There are a number of beautiful parks to explore around BC and you will find thousands of camping spots around the province. It is a stunning place to explore either for a day trip or going camping for several days.
You can find great provincial park spaces to explore throughout the province from North Vancouver out to Cultus Lake, and more. These are some of the most popular locations to visit around BC if you want to visit a provincial park for the summer.
8. Cypress Provincial Park
7. Garibaldi Provincial Park
6. Golden Ears Provincial Park
5. Stawamus Chief Provincial Park
4. Miracle Beach Provincial Park
3. Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
2. Sun-Oka Provincial Park
1. Babine Mountains Provincial Park
You can find hundreds of good camping spots scattered around areas like Cultus Lake, Golden Ears Provincial Park, Garibaldi Provincial Park, and Chilliwack Lake, among other areas.
2021 was a busy camping year in BC
Last year more than 3 million campers stayed at one location or another in the province.
Hundreds of thousands of reservations were made and to keep up with that high demand for camping in BC there is a lot of investment going into provincial park spaces in the region.
Camping reservations are expected to begin soon for BC and there are likely to be many that will rush to secure their spot if we see anything like we did last year and years prior.
BC has some of the most beautiful camping spots and provincial parks in the world to enjoy.
Getting an early jump on securing that camping reservation can make the difference between seeing an open spot in your designated area as popular spaces have been known to fill up quickly in the past.
For a day trip to the beach there are many options around Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Along with those beach spaces like English Bay, Kits Beach, Jericho Beach, and Spanish Banks, there are many more parks, lakes and rivers to be enjoyed.
These provincial park spaces listed above are among some of the most popular in the province. Overall, the province of BC has more than 1,000 provincial parks to explore.