The best camping near Golden Ears Provincial Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Golden Ears Provincial Park adventure.

Hikers, windsurfers, and paddlers enjoy this large park only an hour鈥檚 drive from Vancouver.

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Golden Ears Glamping - Suite

3 sites 路 Lodging2 acres 路 Maple Ridge, BC
Golden Ears Glamping is a forested riverside getaway that has has two types of stays: The Cabin-like self contained suite with private entrance and hot tub or the riverside self-contained Glamping Tent. 1. The Bear Suite, attached to the house that has complete privacy. Private entrance, hot tub for two, and deck with personal BBQ. and personal lounge area. Walls are double and ceiling is soundproofed. 2. Rivers Edge, a riverfront (Alouette River South) glamping tent that is elevated in the large cedars overlooking the river. Personal kitchenette, full bathroom and outdoor shower. We have one Glamping tent and is completely private and is away hidden from the main house but close enough for anything you request. Either option of accommodation has everything you need to "Relax, Rejuvenate and Romance" (our motto). We are professional hosts and take this seriously, your happiness is our 1st goal. We have a huge river frontage with a swimmable natural pond and many relaxation areas that are very private and secluded. Great for fishing for rainbows all year round, salmon in fall, and steelhead in the winter. We have been hosting for seven years now and everyone loves this place and have many returning guests year after year. We are so close to metro Vancouver and anywhere in the Fraser Valley so you don't need a big road trip. We have people coming from Australia, Europe, lots from the U.S., even returning guests from Hawaii. This is the place where you can truly "Relax, Rejuvenate and Romance"
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Golden Ears Glamping - GlampingTent

1 site 路 Lodging2 acres 路 BC
Golden Ears Glamping is a forested riverside getaway that has has two types of stays (with only one of each) : The Riverside self-contained Glamping Tent with outside soaker tub and the Cabin-like self contained suite with private entrance and hot tub . Less than an hour from Vancouver and 1/2 hour from Surrey and just over an hour from YVR. If you want to escape people, this is the place. If you want to experience nature in a safe setting, this is the place. There is no where like this. We are in the middle of the forest, along an ever flowing river, full of life. You won't believe you are only minutes from town. Our motto is RELAX, REJUVENATE AND ROMANCE, this is what we strive to give you when you are a guest at Golden Ears Glamping. Fish, swim, hike, birdwatch, meditate, yoga at the river, float, etc, etc. 1. The Rivers Edge: a riverfront (Alouette River South) Glamping Tent that is elevated in the large cedars overlooking the river. Personal kitchenette, full bathroom and outdoor shower. Personal soaker tub for two under the trees. We have one Glamping tent and is completely private and is away hidden from the main house but close enough for anything you request. We believe this is the ultimate in glamping experiences and you won't break the bank. 2. The Bear Suite: attached to the main house that has complete privacy. Private entrance, private hot tub for two, and deck with personal BBQ. and personal lounge area overlooking the natural pond and river.. Walls are double and ceiling is soundproofed. To book the Suite go to "Hipcamp Golden Ears Glamping - Suite"
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Eagle Eye

2 sites 路 RVs, Tents2 acres 路 Deroche, BC
Flat 2 acres surrounded by trees and across from slough. Quiet country surroundings. Great for kayaking and biking. Wild life to see (eagles, bears, coyotes, beavers, otters etc). Beach over looking the water. Several local hot spots close by, such as waterfalls, golf courses, lakes, skiing and many other tourist destinations.
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Forager Hill Farm on Hayward Lake

3 sites 路 Lodging5 acres 路 Mission, BC
Our 5 acre forested farm backs onto Hayward Lake and has the Stave River at the front of the property. Our farm has ducks, chickens, rabbits, and a collection of cats. There are wild berry bushes throughout the property and the surrounding forest. Lake access is private (people could hike in or canoe up, but normally we have it to ourselves) and the lake itself is a great spot for wildlife watching (beavers, deer, bats, fish, bears, owls, eagles, osprey etc.). The Stave River in the front of the property offers a more sunny spot for swimming and fishing. The Hayward Reservoir Trail circumnavigates the whole lake and the trail entrance is a 5 minute walk from the cabin. The cabin site includes a picnic table and outhouse. We provide fresh spring water and campfire wood can be supplied ($10 a bundle). The cabin is insulated and can be heated with the wood stove so it is suitable for use all year.
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Oceans Edge Eagle Retreat

