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RV Site Rentals


The base rate for a camping site includes 2 adults, 1 RV, 1 kitchen tent & 1 vehicle. Children under io years are complimentary. Extra adults day $10.00. Maximum of 5 souls per site. MAX. 2 dogs per site. Extra vehicles subject to a fee. $20.00.

Check In/Out Times


CHECK-IN: 1:00pm I CHECK-OUT : 11:00am


An extended stay may be possible if the site is available. Notify the office by 10:00am if you plan to stay, another night A late check-out may be available for a fee of $20 + HST ask the office for details. If the office has not been notified and you are still in the space past 12:00 am it could result in a nightly charge or being towed out of your site at your expense. An early check-in may also may be available for a fee of $20+ HST ask upon booking.

Rental Pricing

Photo Opportunity: $30 etc. Available to use in photo opportunity antique vehicles.

$30.00 up to 10 people and maximum of 3 vehicles
$50.00 10-20 people and a maximum of 5 vehicles.

An additional fee for extra vehicles and people, $15.00 a vehicle up and above. $5.00 an adult up and above.

Bike Rental – $5.00 1/2 hour
Kayak/canoe rental – $20.00 1st hour/$10.00 2nd hour


Spacious RV Sites, WIFI*, Gift Shop, Fire-wood, Ice, Ice Cream, SUPs/Canoe/Kayaking, Fishing, Fishladder, Dam, Solar Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool, Playgrounds, Horseshoe Pits, Mini Golf, Laundry Facilities, Library, Volleyball.

*Complimentary limited WiFi service is available through most of the park. The WiFi is intended for basic internet purposes only (ex: email, web browsing, etc). Torrenting, P2P Filesharing, and Video Streaming (ex: Netflix) is not permitted and will greatly impact the experience of other users.


Booking Info
Nicolston Dam RV Park is a recreational overnight park. Seasonal Rving is not available, and reservations are required. Please call 705-435-7946 to book or follow the link below to book online.
Child Safety
Parents are responsible for the actions of and damage caused by any child. Children under 15 must be with an adult in the laundry, pool, and water front.


Pet Policy
Pets are permitted, but not in buildings, pool areas or rental units. Please do not leave pets unattended outside while you are off the resort. Clean up is required. Keep your pet on a leash at all times (no longer than 6ft). Please restrain your pets from barking or annoying fellow campers. Visitors are not permitted to bring any pets on the premises.


AMP Information

Before you blow a breaker, how many amps do you need? 15 or 3o ? It’s surprising how fast the AMPS add up which causes your breaker or the Resorts breaker to ‘TRW The following is a list of the typical appliances used 4f the average AMPS required to operate them:

Air Conditioner 12.5
Refrigerator 2.7
Electric Water Heater 12.5
Microwave Oven 12.8
Electric Coffee Pot 9
Toaster 10
Hair Dryer 10
Electric Skillet 10
Iron 10 1100
Water Heater 10

It’s worth your time to take inventory of the Amps each of your electrical appliances uses. You can then manage your total usage at any one time & this will greatly reduce. “My electricity went out?!”

Kayak, Canoe & Paddle Boat Rentals


The Nottawasaga River offers canoeists and kayakers of all levels and abilities an opportunity to explore a wide variety of ecological habitats.

Starting in Nicolston, this section of the river features a series of small rapids making it suitable for more experienced paddlers. The route is approximately 8-9 hours to the Hwy 90 pull out. Shorter paddle to Baxter Bridge or Essa Centennial Park.

Pick up’s available with reservations $80. up to 6 vessels and 6 people.

Vessel Rental Pricing

Nicolston Dam has a variety of vessels for rent.

Rentals are $45/day or $20 for the 1st hour then $10 an hour after that.

Parking. PFD’s and paddles included in price. Drivers License required as well as a $500 pre authorization of credit card per vessel.

Have your
Own Vessel?


Park and launch at Nicolston Dam.
Maps of canoe route available at office.
$5.00 per vessel and $5.00 per vehicle to park.
Reservations required. 705-435-7946(swim)

Email- nicolstondam@gmail.com
Tel- 705-435-7946



Nicolston Dam
5140 Line 5
Essa, ON
L9R 1V2