About the Park

Lakelse Lake Campground is a perfect place to set up camp for salmon fishing. Situated near Terrace between the Skeena and Kitimat rivers, it has all the facilities necessary to make your stay enjoyable, including showers. Main gate opens at 5:00 am so you don’t miss the morning bite. Lakelse Lake Park is noted for gigantic Sitka Spruce trees, private campsites and great water based recreation. You’ll also find hiking trails and an interpretive program.

For group site reservations, contact Discover Camping at www.discovercamping.ca

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Frontcountry camping – $28/party/night
Group camping base fee – $120/group site/night


156 campsites, sandy beaches, shower buildings, playground, boat launch, mooring floats, sani-station, and a private group campsite.
New: electrical hook-up in 51 campsites.
New: visitor centre with ice, snacks and local souvenirs. Open 8am – 9pm daily.
All campers: Please check in at our new visitor centre upon arrival.


20 km south of Terrace and 40 km north of Kitimat on Highway 37.


354 ha.

Available activities & amenities at this park ↓

Park Amenities

  • Vehicle accessible camping facilities

  • Group campsites

  • Picnic sites

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Toilets

  • Showers

  • Sani-station / dump facilities

  • Campfires allowed

  • Interpretive programs

  • Playground

  • Beach

  • Boat Launch

  • Pets must be on leash

Park Activities

  • Swimming

  • Canoeing / kayaking

  • Windsurfing

  • Waterskiing

  • Fishing

  • Hiking

  • Bicycling

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