Camping Guides, Tips, Tricks, Hacks, & Articles

A selection of helpful articles from Trailer Parks Canada: The Magazine, to make all your camping trips better

Hiking Essentials Checklist

Wishing you brought an item you left at home while hiking can take a toll on the entire trip. Go through this checklist to ensure a safe and memorable hike! Hiking Essentials List Extra food Extra water Extra clothing and layers Hiking backpack Weather-appropriate, non-cotton clothing Sturdy hiking

RV Cooking: Everything You Need To Have

Before you leave on your RV trip, make sure your kitchen is stocked with all the essentials. It’s easy to forget what you have and don’t have. I can’t count the number of times I thought I had a set of tongs for the grill, only to realize

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First-Aid Kit Checklist For Campers!

When camping, it’s always best to be prepared for anything. Unfortunately, this also includes injury. A well packed first-aid kit is essential for treating any

Best Camping Activities For Kids

Bringing your kids along camping in Canada is lots of fun for all! It is an opportunity where the kids can play and learn together

Campfire Nachos: A Camping Classic

Camping doesn’t mean you have to skip out on the finer things in life. Sitting around a campfire is a perfect time for nachos and

Save Money While Camping

The weather gets warmer, the sky sunnier, and the days longer. Summer is almost upon us and camping season is here yet again. However, like

Woman fishing on Fishing rod spinning in Norway.

The Ultimate Fishing Trip Checklist

The time has finally come to relieve yourself and destress from all of life’s worries through a good old fashioned fishing trip. Fishing is one

Family vacation travel RV, holiday trip in motorhome

How To Finance An RV

Spring time is around the corner and that means that camping and RVing season is finally here. You decide that enough is enough and you

Mom absolutely drowning her child in bug spray

How to Make Your Own Bug Spray

There is nothing worse than settling in for a night of campfire stories and realizing the bug spray bottle has only a few drops left.

What Is Radio Free Camping

What Is Radio Free Camping?

Radio-free camping is as simple as it sounds, just don’t blast out your speakers. If you have ever been to a non-radio camping site, you

Winterizing Your RV

Winterizing Your RV

Fall is upon us and with the cooler air comes a big decision for campers and RVers alike. It is the time of the year

Campfire Apple Crisp

Autumn Campfire Apple Crisp

This autumn themed camping dessert is easy to make and takes very little time to prepare. It also happens to be absolutely delicious! This vegan

Hiking Terminology

Hiking Terminology

Hiking is one of the most popular activities to take part in when going on a camping or RVing trip. Like camping, it helps to

6 Must-Do Fall Camping Activities

6 Must-Do Fall Camping Activities

Fall is best spent outdoors. With a great balance of sunlight and cool air, a lot of outdoor activities become even more enjoyable in the

Corn chips as kindling

Our Favourite Camping Hacks

Camping hacks are usually discovered by experienced campers who need to be resourceful. They can definitely come in handy for anybody who is planning a

Checklist For Fall Camping

Checklist For Fall Camping

Campers always have to arrive at their destination prepared and ready for anything. However, camping checklists may fluctuate depending on the season. Seasonal campers will

Building An Awesome Campfire

Building An Awesome Campfire

The campfire is a beloved and integral component of any camping trip. The fire is the centerpiece of every outdoor excursion and brings those around

Tips For Sleeping Warm in Fall Weather

Tips For Sleeping Warm In Fall Weather

As the summer comes to an end and the air becomes colder, year-round campers may be preparing themselves for a fall camping trip. Especially during

Glowing Campfire Craft

Glowing Campfire Craft

Follow these easy steps to build your own campfire and feel like you are camping right in your own home! What You’ll Need Red, orange,

Guide to Splitting Wood

Guide to Splitting Wood

There is no better time for a campfire than in the fall. As the air gets cooler, the fire becomes even more crucial to a

How To Play Cornhole

How To Play Cornhole

Cornhole is an awesome outdoor game that is family friendly and a very relaxing alternative to other camping activities. It is quite simple and best

Crazy Coconut Trail Mix

Crazy Coconut Trail Mix

Trail mix is perfect for a camping trip. A great snacking food for having by the fire, or while hiking, trail mix is a healthy

Tick on a leaf

Protecting Yourself Against Tick Bites

Ticks are external parasites that feed on the blood of mammals, birds, and other animals. They are found most commonly in warm, humid climates, and

expert guide to camping

The Experts Guide to Camping Terminology

A-frame: A basic tent shape where the cross section resembles the letter ‘A’. These tents are typically not very big and may be suitable for 1-2