Enjoy camping under the stars at one of several campsites at Harrison Park Family Camp or Kelso Beach Campground in Owen Sound.  Our campgrounds cater to families, offering bike-friendly trails, shady areas, and promises of s'mores by the fire.

Some sites are adjacent to the Sydenham River or Weavers Creek, which runs through the campground. The Harrison Park Campground has direct access to the Bruce Trail, which forms a ribbon around the city through forests and parkland, linking waterfalls and rivers along the Niagara Escarpment.

  • 97 sites serviced with water, each site is equipped with two 15 amp outlets, and either a 30 amp or 50 amp hydro service.
  • 3 comfort stations. Stations 1 and 2 feature shower facilities.
  • Laundromat (laundry facilities are available pending COVID-19 restrictions in effect for indoor shared facilities during your stay).
  • No outside firewood is permitted. Firewood is available for purchase at the Campground Office.
  • RV dumping station is available and complimentary for registered campers.
  • Complimentary access to the Harrison Park Pool, with your campsite booking for the duration of your stay.

Online Registrations at Harrison Park Family Campground Starting March 1, 2024, at 9 a.m.

For The 2024 Camping Season Will Be Booking On a First-Come, First-Serve Basis

Click the button below to explore or book your space:

Campground Reservation Button

If you require booking assistance, please phone 519-376-4440 ext. 1256 or email our Administrative Assistant. Please note that during the off-season, there may be a delay in email and voicemail responses. 

Please verify that your trailer size does not exceed the recommended size for the site you are booking.  No Refunds are issued if you arrive, and your equipment does not fit the site.  Look for the recommended trailer size under "Amenities" when you are selecting a site.

2024 Overnight Campsite Fees will be subject to HST and the 4% Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) to be applied at the time of booking for stays 30 days or less.

Harrison Park Campground Fees include a 25% non-refundable administration fee in case of cancellation greater than 14 days prior to the first day of confirmed reservation.

Cancellations less than 14 days prior to the first day of reservation No Refund will be provided.

Changes to bookings of a confirmed reservation will be subject to a $20 administration fee.

The City of Owen Sound reserves the right to allow, restrict, or cancel bookings at any time.

Service or Activity 2024 Rates 
Nightly Fee $55.12 + HST, +MAT
Firewood $10.00 + HST
Ice $6.00 (HST Exempt)
Waste Tank Pump Out $10.00 + HST

 

Please review the Campground Rules and City Policy CS086 - Campground Booking Refund Policy prior to booking your stay. Refund Request Form can be found here

The City is excited to offer a new camping experience at Harrison Park. The heritage building formerly known as “The Kitchen” was renovated in 2023 and is being offered as a premium campground experience.

Reservations are a three-night minimum.  Registration Begins MARCH 1, 2024, at 9:00 A.M. by phone bookings only.  Please call 519-371-9734 to reserve the Cabin.

2024 Cabin Rental Fees will be subject to HST and the 4% Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) to be applied at the time of booking for stays 30 days or less.

Harrison Park Cabin Rental Fees include a 25% non-refundable administration fee in case of cancellation greater than 14 days prior to the first day of confirmed reservation.

Cancellations less than 14 days prior to the first day of reservation No Refund will be provided.

Changes to bookings of a confirmed reservation will be subject to a $20 administration fee.

The City of Owen Sound reserves the right to allow, restrict, or cancel bookings at any time.

 

Service or Activity 2024 Rates
Cabin Nightly Rental (3 Night Min) $215.25 + HST, +MAT
Cabin Weekly Rental (Sunday 4 pm to Saturday 12 pm) $1470.88 + HST, +MAT
Firewood $10.00 + HST
Ice $6.00 (HST Exempt)

 

 

 

 

bedroom in cabinbedroom 2

Cabin Amenities:

  • Two double beds and a double pull-out sofa bed.  (Renters are responsible for bringing their own linens/sleeping bags & pillows.)
  • This cabin is equipped with electricity, microwave, coffeemaker, fridge, sink, cook toprange, fire extinguisher, dustpan, broom, couch, and table with six chairs. 
  • Basic kitchen inventory includes: cutlery, dishes, mixing bowls, frying pans, cups, mugs and miscellaneous kitchen utensils. A full list of inventory can be provided by Campground staff.
  • A charcoal camp BBQ is supplied adjacent to the cabin.
  • Firepit and picnic table.
  • Washrooms with showers are one hundred meters from the cabin.

