Pacheedaht Campground and beach are located on the lands of the Pacheedaht people, very close to the trail-head for the West Coast Trail. There is much to do here, you can surf and swim, go for endless walks or just sit back and enjoy the view. At night you can see the lights of at the other end of the bay. The beach out front of the campground is a 2 km long and curved beach of sand. Read More….
Petroglyph Park is found in the city of Nanaimo, BC. The park is at the estuary of the Nanaimo River where it flows into the Nanaimo Harbor. There are many Petroglyphs here to view and you get some great viewing opportunities for marine life here as well. The whole area has significant importance to the Snuneymuxw First People and is considered a spiritual place. Read More….
Pye Mountain Rec Site
The Pye Mountain Rec Site is roaring to go and off-road enthusiasts of Vancouver Island have been enjoying the trails. It took 3 years of building trails and of coarse the facilities of the campground. There was a huge base of volunteers that worked for those 3 years to make this happen. Mike Coulter, president of the Campbell River ATV club was instrumental in the creation of this off-road ATV rec site and trails. Read More….
Ralph River Campground
Ralph river is located in Strathcona Park and flows into buttle lake. There is a very nice campground at the river mouth with 85 vehicle accessible sites. These sites are non serviced but do have pit toilets and hand-pumped water supply along with a boat launch. Camp Fires are allowed in the fire rings unless there is a fire ban. Please bring your own wood or purchase wood at the site, it is illegal to gather wood from the park to burn. Read More….
Rathtrevor Park in Parksville one of the best camping picnic areas on Vancouver Island. Giant old-growth firs, an incredible sandy beach with campsites located in the mature Douglas fir forest. There are many campsites in this forest along with trails throughout the park. All campsites are within a 5 min walk of the beach. There is plenty of parking and its free. Read More….
Resolution Park is a sweet little campsite a few km from Zeballos on the road to fair harbor. There are 7 sites, picnic tables, pit toilets and a wonderful wharf for your use. Rhodes creek runs through the site and fishing is the best reason to be here. I personally just love the campground, it really is a great place to spend a few nights. Read More….
San Josef River Heritage Park
The San Josef River Heritage Park is a nice little campground just off the road and only a short distance before the Cape Scott Trail parking lot. On your way in you will be driving on active logging roads so please use your lights and plenty of caution. The campsite is run by Doug. The camping fees are the same as all BC Parks is charging at Cape Scott, in 2015 it was $10 per night per adult. There is a cash-only policy here. Read More….
Sealand Park is located in Nanaimo, BC on Vancouver Island and it’s such a pretty park to take a walk-in. It is a bit of a down and up park. Right from the parking lot you head down a very impressive twisting staircase that takes one down quite a ways, you need to go back up these to get back to your car or you can walk up the trail and take the road around to the car. Read More….
Sproat Lake Park
Sproat Lake Park is located northwest of Port Alberni, it is a beautiful lakeside park where you can swim, canoe, kayak, powerboat, water ski and windsurf to your heart’s content. The Sproat Lake Park has 2 campgrounds and a great picnic area. The two campgrounds are separated by the lake road but there is a path that runs under the road that joins both these campgrounds. Read More….
Strathcona Park was designated a Provincial Park in 1911 and was the first provincial park in British Columbia. Situated on the central Island, Strathcona park is a premier wilderness hiking park with some of the Islands highest peaks in it. This park is beautiful. There are many beautiful lakes and streams scattered throughout the park with trails going to most of them. Read More….
Willow Point Park
Willow Point Park in Campbell River has so much to offer. the park has tennis courts, splash park, skate park, frisbee golf course, walking trails through an awesome forest and the sportsplex, a multi-use facility. The splash park is simply amazing. There is no charge to use the splash park. There are three sections, one for families, one for teens and one for toddlers. Some of the water pieces are quite awesome, you will find a number of cool ones here, killer whales, fire hydrants, fishing poles and over spilling bowls. Read More….
White River Provincial Park
This awesome 68-hectare park and its old rain forest are stunning enough that Hollywood took notice. Portions of the River were used as a film site for the movie, The Scarlet Letter, which was filmed here and at Myra Falls in 1994. Visitors to the park today will find remnants of the film set, including wide boardwalks designed to accommodate horse-drawn carriages. Read More….