Are you interested in camping British Columbia? We highlight the campgrounds that you need to visit on your route. Check them out!
Everyday life, especially in big cities, can have us wanting to go off the grid for a while and enjoy the outdoors. We can all use a little more outdoor time, and a camping trip is a perfect way to get it. Fortunately, you can find amazing campgrounds all over Canada. British Columbia
is particularly loaded with spots that are great for everyone, from novice campers to the most seasoned.
For your next camping trip, keeping these British Columbia Campgrounds in mind.
Roche Lake Resort
Located on the Thompson Plateau near Kamloops
, the Roche Lake Resort makes the perfect campground for any avid fishers. Roche Lake is surrounded by ten other smaller lakes that are all great for fly fishing and catching trout. When you camp at Roche Lake Resort, you can choose between renting a chalet or a campsite if you’re traveling with an RV. They also have a pool and on-site lodge for dining.
Alder Bay Resort
The RV park on Northern Vancouver Island is a great way to experience British Columbia Nature. There’s no shortage of activities to do at Adler Bay
Resort. Beach hiking, helicopter rides, whale watching, and kayaking tours are all available at the resort. You’ll also be able to take self-guided tours through 15 different nearby caves.
Country Maples RV Resort is a CanaDream Club
partner campground, located right next to the Chemainus River. This campsite has plenty of family-friendly activities to do on your trip. You’ll be able to enjoy mini-golf, an arcade, laundry facilities, and playgrounds. There are also locations for hiking, antique shopping, and beaches nearby.
Wells Grey Golf Resort and RV Park
Wells Grey Provincial Park is one of the largest Provincial Parks in British Columbia. This campsite is great for renting cabins and houses or camping in RVs and tents. Golfers will love the challenging 9 hole, 70 par golf course. In Wells Grey Park you can spend time adventuring around Mineral Lake and taking tours of the amazing waterfall. Hiking, horseback riding, and river rafting are also popular with campers.
Gold Panner Campground
A trip to CanaDream Club partner Gold Panner Campground
provides a unique and historical experience for all campers. The campground is located on Highway 6 between Lumby and Nakusp. The campsite was once used for gold mining, and you can even try panning for gold there today. Here you can walk through the campground’s trail system in forests filled with larch, pine, cedar, and cottonwood trees. During your trip, you can learn more with the local historical society. Local farms give visitors a chance to buy fresh produce and cheeses.
Big White Ski Resort
If you’re looking to plan your trip over the winter, consider going to Big White Ski Resort in the Okanagan Valley. You don’t have to be an experienced skier before you visit, there are lessons available for kids and beginners. Aside from skiing, they offer tubing, skating, snowboarding and snowshoeing. The resort also offers babysitting and pet sitting for while you’re on the mountain. Over the summer you can enjoy hiking and get a great view of the area in the chairlifts.
Sunshine Valley RV Resort
Enjoy the outdoors all year round in either a cabin or an RV at Sunshine Valley RV Resort
. Located near Hope
, the campground has beautiful hiking trails and ATVing routes for the summertime and plenty of outdoor winter activities like skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobile trails for the winter. At the resort, you can find indoor and outdoor heated pools and hot tubs. Nearby waterways give you the opportunity to enjoy either boating or skating.
Tyax Lodge Campground
Near Gold Bridge, Tyax Lodge Campground is remotely located for RV campers, but the lodge comes with all the amenities you could want. Helisking gives you stunning views of snow-covered mountains and allows you to enjoy the best skiing in the area. Over the summer you can bike, hike, or horseback ride through the mountains while taking in the pristine lakes and wildflowers in the area.
Fernie RV Resort
Surrounded by Elk River, Maiden Lake, and the Rocky Mountains, you can camp at the Fernie RV Resort year round in either a tent, RV, yurt, or tiny home. In the winter try snowshoeing and skiing, and in the summer you can go golfing, hiking, biking, or fly fishing. While you’re there, you should take a trip to the quaint mountain town of Fernie
Kayanara Guest Ranch and Resort
offers rustic log cabins in addition to campsites for tents and RVs. The campsite has 13 horses and a variety of other animals like dogs and chickens. When you aren’t horseback riding, take a walk through hiking trails to enjoy fields, meadows, and forests. Eagle Creek and Canim lake are great for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking.
Barkerville Historic Town Campgrounds
Barkerville Historic Town
has three different campgrounds, Lowhee, Forest Rose, and Government Hill. All of the campgrounds give you easy access to visit the historic town either by biking or walking. Depending on which campgrounds you visit, you can find playgrounds, horse paddock rentals, and fire rings.