British Columbia is one of the most beautiful places in the world. From soaring mountain ranges to endless stretches of sandy beach, the province offers a litany of exquisite places to explore.
And, as the weather warms up, it’s the perfect time to explore the most breathtaking campsites in BC.
We’ve compiled a handy list of the best spots to soak in the awe-inspiring views from these sweet spots.
Campsites in BC
Alice Lake Provincial Park
Campgrounds offer panoramic views of the mountains or the ocean. In this case, the views from the area include both. Alice Lake Provincial Park sits just north of Squamish and offers spellbinding views. In addition, the location links to phenomenal hiking and mountain biking routes. The trails are steep, but the reward is well worth the effort.
Pacific Rim National Park
Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim National Park offers some of the most spectacular views in the province. For one, Long Beach is one of BC’s most beautiful beaches.With over 22 kilometres of pristine sand stretching across the ocean, it is truly spectacular. What’s more, this area has the best surfing in all of Canada. Green Point Campground is located on the ledge just above the beach, which creates an ideal vantage point.
Muncho Lake Provincial Park
Located in Muncho Lake Provincial Park, the jade coloured waters of Muncho Lake are nestled alongside the Alaska Highway. Due to its locale, it’s a relatively remote, tranquil destination offering blissful, heavenly views. In addition, the lake is the perfect place to enjoy a litany of aquatic activities. Some of the most popular include kayaking, boating, swimming, canoeing, waterskiing and paddleboarding.
Formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, the Haida Gwaii form an archipelago off British Columbia’s west coast. On shore they are filled with a lush, temperate rainforest, bountiful wildlife, and a rich culture. Further, they grant visitors with some of the most breathtaking views in the entire world. National Geographic named Haida Gwaii as one of the 20 must-see places in the entire world, and it isn’t hard to see why. Favourite campgrounds include Agate Bay and Misty Meadows.
Shuswap Lake Provincial Park
The Okanagan is one of BC’s ideal vacation destinations. Not only does it experience a great deal of warm, sunny weather, but it has lovely sands and pebble beaches. Indeed, these relaxing retreats are the ideal places to pitch a tent and enjoy the dog days of summer. What’s more, the water is never far away, and it is perfect for swimming, canoeing and kayaking.
Looking for more breathtaking spots in our beautiful province? Check out this secret swimming hole with deep aquamarine waters! Then, have a look at this magical cave with a natural figure of Buddha in it!