Campgrounds in British Columbia, Canada
The many campgrounds located throughout British Columbia, Canada vary in services, management, scenery and accessibility.
In BC there are National, Provincial, Regional, Municipal campgrounds, private campgrounds, as well as, forestry recreation sites.
Many of the National and Provincial Parks of British Columbia include campgrounds. Most of the campgrounds permit RVs, campers and tenting. The campsites tend to be large and well maintained.
Some of the more remote National and Provincial Parks also include wilderness campsites which permit tenting only. All require backpacking into the wilderness to access.
The private campgrounds in British Columbia, Canada vary the most in price and quality. Most private campgrounds permit RVs, campers and tents.
There are designated backcountry campsites in British Columbia called Forestry Recreation Sites. Many are free of charge. Some are accessed via rough gravel roads. Others can only be reached by backpack, kayak, boat, floatplane or canoe. It is important to pack out what you pack in at these forestry sites as they are self maintained. Please do not litter.
It is recommended to make reservations at all Provincial and National Park Campgrounds through BC Parks, especially through peak season from May - October.