Tunkwa and Leighton Lakes are world-class trout fishing lakes. Activities include fishing, hiking, cycling, wildlife viewing, ATV-ing, and horseback riding. A corral is available to horseback riders at the North Leighton campsite within the park. Wild horses can often be seen grazing the open meadows around Tunkwa Lake. Firewood is available for sale.
The park is set amidst towering cliffs of coloured limestone, and encompasses Turquoise, Crown and Pavilion Lakes. Campsites are situated in open forest on the lakeshore of Crown across lake from waterfall. The beach is gradual and safe even for small children. Rock-climbing, hiking, scuba diving, fishing and wildlife viewing are popular. May – September.
This is a small quiet camping park along the Similkameen River amongst mature Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pine trees. The park is located about 35 km east of Princeton on Hwy #3 near Hedley, BC. Firewood is available for sale. Reservations are strongly advised during peak season. This park accepts CASH only. Open from April…
This park offers a day-use area in the village of Tulameen and a lakeside campground about 5 km from village. Wildlife viewing includes otters, beavers, mountain goats, cougars, and grizzly bears in more remote sections. Reservations are strongly advised during peak season. This park accepts CASH ONLY. Firewood is available for sale. Open from May…
Cathedral Park is a very popular hiking area, but the season can be very short due to the high elevation and potential for snow. The season is generally mid June to late September. No vehicles are allowed into the core area on the private access road. Cathedral Lakes Lodge provides jeep transportation service (fee for…
Located across from a striking rock bluff along the Similkameen River. The day-use is very popular for picnicking and swimming. This area of the Similkameen River is very popular with kayakers. Reservations are strongly advised during peak season. Firewood is available for sale. This park accepts CASH ONLY. Open from April 9 to September 26….
This is a convenient spot located on the scenic Hwy 5A. Douglas Fir and Pine groves throughout this rustic campground give each campsite a quiet privacy to enjoy the great outdoors. Nearby Allison Lake is a hub for fishing, bird watching and wildlife viewing. Firewood is available for sale. Allison Lake is first come first…
Spring and fall at Mabel Lake are a fisherman’s delight. The treed campsites, sandy beaches, clear water, and large grassy areas are a great recipe for family fun in the summer. BC Parks has added 30 new sites, which includes 2 double sites. Reservations are strongly advised during peak season. Firewood is available for sale….
The Skagit Valley provides excellent outdoor recreation opportunities in a natural, wilderness setting. The park offers 50 km of horse trails and is a very popular fishing area. Note: Ross Lake campground is located on a reservoir. The level of water in the reservoir fluctuates greatly. July and August are the only months when the…
One of the Sea to Sky’s best-kept secrets! Enjoy the peace and tranquility associated with wilderness camping from the comforts of a drive-in campground, situated only three hours north of Vancouver. A spacious day-use area includes sandy beaches, several picnic sites, a designated swimming area, and a concrete boat launch. The area includes over 11 km of…
Juan de Fuca
Scenic beauty, spectacular hiking, marine/wildlife viewing, and roaring surf in its course along the Pacific coastline of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. A 47 km trail from China Beach to Botanical Beach is used for hiking, camping, and surfing. It ranges from moderate to difficult, and features suspension bridges and spectacular views.
Well known for its great fishing. Stamp River is a year-round destination and well known for the annual run of Pacific salmon, which wait in the pool below Stamp Falls before moving up the fish ladders on their way to spawning beds. View points along the river offer excellent opportunities to observe the natural phenomenon…
Englishman River Falls
Encompassed by an old growth Douglas Fir forest, which surrounds captivating cascading falls. There are some pools at the bottom of the falls for wading or soaking. 3 km of trails cross the river twice with viewpoints overlooking the falls. Just minutes from Coombs with the Goats on the Roof. Campground closed October through April.
Buttle Lake and Ralph River offer serene base camps, from which one can venture out to any of the 52 kilometres of hiking trails in the mountains of the very rare Strathcona wilderness area. The extensive trail system is suitable for day or overnight hikes, with hikes ranging in duration from 2 to 8 hours….
Smelt Bay – Cortes Island
The campground features multi-tiered sites with tent pads located in private locations and a beautiful communal cook shelter. This campground is a fantastic destination for tenters and smaller RVs. The day use area features a sand and pebble beach that is good for marine exploration at low tide. Reservations are recommended in the peak season….
Morton Lake is a best kept secret. The beautiful, rustic campground offers great fishing, swimming and canoeing opportunities. The day-use area is a sandy beach perfect for sunbathing and swimming. Reservations are recommended in the peak season however 50% of this campground is set aside for first come, first serve camping. In addition, this park…
A secluded and sought-after hideaway on peaceful Campbell Lake. The pristine and stunning lakeside sites are a popular destination in the summer months. Campbell Lake is ideal for canoeing, boating and swimming. Loveland Bay is 100% reservable and reservations are recommended. If you aren’t fortunate enough to get a reservation for Loveland Bay consider beautiful…
Fillongley – Denman Island
Fillongley boasts ocean side camping in a compact 10 site park that is ideal for both RVs and tenters. This park is extremely popular and is 100% reservable from April 1st to October 31st; reservations are strongly recommended. 1-night overflow camping may be available for tenters and small RVs (space permitting). This park offers winter…
Conveniently located minutes from downtown Campbell River, this park is an ideal base camp to enjoy while exploring the region. Elk Falls (Quinsam Campground) is a popular destination campground that provides riverside sites and large well-spaced campsites in a stunning forested setting. Elk Falls has a popular trail network that features viewing platforms at the 25-metre…