Beavermead Campground

Reserve a campsite for the 2023 camping season starting March 1, 2023 at 9:00am!

Otonabee Conservation welcomes you to Beavermead Campground, located on beautiful Little Lake in the heart of Peterborough, Ontario!

Bring your RV, travel trailer, or tent and come stay with us! There are 18 un-serviced campsites, and 77 serviced campsites with 30 amp hydro and 50 amp hydro services, plus water hookup. We also have 2 group campsites. Each campsite has a fire pit and picnic table. The Comfort Station offers showers and washrooms and there is a sanitary dump station for campers’ use.

LOCATION:

2011 Ashburnham Dr, Peterborough, ON K9L 1P8
Latitude 44.294950, Longitude -78.301630

CONTACT:

For more info about this conservation area please contact Otonabee Conservation:

Gatehouse Phone: 705-742-9712 or 1-855-742-9712 (May to October)
During the off-season: 705-745-5791 (ORCA Administrative Office)
beavermead@otonabeeconservation.com

GATEHOUSE HOURS:

Our season runs from Friday, May 12 – Monday, October 9, 2023:

Spring/Fall Hours (May 12 – June 30, 2022 & Sept. 5 – Oct. 9, 2023 )
Sunday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sundays of Statutory Holiday Weekends 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Summer Hours (July 1 – Sept. 4, 2023)
Sunday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sundays of Statutory Holiday Weekends 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Check in time: 2:00pm | Check out time: noon

FEES:

Camping

2023 Fees

  • Campsite, Unserviced / Night $49.00
  • Campsite, 30-amp Service / Night $58.00
  • Campsite, 50-amp Service / Night $61.00
  • Campsite, Unserviced / Week (7 days) $294.00
  • Campsite, 30-amp Service / Week (7 days) $348.00
  • Campsite, 50-amp Service / Week (7 days) $366.00
  • Seasonal Campsite, 30-amp Service / Season (150 days) $3,600.00
  • Seasonal Campsite, 50-amp Service / Season (150 days) $3,750.00
  • Additional Vehicle / Night $19.00
  • Organized Group Campsite Base Fee / Night $31.00
  • Organized Group Campsite, / Person / Night $7.00
  • Other Group Campsite Base Fee / Night $31.00
  • Other Group Campsite Minimum Fee / Night
    (allows 4 vehicles & 24 people)
    $196.00
  • Other Group Campsite Additional Vehicle Fee
    (allows up to 6 additional people)
    $49.00

Other Fees

  • Dumping Station / Use (non-campers) $18.000
  • Canoe or Kayak Rental / Hour $12.50
  • Canoe or Kayak Rental / Day $50.00
  • Firewood (one bundle, 1 cubic foot) $12.50

Note: Fees are inclusive of all applicable taxes.

Activities:

Camping

Beavermead Campground offers 18 un-serviced campsites, and 77 serviced campsites with 30 amp hydro and 50 amp hydro services, plus water hookup. Each campsite has a fire pit and picnic table. The Comfort Station offers accessible showers and washrooms and there is a sanitary dump station for campers’ use.

Beavermead also has 4 fully accessible campsites that feature barrier-free picnic tales, a paved surface pad, and close proximity to accessible washroom and shower facilities.

Seasonal Camping

At Beavermead Campground we have 10 seasonal campsites available. Seasonal campers have the option of keeping or giving up their seasonal site, each year. If a site becomes available, new reservations are assigned by a lottery system. You can submit your name to be included in the annual lottery for seasonal campsites that open up. Fill out our Seasonal Campsite Lottery Submission Form, starting on January 1st of each calendar year or click on the form for more information.

Please refer to our Campsite Reservation, Cancellation & Refund Rules for details about all camping opportunities.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Come spend some time with us on the water in a canoe or kayak. Enjoy flat water, a gentle current, and lots of great scenery and wildlife. Bring your own canoe/kayak or rent one from us. Rentals are available 9:00 a.m – 6:30 p.m. each day. 

At Beavermead Campground, you can explore downtown Peterborough from the water as you paddle along Meade Creek and on into Little Lake.

Download the Little Lake Canoe Trip Guide and plan your own paddling adventure.

Hiking, Picnic Facilities, Swimming, Cycling, Fishing

Enjoy the many facilities at nearby Beavermead Park and Trans Canada Trail. The City of Peterborough’s Beavermead Park is located on the southeast shore of Little Lake offering stunning views, nature areas, trails, playground with accessible features, a beach, soccer fields, beach volleyball courts, a pavilion and an outdoor gymnasium created through a partnership with local Rotary clubs. At 53 acres, it’s one of the largest parks in the City.

  • Kids in Tent
  • Entrance Gate
  • Adults at trailer

     

Beavermead Campground is owned by the City of Peterborough and operated by Otonabee Conservation.