47 sites 路 Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres 路 Tsawwassen, BC
Welcome to Oceans Edge Eagle Retreat 鈥淚magine if you will, the setting sun, orange, huge, resting atop the Gulf Islands. The breeze is blowing inland today, bringing along scents of salt air, and all is well. A bald eagle glides overhead, nearly close enough to catch you up to soaring heights. Even before the sun falls out of the sky the luminescent moon rises opposite. Prepare to embark on a remarkable journey where nature and luxury seamlessly intertwine to create an unforgettable experience. Oceans Edge Eagle Retreat is located in sc虛蓹wa胃蓹n m蓹stey蓹x史 Tsawwassen First Nation Traditional Territory. Conveniently located just minutes from the BC Ferries, easily accessible for travelers seeking a unique stopover. Directly behind Oceans Edge Eagle Retreat is Splashdown Water Slides, Tsawwassen Springs Golf Course, Tsawwassen Mills Mall, one of the largest malls in Canada. Tsawwassen is surrounded 6 beaches, one of which you can wind surf. There are many other amenities nearby for your added convivence. Bordered by the Fraser River to the north; Boundary Bay, Roberts Bank and the United States border to the south; the Salish Sea to the west. Oceans Edge Eagle Retreat is a private intimate retreat situated on ocean front property, to gather with friends, family, groups, or a beautiful quiet getaway by yourself to recharge. Oceans Edge Eagle Retreat also offers space for *Retreats *Weddings *Festivals *Birthdays* Holiday Parties* Corporate Parties* Receptions* Business Meetings* Bridal Showers *Family Events * Engagement Parties * Anniversary's (inquire for more details, pricing etc.) The Glamping Tents are located on a large wooden deck, you'll find a sanctuary of opulence, wood burning fireplaces, plush bedding, and carefully selected decor to create an ambiance of tranquility. Each tent has a private fire pit on the back of tent. You can unwind and reconnect with nature while indulging in the modern amenities and conveniences we've thoughtfully incorporated into every aspect of your stay. We offer luxury glamping tents, that are nestled in nature underneath a eagles nests, that you can view from the luxury and privacy of your own glamping tent. There is a nearby wooden boardwalk that takes you to the beautiful beachfront where you can have picnics, bike ride, paddle board, bird watch, nature photography, and watch some breath-taking sunsets. Book your stay with us today and embark on a remarkable retreat that will leave you refreshed, renewed, and forever transformed. Welcome to Oceans Edge Eagle Retreat, your gateway to tranquility and personal growth.
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Hayward Farms

7 sites 路 Tents6 acres 路 Mission, BC
We have a 6.5-acre developing hobby farm currently with fruit trees, a garden, a dog named Jack and a few cats. Our property backs onto Hayward Lake which is great for paddle boarding, kayaking and swimming. There are hiking trails to Ruskin Dam and around Hayward Lake. You can also enjoy fishing/floating across the street at the Stave River. Located north of Mission, BC, Hayward Lake offers an array of outdoor recreation for all seasons. Popular for its sandy beach and swimming in the warm summer months, or for the non-motorized boating making it ideal for Kayaking and canoeing year-round. There is also a specialized dog-friendly beach area where you are sure to make a splash and enjoy a fantastic summer spot together. Please note that the trails to the lake from our property are not OUR trails and we are not responsible for grooming them. They are in fairly good condition and is a forest hike. We have 7 campsites to choose from, we hope that you enjoy your stay! Site 1 - Is located at the top of the property, behind the stables. It shares a pit toilet with site 4, which is nearby. BRING YOUR OWN TOILET PAPER. These two campsites are perfect for larger groups. These two campsites are closet to the trail that leads to the lake. Please note that the trail is not our property and belongs to BC Hydro鈥t is simply an access to the lake. It is a 3 minute hike to the beautiful lake. Some of our other campers may be walking through to access the trail. Site 2 - Is located on one of the deep corners of the driveway. This is a future glamp site location. Under construction. This site faces the Stave River (west) where you have gorgeous sunsets. Site 3 - Is located above Site 2 at the next deep corner of the driveway, also facing west. This is also a future glamp site location. PLEASE NOTE THAT SITES 2 AND 3 ARE JUST OFF OUR DRIVEWAY, SO PLEASE EXPECT SOME MINOR TRAFFIC. THESE SITES HAVE A ROUGH TOILET SYSTEM - 5 GALLON BUCKET WITH WOOD SHAVINGS AND SNAP ON TOILET LID. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN TOILET PAPER. Site 4 - Please see the notes for Site 1 above. Site 5 - Our WEE LITTLE CAMPSITE. This is our smallest campsite. It too is located on our driveway; just adjacent to the driveway. Late spring and early fall you get beautiful sunsets. This site is good for 2 adults only (NO KIDS). It is located just above a large downhill slope. It too has a Rough toilet system / compost toilet. Site 6 - Is a field site located at the top of the driveway. This is currently our largest campsite. It is a good spot for larger groups. Has a compost toilet as indicated above. Again - bring your own toilet paper. OVERFLOW SITE - This site is reserved typically for campers with small children as it is located in our fenced in yard. No pets are allowed in this area. This has a compost toilet so please bring your own toilet paper. Please note that we provide a 5 gallon jug of water from the local artesian spring. Please use what you need and contact us if you need more water. Our home is run on a shallow well and often have very limited water in the summer months. Final note is that all sites are strictly non-smoking.
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Garden Lane

