Cardinal / Ottawa South KOA

609 Pittston Road

Cardinal, ON K0E 1E0 Canada Canada

Reserve: 800-562-3643

Info: 613-657-4536

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Campground Amenities

Amenities Overview

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 65' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/17 - 9/8)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Mini Golf ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Bike Rentals ($)

Unique Amenities

Campground Activities

Kids Climbing Wall Photo

Kids Climbing Wall

Great fun for the little ones on our climbing wall. A challenge to reach the top and a soft landing if they fall off.

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Pirate Ship Playground Photo

Pirate Ship Playground

Have a swash-buckling good time on our Pirate Ship playground. Lots of places to hid and ways to challenge your skills.

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Heated Pool Photo

Heated Pool

Plenty of fun to be had in our heated flat bottom pool.

Open Victoria Day to Labour Day, weather permitting

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Splash Pad Photo

Splash Pad

Cool off at our always fun splash pad!

Open Victoria Day to Labour Day, weather permitting.

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Big Bouncer & Kiddie Big Bouncer Photo

Big Bouncer & Kiddie Big Bouncer

Our most loved activity by far!  Bounce away on our giant Big Bouncer or our Little Bouncer designed for children 5 and under. Fun for all ages.

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Campground Events

Listing Calendar
2015 Campground Schedule Photo

2015 Campground Schedule

Apr 30 - Oct 18, 2015

Make sure you plan ahead to ensure you get to take part in our fantastic events.Download the details

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Thanksgiving/Halloween Weekend Photo

Thanksgiving/Halloween Weekend

Oct 9 - 12, 2015

On the last long weekend of the year we have spooktacular fun planned-  pumpkin carving, halloween crafts, haunted house, trick or treating, costume party, a magical pumpkin walk and lots of ghosts and goblins.

We will also be giving thanks for all of our family and friends that join us for our traditional turkey potluck dinner.

We supply the turkey and you bring a side dish equivalent to what you, your family and five of your closest friends would eat at dinner time. You also need to bring your cutlery and drinks.

After pot luck join us for an exciting live auction, all proceeds to KOA Care Camps (to raise money to send kids with cancer to camps). If you have something you would like to donate to the auction bring it with you to the event.

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Pancakes and Pyjamas Photo

Pancakes and Pyjamas

Oct 16 - 18, 2015

Bring your flannel pyjamas and wear them all weekend long to stay warm (no birthday suits please!). Saturday morning join us for a pancake breakfast and take part in activities to keep you toasty.

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Campground News


NOW BOOKING for the 2016 & 2017 Camping Season

We are now taking reservations for the 2016 and 2017 camping season! Be sure to book early to guarantee a spot for our busy weekends. If you would like to reserve a specific site please call the office to have it blocked for you or add your request to the Special Requests section of your on-line booking.

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Early Check In Fees $25/hour

Due to the increasing number of campers who are arriving before check-in time we are now charging $25/hr for every hour that you arrive before 1:00 pm for tents and trailers and 2:00 pm for Cabins and Deluxe Cabins.

We apologize for this inconvenience, however we do want to ensure that the campers who are in the process of checking out have our attention and can get out of the driveway and through the dump station safely.

After 1:00 pm (or 2:00 pm for Cabins and Deluxe Cabins) we will be happy to serve you with our undivided attention as well.

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Meet Your Hosts

Daniel Parent and Karen McAndrew

"Welcome to the 2015 Camping Season, we look forward to seeing you soon."

We are dedicated to providing a fun and entertaining experience for your family. It was Daniel's life long dream to own a campground, and in 2006, he had the opportunity to purchase the Cardinal/Ottawa South KOA and has loved every minute since.

By placing a strong focus on recreation and service, we work hard to create a fun-filled family destination for the eastern Ontario region.

We love our guests! We like to go out of our way to meet our camper's needs and concerns. Dan pays particular attention to new RV owners by helping with their set-up and understanding of their new purchase. He is also our resident chef and can be found cooking at the Chip Wagon, Pizzeria or hosting long weekend BBQs, potlucks and holiday dinners.

Karen is always ready to greet you with a smile in the office and help with anything you need.

We are also passionate about the KOA Care Camps Trust that supports special non-profit camps for children with cancer across North America. Throughout the season we incorporate activities and opportunities around the campground to raise money for this special cause.

Look for us on our regular tours of the campground! We look forward to meeting you!

Daniel Parent & Karen McAndrew

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