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Lovely campsite AWFUL pit toilets

Great family orientated campsite. Nice playpark, clean sites. Pit toilets were horrendous- and I've... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Burnaby, Canada
Favourite Park for families

We camp here two or three times a year and always enjoy it emmensely. The beautiful, warm lake has... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 1Y0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

It is a rainforest, And it rains in November (and rains and rains and rains) But suppose all those giant trees need the moister. And the air was so clean and fresh. The beach would look better in the summer

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wangone
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Gordon Lake provincial park is a great location to spend day on the beach with a picnic and a good book. There is a log boom to keep watercraft away from swimmers. While we didn't stay at the camp ground (we would have if we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hwieler
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This campground was dark, very dark even at mid afternoon because of the densely packed trees. The outhouses were really stinky too with paper that you could see through.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Don H
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Great family orientated campsite. Nice playpark, clean sites. Pit toilets were horrendous- and I've used a lot of pit toilets! try for a site near the shower blocks to avoid them!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank czeschky
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We camp here two or three times a year and always enjoy it emmensely. The beautiful, warm lake has crystal clear waters and is large enough to accommodate a lot of boats, kayaks, floaters and swimmers. The campground could use more campsites as you must...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Seeit88
Reviewed 9 August 2018

If you like to camp without hookups in my personal opinion this is the best site on the Island. Big sites. Great beach. Play ground for the kids etc...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank briggzee1
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We camp here once a year. The camp sites are kept very clean and they are very large a private. The beach is great for kids.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank monicastacy
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Really nice Campground for families! I camped here two nights for a "Moms & Babes" camping trip wtih kids ages 6months - 6 years, and it was great for all!! Super accessible short walk to the lake, which is stunning scenery. There were water sports...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Arpita M
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Cowichan Lake is the equivalent of Okanagan Lake for the Island. It is crystal clear and clean, and the beaches are incredible!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This was a beautiful setting for a campground. We only stayed the night so didn't take advantage of the beach on the lake or other facilities that are provided here. It is a large campground so there can be a lot of campers. We went...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Freissett L
4 July 2018|
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Response from MagnoliaHiker | Reviewed this property |
When I was there last month and went to the parking lot in the evening all the cars had cleared out so I am guessing that they do not allow overnight parking there. You should call them to make sure.
Sue O
4 August 2017|
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Response from travelling55 | Reviewed this property |
No. provincial campsites do not have electricity . You can recharge phones etc in the bathrooms but no services at campsites at all
16 June 2017|
Response from YVRcockroach | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it. I don't even think any BC provincial parks have internet access.