Camping and RVing
British Columbia
January/February 2020

Awaken Your Wild Side in BC’s Mountains this Spring
As soon as winter begins to fade and temperate springtime weather approaches, British Columbia’s mountain landscapes attract the adventurer in us. Ten distinct mountain ranges stand as evidence of Mother Nature’s sheer power and tenacity. Choose one of these options for a great spring mountain adventure, and r emember to share your photos using  #ExploreBC.
Plan a Visit to One of the Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs Resorts
The Kootenay Rockies region, in the southeast corner of British Columbia offers natural, clean, uncrowded activities and experiences that reflect the lifestyle, the culture and the community of Canada’s West. Home to six wonderful hot springs resorts , visit them all and the unique communities along the way. Spa lodges, cabins, campgrounds and RV parks offer accommodation, adventure & wellness packages. Read our blog and Hot Springs Circle Route and check out the video .
Side Trips from Vancouver Offer Plenty To Do in the Winter
If you are spending the winter in the Metro Vancouver area there are many excellent attractions to keep you busy. However, we want to provide some alternative options, ones that will get you out of Vancouver to experience what the region has to offer. Plan to take one or all of these trips:
Vancouver to Harrison Hot Springs via the Scenic Hwy 7; Vancouver to Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway; Explore the Communities South of Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Read more.
BC Parks Launches New Reservation Service
BC Parks has launched a new Discover Camping reservation service.The new site has many improvements as well as added features which will be phased in over the next few months. We encourage you to visit and check out this exciting new service. We have put together some Frequently Asked Questions on the new system, here:
Winter Camping in the Okanagan? Sign up for this Cross-Country Ski Event
If you’re looking to do some planning for your winter family camping trip, consider signing up for the 36th annual Reino-Keski Salmi Loppet at Larch Hills Nordic Society , part of the Mara Meadows Ecological Reserve. This annual cross-country ski event welcomes participants of all ages to participate in the race, located 20 kilometres from Salmon Arm. The 36th annual event will be on January 25, 2020. Entry fees range from $7 for kids to $37 for adults. Check out these winter campgrounds .
Parks Canada Reservation Service Opens January 2020
Parks Canada reservations for the 2020 summer season will launch in January 2020. Don’t miss out save the date and make your reservation early!
Reservations will be available for the season as of the following dates:
Gulf Islands National Park Reserve   – January 3 rd , 2020 at 8 am PST
McDonald Campground, Vancouver Island | Prior Centennial Campground, North Pender Island | Sidney Spit Campground, Sidney Island | Narvaez Campground, Saturna Island | Beaumont Campground, South Pender Island | Shingle Bay Campground, North Pender Island
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve   – January 6 th , 2020 at 8 am PST
Green Point Campground | West Coast Trail | Broken Group Islands
Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site   and Fort Langley National Historic Site   – January 3 rd , 2020 at 8 am PST
oTENTik reservations
Whether it’s front country camping or a back country adventure, your Parks Canada 2020 camping journey begins by making a reservation at 1-877-737-3783 (Canada & USA), 1-519-826-5391 (International), or on-line.
New! Super Camping BC Mobile App Now Available to Download
Check out the Super Camping British Columbia app video then go to the App Store on IOS or the Play Store on Android and download today. Includes over 180 BC private campgrounds, 40+ lodgings, BC drives, travel tips and more. Give us a shout out on your social media if you have downloaded it! #SuperCampingBC #CampinBC
Upcoming RVing & Lifestyle Shows
Shows where you can pick up free Camping Guides in BC, Alberta & Washington include: Vancouver Motorcycle Show, Earlybird RV Show and the BC Boat & Sportsman Show – all at Tradex in Abbotsford. Interior RV Show, Penticton, Okanagan. In Alberta the Calgary RV Show and Edmonton RV Show. In Washington State Spokane RV Show and the Seattle RV Show. For dates and more show information click here.
Interested in Writing BC Travel & Camping Blogs?
We are looking for storytellers who would like to share some of their best British Columbia travel and camping experiences. If you have some great stories to share contact us for more information.