1 site 路 RV1 acre 路 Maple Ridge, BC
Awsome spot to pull a 30鈥 or less unit. Power and water Street parking great area of maple ridge Nature is our back yard here 5 blocks away. Walk or ride endless dikes watch for beavers osprey and ducks Within 1 km Launch a kayak paddle for days if you like Float down a river or just keep cool on the shore Within 10 km golden ears park Pitt lake The bridge to Langley is 10 min g Lake and mountains 20 min
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Tamihi Meadows

19 sites 路 RVs33 acres 路 BC
Please ignore the map, it's not accurate on this site. Check on my Tamihimeadows.com website for the actual map and directions. THIS IS FOR SELF-CONTAINED UNITS ONLY! ***PLEASE CONFIRM IN YOUR REQUEST TO BOOK THAT YOU HAVE YOUR OWN TOILET! Our 33+ acre, picturesque, tranquil property is situated in the Tamihi Recreational Area just south of Chilliwack, British Columbia. Three sides of the property are heavily forested with the Chilliwack River bordering the fourth side. It's only 20 minutes from town but far enough to enjoy the peaceful and serene offerings of nature. The property has a 20 x 60' covered picnic area, a large beach suitable for swimming in summer and fall, and it is also a world-class fishing spot. It has unlimited mountain trails and logging roads for ATVs, mountain bikers/hikers and with Class I - IV rapids, is also a fantastic area for whitewater kayaking and rafting. The national kayaking team trains just up from us and Chilliwack River Rafting is very close by. We occasionally host weddings in the meadow and covered picnic area as well. Your QUIET, well-mannered, leashed (at all times) pet is welcome as long as you pick up after them. There is a minimum of 3 nights on long weekends. Children MUST be accompanied by a parent at all times! We are in a very sensitive, natural environment & want it left exactly as you found it so it can be enjoyed by others. We've unfortunately had children cutting down small trees, ripping moss & bark off of trees & damaging playground equipment. For some reason Hipcamp doesn't show my individual sites, so I will list them here. Some say Adults only (a minimum of 19 yrs)due to sharp drop offs to the river and undercut banks that would be unsafe for children. SITES: Site 21. Adult only site (19+) 17'W x 63'L with a wider portion at the end and some to one side. (measurements of that to follow) Private, with gorgeous wide open view of the river, Pairs well with site 45 and 21. Site 23. .Adult only site (19+) 66'L x 12'W but the end 23' is 27' wide and a wing to one side. (abt 13 x 17') Private, and nice view of the river, Pairs well with site 45 and 21. Site 25 Across the road from the river, but still with a river view. 37 W' x 32'D Site 26. Across the road from river with view, 20'D x 31'W + an extra 9' W x 15'L strip across the front. Site 27. Quite private, but connects with Site 28. 38'W x 52'L Site L1. Adults only (19+) This site has a beautiful full view of the river. 39'D x 23'W connects with L2 on the left and; 48 on the right. Site L2. Adults only (19+) Beautiful river view! Connects with L1 on the right. 39'D x 20'W. Site L4. Adults only (19+) Private site with full river view. 30鈥橪 x 35鈥橶 Best for under 25' due to a narrow entrance. Site L6. Some river view through the trees. Semi-circle, 28鈥橠 x 42鈥橶 Fairly private, but visible to L6. This site is suitable for smaller units (under 20'). Site C2. Only 2 campsites on this road, so it's very quiet and private but it adjoins Site C1. 33鈥 D x 30鈥橶 plus 9鈥 x 21鈥. We have a couple of our power sites also listed on Hipcamp under a different listing as well as one of our group sites that had to have it's own listing as well. More information and pictures can be seen @ Tamihimeadows.com
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Living Large on Chilliwack River

7 sites 路 Tents2 acres 路 Chilliwack, BC
Enjoy the beautiful acres right on the Chilliwack River! A wonderful family-friendly (including pets!) getaway with endless activities nearby. Our campsite is available in the spring and summer and is just 20 minutes from the city of Chilliwack, BC. We provide a fire pit and campfires are allowed as long as there is no fire ban. The sites are quite private but there will be other campers nearby. We try to keep a large amount of space between sites and some are separated by trees. We are a walk in tent only site- parking is very close, 30 second walk. We can also provide access to electricity so you can charge your phones or other devices if needed. There is no cell reception, but we do have wifi. Potable water is available. We supply natural spring water but you must bring your own jug. We live in an adventure playground! Activities nearby include hiking, white rapid river rafting, fishing, watching bald eagles, Cultus Lake water slides and adventure park, mountain biking, and more! The stargazing at night is beautiful as there is no light pollution here. We look forward to hosting you!
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City Blueberry Ranch

