Family Campers

Family Camping

When you go camping are you retreating to the woods to get away and relax? Is your ideal camping experience one with your butt in a lawn chair, drink in hand, food cooking on the fire and being surrounded by good company. If this is your type of camping, then you’ve come to the right place.

White Sands campground has private sites nestled in treed and dune areas. These sites can cater to a family or small groups of 4 to 20 people. Hydro and water hookups are also available.

Long Weekends

White Sands is a favourite long weekend destination for people looking to get away. Located just minutes from downtown Sauble Beach, campers can enjoy long days on Sauble’s 11km sandy beach and nights sitting around the campfire.  Campsites book up quickly so make sure you book early to guarantee a site.

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2020 Long Weekends:

Long Weekend Rates:

Please note that long weekend rates differ from our regular nightly rates. Additionally, weekend rates in May and June vary and will be quoted by phone.

Regular Nightly Rates:


At White Sands we pride ourselves in the craftsmanship of our facilities. Our buildings are all handmade timber frame and stone structures, our washrooms are new and clean, and our wood is guaranteed to burn nice and hot. Our store is always well stocked with the supplies you need.


Family rules sign

  • As broken glass and bare feet do not mix, we ask that ALL beer brought to White Sands comes in cans. So no glass bottles, except for large liquor and cooler bottles.

  • Due to by-laws, generators are not permitted in the park.

Frequently Asked Camper Questions

How can I make a reservation?

It’s easy, click Reserve Now

What Time Can I check in?

Fridays – Noon to midnight.

Saturdays – 8am to midnight.

Sunday to Thursday – 6pm to 10pm, but you can set up any time after noon.

Holiday Mondays – 6pm to 10pm.

Do we have to reserve for the whole long weekend?

Reservations for long weekends are for three nights (Friday to Monday). 

What is the deposit for, and do we get it back?

Your deposit is for site cleanliness and damage to property. If you are respectful to the area you will get it back.

How does check-out work?

In order to receive your deposit back, your site must be checked for cleanliness and no damage to the property.

What are the methods of payment?

We are cash only. An ATM is available on site in the General Store.

Can we reserve specific sites in the family camping area?

Yes, if the site is available you can reserve it. 

Is there a limit of how many people we can reserve for?

The number of people varies depending on site size.

Is there a limit for tents per site?

The number of tents varies depending on site size.

Is there a limit of cars per site?

The number of cars varies depending on site size.

Are visitors allowed?

No, but Sauble Beach is an excellent location to meet up with friends.

Are dogs allowed?

Yes, we love our furry friends, but they must be leashed.

Is it true that we have to pay for showers?

Yes, the showers are token operated.  $1 tokens get you 4 minutes (This helps us with water conservation). We suggest grabbing your tokens when you check in, you can always return them when you leave if you don’t use them.

Are generators allowed?

Due to by-laws, generators are not permitted in the park.

How far away is White Sands from downtown Sauble Beach?

We are a 5 minute drive (10km) from downtown Sauble.

Are there hydro hook ups?

There are hydro and water hook ups in the family camping area.

Does the bottle rule apply to only beer?

Yes, this rule is only for beer bottles. Liquor and cooler bottles are allowed on the premises.

Is there a quiet time?

Group camping – No, you can always use your outside voices, but please be respectful and don’t piss off your neighbours.

Family camping – Yes, we ask that our campers be respectful and be quiet after 11pm.

Does the campground have BBQs?

There are no BBQ’s on site, but there are fire pits on every site and you can borrow a grill from the office. BBQs are also permitted.

How much is firewood?

Our wood is $12/bag or $14/wheel barrel. We have some nice wood.