5 Reasons to Camp in BC Provincial Parks

My family just returned from our first camping trip of the season.

We are so lucky to have many BC Provincial Parks close to home. Since we can’t travel as freely this year, there’s no better time to pack up the car with a tent and supplies and experience camping at a BC Park.

Here are a few reasons why we like camping at BC Parks:

  • 1 > Camp sites are private and surrounded by trees

  • We have always loved how spacious and private our sites are at BC Parks. We often share one site with another family and there is always enough room for up to 8 people.

.BC Provincial park campsite

  • 2 > BC Parks campgrounds are clean

  • You won’t find overfilled garbage bins at BC provincial sites. All sites are also cleaned when campers vacate after their camping trip.
  • 3 > Provincial Campgrounds are safe

  • You’ll see many park rangers when camping in BC Parks. These friendly rangers monitor the campgrounds. They also deliver firewood and remind groups to keep noise level down during quiet times.

.green BC Parks campground

  • 4 > Clean facilities

  • BC Provincial parks offer a wide range of facilities. My favourite sites have flushable toilets and showers. These facilities are kept extremely clean.

.BC Parks washroom facility

  • 5 > Kids activities and programs

  • Some Provincial campgrounds offer interpretive programs that are great for kids. Campgrounds usually have a great play structure for kids. Our favourite sites also have a pump track and biking trails.

.BC Campground bikes

There’s no better time to explore British Columbia and go camping at BC Provincial Parks. You can book online (currently, you can book 2 months ahead).

.Rathtrevor Campground Sign

I’d love to know, have you camped at a BC Provincial Campground? Which one is your favourite?

.Camping in BC Provincial Parks #camping

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  1. I love camping with BC Parks! (Just don’t like how it’s so competitive to get a spot). My favourite is Manning Park, but this year we went to Porpoise Bay and it was very nice also. I think its a good opportunity to visit different parks.

  2. I love camping, and love sites that are private and surrounded by trees. Currently live in NS and they don’t know camping it seem the sites are all open.

  3. That’s the plan with #5DadsGoWild Socially Distant Edition this year! It’s great to get into nature.

  4. Now that looks like a fun way to get away and have a little vacation while staying safely distanced from others!

  5. We love going camping!! Since we are from Alberta we can’t camp in BC this summer but we are still excited to go be reunited with our family there. BC is so beautiful!

  6. I’m not a big camping person but I really should spend more time outdoors! I love walking and hiking in the woods.

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