Elk Creek Campsite
A small, shady site next to a creek. An open forest makes for easy exploration. There are lots of private sites here and a wonderful little creek that runs behind most of them, you can expect to see plenty of wildlife here like deer, elk, black bears and plenty of little forest creatures. There are a few trails that meander through the trees. I like this spot as it is right off the side of the highway with easy access and the Sayward Valley has some of the best trails on the island including the world-renowned Kusam klimb trail. Read More….
Elk Falls Park
Elk Falls Park is located just west of Campbell River on the Gold River Hwy. It has a great many trails for hiking, picnic areas and over 200 individual campsites along the Quinsam River. The upper falls and the day-use areas are located just below the dam on John Hart Lake. The new suspension bridge is open now and its quite the awesome place to view the falls from. Read More….
Englishman River Falls Park
Englishman River Falls Provincial Park is located 13 km southwest of Parksville on central Vancouver Island. Take the Port Alberni Road at Parksville and follow the directional signs that are posted about 9 km up the road. Englishman River Falls Park. The park has beautiful old-growth and second-growth forests of fir, cedar, hemlock and maple along with beautiful trails that meander through these forests. Read More….
Fairy Lake Rec Site
The Fairy lake Rec Site is on Fairy Lake and is located close to Port Renfrew. You use the paved Harris Creek mainline to get there. This a pretty little rec site with some awesome views. There is a very small island on the lake with a tree growing on it, this island has been photographed by so many people, it is such a beautiful little island. Read More….
Filberg Lodge Park
The Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park is located in the community of Comox, BC in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, Canada. The park is spread out over 9 acres and includes incredible trails, beautiful ponds, a pretty creek, traditional totem pole, herb and flower gardens, a great little tea house and a lodge. The lodge was originally the home of R.J. Filberg and his family. Read More….
French Creek Park
Situated on west coast Vancouver Island, on the shore of the incredible beautiful Juan de Fuca Strait, French Beach Provincial Park offers awesome hiking trails through the surrounding rain forest. You park almost on the beach so its a great place for those with mobility issues to come and enjoy the ocean views with very little effort. All in all, this is a great beach park. Read More….
Fuller Lake Park
Fuller Lake Park is a great place for swimming, fishing canoeing, kayaking and boating (electric motors only). The park is located just outside Chemainus on south Vancouver Island. The park has an incredible beach area, lots of space for picnics, a well-built fishing pier, boat ramp, and full washroom facilities. There are tennis courts, a floating swimming pier and change rooms for your use and the beach has a lifeguard on duty during the summer months. Read More….
Gold River Rec Site
The Gold River Park is located just 5 km from town on the banks of the Gold River, Just head towards the Gold River Estuary and follow the signs. The campground is quite rustic but well maintained. The available services include picnic tables and fire pits at each site and pit toilets that are located within the campground. This is a very pretty spot with large trees and the gold river rushing by. Read More….
Goldstream Park is just a few minutes out from Victoria, yet it is so wild and majestic, one would think you were in the middle of a great wilderness. The park is full of incredible waterfalls, fascinating birds and plants, some of which are very rare. For the hiker who wants to get away and see Vancouver Islands deep rain forests or a birder who is looking for that rare bird or someone who loves to watch the salmon run, Goldstream park has it all. Read More….
Goose Spit Park
Goose Spit Park is located a short distance from the town of Comox, goose spit is a pretty cool place that is found at the entrance to Comox Bay, forming a natural breakwater. It is a little over 2 km long, the beach is made up of sand, cobble and rock that has been deposited as glacial till and the sand comes from Willemar Bluffs. The beach abd bluffs are part of an ongoing erosion and repostioning system that changes over the years. Read More….
Gordon Bay Park
Visit the Gordon Bay Park, where great family camping and fishing awaits you on the shores of Lake Cowichan. The park is north of Duncan on south Vancouver Island. There are many campsites for you to camp in and a wonderful beach area. During the summer months, the lake is warm and inviting, great beaches and great picnic and camping opportunities. Read More….
Gray Lake Rec Site
The Gray lake rec Site is located on Gray Lake, you can find it between fry lake and Brewster lake, this is a pretty little rec site. At one time you could cross the trestle to the far side of the lake, I used to go mushrooming over there. There are some nice campsites here and a car-top boat launch for your use. There have been recent improvements to the campgrounds, this is great as this is a very nice campground on a very nice lake. The lake is part of the Sayward valley canoe route. Read More….
Hoomac Lake Rec Site
The Hoomak lake Rec Site is in between the Sayward Valley and Port McNeill on the north island hwy, not very far from Woss. It’s a very nice little rec site. There is a rest area with a trail that takes you down to the lake through a series of railed steps. There is a hook up to the lake trail from the bottom of the stairs and another way to join from the north end of the parking lot, just past the restrooms. Read More….
Horne Lake Caves Park
Vancouver Island has many cave systems to visit, but the caves at the Horne Lake Park have got to the best on the island, caving here is something that all should do at least once in their lives. You can do quite a variety of tours here. There is no camping right at the caves but you can camp at the Horne Lake Regional Park, this is a very nice campground with areas for tent camping and RV sites as well. Read More….