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BC RV Camping – British Columbia is Canada’s westernmost province. It’s one of the only places where you can stand on the top of a mountain one day and soak in the warmth of a desert another.
Camping in BC – Camping in British Columbia is fast becoming the main outdoor recreation of locals and tourists alike. Within the borders, there are more than 400 different provincial parks for day use and camping.
How To Go Camping In BC Without A Reservation – For many people in British Columbia, going camping is one of the essential hallmarks of the summer season. But it also is a source of stress, with popular campgrounds being booked months in advance. So if you’ve been unlucky not to secure a BC Parks camping reservation or simply just don’t want the stress of even trying, this post is for you!
KOA Campgrounds in British Columbia – From its lofty mountain ranges to the cedars that hug the mainland’s shoreline, lovely British Columbia is the perfect place to plan your next camping adventure within Canada.
Super Natural British Columbia – Camping options in British Columbia include a vast network of provincial and national parks, privately operated campgrounds and RV parks, and recreation sites and trails.
Travel British Columbia – British Columbia’s independently owned and operated campgrounds provide services and facilities to suit every lifestyle and budget. Whether you prefer a full service site with electrical, water and sewer hook-up, a limited service site with just electrical and/or water, or perhaps a basic site for your tent or tent-trailer, you will find lots to choose from throughout all regions of BC and within all the terrains that this stunning province has to offer.
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Alice Lake – Alice Lake is surrounded by towering mountains, dense forests and grassy areas. There are four fresh water lakes that dominate the landscape and make swimming and fishing very enjoyable pastimes.
Bamberton Provincial Park – The inviting water and the 225-metre long sandy beach have also made nearby Bamberton Provincial Park an ideal spot for parents to bring their families.
Banff National Park – Canada’s most famous national park is also a World’s Heritage Site. In addition to the beautiful Lake Louise, campers will enjoy forests, glacial lakes, and snow-capped mountains.
Cultus Lake – Just an hour and a half drive away from Vancouver, visitors will find four campgrounds, a large day-use area for picnicking and boating, and ample opportunity for fishing, water skiing, wind surfing and hiking.
E.C. Manning Provincial Park – The park contains a large number of scenic, historic, floral and fauna attractions and provides a wide range of both summer and winter recreation.
Elk Falls Provincial Park – thundering waterfall and some of the finest year-round salmon fishing in Canada are just two of the reasons Elk Falls is one of the most popular provincial parks on Vancouver Island.
Ellison Provincial Park – Nestled on the northeastern shore of Okanagan Lake, Ellison Provincial Park includes 220 hectares of forested benchlands above a rocky shoreline of scenic headlands and sheltered coves.
Golden Ears Provincial Park – As one of the largest parks in the province, Golden Ears Provincial Park is prized for its recreational opportunities. The extensive system of trails within the park provides an excellent opportunity for hiking and horseback riding.
Goldstream Provincial Park – Massive trees, majestic waterfalls, a meandering river that meets the sea, flowers, birds and fascinating fish are but a few of the attractions that draw people to Goldstream Provincial Park, a mere 16 km from downtown Victoria on southern Vancouver Island.
Horsefly Lake Provincial Park – Activities offered include hiking, exploring and fishing. This is a large, deep lake and is usually fished on a troll – included are a number of smaller lakes excellent for fly-fishing. Fishing for rainbow trout is a favourite pastime of many visitors.
Jasper National Park – The largest of the four parks of the UNESCO Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site. Visitors enjoy glaciers, mountains, rivers, lakes, and trails!
Jewel Lake Provincial Park – This park offers all of the ingredients wanted for camping in a wilderness setting. The lake is approximately 3 km long and fly fishing for rainbow trout is a very popular activity.
Juniper Beach Provincial Park – The park protects a representative desert landscape which contains sagebrush, prickly pear cactus and of course, juniper. Part of the landscape includes deep post-glacial deposits and large scale erosion features.
Kinaskan Lake Provincial Park – The campsites provide a spectacular introduction to northern scenery. From the campground, located at lake’s edge, visitors are afforded sweeping views up the length of the lake with Todagin Mountain to the east and the Klastline Plateau to the west.
Kootenay Lake Provincial Park – Kootenay Lake Provincial Park is truly an undiscovered Kootenay gem. Are you in need of a working sabbatical? With its newly installed WiFi, Davis Creek is the perfect place to hunker down and get it done, between fishing, paddling, hiking and biking, of course.
Lac La Hache Provincial Park – Established in 1956, with 83 campsites, flush toilets, tap water, a sani-station and a self-guided nature trail, Lac La Hache Park is a very pleasant campground.
Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park – The hot springs complex is of national ecological significance and is well known for its natural setting in a lush boreal spruce forest.
Manning Provincial Park – Manning Park is one of the most popular provincial parks in the province. The diversity of the park’s landscape, combined with four seasons’ development and easy access are the prime factors which stimulate visitor interest.
Miracle Beach Provincial Park – A broad safe sandy beach on the ocean is the main attraction at Miracle Beach, which also features spacious private campsites, group camping facilities, a playground for the kids, hot showers, a large picnic area overlooking the water and a series of lovely trails winding through lush forest. At low tide, the beach features rich tide pools, perfect for observing a variety of marine life.
Mount Robson Provincial Park – Mount Robson Provincial Park, the second oldest park in British Columbia’s park system, is truly one of the world’s crown jewels. The mountain for which the park is named guards the park’s western entrance. At 3,954 metres, Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, towers over the lesser surrounding peaks; winter or summer, this is one of the finest views in the Rocky Mountains.
Pacific Rim National Park – Green Point Campground is the only campground in the spectacular Long Beach area of the national park reserve. Since Green Point Campground was established in 1962, people from all over the world have come to experience the beauty and tranquility it has to offer.
Wasa Lake Provincial Park – Wasa Lake Park offers camping, swimming, hiking, cycling, boating and nature viewing opportunities. There is an 8 km wheelchair and bike accessible trail around the lakeshore and a 2.7 km self-guided interpretation trail.
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