BC Camping Reservations Open For 2015

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This Sunday, March 15th, BC’s camping reservation system will open for the season. From Cultus Lake and Sasquatch Park to Liard River Hot Springs, Wells Gray, and Mount Fernie, you can start planning your summer of camper, trailer, and tent camping around our beautiful province.

Alouette Lake – Golden Ears. Photo credit: Ludovic Chabant on Flickr

BC Camping Reservations

The BC camping reservation system connects you with 115 front country campgrounds in 99 provincial parks.

New for the 2015 camping season, families can now reserve campsites in Summit Lake, Juniper Lake, Whiskers Point and Kootenay Lake provincial parks. More campsites are also available in Mount Robson and Kentucky Alleyne provincial parks.

This year, Haynes Point and Okanagan Falls provincial parks are being managed by the Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB). Campers to these Interior parks can expect the same recreational opportunities enjoyed previously. The Province and OIB are working to have both parks open April 1, 2015, for the camping season, and for Haynes Point to be on the Discover Camping system. The campground at Okanagan Falls remains first-come, first-serve.

Starting at 9:00am on March 15th, you can call 1-800-689-9025 or visit the Discover Camping website to book your exact campsite. You can make your reservations up to 3 months in advance of your arrival date. Up to three reservations can be made in one transaction for those looking to book more than one camping excursion.

Porteau Cove Sunset
Porteau Cove. Photo credit: Patrick Lundgren on Flickr

If you’re looking to stay close to home, here are the closest BC Parks available for camping, within a 90 minute drive of Vancouver: Sasquatch Park; Golden Ears; Cultus Lake; Rolley Lake; Porteau Cove; Alice Lake.

You can read about more camping locations (from all parks services) in this post, and click here to find out about camping in north west Washington State.

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