Please review the Harrison Park Cabin Rules & Regulations

  • Trails for all abilities;
  • Heated, outdoor pool
  • 2 accessible playgrounds in Harrison Park, and one playground within the camping area;
  • Bird sanctuary;
  • Harrison Park Inn Restaurant;
  • Tennis/pickle ball courts;
  • Basketball courts;
  • Black History Cairn;
  • Mini golf;
  • Canoe and paddleboat rentals; and
  • Many more ways to enjoy all that Harrison Park and Owen Sound have to offer just a short walk from your site.

Kelso Beach at Nawash Park Campground operates with a standard campground configuration of 65 un-serviced sites. Kelso Beach at Nawash Campground Map. Water and power are no longer available.

Kelso Beach at Nawash Park Campground, located at 200 18th Street West, 4.2km north of the Harrison Park Campground, offers limited overflow camping on long weekends and during special events such as the Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival, sports tournaments, and the Owen Sound Salmon Spectacular fishing derby. 

Kelso Beach Campground bookings open on March 20th for Summerfolk from August 12th to 18th and the Fishing Derby from August 20th to September 4th only. A three-night minimum stay is required when booking.

Campground Amenities:

  • 65 un-serviced sites;
  • 1 comfort station with shower facilities;
  • Kelso Beach at Nawash Park, across the street from Kelso Beach at Nawash Park Campground, offers access to:
    • Sand Beach;
    • Accessible trails;
    • Good Cheer Splash Pad;
    • Good Cheer Accessible Washroom and Change Room;
    • Soccer field and ball diamond;
    • Gitche Namewikwe'dong Reconciliation Garden; and
    • Hosts annual festivals, including Canada Day celebrations and Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival.
Campground Rates:

2024 Overnight Campsite Fees will be subject to HST and the 4% Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) to be applied at the time of booking for stays 30 days or less.

Kelso Beach at Nawash Campground Rental Fees include a 25% non-refundable administration fee in case of cancellation greater than 14 days prior to the first day of confirmed reservation.

Cancellations less than 14 days prior to the first day of reservation No Refund will be provided.

Changes to bookings of a confirmed reservation will be subject to a $20 administration fee.

The City of Owen Sound reserves the right to allow, restrict, or cancel bookings at any time.

Kelso Beach at Nawash Campground is suitable for tents, small RVs, and small trailers.

Washrooms and showers are provided in the newly renovated facility with accessible features.

Service or Activity 2024 Rates
Kelso Campground Nightly Fee $51.72 + HST, + MAT
Firewood (For Sale at Harrison Park) $10.00 + HST
Ice (For Sale at Harrison Park) $6.00 (HST Exempt)

 

 

 

The 2024 Camping season is not yet available. Campground bookings and check-in for Kelso Beach at Nawash Park are administered at Harrison Park Family Campground Only. 

Please review the Campground Rules and City Policy CS086 - Campground Booking Refund Policy prior to booking your stay. Refund Request Form can be found here

Refund Requests

  • A 75% refund will be granted when a request for refund form is received by staff more than 14 days prior to the first day of a confirmed reservation; 
  • If a refund request form is received by staff less than 14 days prior to the first day of a confirmed reservation, No refund will be provided;
  • Changes to bookings of a confirmed reservation will have a $20 administration fee applied.

 

The full Refund Policy can be found here.

Please complete the refund request form and email it to hregistration@owensound.ca