Camp Hither Hills: Beautiful Camping in Ottawa’s Only Good Sam Park

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February 24, 2018

Camp Hither Hills has been a Good Sam Park for over 30 years and is conveniently located 12 miles (18 kms) from Parliament Hill in downtown Ottawa. 

Ottawa, Canada’s Capital, is a great city to visit in any season! From impressive national sites and famous landmarks, world-class museums and galleries, and all-season outdoor adventure. You’ll also find a a bustling performance and arts scene. There is always something for visitors to see and discover. Ottawa is located in the southeast part of Ontario and is an exciting and vibrant city with lots of things to see and do all year round.

Ottawa is a city of culture and celebration, hosting many festivals throughout the year! Spring is welcomed in with over a million blooming tulips. Our national museums feature a variety of enthralling exhibits year-round and our attractions always have something exciting to showcase for the whole family. The long awaited Science and Technology Museum opens this year.

Here are a few of the most popular events:

  • The Canadian Tulip Festival: May 11 – 21. This annual world-famous festival displays over a million tulips blooming in public area in Ottawa.
  • Northern Lights: Sound and Light Show: July 10 to September 3, 2018. Discover the stories of Canada as told through a spectacle of giant images of Canada’s physical, historical, and cultural landscapes in this free bilingual evening show. All projected on the façade of the Centre Block.   
  • The Annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival: June 21 – 24. This action packed weekend for the whole family features nonstop boat racing, free concerts and great food.
  • And make sure you don’t miss Canada’s 151st birthday on July 1. When visiting Parliament Hill take time to watch the Changing of the Guard which begins June 26 and ends August 21.

Downtown Ottawa

Ottawa is renowned for it’s cultural attractions in the downtown core. Discover Canadian history, priceless world-class art, and heroic tales of those who fought bravely for Canada. There’s also enormous dinosaur fossils and the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles. Ottawa’s many national museums have something to offer everyone, no matter what your interests might be.

The city of Gatineau, Quebec is located across the river from Ottawa. If you would like to experience French culture and cuisine just take the short drive over the bridge. A must see is Jacques Cartier Park, home to 2017’s famous horticultural displays.

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Our friendly and knowledgeable staff at Camp Hither Hills are ready, willing and able to assist you with your holiday plans. We are a family and pet friendly park.

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Camp Hither Hills is open April 15 to October 15. There’s a wide range of affordable family camping options from tenting to full service sites that can accommodate RV’s of any size. Campers love our spacious, new 50 amp sites and our new washrooms. Book your holiday now and enjoy the many amenities that we offer on site or are located nearby.

For a complete list of local upcoming events and to book your visit to Camp Hither Hills visit our website OttawaRVParks.ca

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