Camping in British Columbia: The best of all worlds




Very few places in the world can offer the wide variety of camping adventures such as those offered by British Columbia. From leisurely activities such as boating and fishing to adrenaline raising activities such as skiing , from mountains to islands, British Columbia has it all that is required for that perfect camping trip.


Few regions can match the amazing geography of British Columbia. It has mountain ranges such as Canadian Rockies, Coat Mountains Cassiar Mountains etc.,  as well as coasts and islands. You can go camping anywhere in British Columbia and enjoy different adventures right from boating to fishing to skiing. There are National parks and provincial parks all over BC. It also has the Canadian Rockies, a world heritage sites, thus making it one of the most beautiful places to go camping.

Vancouver Island

The Vancouver Island can offer great adventures to any tourist from fishing to dolphin watching etc. You can conveniently camp at one of the provincial parks that are located all over the island. You can use one of the several BC ferry routes or Washington State Ferry services to get there.

Lower Mainland

Located close to various urban centres, this is the place that is ideal for taking that quick camping trip. The Lower Mainland comprises of Sea to Sky, the Sunshine Coast, Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. This area has something to offer for everyone with activities such as hiking, sailing, kayaking, canoeing and boating etc.


Good weather, great sunshine, pristine lakes, bountiful orchards and vineyards and swanky golf courses, and deserts, Okanagan has it all. You can spend an entire summer camping and discovering this area.


The Kootenay Region has two things that make for the best camping trip – mountain ranges and water bodies. This area is home to not one but four mountain ranges apart from the majestic rivers such as Columbia River and stunning lakes such as the Slocan and Arrow Lakes.


Camping in Thompson is all about enjoying water. Home to all kinds of fresh water bodies including three rivers and many beautiful lakes, it has all the water adventures you could have dreamed of ,right from fishing to boating to kayaking and rafting.


This vast region that cover a quarter of British Columbia has the most tranquil wilderness. It is known for fishing and the great variety of wild life.

Omineca Camping

The Omineca Region is rises very high and thus is an ideal place to go ski camping.  Mount Robson which is a part of the Rocky Mountains World Heritage Site is also a part of this region. There are plenty of camping sites and outdoor cabins for you to come and enjoy your stay just the way you want.