Can you camp for free on Crown land in BC?

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A scenic view of British Columbia

Yes, you can camp for free on Crown land in British Columbia (BC), Canada. Crown land comprises about 94% of BC's land base and is managed by the provincial government. Residents of BC can camp on Crown land for up to 14 days at a time, while non-residents are required to obtain a permit. It's important to note that not all Crown land is open for camping, and some areas may have restrictions. Always check the specific regulations and guidelines for the area you plan to visit and practice Leave No Trace principles. For more information on camping in BC, you can visit the British Columbia government website.