1 site 路 RV20 acres 路 Richmond, BC
A blueberry farm close to downtown Vancouver, with views of the mountains, easy access to the highway. We have been farming since the 1970's and take pride in producing and harvesting some of the best blueberries you will find in BC. Take advantage of our gravel area situated on on one side of our blueberry farm to set up your camper/RV. Enjoy the access to local parks, grocery stores, coffee shops and restaurants that are just a 2 minute drive away from our ranch. We are also 15 minutes away from Steveston Village - a cute waterside village with small businesses, bike paths and parks. 25 minutes away from downtown Vancouver & 15 minutes away from the Vancouver International Airport.
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"The Nest" Tiny Home

1 site 路 Lodging5 acres 路 Abbotsford, BC
Beautiful getaway with scenic views. Enjoy our detached and private tiny home amongst the trees. Modern and comfy inside with hiking, mountain biking, and golf all at your fingertips. Separate entrance with parking. Propane firepit and bbq are also available. Sports court available upon request. Come and enjoy!
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Zen Living | Retreat Center

6 sites 路 RVs, Tents9 acres 路 Surrey, BC
Nestled close to Ocean, nature, and Trees and surrounded by nature in Zen Living - A sprawling farmhouse estate where you can rest, relax, and take part the meditation or yoga classes. The farmhouse offers four private bedrooms (One King Size and three private rooms) with their own workspace along with shared areas including a sunroom, meditation place and two bathrooms. Set over 9 Acres you'll find a herd of 12 llamas, 2 friendly horses and space to park an RV. 10 minutes from the beach.
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The best camping near Golden Ears Provincial Park guide

Overview

About

Despite its address in suburban Maple Ridge, Golden Ears Provincial Park has plenty of wilderness to challenge adventurers. Experienced trekkers can climb the hiking trails up Alouette Mountain or tackle the Golden Ears Trail into the backcountry. Prefer gentler pastimes? Go swimming, windsurfing, canoeing, fishing, waterskiing, or boating at Alouette Lake. The park鈥檚 three always-busy campgrounds have a total of 443 reservable sites, including 20 walk-in sites. Washrooms in all the campgrounds have wheelchair-accessible toilets, and Gold Creek and Alouette Campgrounds have accessible showers.

Notable campgrounds

  • Best for lake-loving campers: Alouette Campground
  • Best for a rustic camping experience: North Beach Campground
  • Best for year-round campers: Gold Creek Campground

Tips for snagging a campsite

  1. If it鈥檚 a summer weekend, all the campsites at Golden Ears Provincial Park are likely booked, so reserve as early as you can through Discover Camping, the BC Parks online reservation system.
  2. Mid-week bookings are a little easier to snag, as are reservations early and late in the season.
  3. Gold Creek Campground is open year-round and is a good option for an early spring or late fall getaway, when other Golden Ears campgrounds have closed.

When to go

Golden Ears Provincial Park is extremely popular with both campers and day-use visitors from spring through fall. The North Beach and Alouette Campgrounds are open during the normally sunny and warm months of May through September. Golden Ears remains open in the often rainy (and sometimes snowy) winter season, and unless the weather turns too severe, campers can stay at Gold Creek Campground year-round. Check the park鈥檚 status before making an off-season trip.

Know before you go

  • The Alouette and Gold Creek Campgrounds have both pit and flush toilets, as well as hot showers; North Beach has pit toilets only. There are water taps throughout the camping and day-use areas.
  • You can rent kayaks and canoes at the Alouette (South Beach) day-use area late May through early September.
  • If planning to overnight in Golden Ears鈥 backcountry, including Alder Flats on the West Canyon Trail, Viewpoint Beach and Half Moon Beach on the East Canyon Trail, and Panorama Ridge on the Golden Ears Trail, you need to buy a backcountry camping permit in advance on BC Parks Discover Camping site.

Nearby attractions

  • Experience the best of British Columbia's natural beauty while camping near聽Hayward Lake Recreation Area. This camping adventure blends waterside relaxation, forested hiking trails, and wildlife spotting for a dynamic and refreshing experience.
  • For a camping trip filled with scenic beauty and recreational activities, choose Buntzen Lake Recreation Area. With its serene lake, beautiful trails, and abundant wildlife, the Buntzen Lake camping journey promises a harmonious blend of relaxation and exploration.

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