About the Park

The campground was recently rebuilt and 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 however 70% of this campground is set aside for first come, first serve camping. In addition, this park offers an overflow camping area. Open mid-May through the end of September.




Frontcountry camping – $20/party/night
Winter frontcountry camping – $11/party/night


24 campsites and 350 metres of sandy beach. There are 2 nearby day-use parks at hague Lake and Mansons Landing.


On Cortes Island, which is accessible by ferry from Quadra Island.


16 ha.

Available activities & amenities at this park ↓

Park Amenities

  • Vehicle accessible camping facilities

  • Picnic sites

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Toilets

  • Campfires allowed

  • Beach

  • Boat Launch

  • Pets must be on leash

  • Cash only

Park Activities

  • Swimming

  • Scuba Diving / Snorkeling

  • Canoeing / kayaking

  • Windsurfing

  • Hiking

  • Bicycling

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