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McDonald Creek Provincial Park

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Excellent Camping Near Nakusp

We found this campground by simply drinking around. It is very clean with great showers and the... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
609SandyM
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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8 of us spent 5 nights on 2 sites in the area with power hook ups. What an excellent provincial... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
twysted2015
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Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We found this campground by simply drinking around. It is very clean with great showers and the hosts were immensely helpful. All sites are reservable so if you are just cruising by you need a bit of luck to get a site. We were lucky...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 609SandyM
Reviewed 19 August 2018

8 of us spent 5 nights on 2 sites in the area with power hook ups. What an excellent provincial park. Well organized, large sites, clean beaches that were extensive, dock to fish off of, boat ramp, playgrounds, bike riding, swimming, hot showers and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank twysted2015
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely peaceful picnic stop with a view, occasional mosquito but pretty bug free. Regards playing chess and made friends with a pup.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Minutes from Nakusp, right on the lake, huge Camp/RV sites, clean and quiet, now have running water and showers, but can get really booked up in the summer, reserve ahead!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Every year we stop here for a picnic along the shores of the lake. The picnic area is clean and well maintained. There is a great play area for kids. The washroom facilities are fairly new and well maintained.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Alanna P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This park has a large beach if you want some privacy,water and beach were clean,dogs allowed so if you want to get away from kids and pets walk a bit and find your spot.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank 19beachbum57
Reviewed 9 August 2017

great place to stop for a picnic and swim... camping area is nice has an overflow area as it can be busy... showers and toilets are clean.... nice playground for the kids... short drive to Nakusp for groceries, restaurants, or anything else you may discover...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Kawakwa
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The sites on the water are serene and beautiful most of them offer full sun in the afternoon which makes a big difference in the heat of the summer. There are private walks down to the water and sandy beaches. Really nice family atmosphere not...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank cmb0322
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great campsites, forested, next to lake. Convenient location close to amenities in Nakusp. Recommend visiting in late May, early June, late September, early October when it's more serene and you can really appreciate and hear the beauty of nature.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank jandkeds
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I have stayed at this campsite for many, many years, over 20, and I know the staff very well, they are all great, polite, professional people, for the people bashing Dave, I have had the pleasure of dealing with him many times and I could...More

Date of experience: May 2017
9  Thank nathanebing1
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Keith B
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Response from Dennis M | Reviewed this property |
I would highly recommend reserving a site earlier in the year for sure, it gets very busy in July and August with most of the larger waterside spots taken in advance.
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