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North Thompson River Provincial Park

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Highway 5, Clearwater, British Columbia V0E 1N1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We frequently plan a picnic at this quiet riverside stop. Often we see a train on the opposite side of the bank. Lots of First Nation Archeological Signifance here. Good spot to cross country ski in the winter as well....not just camping here

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JudiK189
Reviewed 27 August 2018

There is a very nice selection of sites along the river and hidden back in the trees. The campground is close to highway 5, but the sound of the river and the hill down to the sites made it rather unnoticeable. The train rumble right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KellyNagle
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed quickly overnight in the overflow lot as all the other sites were occupied. It was a nice stay despite the awful weather. There are a number of nice walking trails and gorgeous views of the river. Generator hours are limited but it is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JillS205
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Small park about 60 spaces, of which several are on the River and maybe ten are FCFS. We didn't have reservations, but pulled in about 4:30 on a Friday afternoon. By 5:00, the rest were taken, too. Park caretakers were fantastic. They came to our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Exceptionally clean campground with spectacular views of the North Thompson River. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cyndi H
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We booked five campsites for our group of 20 and the setting is beautiful. The only drawback is the trains that go by on the other side of the river and they are fairly loud at night so maybe pack some earplugs but the views...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rick S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

When we visited, we were the only car in the car park. Sheer heaven! The trails are clearly marked and it was wonderful to walk by the river and to listen to birds, watch butterflies and just be peaceful. We followed the trail to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jean S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Have not stayed in the park, however frequently visit where the Clearwater and Thompson rivers meet. One is dark black and the other is light green. The rivers join and become one. As you stand on the sand bar and look at the river it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sally C
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Another wonderful provincial park. Spacious spots In a beautiful forest. Some lovely river view spots and some big open sunny campsites. Clean toilets, nice trails and close to town. You will here train noise as the tracks are across the river and trains are fairly...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank heidi026
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We have stayed in this lovely campground many times over many years and it never disappoints. Very relaxing with the big green river sliding by. Handy location for a north/south trip between Jasper and Kamloops.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kathy F
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