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Morton Lake Provincial Park

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Stunning view, beautiful sites but difficult drive in

Morton Lake is definitely a spot worth seeing but if you are pulling a trailer or go in a motorhome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lilianelockhart
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Duncan, Canada
Hardly any bugs, great for swimming

What a great place well organized clean and no bears, safe for children, water is warm enough to... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
northvancitychick
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Vancouver, Canada
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1 week ago
“Stunning view, beautiful sites but difficult drive in”
4 Sep 2017
“Hardly any bugs, great for swimming”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Morton Lake is definitely a spot worth seeing but if you are pulling a trailer or go in a motorhome you will most likely drive just above idleing from the time you get on the logging road to the campground. The road was FULL of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lilianelockhart
Reviewed 5 September 2017

What a great place well organized clean and no bears, safe for children, water is warm enough to swim in, but don't swim in the reeds or lily pads on the side of the lake. Stick to the middle main beach and away from side...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank northvancitychick
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My parents and our family 4 children used to go down there when young. Went for drive down there in the afternoon on August 8th. As usual the road off of the logging truck road to go down to Morton Lake was bad as I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Philip F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nice spot if you enjoy what I call ' Institutional " camping....reservations at peak times are recommended ...all the usual borne gas powered toys , outhouses , water taps , no campfires right now as BC is burning up ...camping " suburbia "

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ed I
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Only accessible from forestry roads but worth it. Road is fairly well maintained. The sites are very large and quite private, some with direct lake access but all have a view. Really nice, quiet spot.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Puccinidiva
Reviewed 14 August 2016

One of the few lakes I can actually comfortably swim in. Sandy beach, with campground nearby. I've mainly used it for day use though. Large parking lot with short walk to get to beach.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kinx81
Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you don't mind logging roads (and hey, you're camping), this is a perfect little campground. The sites are big and well-groomed, and the pit toilets are the cleanest we've seen anywhere in BC. The park attendants were doing a great job of keeping things...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 552seank
Reviewed 1 September 2015

If you are lucky enough to book a site here, look for the lakefront sites. There is a very nice sandy beach. Good fishing and start point for some elaborate canoeing adventure. Often there are some second row sites available on first come first serve...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Tripperzerro
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Camping right by lake available in off season. Open sites with dry camping. Good trout fishing in early spring.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank 426Quadra426
Reviewed 22 December 2014

It is a long drive but a very peaceful spot for hiking. Me and my son went for a hike in the trails and for ~5Km we only ran into a single family. We love the peace and quiet of nature!

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Cliff L
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fishingbarbie
6 October 2017|
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Response from Ed I | Reviewed this property |
I don't camp at provincial sites winter or summer.....too many " un-official " places out here so I'm unable to answer..I occasionally use some official sites on a day trip basis when no one else is around
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maxparidise
15 May 2017|
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Response from Puccinidiva | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your comfort level with logging roads (which is what you travel on to get to Morton). They can get muddy and narrow at times with the weather and yes, there are some tight spots and sharp turns. We managed... More
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mightyredman
2 September 2016|
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Response from kinx81 | Reviewed this property |
search online for morton lake provincial park... It won't let me post any website links in this reply. Here is an excerpt from that site: "There is a reason the area northwest of Campbell River is called “lake country... More
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