Walk-in wilderness camping is allowed at Smuggler Cove Marine Provincial Park at the 5 designated campsites. The campsite is accessible year-round and is located at in the cove. There is a pit toilet located near the junction, close to the campsite and this is the only camping facility offered.

A Backcountry Camping Permit is required to camp at Smuggler Cove Marine Provincial Park. The cost is $5 per person, per night. The Backcountry Camping Permit does not guarantee a campsite reservation. Campers must purchase the Backcountry Camping Permit before they arrive at the park and may be asked to show they have obtained this permit.