Welcome to Bas Saint-Laurent KOA Resort!

Bas-St-Laurent KOA Resort is located on Lac Saint-Mathieu in St-Mathieu-de-Rioux. Right in the middle of Bas-Saint-Laurent, at 15 minutes from Trois-Pistoles and less than 45 minutes from Rimouski, Rivière-du-Loup and Temiscouata-sur-le-lac, you will enjoy a microclimate warmer than alongside the St. Lawrence river. The Campground offers from tent sites to large 50-amp pull thru Deluxe patio sites and Deluxe Cabins. Quebec rating of 5-stars and GoodSam 10/10*/10. Elected Campground of the year in Quebec!
We just became the first KOA Resort in Canada: The destination for recreation. We offer planned activities and animation from June 23 to September 3. Plus: Jumping Pillow, large heated pool with slide, kiddie pool, splashpad, spa, playground, shuffleboard, beautiful sandy beach and marina, kayaks, pedalboats and paddleboards, pontoon cruises, hiking and biking rides, and themed weekends. Enjoy large pavilion with terrace: movies, music, fitness and games. Or, simply have a good time or enjoy a good meal in our canteen. Dogs are happy in our KampK9. Here is your starting point to visit Bas-St-Laurent: whale watching cruises, visit Onondaga submarine and Sea Museum, Parc du Bic or Trois-Pistoles church, and more. Do you love golf? Seven golf courses in less than one hour drive.

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 85' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (6/17 - 8/31)
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Mini Golf
  • Firewood ($)
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Ways to Stay

KOA Resorts

KOA Resort Campgrounds

KOA Resorts offer a carefree vacation in the great outdoors. Enjoy robust recreation and staff-led activities, kick back and relax by the resort-style pool, or grab a bite to eat, all while never leaving the campground. And with plenty of RV Sites with KOA Patios® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths to meet your needs, it’s the ultimate camping getaway.

KOA Resorts Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths and linens
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Resort-style pools
  • Indoor and outdoor group facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 12-13, 2023

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 12th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 13th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 13 support KOA Care Camps which distributes more than $2.2 million dollars annually to support 132 oncology camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

Excursions at sea

Dive into the sea adventure cruise through several activities and visits to historic and exciting sites! Whale watching tours is one of many excursions offered. Excursions to the l'Île aux Basques, located 5 km from Trois-Pistoles, was occupied by Native Americans 2,000 years ago and frequented by Basque fishermen from 1584. 

More information: http://www.koabasstlaurent.com/koabsl/en-us/todo/excursions.aspx


Pointe-au-Père Maritime Historic Site (Onondaga Submarine & The Empress of Ireland)

Climb aboard the only submarine open to the public in Canada. Upon entering the ship you will discover the daily life of some sixty men, who lived confined for months in a submarine 90 meters. The audio tour takes you into this fascinating and unknown. It is also possible to spend an evening and a night aboard for the experience as if you were a submariner!

The Empress of Ireland pavilion tells the story of the Empress of Ireland. From its construction in 1906 until 1012 who made shipwreck victims in 1914, you will learn about this magnificent ship. Discover the collection of objects taken from the wreck, photos, interactive kiosks and testimonials from passengers. A screening will take you into the atmosphere of that fateful night.


Horseback riding

'Ranch CR' in Saint-Fabien at 30 km from the KOA campground.


Canyon des Portes de l'Enfer

The Canyon des Portes de l'Enfer (Hell's Gate Canyon) in Saint-Narcisse-de-Rimouski begins with the Grand Sault waterfall and stretches nearly five miles between steep and narrow rock walls up to 90 metres high. A network of easy-to-intermediate hiking trails, from 1 to 14 kilometres, leads to stunning panoramic views and a 63-metre high suspended footbridge, the highest in Quebec.


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