an outdoor utopia amongst our pristine alpine lakes, rugged mountainous
interior, and misty old-growth forests carpeted with dew-soaked ferns
and moss. Pitch a tent, or just hike in for the day - in British Columbia
you can see nature as it was meant to be seen, in all its breathtaking
British Columbia has over 700 national and provincial parks, plus
many regional parks. Of the provincial parks, 175 offer camping
facilities, some of which permit reservations. BC provincial parks
do not have electrical plug-ins and water hook-ups for recreational
vehicles at campsites. The only exceptions are Juniper Beach and
Steelhead Provincial Parks, which offer electrical hook-ups in some
of their campsites. Our marine parks protect scenic stretches of
coastline, wildlife and significant ecosystems, and the coastal
waters of British Columbia are widely recognized amongst the finest
boating destinations in the world.
is also available at any of more than 1,100 recreation site campgrounds
maintained through the provincial forest districts. The sites are
rustic, usually small (less than 10 vehicle units), and located
near lakes and rivers, blending in with the natural surroundings.
Although these sites do not offer sophisticated amenities, such
as power hook-ups and piped water, they include basic sanitary facilities,
fire rings, picnic tables, and boat launch ramps where appropriate.
More information on BC Recreation Site