Late summer/early fall is a great time for camping in British Columbia
Camping and RVing
Roadside Attractions: Big Stuff in BC
British Columbia is bursting with big. Towering trees, mountains, and endless ocean prove the point, but there are also a lot of oversized roadside attractions to discover. Spice up your next road trip with these big photo ops, and be sure to share the fun on social media using #exploreBC. Read more.
Visit Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, BC with your Free Canada 150 Pass
One of the best parts of living in British Columbia is being close to both the mountains and the sea. BC has a lot of mountain-based national parks, but it also is blessed with a spectacular coastline – and none more spectacular than what you find in
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve on Vancouver Island.
Green Point Campground has extended its opening season to November 15 - see below.
Green Point Campground in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve now open until November 15
Green Point Campground has extended their opening season until November 15
th! You can now make reservations up until November 15
th and stay in this popular campground situated on a forested terrace above the long sandy beaches of the west coast of Vancouver Island. New upgrades to sites include electrical service and showers for campers with valid permits. Avoid the crowds and come enjoy the shoulder season at Green Point! For reservations:
www.reservation.pc.gc.ca. For information:
RV Trip: Mountains, Lakes & Rivers through the West Kootenays and Boundary Country, BC
The undiscovered Kootenay - Boundary country offers many scenic wonders including mineral hot springs, alpine meadows, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls, beaches, heritage communities, ghost towns from the gold rush era, plenty of arts and wellness culture, and numerous national historic sites. Read more.
Chasing Waterfalls in Wells Gray Provincial Park, BC
An adventurer's paradise. Untouched wild. Spectacular sights. With few crowds and vast terrain, Wells Gray Provincial Park is a hidden gem that eclipses any notion of pristine, raw, and natural beauty. Here's a list of five reasons it needs to be on your bucket list this year. Don't forget to tag #Route97 in your adventures. Read more.
Annual Events and Fall Colours at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site
In September, the Colwood Seaside Festival and Fort Rodd Hill’s Lantern Tour have become an annual affair not to miss. Enjoy the coastal landscape and its fall colours throughout the Garry Oak Learning Meadow and the Historic Nature Trail. Three large “drive through” and free designated RV parking spaces are located near the site’s main entrance. Read more.
Still Time to Take Advantage of Special Camping Offers: Camping Appreciation Weekend September 8-9
Some 30 campgrounds in BC are participating in this year's Camping Appreciation Weekend, September 8-9. Campers can access a special weekend stay offer of two-nights camping for either $50, $60 or $70 at
participating campgrounds. As well as the weekend offer, many campgrounds are offering promotional stays of “Five Nights for the Price of Four”.
Snowbird RV Show, September 21-24, 2017 Tradex, Abbotsford
This premier event at Tradex in Abbotsford has over 120,000 square feet of space showcasing new RVs plus some 50 booth exhibitors with every kind of accessory for camping and RVing. Whilst there pick up free camping guides.
Show times: Thursday / Friday / Saturday 10:00 am – 9 pm; Sunday 10 am – 5 pm. Read more.
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