The best camping near Lakelse Lake Provincial Park

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The best camping near Lakelse Lake Provincial Park guide



Nestled in the Skeena River Watershed, Lakelse Lake Provincial Park is a haven for nature enthusiasts and campers alike. With its lush old growth forests and the shimmering waters of Lakelse Lake, the park offers a plethora of activities ranging from water sports to wildlife viewing. The Furlong Bay Campground provides ample opportunities for vehicle-accessible camping, complete with electrical hook-ups for a comfortable stay amid the wilderness.

Notable campgrounds

  • Furlong Bay Campground: Offers 156 vehicle-accessible sites, including 50 with electrical hook-ups, nestled among towering trees.
  • Lakelse Lake Groupsite: Ideal for larger gatherings, featuring eight campsites, a covered shelter, and a sandy beach.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early through the BC Parks reservations system to secure your preferred dates.
  • Keep an eye on cancellations for last-minute availability, especially during peak season.
  • Consider mid-week stays for better chances as weekends fill up quickly.
  • Explore nearby camping options if your desired dates are not available.

When to go

The prime time to visit Lakelse Lake Provincial Park is during the main operating season from May to September, when the weather is favourable and all facilities are open. Winter visits offer serene snowshoeing and ice skating experiences, though services are limited.

Know before you go

  • Check park advisories for updates on closures and safety information before your trip.
  • Accessibility information is available for areas like Furlong Bay and Gruchy's Beach.
  • Remember, firearms and hunting are not permitted within the park boundaries.
  • Drinking water taps are available, but hose hookups for campers are not provided.
  • The park gate is locked from 11pm to 7am, so plan your arrival and departure accordingly.

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