On March 15th at 7:00am Pacific Time reservations open for frontcountry BC Parks campgrounds. Frontcountry campsites can be booked up to 3 months advance of your stay. Every year the inventory on Discover Camping grows with the demand for reservable campsites. Discover Camping customers can now choose from 101 parks, in 122 frontcountry campgrounds and over 5,800 frontcountry campsites. An interesting fact, there were more than 158,000 reservations made last year, which is an increase of nearly 19% from 2014 and of these reservations 73% originated from BC!
Approximately half of all BC Parks camping opportunities are still on a first-come, first-served basis.
New reservable frontcountry campsites for 2016
This year you will be able to reserve a campsite in the following provincial parks for the first time:
- Dry Gulch
- Inland Lake
- sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ (Okanagan Falls)
Also new this year is the opportunity to reserve select tent pads or RV sites at Ruckle Provincial Park, as well as two brand-new group camping sites at Syringa and Kootenay Lake provincial parks.
For the first time there are also two small, rustic trapper style cabins in the Clearwater campground available to reserve in Wells Gray Provincial Park.
Organizing a group day activity?
Attention people planning a group day activity at Summit Lake, Ten Mile Lake, Lac La Hache, and Green Lake provincial parks. You are now able to reserve your picnic shelter!
Remember, all sites are viewable on Wednesday, March 9th at 9:00am Pacific Time. This is also the time that the new groupsites are available for reservations.
- For insider tips on reserving the most coveted campsites read our blog post: 4 Must Know Insider Tips to reserving the Most Popular Campsites.
- Read the latest news release on Camping reservations open on March 15.
- On March 15th book your camping reservation here.