If you’re in B.C. and looking for a camping and canoeing adventure, look no further than the fine campsites in Harrison Lake and Sasquatch Provincial Park. Here are some of our favourites:
Harrison Lake: Chehalis River Recreation Site
Chehalis River offers 52 campgrounds located along the banks of Chehalis River, in the Fraser Valley of BC. The sites are nestled in an old growth forest with over 1.5 km of riverfront perfect for canoeing. This is a beautiful site built around mature timber.
You’ll find picnic tables, fire pits, and outhouses positioned around the property. There’s a beautiful walking trail through the forest that terminates at the river downstream from the campground. After a few days of camping and canoeing in Chehalis, we guarantee you’ll feel refreshed and recharged.
Harrison Lake: Twenty Mile Bay Recreation Site
Twenty Mile Bay offers a 52 site campground area. Twenty Mile Bay is located along the shores of Harrison Lake, in the Fraser Valley of BC. The sites are nestled in mature forests and are situated on a peninsula with over 1.5 km of beaches, which are great for launching a canoe.
You’ll find all your camping necessities here – picnic tables, fire pits, and outhouses are in every site. Enjoy a nature hike along an old roadbed heading north from the property. This trail is approximately 6 km return and takes 2.5 hours to complete. It is well worth the hike as you explore the many different views and the beauty of nature along its path. Campers and canoers will love taking in the picturesque sights that Twenty Mile Bay has to offer.
Harrison Lake: Weaver Lake Site
Weaver Lake is a medium sized campsite on a well-stocked fishing lake. This site is popular with both anglers and families. Enjoy the nature hike around the lake on the Denham trail. This trail is approximately 6 km long and takes 3 hours to complete. It is well worth the hike as you explore the many boardwalks, bridges, and natural beauty along its path.
Weaver Lake is made for campers with picnic tables, fire rings, and restrooms available at all sites. Enjoy all your favourite camping activities like canoeing, kayaking, fishing, boating, hiking and spend a few days exploring this beautiful area.
Sasquatch Provincial Park: Lakeside Campground On Deer Lake
Although it’s the smallest of Sasquatch Provincial Park’s campgrounds, Lakeside Campground on Deer Lake provides the most amenities. It’s the only campground in the park open year-round and offers spectacular views.
The campground features potable water, vault toilets, a boat dock and ramp, a day use picnic area, a playground, a small beach, and a short boardwalk trail that connects to Bench Campground. Campers and canoers will find everything they need here for a memorable experience.
Sasquatch National Park: Hicks Lake Campground
Tucked under a forest of Douglas Fir, Hicks Lake Campground is Sasquatch Provincial Park’s largest campground and offers the best views.
The campground itself provides vault toilets, drinkable water, and boat ramp access onto the lake. A 4-kilometer nature trail circles around Hicks Lake, while a shorter, 500-meter interpretive trail makes a loop around Beaver Pond. Departing from the entry gate to Bench Campground, hikers can also enjoy a 6-kilometer hike to Moss Lake. Campers and canoers are sure to find something they love.