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Cottonwood Campground

Cottonwood Campground 

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Due to the pandemic - operations will look different this year. BALL DIAMONDS and PLAYGROUND equipment is not sanitized and is use at your own risk, social distancing is still enforced (unless from the same household) and any outdoor gatherings must be in accordance with Provincial Public Health Orders. Washroom facilities will be use at your own risk and will be sanitized regularly. 

The campground is located in Treherne, just west of Vanzile StreetClean washrooms with showers, playground structure with swings and within a close proximity to Treherne Aquatic Centre, Treherne Museum and Bottle Buildings have all added to the popularity of this campground. 

Cottonwood Campground has two areas for camping. Cottonwood Park is the area with the washrooms and playground structures. In 2013, the outside circle was updated to include 30 amp service with water and sewer. Basswood Bay was built in 2005 and provides full service with 30 amp electricity, water and sewer. Due to a storm in 2016 the cottonwood trees have been removed except for a couple along the edge of the campground.  

 Wi-Fi hot spot located by the playground at the Cottonwood Campground provided by the Sunrise Credit Union and the Municipality of Norfolk Treherne. 

2020 rates range from $22.00 to $37.00 per day, these amounts include G.S.T. 

Campground reservations may be booked starting May 1 of each year at 9:00 am to the general public. All reservations are to be made on line at

The Cottonwood Campground opens the Friday before the May long weekend to the general public and closes in September weather depending. 

  • 64 Full Serviced Sites (30 amp, water and sewer) 
  • 2 Full Serviced Sites (50 amp, water and sewer) 
  • Unserviced Sites may be available, please call 204-723-2044 to inquire. 
  • Modern washrooms with Showers 
  • Playground Area 
  • Fire Wood available on site 
  • Heated swimming pool, separate from the campground but within walking distance 
  • Laundromat, Gas Station, Grocery Stores, are all nearby 
  • Golf Course - 9 holes, 2 Miles from Town 
  • Several tourist attractions and walking trails in the area 

Reservations/Changes: Can be made ONLINE ONLY at

Cancellations/Changes/Refunds: Occasional renters can cancel or change your reservation and collect a full refund on your camping fees (except for the $10.00 cancellation/change fee) if you make the change 24 hours prior to your arrival date. Remember, if you don’t cancel your reservation or do not show up, all fees are forfeited. Refunds will not be given for occasional renters on or after the arrival date. Refunds can be given to seasonal renters only for certain Medical or Emergency reasons. Rent will be prorated using the current Annual Rate in effect at the time. Refund will require written proof of Emergency or Doctor’s Notice of illness to the Municipal Office. No refund will be given for the unused portion of the permit if evicted. Please note every transaction made on Let’s Camp is subject to a $5 Let’s Camp booking fee.

Occupant’s Responsibilities: The registered occupant assumes all responsibility for the behavior of and/or damages caused by their family members and/or guests. Children must be supervised at all times. Occupants are responsible for their children’s behavior or any children left in their care. Uncontrolled, destructive behavior will not be tolerated and may lead to eviction and/or banning from the campground. No battery-operated ride on toys, golf carts, ATV’s are allowed. Each occupant is responsible for maintaining a neat and clean site. Staff will mow and trim as necessary to maintain the campground. Attempts will be made to notify monthly/seasonal renters in advance of maintenance.

Check In/Check Out: Occasional renters: Check in is 3:00pm and check out is 2:00 p.m. Seasonal renters may check in once the campground opens (Friday of May long weekend) and must check out the Monday following the second weekend in September.

Parking: Absolutely no parking is allowed along the roadway. Each site is provided with adequate space for one (1) vehicle in addition to the camping unit. Anyone parking in such a manner as to block the driveway of a neighboring site or impeding the flow of traffic must move the vehicle IMMEDIATELY! Guests/visitors must park in designated parking areas. All visitors must leave the campground by 11:00 p.m.

Speed Limit/Safety: The speed limit within the campground is 15 km/hr.

Noise/Disturbances: Please remember the proximity of your neighbor's. No excessive noise at any time. Quiet between the hours of 11 p.m. and 9 a.m. After 11 p.m. please turn music off and keep voices down. Any disturbance that intrudes on another camper is not permitted. This includes damaging property, fighting, screaming, playing loud music, using insulting or obscene language, drunkenness, etc. All fireworks are prohibited.

Personal Injury/Property: Cottonwood Campground and the management shall not be liable for injury to persons or for property loss/damage.

Unexpected Weather Conditions: If adverse weather watches have been announced for the immediate area and you would like shelter, contact the campground manager at 204-872-3633. The evacuation area is the Curling Rink (Club) and the campground manager can access the building. Emergency Number is 9-1-1.

Alcohol: Alcoholic beverages may be consumed only in the permit holder’s camping unit or on his/her assigned site, and in accordance with The Liquor Control Act.

Pets: Pets are welcome and must be on a leash at all times. Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. No pets allowed in any campground buildings or in/on play structures.

Water Usage: Water is for domestic use only. Washing of vehicles, campers, etc. is not permitted in the campground. No pools, hot tubs or recreational water toys allowed.

Campfires: Firewood is provided. Fires are only permitted within the fire pits provided. Moving fire pits is prohibited. Removal of fire wood from the campground is prohibited and will be reported as theft. Please do not transport firewood to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease. Fire pits are not to be used to burn garbage

Site Occupancy: One camping unit (tent trailer, camper, camper truck, conversion van, motor home, etc...) shall be allowed on each campsite. If space allows, a tent may be set up on the campsite for the permit holder’s children that are under the age of 18. Dining tents are permitted if space allows

Visit to book a site. Campground Manager’s Number 204-872-3633.  


In the event of extremely adverse weather such as High Winds, Severe Rainstorms or a Tornado Warning, if you as a camper at the Cottonwood Campground don’t feel safe and would like shelter, follow these procedures.  

  • Contact the Campground Manager- Jocelyne Boulet 204-872-3633 located onsite at #57.  The manager will make the decision to open the arena.  If you are unable to reach the manager, they may already be at the arena.
  • Once confirmed that the arena will be opened, if time allows, campers requesting shelter should gather medication, flashlight, blankets, snacks or any other items you feel are necessary and can carry.  
  • Vehicles will not be permitted inside the arena and must not be parked in front of any doors to the facility. 

If the decision has been made to open the arena, campers should put a note in their door window or closest window to the door stating that they have gone to the arena, home, friend’s house etc... The arena is located North and East of the Campground - follow dirt road on East side of Cottonwood Park North to the Arena / Hall front entrance (blue doors).

Don’t move firewood! As the public prepares for summer camping, everyone is reminded to not move firewood and to purchase firewood as close to your camping destination as possible. Many forest invasive species can travel in firewood hidden under the bark. 

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