Lower Mainland - Fraser Valley

Operator:

Sea to Sky Park Services

Operator website:

www.seatoskyparks.com



BC Parks - Lower Mainland Camping

Parks like Sasquatch, Silver Lake and Skagit Valley offer family friendly wilderness getaways within a couple hours drive of anywhere in the Lower Mainland. You can have a quick weekday or weekend adventure without worrying about a long drive in the car.

Alexandra Bridge

Size: 55 Ha
Facilities: Day-use area.
Location: 40 km north of Hope via the Trans Canada Highway (Hwy #1).
Around the original Cariboo Wagon road. An easy walk to historical Alexandra Bridge. Convenient rest stop for passing travellers.

Picnic sitesWheelchair accessibleToiletsHikingFishingBicyclesPets must be on leash

Bridal Veil Falls

Size: 32 Ha
Facilities: Day-use area and flush toilets.
Location: 16km east of Chilliwack off Highway 1.
Visitors can enjoy a day of picnicking, hiking and a spectacular view of the 60 meter waterfalls. Just a 15 minute walk from the parking lot, enjoy a viewing platform located at the base of the falls.

Picnic sitesWheelchair accessibleWaterToiletsHikingWildlife viewingPets must be on leash

Chilliwack Lake

Size: 9258 Ha
Facilities: 146 campsites, a wide sandy beach exists in late summer when water levels recede, boat launch, sani-station, playground and pit toilets.
Location: 64 km southeast of Chilliwack, 40 km down Chilliwack Lake Road.
A popular park for hiking, fishing, small motor-boating, canoeing and kayaking. 40 km of hiking trails are great for wildlife viewing and enjoying nature. If you want to enjoy camping with all of the comforts of home, a fully-equipped RV is available to rent in the park. To make a reservation call (604) 986-9371.

Vehicle accessible camping facilitiesWilderness/backcountry/walk-in campingPicnic sitesWheelchair accessibleWaterToiletsSani-station/dump facilitiesCampfires allowedHikingPlaygroundSwimmingCanoeing/kayakingBoat launchFishingBicyclesPets must be on leashWindsurfingWaterskiingHuntingHorseback riding

Coquihalla Canyon

Size: 159 Ha
Facilities: Day-use area.
Location: Off Highway 5, north of Hope.
This spectacular day-use area highlights the Canadian Pacific Railway route over 3 mountain ranges at the top of the Coquihalla Gorge. In sections, the river has cut a 100-metre channel into solid granite. This is the location of the Othello Tunnels.

Picnic sitesWheelchair accessibleToiletsHikingPets must be on leash

Cultus Lake

Size: 2651 Ha
Facilities: 4 campgrounds at Clear Creek (82 sites), Delta Grove (58 sites), Entrance Bay (52 sites) and Maple Bay (106 sites), 4 group campsites and 2 large day-use areas. Sani-station and two boat launches are available.
Location: 11 km southwest of Chilliwack.
This park is one of the most popular and busiest destinations in the Lower Mainland, particularly on weekends during the summer. The park is surrounded by a large, warm freshwater lake with forest-clad mountains, which offers ample opportunities for fishing, hiking and picnicking. This is a very popular lake for boating and waterskiing.

Vehicle accessible camping facilitiesGroup campsitesPicnic sitesWheelchair accessibleWaterToiletsShowersSani-station/dump facilitiesCampfires allowedHikingPlaygroundBeachCanoeing/kayakingBoat launchFishingBicyclesPets must be on leashInterpretive programsWindsurfingWaterskiingReservations available through Discover Camping

Sasquatch

Size: 1217 Ha
Facilities: 3 campgrounds at Hicks Lake (72 sites), Bench (64 sites) and Lakeside/Deer Lake (42 sites) a group campsite, day-use area and sani-station.
Location: 6 km north of Harrison Hot Springs.
This park is ideal for small motor (under 10 hp) boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, picnicking, wildlife viewing. Sasquatch Park also offers 7 km of hiking trails, 3 boat launches and canoe rentals. Winter camping with no servicing is permitted dependent on snowfall levels.

Vehicle accessible camping facilitiesGroup campsitesPicnic sitesWheelchair accessibleWaterToiletsSani-station/dump facilitiesCampfires allowedHikingWildlife viewingPlaygroundBeachCanoeing/kayakingBoat launchFishingBicyclesPets must be on leashInterpretive programsWindsurfingWaterskiingReservations available through Discover Camping

Silver Lake

Size: 77 Ha
Facilities: 25 campsites, a boat launch and day-use area.
Location: 12 km southwest of Hope at the east end of the Fraser Valley.
This park is a small, largely undeveloped lakefront area. Visitors can enjoy fishing, picnicking and boating against a spectacular mountain backdrop or take pleasure in a rustic camping experience.

Vehicle accessible camping facilitiesWilderness/backcountry/walk-in campingPicnic sitesWheelchair accessibleWaterToiletsCampfires allowedHikingCanoeing/kayakingBoat launchFishingBicycles

Skagit Valley

Size: 27948 Ha
Facilities: 3 campgrounds at Silvertip (43 sites), Ross Lake (88 sites) and a horse camp near Whitworth Meadows (11 sites), a group campsite, day-use areas, pit toilets and boat launch (Ross Lake).
Location: 37 km southeast of Hope on the Silver-Skagit Road, adjacent to the Canada/USA border.
The Skagit Valley provides excellent outdoor recreation opportunities in a natural, wilderness setting. The park offers 50 km of horse trails and is a very popular fishing area. Note: Ross Lake campground is located on a reservoir. The level of water in the reservoir fluctuates greatly. July and August are the only months when the lake is at full pool. During other months, there is no water in the lake on the Canadian side.

Vehicle accessible camping facilitiesWilderness/backcountry/walk-in campingGroup campsitesPicnic sitesWheelchair accessibleWaterToiletsCampfires allowedHikingPlaygroundBeachCanoeing/kayakingBoat launchFishingBicyclesPets must be on leashHorseback ridingReservations available through Discover Camping