa Park is a Not-For-Profit organization, founded in 2002, whose aim is to restore Chippewa Park to its full potential. TFOCP have raised over $6.4 million to preserve the Park's rich history, renovate and improve the physical grounds & structures, and enhance the natural beauty for all to enjoy. With a dedicated membership of neighbours, friends and caring citizens, TFOCP works to re-establish Chippewa Park as a destination of choice and a recreational haven. It are a very active organization that has made great strides in Chippewa’s restoration and continues to work hard planning for Chippewa’s future. TFOCP are currently working in partnership with the City of Thunder Bay to restore the parks 1915 C.W. Parker Carousel, one of a few of its kind left in the world. TFOCP are seeking to raise significant funds from the community to complete this historic restoration. To learn more about TFOCP, Chippewa Park activities, and general information, please visit the website.