Find directions to Campbell River’s most popular attractions and activities.
Beaver Lodge Map
Beaver Lodge presents popular day hiking trails, as well as a training ground for beginner to advanced mountain bikers.
Barely scathed by the Bloedel fire in 1938 this region is home to a 80 – 90 year old massive douglas fir forest.
Campbell River Forest District
The Campbell River Forest district offers pleanty of opportunity for recreation including dozens of lakes that are excellent for fresh water fishing , numerous hiking trails and the famed Sayward Forest Canoe Route as well as the mountain biking mecca of the Snowden Demonstration Forest. Less known are the opportunities to go white water kayaking and canoeing, choosing from 3rd to 5th class water. Or just finding a spot to tent in one of our Ministry of Forests campsites or BC Parks campsites.
Cape Scott Provincial Park
Cape Scott Provincial Park sports a rather sordid and facinating history. The area offers a dynamic topography not seen anywhere else on Vancouver Island. Popular with hikers, this area has become a prime destination in recent years, not only for multi-day hiking excursions but for extreme kayaking around the outer reaches of the cape.
Coopers Hawk Disc Golf Course
Ripple Rock Hiking Trail Map
The Ripple Rock Trailhead begins on the Island highway and brings you to the site of the detonation and subsequent explosion that broke down the submurged twin pinacles of Ripple Rock in 1958. An explosion that still today earmarks the largest non-nuclear explosion ever made.
Crest Creek Rock Climbing
The development of the Crest Creek Rock Climbing Crags in Strathcona Provincial Park has been the long time sole undertaking of a tenacious group of avid rock climbers of the Heathens Alpine Club. Every trail, every defined route and every rock placed has been accomplished by thousands of hours of volunteer time on behave of the love of the sport. We hope you enjoy their efforts and if they are working on the trails give them a hand. Every little bit helps.
Snowden Demonstration Map
The BC Bike Race put Snowden Demonstration Forest on the map with the international mountain biking community. Known for its challenging routes, “” as it is locally reffered to also offers routes for the beginner rider as well as the opportunity to take a walk in the wilderness. Home to a herd of massive Roosevelt Elk and a number of smaller lakes for fishing, a day in “The Snowden” is always a day to remember.
Sayward Forest Canoe Route
Paddling the Sayward Forest Canoe Route can be accomplished in 4 – 5 days or if you don’t have that much time, pick a lake and go for a day. The vistas from every angle are worth the ethereal quite of watching a family of otters fish while you quitely paddle along.
Strathcona Provincial Park
Strathcona Provincial Park offers a myriad of adventures from camping on one of the dozens of lake-side camp sites to mountain climbing challenging 7,000 foot peaks such as the Golden Hinde or testing your metal on the sheer walls of the Crest Creek Climbing Crags. Another option is a short day hike from any number of starting points with destinations ranging from Alpine Meadows to cascading waterfalls.
Upana Caves Map
Visiting the Upana Caves is a trip not to be missed. The kids no matter how old will have a blast, crawling in the dirt, exploring a new world. Learn the importance and developments of Karst structures and make it an eductional day.