Brandywine Environmental Management Ltd.
BC Parks - Thompson Camping
In the Kamloops area, sandy cliffs and dry arid rolling hills provide a playground for the mountain biking and ATV enthusiast. While visiting Kamloops, drop by the BC Wildlife Park, which showcases the best of indigenous wildlife. While you're there, see their amazing indoor beehives behind glass, or watch the powerful grizzly bears during feeding time.
Size: 213 HaFacilities: 144 campsites, day-use area, boat launch, sani station, flush toilets, playground, jogging and hiking trails and a wheelchair accessible dock for fishing.Location: 5 km from the Coquihalla Highway, 37 km south of Kamloops.Interpretive programs run from late June through August. Other activities include fishing, cycling, jogging, hiking, and wildlife viewing. Ice and firewood for sale. Credit Cards are accepted.
Size: 102 HaFacilities: Day-use area.Location: 7 km from the Coquihalla Highway on Hwy 5, 37 km south of Kamloops.Popular activities include hiking, cycling, wildlife viewing and fishing. Camping is available at Lac le Jeune Provincial Park 2 km west.
Size: 670 HaFacilities: 90 campsites, day-use area, group campsite, sani-station, flush and pit toilets and a playground.Location: Off Hwy 5, 4 km north of Kamloops, then take Pinantan Road 19 km to the campground.Activities include fishing, hiking, cycling, wildlife viewing and a variety of water sports. The group site is located at the west end of Paul Lake. Firewood is available for sale.
Size: 2041 HaFacilities: 80 campsites between 3 camping areas: Roche North, Roche West and Horseshoe Campgrounds. Boat launch and pit toilets.Location: 36 km southeast of Kamloops via gravel road from Hwy 5A at the north end of Trapp Lake.Roche Lake and the surrounding lakes are considered world class trout fishing lakes. Activities include fishing, hiking, cycling, wildlife viewing, rock climbing and ATVing. Firewood is available for sale.
Size: 38 HaFacilities: 44 campsites, hot showers, flush toilets, some sites with 30 amp power outlets and water.Location: At the outlet of Kamloops Lake in Savona, 40 km west of Kamloops on Hwy 1.The park features a beautiful beach. A boat launch is located nearby in the town of Savona. Activities include fishing, hiking, all types of water sports and cycling. Ice and firewood are available for sale.
Size: 5100 HaFacilities: 286 campsites between 3 camping areas: Tunkwa Lake, Leighton and North Leighton Campgrounds. Boat launch, pit toilets and day-use area.Location: 25 km south of Savona or 16 km north of Logan Lake on the Tunkwa Lake Road.Tunkwa and Leighton Lakes are world class trout fishing lakes. Activities include fishing, hiking, cycling, wildlife viewing, ATVing, and horseback riding. A corral is available to horseback riders at the North Leighton campsite within the park. Wild horses can often be seen grazing the open meadows around Tunkwa Lake. Firewood is available for sale.
Size: 55 HaFacilities: Day-use area, boat launch, and a dock.Location: 1 km from the Coquihalla Highway on Hwy 5, 37 km south of Kamloops.Popular activities include hiking, cycling, wildlife viewing and fishing from the dock. Camping is available at Lac le Jeune Provincial Park 4 km east.
For more information about these parks, please contact
651W Athabasca Street
Kamloops, BC V2H 1C5
Phone: (250) 377-8888
Fax: (250) 377-8868
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