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Roofed Accommodation - Bon Echo - Exploration Tents

Number at Park: 2

Site Number(s) / Name: 158 & 160

The Exploration Tents located in Sawmill Bay campground are soft-walled structures that can accommodate up to five people on a single-level sleeping platform. Both sites are close to beautiful Mazinaw Lake. Campsite 160 even has a view of Mazinaw Rock. Exploration Tents make a cozy “home away from home.” Enjoy immersion in nature without the need to pack and pitch your tent.






Each tent is equipped with: sleeping platform with four mattresses, indoor table and chairs, and a shelving unit. Outside, you will find a propane barbeque (propane is provided), picnic table and firepit.

What to Bring

Visitors should bring their own bedding, food, pots, pans, dishes, cutlery and all other personal items.


There is a 2-night minimum stay and a 3-night minimum stay on long weekends.

Please note that domestic animals (pets) are not permitted in the exploration tent nor on the site and smoking is prohibited in all facilities.


​Parking for one vehicle is included.

How to Reserve

Reservations can be made online or by phone.

Exploration Tent - Interior
Exploration Tent - Exterior